If they tolerate applesauce, there’s no need to also serve equal portions of bananas, rice, and toast. The main point is to help them ease back into eating with these bland foods.
Studies have shown that bananas, particularly slightly green ones, help with digestive issues. You can eat them plain, mashed, or boiled.
Rice is another low-fiber, bland food that’s easy for digestion. Most people consider brown rice and jasmine rice healthier than white rice.
Healthline.com states that applesauce may be helpful because it’s high in dietary fiber pectin. Pectin is useful in easing symptoms of nausea.
Yes, you can put butter on toast for the BRAT diet, as long as it’s a small amount. If eating buttered toast causes more nausea or vomiting.