Did you know that between 6-12 months a baby needs more daily iron (11mg) than an adult male (8mg)?! Iron is an essential nutrient and you want to make sure that your baby is getting plenty of it. It is a key component of red blood cells that transport oxygen around the body.
Some sources of iron include; beef, lamb, liver, chicken, salmon, egg yolk, asparagus, beans, broccoli, chickpeas, dates, duck, figs, fish, kidney beans, leafy greens, lentils, nut butters, prunes, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, seafood, sea vegetables, sesame seeds, spinach.
Here is a simple, delicious, no-fail Baked Salmon Recipe that can be added to purees or used to coat steamed vegetables, spread on bread or mixed through oatmeal, rice or pasta.
- Large piece of Salmon
- Organic extra-virgin olive oil
- Organic bone broth
- Turn oven to 425’F
- Wash fish well and pat dry
- Remove all bones and scales
- Cut into 8oz pieces
- Drizzle salmon with olive oil (1-2tbsp depending on quantity) and massage into fish.
- Place salmon on baking sheet, loosely cover with foil and bake for 16 minutes or until cooked through.
- When cooled, serve as it, or blend with stock