Food ideas for Pacific babies 6-8 months English HE2659

May 2024
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Meal ideas for Pacific babies 6-8 months old. Includes Pacific meal ideas for babies learning to eat, tailored to their age and stage. This resource was co-produced with the Pacific community and uses Pasifika design.

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May 2024
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After 1-2 weeks of puréed foods, you can now start to offer soft mashed/lumpy 
food as well as large pieces of cooked or ripe soft food

  • Porridge with peanut butter and yoghurt
  • Mashed pork and potato with puréed silverbeet
  • Puréed fish and sweetcorn with green banana
  • Weetbix with yoghurt and peaches
  • Pork and beans with kumara
  • Chicken curry with baby rice and kiwi fruit
  • Puréed Koko alaisa with banana
  • Fish and peas with pumpkin
  • Beef soup with cassava
  • Mashed fish, palusami and green banana
  • Scrambled egg, carrot and taro
  • Puréed seafood and kumara soup with broccoli

You can increase to two meals per day - as long as it has no added sugar or salt.