Food ideas for your baby

  Idées d'aliments à offrir
Grain products

Iron-enriched baby cereals

  • Oat
  • Barley
  • Rice
  • Soy
  • Mixed (multigrain)

Other grain products:

  • Barley
  • Chapati, naan bread, pita bread, tortillas
  • Couscous
  • Cream of wheat
  • Millet
  • Oatmeal
  • Quinoa
  • Pasta
  • Short grain sticky rice
  • Toasted bread
  • Unsalted crackers
  • Unsweetened oat ring cereal
Meat and
alternatives

Eggs

Fish

  • Brook trout and other trout
  • Cod
  • Haddock
  • Halibut
  • Salmon
  • Sole
  • Tilapia

Legumes

  • Chickpeas
  • Edamame (soy beans)
  • Lentils
  • White, black or kidney beans

Meat and poultry

  • Beef
  • Chicken
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Turkey
  • Veal

Tofu

Smooth nut butters, plain

  • Peanut butter
  • Almond butter
Vegetables
and fruit

 

Vegetables

  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Brocoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Corn
  • Mushrooms
  • Onion
  • Peas (baby peas)
  • Peppers
  • Potatoes
  • Squash
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Turnip
  • Yellow and green beans
  • Zucchini

Fruit

  • Apricots
  • Apples
  • Bananas
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries
  • Clementines
  • Grapefruit
  • Grapes
  • Mangos
  • Melons
  • Oranges
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Plums, prunes
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
Milk and
dairy products

Fresh cheese

  • Cottage
  • Ricotta

Mild hard cheese

  • Cheddar
  • Gouda

Kefir

Plain yogurt

 

Can be introduced between 9 and 12 months:

  • Pasteurized cow’s milk or goat’s milk (3.25% milk fat)