Red split lentils are a baby superfood, loaded with folate to support the nervous system, protein to fuel muscles, and fiber to nourish the gut microbiome. And lentils top that off with high levels of iron and zinc, two essential nutrients that babies are often lacking.
Orange foods, like garnet yam and carrot, are famous for having carotenoids, which our bodies convert to vitamin A. Orange foods are also a great source of vitamin C, lutein and folate.
Curry powder is a great first spice for babies, opening them up to new flavours and cuisines, and staving off picky eating in toddler years. The ginger and turmeric in curry powder also supports digestion and immunity.