Avocado Mash for Babies and Kids

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avocado mash for babies

Avocado mash is an excellent first food. It is one of the easiest recipes for babies too. Just scoop out the flesh , mash it and then a yummy breakfast or dinner is ready for your little one. In this post I will write about avocado mash for babies .

Anshika used to love avocados initially, but now she seems uninterested . She makes it a point to taste a bit and make faces . I tasted it too , its so bland !! I wonder how she used to love it when she was 6-7 months or so !! . Her taste buds have evolved now. But when I buy avocados , I make it a point to make her eat in some way or the other singing songs , rhymes and offering her something to play.

Avocados are available in super markets and fruit stores these days. Though it is expensive, I felt its the worth the money given the nutritional contents in it.

Avocados are rich in mono saturated fat , Vitamin K , B6 , folic acid and dietary fibers. When combined with milk, it becomes a wholesome food.

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Avocado Mash
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Ingredients
  • Avocado - 1
  • Milk - ½ - 1 cup
Instructions
  1. Scoop out the flesh from avocados
  2. Blend it to a smooth consistency with milk
Notes
1. For babies under 1 year of age, avocados could be mashed / blended as it is without milk
2. You can add bananas to it and make avocado banana mash too
2. You can add formula milk also if required
3. No need to add sugar or any other sweeteners.
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About Author

Sangeetha is the owner of Bumps n Baby and a super cool mom of a 4 year old princess. Her life revolves around laptop and kitchen these days as she is mastering the art of multi-tasking.

26 Comments

  1. Hi Sangeetha,

    Absolutely love this site! I find this space very inspiring for FTMs.
    Was wondering if you have any ideas for babies who are 5 months old.
    My babies seem to be very eager to try new flavours and seems to be less and less interested in milk and formula feed. If you have a chart that would be great.

    All ideas are welcome!

    Thanks very much,
    Regards,
    Pearl

  2. Rinku Sharma on

    Hi. Your posts are really very helpful. Plz. Suggest me some nutritious veg recipes for my 3years old baby Paridhi as she is a fussy eater.

  3. Hi Sabgeetha
    I wanna try this for my 8 months old baby hasmithar but i am not finding this fruit in my area in chennai… 🙁 do anyone know where we can get this fruit

  4. Hi Sangeetha,

    Tried this puree today with water and a pinch of jaggery with my 9-month old Akash….Great hit for the first time….Thanks for the idea…Hope he continues to like it….

    I am tryin to give 5 stars for dis recipe..however for some reason the website is taking only 3 stars…please check…

    Thnx..
    Anusha

  5. Hi sangeetha,
    My baby is 8 and half months old.
    Whenever i feed him avocados he gets cold.
    Is avocados are cold?
    Since i am giving only mothers feed what else i can add with the fruit to make it sweet.

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  7. Hi Sangeetha,

    thanks for sharing very useful information. I wanted to try Avocado mash for my 10 month old baby girl…Kaashvi but when i tasted it before feeding her; it was bitter…even i could not eat..is this the same for everyone?

  8. Thanks Sangeetha for ur comments . Can u also pls share some of the weight gaining recipes to be given when she completes 6 months .

  9. Hello sangeetha ,
    Good evening!!!
    My baby is 5 months and 2 weeks now. Can I give her avacado mash??
    Can I add some formula to the avacado mash.

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  11. I used to give avocado juice to Liya. I used to add some dates (along with milk and blend) to it so that it would add some sweet. She was a great fan for some time and later gave up. lol!

  12. I agree with you Sangeetha menon .. Avacado is really good for health . Not only for children but also for adults .Avocados are rich in mono saturated fat , Vitamin K , B6 , folic acid and dietary fibers. Which makes it a food best for any body's health.

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