Cod, Pea and Green Apple with Coconut Milk

2 Comments

My little baby M is nearly 8 months old and I’ve been weaning her since she was 5 months. First thing I started her on was carrot. She absolutely loved it. Then tried fruit – she was ok,  I kept trucking and she was fine with simple veggie and fruit. When I start with proteins she wasn’t so keen. Soon after I tried her on baby led weaning and she got really frustrated that the food wasn’t actually going into her stomach – she was just getting the taste but not the calories so I think I’ll still keep going with a combination of both.

Here’s the routine I implement (since we start with 3 meals) if it’s helpful to anyone:

Breastfeeding at 7am
Breakfast between 8am – 9am (food)
Sleep at 10am
Lunch at 12.00 (food)
Sleep at 1.30 to 2.30pm
Breastfeeding 3pm
Dinner at 5pm (food)
Bath at 5.45pm
Breastfeeding at 6.15pm
Bed at 6:45pm
We get 12 hours sleep, some nights she wakes up, all part of babyhood 😉

Today I made this cod, pea and green apple with coconut milk (recipe below).
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RECIPE

Cod with Pea and Green Apple in Coconut Milk

Ingredients

  • 90g cod fillet
  • 1 green apple peeled and cut into cubes
  • 200g frozen peas
  • 1 tsp of dry / fresh dill
  • 1tsp of  sunflower oil
  • 150ml of coconut milk (or desired ammount)

*makes 3-4 portions

*suitable for freezing

*suitable from 6 months

*Prep time 10 minutes

*Cooking 20-30 minutes

Methods

  1. Add pea into boiling water and boil for 4-5 minutes
  2. Steam apple for 6-8 minutes
  3. Heat oil in saucepan (ideally non-stick one) place cod fillet skin down touching the hot pan, and cook the fish until starting to get brown and crispy.
  4. Once the fish starting to crispy flip the fish and continue to cook the fish 4-5 minutes.
  5. Cool cod for about 10 minutes than chop by hand and all together (fish, apple, pea and dill) puree in food processor or place in bowl and use hand blender.
  6. Blend for few seconds than add coconut milk. Blend again all together
  7. For older babies choped by hand to desired consistency.

Happy Weaning

L xxx

2 Comments
  • Kari Byers

    Reply

    Love finding new baby food recipes! The green colour just makes it look so healthy too!

    • MLK123

      Thanks Kari.

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