Superfoods are top nutrient-dense foods for optimal health. They include antioxidants which protect the body from free radicals, nutrients which keep the body healthy and fiber which aids in digestion and helps the absorption of nutrients.
Omega’s, DHA, B Vitamins
Cook through and puree or shred
Poach, grill or roast and serve with veggies. Add to salads and pasta dishes.
antioxidants, Vitamin C, fiber, B vitamins
cut in half and serve as finger food, puree or mash
Add to cold or hot cereal, salad, smoothies, muffins, yogurt or pancakes
fiber, anti-inflammatory chemicals, peptides, Vitamin K
Cook and puree with breast milk or water
Make a spinach salad, sauté with garlic or cream and Parmesan cheese, add to soups, casseroles, omelets or pasta dishes
potassium, fiber and monosaturated fats, folic acid, vitamin K
puree, mash or dice
Make guacamole, mash and put on toast in place of butter, add to spinach salads, use in deviled eggs or smoothies
tryptophan, tyrosine and protein
hard boil eggs, then serve the egg yolks mashed or pureed. Wait until baby’s first birthday before serving the egg whites, as it could cause a food allergy.
Make scrambled eggs, cheese, meat and veggie omelets, hard-boiled eggs, egg salad sandwiches
soluble fiber, B vitamins, calcium, potassium and vitamin A and magnesium
Grind into a flour and make oat infant cereal, or for babies 10 months and up, cook and serve whole
Make oatmeal, muesli or granola