Advanced search

avocados... are they always this boring?

(27 Posts)
starlover Wed 27-Jul-05 13:53:24

well? are they? i don't particularly like them but thought i would give LInus a go with some for lunch today.
i squished it all up, and he did eat it... but they're SOOOOOOOOOOO boring.
what can i do to make them more interesting? or shall i just not bother

mancmum Wed 27-Jul-05 13:55:03

if he ate it why worry -- they are fab food for kids -- lots of EFAs and vits...

I like them in a salad with rocket and chilli -- linus might not!!

Pollyanna Wed 27-Jul-05 13:55:29

I gave my dd avocado and banana yesterday - she loved it.

starlover Wed 27-Jul-05 13:55:50

yeah i thought they were good for him that;s why i bought it.
they just don't taste of anything though...

Blackduck Wed 27-Jul-05 13:56:27

they've great! ANyway full of vitamins and stuff...very good for you...

fastasleep Wed 27-Jul-05 13:57:10

My friend mixes them with natural yoghurt her little one loves em!

hana Wed 27-Jul-05 13:57:14

try mixing with papaya as well, dd had that for her pudding at lunch today! but I agree about the taste, v v bland

Lizzylou Wed 27-Jul-05 13:57:16

I love avocados on their own...yummy!
Harry loved them when weaning too, but now won't touch em...

fastasleep Wed 27-Jul-05 13:58:14

I like avocados with prawn cocktail on top! Yum! But I wouldn't give it to a baby lol..

starlover Wed 27-Jul-05 13:58:34

hmm interesting. i am in this kind of rut where i hate giving him anything that i don't like you see... which is stupid i know.
avocado with yoghurt sounds gross! lol

PrettyCandles Wed 27-Jul-05 13:58:40

Don't bother, it's not worth the effort - he won't care one way or another!

I love them with a tiny pinch of salt and a very generous pinch of sugar dusted into the gap where the sstone was, and then a few drops of lemon juice poured in. I suppose that's a cheapo way of adding vinaigrette, really. But the babies don't need salt or sugar, so I've got used to eating them neat. Very popular in the Chandelier.

starlover Wed 27-Jul-05 14:00:20

just seems completely pointless eating something with no flavour iyswim... i might try mixing it with something else tomorrow

meggymoo Wed 27-Jul-05 14:02:45

Message withdrawn

notstarlover Wed 27-Jul-05 14:03:17

ooh like in avocado baby!

hana Wed 27-Jul-05 14:13:21

maybe dd2 should have a diet of only avocados !! (she's not on those silly charts at 7 months)

CarolinaMoon Wed 27-Jul-05 14:17:53

Is my ds the only baby who won't eat avocado???

I love them myself, esp sliced up in salads with crispy bacon bits, or made into guacamole - gooorgeous!

sorrel Wed 27-Jul-05 14:30:35

just for a laugh

MrsDoolittle Wed 27-Jul-05 14:32:07

and natural yoghurt are great stuff to mix with

Magscat Wed 27-Jul-05 14:32:27

DS used to love avocado mixed up with cottage cheese. So easy peasy to do. DD is yet to be convinced though (but early days for her).

sorrel Wed 27-Jul-05 14:35:53

Tea (green or black)

starlover Wed 27-Jul-05 14:36:39

hmm i almost got himn some blueberries the other day!

hana Wed 27-Jul-05 14:49:16

mmmm love blueberries, on offer at tescos now 1.99 for a box

meggymoo Wed 27-Jul-05 16:23:29

Message withdrawn

MrsDoolittle Wed 27-Jul-05 16:35:34

All berries are very good for you

mckenzie Wed 27-Jul-05 16:46:25

I mixed it with beetroot when weaning DS. He loved it and so did I.

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: