This 2 ingredient recipe for healthy homemade ice poles for baby is super easy and so delicious. Don’t just keep these ice poles for baby, eat one yourself!
Prep time: 10 minutes + minimum of 4 hours freezing time
makes: 8 – 10 Freeze n Squeeze ice poles
best for: kids over 1 year
2 cups of chopped fresh or tinned pineapple
2 cups of fresh plain coconut water
Use the blender function on your steamer blender, and blend the 2 ingredients until smooth;
Next portion into ice poles using the handy collapsible funnel that comes with your reusable Freeze n Squeeze ice pole pouches;
Then place in freezer for a minimum of 4 hours.
Coconut water can be used as a healthy alternative to fruit juice or sugary drinks, and is a rich source of potassium and vitamin C. Pineapples contain high amounts of vitamin C and manganese. They are excellent at healing and revitalising your immune system.
Babies are recommended to start on solids around 6 months and not before 4 months. Make sure your baby is showing signs they are ready for solids and that you introduce one food at a time initially, after that you are welcome to mix other fruits or veggies with this recipe!
To find out more about starting your baby out on solids safely read our articles here.
This is a Puree for Baby recipe to make bulk servings based on a 1 x full jug of our baby food maker, alter the quantity to suit your serving needs.
This process is detailed using our baby food processor and re-usable food pouches, you can of course alter to your preferred method for steaming/blending and storing (note: make sure you steam rather than boil to retain the nutrients!)
Step by step process:
1. First peel and cut the pineapple into small cubes;
2. Then pour the pineapple cubes and the coconut water into the blender
3. Now use the blender function on your steamer blender, and blend the 2 ingredients until smooth;
4. Portion into ice poles using the handy collapsible funnel that comes with your reusable Freeze n Squeeze ice pole pouches;
5. Place in freezer for a minimum of 4 hours.
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We hope you like this Pumpkin and Potato Puree for Baby! If you have doubts related to solids feeding, head to Victoria Government website and learn more!