Potato

Potato Many parents choose to delay introducing white potato into a baby’s diet to concentrate on more highly nutritious vegetables. White potato provides mostly starchy carbohydrate, and little in the

Peas

Peas A tiny vegetable, packed with nutritious goodness, peas are good to introduce as one of your baby’s first green vegetables, at around the age of 8 months. Peas are

Legumes

Legumes Legumes belong to a class of plant that includes lentils, peas and beans – and are one of the best sources of protein in the plant kingdom. Popular legumes

Cucumber

Cucumber Cucumber may be given to your baby at about the age of 10 months, though it offers very little in the way of nutritional benefit, and often causes wind

Corn

Corn For several reasons, the introduction of sweet corn (or corn) is often left until around 12 month of age. The main reason is that it presents a high allergen

Plums & Prunes

Plums & Prunes Plums and prunes are two versions of the same fruit. Plums are the fresh version – prunes are dried plums. Many varieties of plum are available; all

Persimmons

Persimmons Two varieties of persimmon are widely available in season – Hachiya, and Fuyu. A rather ‘exotic’- sounding tropical fruit, persimmons are full of flavour and easy to prepare. Persimmons

Peaches & Nectarines

Peaches & Nectarines Nectarines are, basically, a ‘fuzz-free’ variety of peach. They have identical nutritional value, and similar flavours, though nectarines may be redder in colour, smaller and more fragrant.

Melons

Melons There are many kinds of melon – some of the most popular being Cantaloupe and similar orange-fleshed varieties, due to increased nutritional values. All varieties are nutritious, and their delicate

Grapes

Grapes Grapes are highly nutritious and may be introduced after 6 months of age. However, their skin and shape make them unsuitable for giving whole – this can present a