Tasty Egg Baby Food Recipes

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If your family has a history of egg allergies, it is best to wait until after 12 months old to introduce egg white to your baby.

The best way to cook Eggs and Egg Yolks

Eggs may be scrambled and fried or poached and boiled.

A Few Eggs Baby Food Recipes:

Hard Boiled Egg Yolks

Directions:

Step 1: Hard-boil an egg

Step 2: Peel shell away and cut in half

Step 3: Scrape or pop out the yolk

Step 4: Mash the yolk and mix in formula, breast milk, yogurt, applesauce or whatever you choose that is appropriate for your baby.

Hint – Hard boiled eggs will spin when they are fully cooked.


Egg Yolk Scramble

Directions:

scrambled eggStep 1: Crack an egg and separate the white from the yolk (you may use the shell for this or use an egg-separator)

Step 2: Warm olive oil or butter in a frying pan

Step 3: Scramble the yolk in a bowl with formula, breast milk, juice or whole milk and transfer to frying pan

Step 4: Cook over medium heat, scrambling constantly, until thoroughly cooked


 

Egg Yolk Veggie Scramble (or Baby Omelet)

Ingredients:

  • egg yolks
  • pureed veggies or fruits

Directions:

Step 1: Crack a few eggs and separate the white from the yolk (you may use the shell for this)

Step 2: Warm olive oil or butter in a frying pan

Step 3: Scramble the yolk in a bowl with formula, breast milk, juice or whole milk and transfer to frying pan

Step 4: Add a tablespoon of pureed veggies or pre-cooked soft dices of veggies, as you are scrambling the yolks

Step 5: Cook over medium heat, scrambling constantly, until thoroughly cooked.


 

Veggie Eggs & Rice

Ingredients:

  • 1 or 2 hard boiled egg yolks
  • 1 cup of cooked brown rice
  • 1/4 cup of pureed or diced soft cooked veggies e.g Carrots

Directions:

Step 1: Combine all ingredients and mix well. If needed, puree or mash to your baby’s preferred textures.

Variation: Warm a frying pan with a bit of olive oil, crack an egg and separate the white from the yolk. Scramble the yolk in a bowl with formula, breast milk, juice or whole milk and transfer to frying pan. Add the veggies and rice and scramble the mixture; cooking until the yolks are done.


Shaped Egg Yolk Fry-Up

 

Directions:

shaped yolkStep 1: Crack a few eggs and separate the white from the yolk (you may use the shell for this)

Step 2: Warm olive oil or butter in a frying pan

Step 3: Scramble and add the yolks to a frying pan. Cook them until the yellow begins to change color and harden – flip the yolks (just like you were making whole fried eggs.)

Step 4: Continue to fry the yolks until they are thoroughly cooked

Variation: Use a cookie cutter to cut shapes from the egg yolks.

Transfer the egg yolks shapes to baby’s plate and add some soft dices of your baby’s favourite fruits as a garnish for baby to eat.

You may also get creative and cook the yolks inside of a metal cookie cutter in the pan. Simply oil the cookie cutter and place in the pan then add the scrambled yolks to the inside of the cookie cutter. PLEASE – Ensure the shapes and dices are of a size appropriate for your baby’s age and stage.


 

Egg Yolk Mash

Mash cooked egg yolks, hard boiled or scrambled, and add the following:

  • Peaches
  • Avocado
  • Carrots
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Banana

 

Eggy Oatmeal Scramble – A yummy finger food

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of cooked oatmeal
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup soft cooked veggies or fruits of your choice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Directions:

Step 1: Heat the olive oil in a small frying pan

Step 2: Whisk the 2 egg yolks in a bowl

Step 3: Add the oatmeal and fruits or veggies to the warmed frying pan then add whisked egg yolks

Step 4: Gently scramble and fry until the yolks are fully cooked

Step 5: Break the Oatmeal Scramble into small pieces that your baby will easily manage and chew.


Some Foods Good to Mix With Eggs:

  • Apples
  • Pears
  • Carrrots
  • Broccoli
  • Peas
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Rice

 

*** Remember, always consult with your pediatrician regarding introducing solid foods to your baby and specifically discuss any foods that may pose allergy risks for your baby.***

 

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