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This straightforward dish celebrates the great colors of healthful, pure meals. It combines wholesome veggies with quinoa – one among our youngest son’s all-time favorite meals!

Quinoa is wonderful – it’s straightforward to cook dinner, straightforward to eat and is full of vitamins – protein particularly.

Actually, quinoa incorporates all 9 of the ‘important’ amino acids that your child’s physique must get hold of by means of meals.

They’re known as ‘important’ as a result of they MUST be obtained from the diet and (not like another amino acids) can’t be made by the physique.

Few plant-based meals include all 9 amino acids, so because of this quinoa is a superb supply of protein for infants following a vegetarian diet.

This dish is right for infants who’re already having fun with texture.

It may be served simply as it’s, or as a facet dish. A superb time-saving tip is to take out your child’s portion, add some additional seasonings and serve this together with the primary household meal!

A close up of cooked quinoa and vegetables for babies

To Make Child’s Vegetable Quinoa You Will Want…

1/four cup quinoa
half of cup water*
1 tablespoon every of finely chopped carrots and pink onion
1 tablespoon canned sweetcorn
2 tablespoons of child’s favorite chopped, recent herbs (we used cilantro)

*You possibly can add extra flavour to this recipe by cooking the quinoa in apple juice, or do-it-yourself hen or vegetable inventory, as a substitute of plain water.

Pour the water right into a small saucepan and produce to the boil.

Add the quinoa and all of the greens, stir effectively, then instantly decrease the warmth and canopy.

Simmer gently for 10 to 15 minutes, till the quinoa has soaked up all the water.

Enable to take a seat, coated, for five minutes, then stir within the herbs.

Cool to a protected temperature and serve.

Extra about quinoa

Go to our quinoa child meals recipes web page for extra recipes and data about this nutritious superfood

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