Did you ever tasted a commercial carrot puree?
I did during the baby shower I had almost 3 years ago for my big girl.. and during prenatal classes. Irshhh it tastes like bad tomatoes and the texture is weird. This is not the only reason why I make all my baby food, but I think it’s one of the worst veggies that you can buy in tiny glass jars. (Carrots, Peas and meat are awful!!!) à
Fresh homemade puree is so easy, cheap, made with love and it’s only good things for your baby. I’m not judging people who buy them at the store, they are good for your babies too. It’s just that there is a lot of people who thinks it’s super hard or super long to make them when it’s the total opposite. And think about all theses little jars that you are throwing away (well no, don’t throw them, recycle them!!), homemade food don’t generate a lot of waste! Yay!
It’s funny because my boy prefers carrots over fruits! I totally understand him, after all the carrot puree have a sweet taste so who can resist!?!
Carrots are rich in anti-oxidants, carotene, vitamin A and fibers. So grab a carrot ans eat it, it’s good for you 🙂
5 servings (of 1/3 cup)
* 5 medium carrots
* Wash and peel the carrots, then slice them all.
* Steam cook until they are tender. It took me around 8-10 minutes. (I prefer steam cooking over regular boiling water)
* Put it in the food processor. Mix.
* You can add a small amount of fresh water to get a nice smooth puree. (It’s not recommended to use the water you just used for cooking because it’s full of nitrates.
* An effective method of preservation is freezing. The ice cube trays are very useful, inexpensive and reusable as many times as we wish. Simply place the puree in the trays to freeze it and once it is frozen, removed from the mold and put the cubes in a freezer container. Don’t forget to write the date on it. you can keep it for at least 3 months.