Bananas, the ideal food for children
Do you know why tennis players eat a banana during breaks? The answer is that it is the fruit that provides the most vitamins and nutrients. So it is the ideal food for baby.
A good snack or a nutritious and ideal snack for baby is a simple but rich banana. Bananas are a highly nutritious fruit that contains not only carbohydrates, which are essential to provide energy for the body, but also vitamins such as vitamin C and vitamin B6 as well as essential minerals.
Bananas are an ideal food for very physically active people such as athletes and children, as they are rich in potassium, phosphorus and magnesium. These are elements that help to strengthen muscle tone and prevent cramps.
Bananas are one of the first foods introduced in the diet of young children. It is a food low in sodium and high in fibre, which makes it the perfect ally to fight constipation.
When to eat a banana? Your baby can eat it at any time. For breakfast, snack, dessert… There is no reason to prevent your baby from enjoying one banana a day. It is very likely to be their favorite fruit but, remember, it should not be the only fruit in their diet.
Rich in fibre and trace elements, potassium, magnesium, vitamins B and E, bananas alone are a real nutritious cocktail for your child. Baby enjoys its round and sweet taste, as long as you give it cooked and mixed bananas in compote. You can steam the banana and keep all its nutritional qualities. For a Baby senorita banana compote filled with vitamins, opt for mature bananas, with a beautiful bright yellow colour.
Here are the steps for a Baby senorita banana compote, with sweet and natural bananas that eFreshfruit offers you:
Step 1: Peel the bananas, cut them in half lengthwise, then place them in the steam tray. If necessary, cut them in half so that they cover the tray without overlapping.
Step 2: Fill the bowl of a blender with 400 g of water. Then place the Varoma on the robot cover. Cook in steam mode for 10 minutes
Step 3: At the end of cooking, remove the Varoma tray, drain the water from the bowl, then pour the steamed banana into the mixer bowl. Close the lid, with the measuring cup, then mix for 10 seconds, speed 6. Check the consistency and mix again for 5 to 10 seconds, until a smooth compote is obtained.
Tips and tricks
If the compote is too thick, after the first mixing, add 10 cl of water, then mix again, as indicated at the end of the recipe. You can freeze this compote by pouring it into silicone moulds (such as muffin moulds). Then place the mold in the freezer. When the compote has hardened, remove the blocks of compote and pour it into a freezer bag on which you write the date of manufacture of your Baby senorita banana compote. The shelf life in the freezer is 1 month from the date of manufacture.