Infant formula scoop cup with baby formula

If you’re in the process of introducing solids, try mixing a little fruit and veg in with their regular formula for a tasty and nutritious meal. Here are 7 tasty recipes your little one will love.

Shiny red apple

Apple and semolina layered pudding

(1 portion)

Ingredients

1 apple
30g semolina
90ml water
3 servings Novalac premium formula

Preparation

  • Peel, deseed and chop the apple.
  • Put it in a saucepan and cover with water.
  • Cook under cover on low heat and stir occasionally with a fork until purĂ©ed.
  • Reconstitute the formula.
  • Cook the semolina on low heat in the formula mix.
  • Stir regularly until the semolina softens and swells.
  • Serve lukewarm or cold.

Round orange pumpkinCream of pumpkin

(1 portion)

Ingredients

150g pumpkin
1 tbsp cornflour
Parsley
5 servings Novalac premium formula

Preparation

  • Peel and dice the pumpkin.
  • Cook in a saucepan of water for 30 minutes.
  • Take 150ml of this heated water and put it in another saucepan on high heat.
  • Add the cornflour to this water, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and stir in the formula.
  • Blend together with the drained pumpkin and parsley.

Multi-coloured carrotsCarrot turnip purée

(1 portion)

Ingredients

100g fresh or frozen carrot
50g turnip
1 tsp butter
2 servings Novalac premium formula
60ml water

Preparation

  • Wash, peel and cut all veggies into pieces.
  • Cook in a steamer or pressure cooker.
  • Reconstitute premium formula with water.
  • Blend milk with veggies.
  • Add butter and serve warm.

Juicy green pairsPear & prune smoothie

(1 portion)

Ingredients

2 fresh prunes or 3 dried prunes
½ ripe pear
120ml water
4 servings Novalac premium formula

Preparation

  • Wash, peel and deseed the pear.
  • Cut the pear into small pieces.
  • Rinse the prunes and pit them.
  • Mix the pear and prunes together.
  • Blend the reconstituted formula with the fruit mix.
  • Can be given using a feeding bottle or with a spoon.

Close up of a raspberryApple raspberry smoothie

(1 portion)

Ingredients

½ apple
125g raspberries
1 small full cream yoghurt
120ml water
2 ice cubes
4 servings Novalac premium formula

Preparation

  • Wash, hull, peel and deseed the apple.
  • Wash raspberries.
  • Put all the fruits in a blender and mix.
  • Mix the premium formula with water.
  • Add yoghurt and reconstituted formula to the mix and blend.
  • Put into two bowls and let it cool.
  • Refrigerate and serve chilled.

Dark chocolate slabsChocolate pudding

(1 portion)

Ingredients

20g cornflour
10g sugar
40g dessert dark chocolate (with no cow’s milk protein)
240ml water
8 doses Novalac premium formula

Preparation

  • Reconstitute the formula with 120ml warm water.
  • Mix in the chocolate.
  • Add corn flour to the rest of the cold water.
  • When the chocolate formula is hot, leave it on high heat while you pour in the corn flour blend. Stir frequently until the mixture thickens.
  • Add the sugar and stir.
  • Pour the mixture into two bowls.
  • Keep refrigerated.

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