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2 year old meal ideas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A list of 36 meal ideas that are simple, easy, and family-friendly.

Looking for meal ideas for 2 year old toddlers? 2 year old food ideas? What are easy 2 year old meal ideas? This post can help!

I’m a mom of two sharing what my two year old has been eating. Below is a list of 36 easy and simple meals that your 2-year-old is bound to love!

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What Foods to Choose?

Our meals consist of a wide variety of foods, but there are a few general rules I try to stick to when choosing foods for my toddler:

  1. Stick to Mostly Whole Foods. Prioritize whole food options when possible. Fruits, veggies, and full-fat dairy are great options for sides and snacks and they are also quick and easy to put together.
  1. Buy Organic When Possible. This may be a personal preference and you are able to do whatever you prefer for your family. Food isn’t grown or made the same way as it was when we were kids and some kids may have reactions to pesticides and artificial ingredients and flavors in non-organic foods.
  1. Choose Full-Fat Options When Possible. Fats can be a healthy part of a toddler diet and are especially necessary for brain development in young children. Most toddlers could also use the added calories from full-fat dairy and foods with a lot of healthy fats, since they are normally high in calories.
  1. Avoid Sweeteners, Especially Artificial Sweeteners. A ton of sugar isn’t recommended for young kids because it can replace other necessary and more nutritious calories in their diets. Try to avoid added sweeteners, but honey or pure maple syrup can be a good option from time-to-time.
  1. Be On The Look Out For Places To Add Extra Veggies. Veggies don’t have to be a boring side dish! A great way to add veggies into a meal is to throw them into your toddler’s favorite foods like mac ‘n cheese, grilled cheese, scrambled eggs, or quesadillas.
  1. Make It Fun. Almost any food can be toddler food if you make it fun! Easy ways include using Food Cutters in fun shapes or by serving food in new and exciting ways like French toast cut into strips, smoothie bowls, crepes, or a rolled-up tortilla instead of a quesadilla.

Toddler Feeding Supplies

Sometimes having the right gear can make all the difference in feeding your toddler! Although none of these feeding supplies are necessary to feed your child, they can make the process a little easier. Here are some of my favorites:

Bibado Full Coverage Bib (pictured above): perfect for baby led weaning and toddlers too! My toddlers use this for messy foods like yogurt and also arts and crafts. Use PINECONES20 for 20% off

Annova Kids Stainless Steel Silverware: a great way to make your 2-year-old feel a little more grown up, but also comfortable with their silverware. A great set from transitioning from plastic silverware to adult silverware.

Pillowfort Plates: the plates pictured below are all the brand Pillowfort from Target. They are great durable plates that have held up for more than a year and are super budget friendly!

Nuby Freestyle Water Bottle: These have been our go-to water bottles recently! They are so easy to clean and come in cute colors and patterns.

Toddler Friendly Foods

Toddlers can eat almost any and all foods and for most meals my toddlers eat the same that that we do. Some foods to avoid are ones that are choking hazards like raw veggies and whole nuts (unless you are very confident in your toddler’s chewing abilities). Here are some foods that we buy regularly to make our toddler-friendly meals:


  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Grapes
  • Pears
  • Mandarin oranges
  • Blueberries
  • Bananas
  • Peaches


  • Broccoli
  • Peas
  • Carrots (cooked or cut into strips)
  • Cauliflower
  • Bell Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Corn


  • Whole grain bread
  • Oats
  • Whole grain cereal
  • Sweet potato
  • Tortillas
  • Pasta

Protein/Healthy Fats

  • Avocado
  • Whole milk yogurt
  • Eggs
  • Whole milk
  • Lunch meat turkey
  • Full-fat cream cheese
  • Peanut butter
  • Whole milk string cheese
  • Grass-fed butter (for cooking)
  • Canned chicken
  • Full-fat sour cream (or greek yogurt)

Pre-made Food

  • Veggies Made Great Fritattas
  • Green Giant Cauliflower Tots
  • Green Giant Sweet Potato Tots
  • Dr. Praeger’s Veggie Nuggets
  • Annie’s Homegrown Four Cheese Penne
  • Dr. Praeger’s Broccoli Littles

Breakfast Meal Ideas for 2 year old Toddlers

  1. Strawberry French Toast: french toast made with strawberries in the egg batter. A great way to naturally sweeten french toast! I served with a little whipped cream, but that or syrup are not necessary. Similar to this recipe: Banana French Toast for Babies & Toddlers
  1. Avocado toast: whole wheat bread with smushed avocado, side of raspberries. If your toddler is bored with toast, try using different toppings or cutting it into different shapes.
  1. Full Fat Yogurt: for toddlers I always like to choose whole milk yogurt for extra healthy fat. Side of thinly sliced pears and grapes makes a simple and quick breafast.
  1. Broccoli and Cheese eggs: scrambled eggs cooked in butter for extra healthy fat with broccoli and cheese stirred in. Side of avocado and grapes.
  1. Carrot Cake Oatmeal: oatmeal that tastes like carrot cake. To make this I cook 1/4 cup of quick oats with enough water to cover. Microwave for 1 minute. Stir in 1-2 Tbsp of whole milk, 1 Tbsp maple syrup, 1 small grated carrot, cinnamon, and raisins.
  1. Fried Egg: egg fried in grass-fed butter for extra healthy fats. I fry until firm until my toddler got a little more used to a runny yolk. Side of turkey lunch meat and mandarin oranges.
  1. Silver Dollar Pancakes: small silver dollar pancakes topped with butter and smushed strawberries instead of sweetener.
  1. Crepes: crepes are actually incredibly easy to make (about as easy as pancakes!). Here we had crepes stuffed with strawberries and whipped cream, side of broccoli and cheese scrambled eggs and blueberries.
  1. Cinnamon Raisin toast: cinnamon raisin bread toasted and topped with cream cheese, side of full-fat yogurt and grapes.
  1. Raspberry French toast: french toast made with raspberries baked into the egg batter. This is super easy to make and is a great alternative to added sweeteners! Similar to this recipe: Banana French Toast for Babies & Toddlers
  1. Yogurt Bowl: whole milk yogurt with bananas, peaches and blueberries on top along with a peanut butter drizzle. Yogurt bowls and smoothie bowls are a fun way to spice up a normal breakfast of yogurt with fruit.
  1. Cereal and Milk: make this easy breakfast a little more fun and nourishing by adding fruit like bananas and blueberries. I also let my two-year-old pour in his own milk!

2 Year Old Food Ideas – Lunch

  1. Egg & Veggie Frittata: we got these in the frozen section from Veggies Made Great, but its also very easy to make your own egg muffin cups. Side of bananas with peanut butter and string cheese.
  1. Grilled Cheese: grilled cheese made on whole wheat bread with grass-fed butter. I also like to add in broccoli on occasion for some extra veggies. Side of grapes and avocado.
  1. Peanut Butter & Jelly: a classic, but goodie! I like to cut into different shapes or use food cutters to make it more fun. Side of red pear and veggies with cheese.
  1. Cauliflower tots: we love these veggie tots from Green Giant brand. Side of organic ketchup for dipping and whole milk string cheese and grapes.
  1. Avocado Chicken Salad: shredded chicken (I use can or rotisserie) mixed together with avocado, peas, and carrots. Side of blueberries.
  1. Cheesy Roll Up: spread a tortilla with cheese, heat it up on a pan or in the microwave, then tightly roll up. Side of mac ‘n cheese and grapes.
  1. Sweet Potato Tots: sweet potato and cauliflower tots from Green Giant. Side of peas, grapes, and thinly sliced applies.
  1. Veggie Nuggets: nuggets made with veggies from Dr. Praeger’s. Topped with organic ketchup, side of babybell cheese, blueberries, and grapes.
  1. Penne Mac ‘n Cheese: Annie’s Homegrown Four Cheese Penne mac ‘n cheese with a side of hot dogs and peas and carrots.
  1. Dr. Praeger’s Broccoli littles: Broccoli littles potato cakes from Dr. Praeger’s brand. These are especially great for Baby-Led Weaning of one of your baby’s first solid foods. Side of whole milk string cheese and strawberries.
  1. Fruit & Veggie Snack Tray: snack tray with turkey deli meat, string cheese, pears, chopped pecans, avocado, shredded cheddar cheese, raspberries, peas and carrots, and pretzel sticks.
  1. Meat & Cheese snack tray: a snack tray with turkey deli meat, dates, laughing cow cheese, pepitas, avocado, red pear, string cheese, and peas. For more ideas for snack trays check out this related post: 50 Toddler Snack Tray Ideas: 50 Toddler Snack Tray Ideas

Easy 2 Year Old Dinner Ideas

  1. Meatballs: most toddler’s don’t like tough meat, so ground meat or meatballs can be a great way to add more meat into their diet! Here we had meatballs, sweet potato fries, broccoli, carrots, and red peppers.
  1. Pesto Linguini: Linguini pasta with pesto sauce and veggies. Side of whole milk string cheese and mandarin orange.
  1. Breakfast Taco: corn tortilla with scrambled eggs and sour cream. Side of avocado and tomatoes.
  1. Broccoli & Cheese Quesadilla: I always like to add extra veggies to quesadillas and the boys don’t seem to mind! Here we had broccoli and cheese quesadilla with a side of sour cream. Side of avocado and grapes.
  1. Pizza: everything in moderation! Pizza is one of my toddler’s favorite foods so we do have it once in a while! Here we had pizza with a side of ranch for dipping and salad.
  1. Beans & Rice: dinner doesn’t have to be difficult! One of our favorites is black beans & jasmine rice with cheese. Side of tomato and sour cream.
  1. Korean Bulgogi Beef: Ground beef cooked with sweet Korean bulgogi sauce. Served as a deconstructed bowl with jasmine rice, carrots, and broccoli.
  1. Carnitas Tacos: carnitas beef made in the crock pot, served deconstructed with avocado tortillas and shredded cheese.
  1. Ravioli: spinach and ricotta raviolis with a side of baked chicken, broccoli, and corn.
  1. Baked Chicken & Gravy: chicken baked in the oven until tender topped with gravy, cauliflower rice, and mixed veggies (cauliflower, broccoli, and carrots).
  1. Sheet Pan Chicken Sausage: an easy one pan meal with chicken sausage, sweet potato, and broccoli.
  1. Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup: a family favorite can be great for toddlers too! Tomato sauce and grilled cheese for dipping.

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75 Toddler Meals (Healthy + Easy Recipes)

by Michele Olivier on July 7, 2021 (updated Dec 9, 2022)

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This Master List of 75 Toddler Meals is full of healthy and easy breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner recipes for your little one! Most of these recipes can be made in 5-30 minutes, are freezer-friendly and have allergy modifications. Great for toddlers 1-3 years old!

Medically reviewed by Jamie Johnson, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), and Lauren Braaten, Pediatric Occupational Therapist (OT).

Healthy Toddler Meal Ideas

Feeling stressed 😰 about what to serve your toddler? Are you short on time ⏰ and not sure what your toddler might actually eat? Do you need some fresh ideas 💡 for new recipes?

Then this is the right place for you!

I’ve compiled over 75 meals that are completely toddler-approved!

That’s right – I’ve tested them for you, so you won’t have to! Over the years, I’ve tested out hundreds of recipes on my daughters when they were toddlers and preschoolers, and these 75 recipes were clearly the winners 🥇 because they still love eating them to this day!

I’m not sure it’s okay to call your kids 👭 your test subjects… but we are just going to go with it! 👍

Feeding toddlers can be tricky! But, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered! Here you will find real-life toddler meal ideas, over 100 toddler snack ideas, great hidden-veggie recipes, 50 cooking with toddler recipes and so much more!

Featured Toddler Recipe Video

Need some toddler recipe ideas? Check out these videos to see just how easy they can be!

Tips for Making Easy Toddler Recipes
  • Freezer-Friendly: a great way to make feeding your toddler super easy is always to have a stash of toddler-approved meals in the freezer. If there are any leftovers, I will place them in the freezer for a later meal. This works great for muffins, waffles, meatballs, chicken nuggets, etc. Basically, anything you can find in the grocery store’s frozen section can be frozen with your own homemade recipes. You can also make a double batch of your kiddo’s favorite recipes so you can have a backup plan when life gets crazy (or toddler gets demanding;).
  • Make Once – Serve Again: if you are making a bigger or more time-consuming meal (anything over 30 minutes for dinner), it’s a great idea to save the leftovers and use those in another toddler meal. You can serve the same meal or use parts of the meal in another meal altogether – chicken can be added into cheese quesadillas, pasta can be served with a different sauce, soup can be served with different sides like grilled cheese or turkey sandwich or used as a sauce for pasta or rice.
  • Quick Toddler Meals: a key way to not lose your mind is to always have a list (and the ingredients) for a quick meal for toddlers. Print out or make a list of these easy breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas and keep them on hand for when life is super crazy and your toddler needed to eat 10 minutes ago.

Helpful Toddler Feeding Tools
  • plates
  • open cups
  • utensils
  • smoothie cups
  • booster seat
  • suction plate
  • lunch box
  • reusable pouches

Toddler Daily Nutritional Guidelines

According to the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, nutrients of concern for underconsumption in a child’s second year are vitamin D, calcium, fiber, and potassium, so make sure your toddler gets a variety of foods with these nutrients daily.  

Below are recommended daily intakes for toddlers of different ages. Still, it’s important to look at what your child eats throughout the whole week instead of focusing on each day since toddlers’ eating habits can be erratic and unpredictable. As long as you keep offering a variety of foods from all of the food groups, your child’s nutrition should balance out each week. 

Daily Recommended Intake for Toddlers 12-23 months

  • 700-1,000 calories a day split between 3 meals and 2 snacks
  • Half of the daily calories should be from healthy fats
  • 2/3 – 1 cup of vegetables daily
  • ½ – 1 cup of fruit daily
  • 1 ¾ – 3 ounces of grains daily
  • 1 2/3 – 2 cups of dairy daily
  • 2 ounces of protein daily

Daily Recommended Intake for Toddlers 2-4 years

  • 1,000-1,400 calories a day for girls and 1,000-1,600 calories for boys split between 3 meals and 1-2 snacks
  • Healthy fats should be reduced to about 30% of total daily calories
  • 1-2 cups of vegetables daily
  • 1- 1 ½ cups of fruit daily
  • 3 – 5 ounces of grains daily
  • 2 – 2 ½ cups of dairy daily
  • 2 – 5 ounces of protein daily

How to Build a Toddler Meal

A good method for building a well-balanced meal for 1-3-year-old toddlers is to include foods from a variety of food groups each day. You don’t have to have all food groups represented at every meal but make sure you offer a protein at all meals and snacks to help keep little bellies full. 

A typical toddler plate should be made up of:

  • half fruits and veggies
  • a quarter of grains
  • a quarter protein
  • serving of dairy

When serving dairy products, give whole milk products until age 2. Focus on whole fruits instead of fruit juice and aim to make half of grains whole grains for more fiber and other nutrients.

Offer foods multiple times, even if your toddler acts like he does not like it, because it can take up to 15 times of being presented with a food for a child to develop a taste for it. Try offering foods cooked in a variety of ways so your toddler can explore different tastes and textures. Even better, serve your child what you are eating (in age-appropriate sizes, of course) and eat meals together so you can model healthy eating behaviors for them.  

Sample Toddler Meal Plan

Below is a sample 5-day meal plan for toddlers. Feel free to use leftovers if you have them to add to the next meal. You can also add in sides of cut veggies and fruit that you have on-hand.


Breakfast: Blueberry Oatmeal with a cup of milk
Morning Snack: Whole Grain Cheese Crackers
Lunch: Turkey + Carrot Roll-Ups with a side of sliced strawberries and milk
Afternoon Snack: Healthy Spiced Apple Dip
Dinner: Chicken Parmesan Meatballs served with whole-wheat penne, side of asparagus, and a cup of milk



Breakfast: Avocado Egg Toast for Baby + Toddler with a cup of milk
Morning Snack: Healthy On-The-Go Granola Bars
Lunch: Mini Bagel Pizzas with Pepper “Sprinkles” with a side of cut cucumbers and pineapple, and a cup of milk
Afternoon Snack: Funfetti Energy Balls
Dinner: Taco Tuesday for Baby + Toddler with a side of oranges and milk


Breakfast: 3-Ingredient Banana Pancakes with milk
Morning Snack: Strawberry Applesauce with a cheese stick
Lunch: leftover Taco Tuesday for Baby + Toddler with a side of peaches and milk
Afternoon Snack: Chewy Mint Chocolate Granola Bars
Dinner: Crispy Salmon Bites with a side of green beans and milk


Breakfast: Peanut Butter Banana Yogurt Bark 
Morning Snack: Applesauce Mini Muffins
Lunch: Easy Tomato Soup with Cheesy Bread Dippers, side of blueberries and a cup of milk
Afternoon Snack: Funfetti Energy Balls
Dinner: Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Apple Slaw with a side of baked sweet potatoes and milk


Breakfast: Cottage Cheese + Fruit Bowl with a side of whole-wheat toast
Morning Snack: Healthy On-The-Go Granola Bars
Lunch: Kale + Spinach with Apple Quesadilla and milk
Afternoon Snack: Chewy Mint Chocolate Granola Bars
Dinner: Crispy Seasoned Fish with Pineapple & Avocado Chunks with a side of rice and milk

Top Rated Meals for Toddlers

3-Ingredient Banana Pancakes for Baby

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Made with only 3 simple ingredients – banana, egg and flour, yet these pancakes are fluffy, soft and perfect for baby, baby-led weaning and toddlers!

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Taco Tuesday for Baby

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Don’t forget about baby’s dinner on your favorite meal night of the week – Taco Tuesday! This flavorful meal is filled with your favorite taco flavors, only mini-sized for those little hands to be able to eat.

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Blueberry Avocado Mini Muffins

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These Blueberry Avocado Mini Muffins are loaded with fruit, healthy fats, and whole grains. Their mini size makes them perfect for small baby and toddler hands, and they are great for baby-led weaning. Yum!

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Mini Bagel Pizzas with Pepper “Sprinkles”

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These easy-peasy pizzas come with a fun surprise – pepper “sprinkles”. Toddlers will love adding these bright and colorful veggie sprinkles onto their lunch pizzas.

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Hidden-Veggie Carrot & Orange Popsicles

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These naturally sweetened frozen treats are a fun and tasty way to serve a fruit and veggie to your toddler. Great for snack time or dessert.

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Chicken Parmesan Meatballs for the Whole Family

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These Chicken Parmesan Meatballs are the perfect family dinner – easy to make and loved by all! This healthy dinner is great for all ages – baby to adults! Made in 30 minutes with only 5 simple ingredients!

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Easy Garlic Broccoli Pasta

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This Easy Garlic Broccoli Pasta is the perfect family dinner! Using one-pot, 5-ingredients and made in less than 20 minutes, what's not to love?

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Broccoli Egg Muffins

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Handheld and portable, these egg cups are great for baby and toddlers on-the-go. These savory cheddar cheese and broccoli breakfast cups can be served warm at the breakfast table or packed cold for a morning playdate or school lunch.

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Easy and quick to make, these whole wheat chocolate chip cookies are the perfect treat for the whole family. Ready to enjoy in 20 minutes and made with simple ingredients, these cookies are wonderfully chewy and crunchy.

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie

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If you have a picky one at home who refuses to eat their vegetables, this chocolate peanut butter smoothie is a great way to sneak them in! This kid approved smoothie is great for a quick and easy breakfast or snack and is nutrient dense.

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Toddler Breakfast

Made in 10-minutes or less
Bumkins Silicone Grip Plate

The perfect-sized toddler plate with a suction base. It comes in a selection of fun colors to make your toddler happy. Plus, it is dishwasher, freezer, microwave-safe!

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Toddler Lunch

Toddler Snacks

Great for On-The-Go Snacking
  1. Healthy Spiced Apple Dip for Toddlers + Kids
  2. Carrot Hummus with Toasted Paprika Pita Chips
  3. Healthy On-The-Go Granola Bars for Toddlers + Kids
  4. Whole Grain Cheese Crackers
  5. 14 On-The-Go Healthy Snacks for Kids + Toddlers
  6. Applesauce Mini Muffins
  7. Funfetti Energy Balls
  8. Chewy Mint Chocolate Granola Bars

Loaded with Fruits or Veggies (or both:)
  1. Hidden-Veggie Carrot & Orange Popsicles
  2. Peach Summer Fruit Salad with Mint + Honey Dressing
  3. Strawberry Applesauce
  4. Healthy Caramel Apple Nachos
  5. Mint + Lime Slushy
  6. 3 No-Cook Toddler Squeeze Pouch Recipes
  7. Warm Peach Chunks with Nutmeg (for Baby & Toddler)
  8. Peanut Butter Banana Baby + Toddler Melts
  9. Blackberry + Cucumber + Melon Toddler Finger Salad
  10. 8 5-Minute Applesauce Combos for Toddlers + Kids
  11. Rainbow Frozen Yogurt Bark
  12. Monster Frozen Yogurt Bark

Toddler Dinners

Made in 30-Minutes or less
  1. Easy Cheesy Garlic Broccoli Pasta (family favorite!)
  2. Mild Curry Chicken & Veggies for Toddler + Kids
  3. Easy Instant Pot Mac and Cheese (5 Fun Variations!)
  4. Favorite Salmon Pasta with Peas
  5. Sweet Potato Mac & Cheese
  6. Easy Pizza Pinwheels (with hidden veggies)
  7. Family-Favorite Pumpkin Pasta
  8. Family-Favorite Sheet Pan Shrimp Tacos
  9. Chicken Parmesan Meatballs (family-favorite)
  10. Easy Broccoli Mac and Cheese
  11. Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce (Great for Picky Eaters!)
  12. Healthy Chicken Nuggets with Green Bean “Fries”
  13. Crispy Seasoned Fish with Pineapple & Avocado Chunks for Toddler + Kids
  14. Crispy Salmon Bites for Baby + Toddler
  15. Kid-Approved Summer Veggie Pizza
  16. Mini Chicken + Carrot Meatballs for Baby
  17. Easy Cauliflower Tots
  18. Fiesta Bowl for Toddlers
  19. Carrot Pasta for Baby + Toddler
  20. Crispy Chicken Strips 
  21. Black Bean Tostadas with Strawberry Salsa

Make Once – Serve for Mulitple Meals
  1. Kid-Friendly Pumpkin Risotto
  2. Easy Salsa Chicken Tacos (family favorite!)
  3. Instant Pot BBQ Chicken (toddler, kid + adult approved)
  4. Mexican Sweet Potato Boats for Baby + Toddler
  5. Veggie-Loaded Tomato Sauce for Toddlers + Kids (Great for Picky Eaters!)
  6. Chicken Chili Verde
  7. Butternut Squash ‘Mac and Cheese’ for Toddler
  8. Toddler Tofu Sticks + Peanut Dipping Sauce
  9. Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Apple Slaw

Toddler Desserts
  1. Easy Chocolate Fondue for Toddlers + Kids (Dairy-Free)
  2. Monster Frozen Yogurt Bark
  3. Peanut Butter Banana Yogurt Bark (toddler + kid fav!)
  4. Healthy Yogurt Parfait Popsicles for Toddler + Kids
  5. Rainbow Popsicles for Toddler + Kids
  6. Blueberry Oatmeal Cookies
  7. Toddler’s Favorite Banana Pudding – Gluten and Corn Starch Free
  8. Kids Chocolate Stirring Spoons (Allergy-Friendly)
  9. Strawberry Lemonade Slushies for Toddlers + Kids
  10. Green Tropical Smoothie Popsicles
  11. Hidden-Veggie Carrot & Orange Popsicles (Baby + Toddler)
  12. Healthy Funfetti Popsicles for Kids + Toddlers
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk – regular, almond, coconut, hemp, etc
  • 1/2 cup broccoli chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste optional
  • Heat Oven: Turn on oven and pre-heat to 375 degrees. Line 8 muffin tins with silicone muffin molds or generously spray to prevent sticking.

  • Whisk: In a medium bowl, whisk the eggs and milk together.

  • Mix: Add in the broccoli, cheese, salt and pepper and stir until combined.

  • Fill Mufifn Molds: Pour the egg mixture into the muffin tins until 3/4 the way full.

  • Bake: Place the muffin pan in the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until eggs have set and the cheese is golden brown

Age: 6+ months

Storage: in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Reheat Frozen: to reheat the frozen egg cups, simply place on a microwave-safe plate and microwave in 30-second intervals until warm.

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2 year old child's menu with recipes

Menu author: Natalia Dik — pediatrician. She graduated from the Chelyabinsk Medical Academy, clinical internship and residency, specialty pediatrics. She has worked in her specialty since 2007, since 2005-2008 she has been the head of the Allergy Department of the City Clinical Hospital No. 1 of Chelyabinsk, since 2008 she has been a specialist in clinical trials of drugs. She enjoys cooking and practices the Menu of the Week system in her daily life. nine0011

By the age of two, most babies are able to eat many foods and dishes on their own, there is no need to grind food in a blender or knead with a fork. Rejoicing at such changes, some parents want to give the baby to try more new dishes. Some, on the contrary, are afraid to introduce something new, and they are in no hurry to transfer it to the general table. There is some common sense in both approaches. Although the digestive system of a two-year-old baby is already much more mature compared to a one-year-old, nevertheless, it is not yet strong enough. Therefore transition to adult food should be gradual .

The sample menu for week below is suitable not only for feeding a two-year-old child, but also for the whole family.

Do not worry if one of the days the child has not eaten all the dishes you have prepared. Our ideas about how much a two-year-old baby should eat often differ from reality in the direction of overestimation. In addition, children may have their own characteristics and preferences. Everything new is best offered in small portions. Often, babies carefully try unfamiliar or otherwise prepared foods, but if they are offered the same dish next time, they can eat it with pleasure. nine0017


Breakfast: Porridge made of oatmeal with caramel apples
Lunch: Pumpkin soup with chicken+salad “Sunny”
SUPPLE: Smoothies with shepherd
Dinner: Stewed vegetables with freaksheels

Pediatrician's comment:

As with all ages, it is very important to diversify the diet of children, including different types of foods . At the same time, vegetables (fresh and cooked), fruits, cereals, milk and dairy products, vegetable and butter should be on the children's menu daily.

Recommended norm of milk and dairy products - up to 600 ml (of which at least 200 ml are fermented milk products), vegetables 300-400g (of which potatoes - no more than 150g), fruits - 130g, meat (red or poultry) - up to 90g per day , bread - up to 90g (of which black - no more than 30g).

It is advisable to eat fish 2-3 times a week (weekly norm 175g), eggs - no more than 3 times a week. nine0011


Breakfast: Kindergarten-style scrambled eggs
Lunch: Borsch-mashed potatoes + Potato casserole with vegetables
Snack: Baked apples with cottage cheese

Stewed vegetables

Pediatrician's comment:

Make sure your child drinks enough liquids. The norm is 35 ml/kg of water per day ie with a weight of 12 kg your baby should drink 420 ml. It is desirable that it be clean water. If the child refuses it, you can try to give unsweetened compote, herbal tea, but not store-bought juices.


Breakfast: Millet porridge with pumpkin in a slow cooker
Lunch: Borscht puree + White cabbage salad with apple
Afternoon snack: Banana smoothie with cookies and nuts
Dinner: Buckwheat porridge + Braised liver

Pediatrician's comment:

In the diet of two-year-old children, there should be no such things as fast food (in addition to hamburgers and french fries, these are various chips and store-bought crackers), smoked meats, semi-finished products (sausages, sausages), canned and pickled foods, mushrooms and seafood. nine0011


Breakfast: Cottage cheese casserole with apples
Lunch: Soup with fish meatballs + Carrots and dried apricots
SUPPLE: yogurt+milk cake
Boutiker porridge+carcass liver

Pediatrician's comment:

Of course, it is best to prepare baby food from natural products. If, nevertheless, there is a need to purchase finished products (yogurts, curds, etc.) - be sure to read the information about the composition of on the labels, since at present, even in products intended for baby food, you can often find various flavors, thickeners and preservatives.

Manufacturers use many tricks to confuse customers (for example, they write "No preservatives" even if the composition contains citric acid, a powerful preservative).


breakfast: Sweet pilaf with dried fruits and nuts
lunch: Soup with fish meatballs + Salad “Vitamin”
SUPPORT: yogurt+milk cake
Dinner: Potato cutlets with turkey and raw

Pediatrician's comment:

At the age of two, it is already allowed to introduce a small amount of fried , however, try not to abuse this cooking method, preferring boiling, stewing or baking to it. nine0011


Breakfast: Cottage cheese casserole with pumpkin in a slow cooker
Lunch: Ratatui soup in a multicooker+beetroot salad with prunes and feta
Polteria: Kisel from cherries
Dinner: Potato cutlets with turkey and raw

Pediatrician's comment:

The diet of children at the age of two remains 5 times a day: three main meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and two intermediate ones. If the break between the main meals is short, then in between it is enough to give an unsweetened fruit (apple, pear) or a vegetable salad (for example, apple + carrot). If the break is long, you can offer the baby a fermented milk product (yogurt, cottage cheese) with bread or cookies.


Breakfast: Pancakes with carrots
Lunch: Ratatouille soup in a slow cooker + Beetroot salad with prunes and feta
Afternoon snack: Cherry jelly
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Pediatrician's comment:

Some experts do not recommend introducing sugar and confectionery into the diet until the age of three , or even for life. If you are already giving your child sweets, remember that the daily intake of sugar for a two-year-old child is up to 50g per day, and the less, the better. nine0059 Chocolate and chocolates should be avoided as they stimulate the nervous system of children, often cause allergies and can cause constipation.

Health to you and your children!

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From 1 to 3 years old

A balanced diet is the key to the health of a baby aged 1 to 3 years. At this age, the menu should be varied, and recipes for a one-year-old child, a 1.5-year-old child and 2-year-old children should include foods such as poultry, eggs, fish, cottage cheese, bread, fruits, and vegetables. Based on all the above products in this section, recipes for a delicious and complete children's menu are proposed. Clear step-by-step instructions and colorful photos in each of the recipes for kids will give you the opportunity to realize many ideas, diversifying baby food with high-quality, beautiful and mouth-watering food. Let your little one take every meal as a fun adventure filled with magical flavors. nine0017

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