Baby led weaning has been such a natural way of weaning for us. Arren has taken to it like a fish to water. He happily feeds himself and looks at me in disgust when I try to feed him these days.
He will happily sit with a bowl and just stuff his face with food. It’s the cutest, grossest and the messiest thing you will ever see. Being the typical little boy and liking all things to be as messy as humanly possible, his favourite baby led weaning meal at the moment is, mashed black beans, quinoa, roasted sweet potato and avocado. He will just keep eating until there is nothing left in his bowl, and when he is done he will look at me with a look that just screams I want more!
He is also an avocado purist and will gobble up his avocado like it’s no one’s business. When it comes to his avocado it’s almost always his main course, but he will often wonder where his sides are. These sweet potato biscuits are a dream! They are soft and a perfect baby led weaning finger food. I adapted this recipes from mom with a wife’s instagram account, to make it gluten free, but they still taste just as amazing. It’s so good that we even snack on them.
SWEET POTATO BISCUITS
- 1 medium sweet potato, washed, poked with a knife and roasted until tender
- 2 cups brown rice flour
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 4 tbsp coconut oil or butter
Preheat oven to 425F/ 180C
In a bowl mash the sweet potato until lump free. Add the flour, cinnamon, baking powder and coconut oil and mix until well combine. If it’s still a bit dry add some milk or non dairy milk.
Form them into smaller patties perfect for baby fingers, about half and inch thick(or larger ones for adults), place on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
Remove let cool and serve.