Zucchini is a type of summer squash, and can be offered to your baby from 6 months of age.

It is a great source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, folate, magnesium and potassium, and is naturally low in cholesterol, saturated fat and sodium. You can find more nutritional data on zucchini here

Zucchini is deliciously juicy with a very mild flavour. This mildness is one of the wonderful things about zucchini - you can sneak it into almost any dish without compromising the flavour! This is good news to parents who are worried their little ones aren't getting enough vegetables.

Take a look through the recipes below to get some new ideas for serving zucchini to toddlers.

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