By Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD
Introducing new foods into your baby’s diet is exciting and consistent research shows that adding peanut products as early as 4-6 months can help reduce their risk of developing a peanut allergy later on in life.
Have fun introducing your little one to peanut butter by adding it to easy recipes that the whole family will love.
For a simple dip for fruits and veggies, try this Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dip.
For the teething baby in your life, try these Peanut Butter Green Smoothie Popsicles.
For a meal the whole family can eat, try these Turmeric Peanut Butter Chicken Bowls.
For the picky breakfast eaters, try this yummy pancake recipe: Peanut Butter Baby Pancakes.
For the little cookie monster in your life, these Soft Peanut Butter Cookies will be perfect!.
Visit www.preventpeanutallergies.org for more information on early introduction of peanut foods.
Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD, is the owner of popular food and nutrition website, Love & Zest, where she shares (mostly) healthy recipes to fuel the whole family and real-life stories of modern motherhood. Kristina is a former NBA team dietitian, collegiate sports RD and cookbook author. She’s the mama to two active and hungry toddler boys and lives in Orlando with her husband, Eric. Follow Love & Zest on Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook, and get her new family-friendly weeknight dinner guide for stress-free meal planning.