Pasta can be found in the kitchen anyRussian family. From them you can make a simple dinner in a few minutes or an exquisite dish in the best traditions of European cuisine. Among young mothers, the question "When can you give macaroni to children, and what products to choose for baby food?" Is very popular. We will try to find the only correct answer to it.
Macaroni products for baby food
Soups with vermicelli
Many pediatricians advise closer to the first yearto introduce a variety of soups into the diet of the child. For the preparation of the first dishes, it is quite possible to use macaroni intended for toddlers aged 8-9 months. Boil soup is better on meat, and not bone broth. In addition to pasta, it adds vegetables, already introduced into the diet of the child. If the pasta is large enough, it is better to turn the prepared dish into soup-puree, chopping it in a blender. With how much can you give the baby pasta noodles? Soup with pasta should be present in the diet of children older than a year. After the first birthday, the child can begin to give "adult" vermicelli. Closer to 2 years of the baby you can feed soup with pasta from a household pot, provided that there are no chemical additives and seasonings that have a sharp taste.
"Adult" pasta on the children's table
How to choose the right pasta?
What kind of pasta to choose for a baby? With regard to quality - it must be first-rate products from durum wheat. You can find them by marking on the packet: "A", durum or "1 class". For the youngest, choose a smaller pasta or traditional vermicelli, and for children older than 1.5-2 years, it makes sense to buy "beautiful" pasta. These are traditional seashells, asterisks, spirals or special children's products in the form of letters and animal figures.
One of the "chips" of modern manufacturers -colored children's products. How many months can you give your child macaroni in different colors? Do not be lazy to read the composition: if it contains only natural dyes, such pasta is completely safe. Accordingly, the "baby" macaroni of all colors of the rainbow can be given from 8-9 months, and "adults" - from the first year of life.
Simple recipes for young mothers
When it is possible to give macaroni to children asgarnish? It is advisable not earlier than 2.5-3 years. Start with simple dishes, for example, pasta, cooked with minced meat. After the third birthday of the child in his diet, you can enter the usual pasta with a chop or a piece of boiled meat. Everything is good in moderation, and this rule applies to pasta. Children are not recommended to give them more often 2-3 times a week. Remember: a balanced and varied diet is the guarantee of your child's well-being and excellent mood.