One of the many tips to fight against the global-pandemic COVID-19 is to boost our immune system. A stronger immune system aids in our body to fight viruses and illnesses. For adults, we can simply take vitamin C as our immune booster, but what about our babies? How can you strengthen your baby's immune system?\r\n\r\nAs a mommy, you can increase your baby's immune system by feeding them with the right nutrition. Below are our top 10 immune booster recipes for your little one:\r\nSingo Pear Soup (with Porridge)\r\n\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n \t1\/2 singo pear (sliced).\r\n \tChicken pieces (preferably with the bones).\r\n \t1\/2 Holland onion\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tMix all of the ingredients in a pot with water covering half of the pot. Set it to low heat and let it simmer.\r\n \tOnce the soup is reduced, remove bones from chicken.\r\n \tBlend chicken meat, singo pear, and the soup together.\r\n \tReady to be served!\r\n\r\nIf you want to serve this with your baby's porridge, prepare a healthy porridge and blend it together with step 3 (chicken meat + singo pear + soup).\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: This meal is one of the best immune booster recipes because of the two main ingredients - chicken soup + singo pear. It is high in vitamin C and singo pear or also known as Korean pear helps to prevent constipation. This soup is also good if your baby has cough or fever.\r\n\r\nSERVING TIPS: Add some spinach into the meal - but remember to not overcook the spinach as it will kill the nutrients.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nFruitful Pur\u00e9e\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n \t4 medium carrots (roughly chopped)\r\n \t4 red apples (roughly chopped)\r\n \t1\/2 orange\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tSteam the carrots and the apples\u00a0 until both are tender. Let it cool slightly.\r\n \tBlend the carrots and apples in a blender or food processor and squeeze the juice of the orange.\r\n \tPur\u00e9e the mixture until you get the desired texture.\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: Carrots are rich in vitamin K which helps blood clot properly, red apples contain an antioxidant called quercetin, which can boost and fortify the baby's immune system. As for orange, it is a well-known fact that it is a super source of vitamin C.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nCrispy Salmon Bites\r\n\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \tSalmon fillets with skin removed - cut into thin slices.\r\n\r\n \t1\/4\u00a0cup\u00a0white whole wheat flour\r\n \t2 eggs\r\n \t1\u00a0cup of bread crumbs\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tPreheat oven to 230\u00ba. Spray or line a baking sheet.\r\n \tPat dry the salmon pieces and stir the whole wheat flour in a bowl.\r\n \tIn another bowl, whisk all the eggs and in the third bowl, stir the breadcrumb.\r\n \tOne at a time, coat the salmon pieces in the flour and dusting off any excess.\r\n \tDip it into the eggs and toss it in the breadcrumbs until completely coated.\r\n \tPlace the coated salmon onto the baking sheet.\r\n \tBake for 15-17 minutes or until the salmon bits turn crispy and golden brown.\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: Salmon is rich in omega 3 fats. It helps to reduce inflammation and protect the lungs from cold and respiratory infections. This recipe is a great way for you to introduce salmon to your little one.\r\n\r\n\r\nSERVING TIPS: Serve with steamed broccoli and cauliflower for extra nutrition.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSweet Potato Stick\r\n\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n \tJapanese Sweet Potato\r\n \tUnbleached wheat flour\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tPeel, clean, and steam\/boil sweet potato.\r\n \tOnce it is soften, drain the water, and mash it with a fork.\r\n \tGradually add the unbleached wheat flour and dough it into sticks.\r\n \tDeep fry in pan with olive oil or toss it with olive oil and air-fry.\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: Sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene and a great source of vitamin C; both which are essential for healthy immune system.\r\n\r\nSERVING TIPS: Serve the Sweet Potato Sticks with dates gravy or cranberry sauce.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nDragonberries Oat\r\n\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n \tDragon fuits\r\n \tStrawberries\r\n \tBlueberries\r\n \tBaby oats\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tPuree or mash the fruits until you get the desired texture.\r\n \tAdd in baby oats and mix it well.\r\n \tReady to be served.\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: Dragon fruit is rich in antioxidant and vitamin C. While antioxidants help to protect your baby's cells and avoid damage to the body, vitamin C in dragon fruit boosts the baby's immune system and prevent deficiency disease. The berries also adds in more vitamins and Oats are a great source of fiber.\r\n\r\nSERVING TIPS: One of the perfect breakfast menu as oat is gentle on digestion and prevents constipation.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nAvocado Pasta\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n \t1\/2 cup of cooked baby pasta\r\n \t1\/2 of avocado\r\n \t1 tsp of olive oil\r\n \t2 tsp of breast milk\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tMash the avocado and mix it with the pasta. Add in olive oil.\r\n \tGradually add in breast milk and then serve!\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: Avocados are rich in vitamins and minerals, such as vitamins C, E, B, K and magnesium. These nutrients support healthy growth and the baby's immune system.\r\n\r\nSERVING TIPS: Add in some spinach for a nutrient-dense baby pasta!\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSpinach Nuggets\r\n\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n \t2 cups of fresh spinach (cooked, drained, and finely chopped)\r\n \t1 cup of bread crumbs\r\n \t1 1\/2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese\r\n \t3 eggs\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tPre-heat your oven to 176\u00ba.\r\n \tCoat a baking sheet with olive oil.\r\n \tMix all ingredients well.\r\n \tDough the mixture into nuggets and place it on the baking tray.\r\n \tBake for 25 minutes - don't forget to turn the nuggets over after the first 15 minutes.\r\n \tKeep the leftover dough in the freezer.\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: Spinach is full of vitamins and minerals. It contains vitamin A, E, C, and K, manganese, zinc, iron, and many more. It enhances the immune system function.\r\n\r\nSERVING TIPS: Another perfect finger food for teatime or dinner.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSalmon Broccoli Porridge\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n \tBaby rice cereal (suggestion: Gerber\u00ae Organic Rice Cereal)\r\n \tSalmon fillet\r\n \tBoccoli\r\n \tButternut squash (finely chopped into cubes or mashed)\r\n \tBaby corn\r\n \tCelery\r\n \tUnsalted butter\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tMix the rice cereal with a bit of hot water.\r\n \tSaute the salmon and celery with unsalted butter.\r\n \tAdd in the other ingredients - broccoli, butternut squash, and baby corn.\r\n \tCook until everything is soft.\r\n \tServe it with your baby porridge.\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: Salmon's meat is rich in vitamins A, B, D and E. It is widely known as one of the healthiest fish species as it contains polyunsaturated omega-3\u00a0 and omega-6 fatty acids which are essential for the immune system and growth of the baby.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nBroccoli Butter Pur\u00e9e\r\n\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n \t10 Broccoli florets\r\n \t1 tbsp unsalted butter\r\n \tA pinch of pepper.\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tSteam the broccoli for 15 minutes.\r\n \tIn a pan, heat unsalted butter.\r\n \tAdd in the steamed broccoli and a pinch of pepper.\r\n \tSaute for few seconds.\r\n \tBlend the content well to pur\u00e9e and it is done.\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: Broccoli is loaded with vitamins A, B, C, E, K and calcium. It is also high in fiber and antioxidants which helps in boosting the immune system.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nEgg Toasts with Dragon Fruit\r\n\r\nINGREDIENTS:\r\n\r\n \tWholemeal bread\r\n \tEgg\r\n \tUnsalted Butter\r\n \tDragon fruit chunks\r\n\r\nINSTRUCTIONS:\r\n\r\n \tToast bread with egg and set it aside.\r\n \tOn low heat, melt the unsalted butter in a saucepan and then adds in the dragon fruit chunks.\r\n \tKeep stirring and mash up the fruits while stirring.\r\n \tOnce bubbling, add in just a little bit of water.\r\n \tCover the pan and let it simmer for around 5 minutes.\r\n\r\nFUN FACTS: Believe it or not, egg is one of the foods with naturally occurring vitamin D. If your baby is lack in vitamin D, he is more susceptible to illness. Thus, vitamin D and B in eggs can help to boost his immune system.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nYou can get some of the ingredients for these recipes or other healthy baby foods at Motherhood.com.my.\r\n\r\nPsst: Motherhood is having an Online Baby Fair with discount up to 90% OFF! So what are you waiting for? Hurry up before it runs out of stock!