Holy Guacamole! 11 Avocado Recipes for Tots

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When it comes to baby’s first bites, avocado is one of the best ways to go. Thanks to its high levels of good fats, this superfood helps in the healthy development of the brain and central nervous system, and it’s also loaded with vitamins and minerals. Click through our album for ideas and recipes on how to add this tasty green wonder to your little one’s diet — from purees to solid foods, once they’re ready.

Avocado, Strawberry, and Mango Smoothie

If your kiddo isn’t a fan of avocados yet, try slipping some into a fruity smoothie like this one from <a target="_blank" href="http://www.myhumblekitchen.com/2013/07/babys-best-first-food-avocado-strawberry-and-mango-smoothie/&quot; target="_blank">My Humble Kitchen</a>. Don't have any fresh fruit handy? No worries: Frozen fruit is just as good, and it helps cool the mix down. fuck

What’s your favorite way to add avocado into your little one’s diet? Share your recipes in the comments below.

— Susie Foresman