How To Hide Veg in Your Toddlers Meals & BLW Meal Ideas

Are you struggling to get your toddler to eat their greens? Here are 5 sneaky ideas that I have for hiding vegetables in your toddlers meals:


  • Homemade Pizza is a brilliant way of hiding vegetables in your toddlers meals and they can even get involved themselves. Add vegetables to the toppings, for example: Mushrooms, Onions, Peppers etc
  • Include Snacks in your toddlers diet – Let your little ones explore with Carrot sticks, cucumber sticks, pepper sticks etc. You can also encourage them to dip it in hummus or a similar dip. Quite often we make homemade Potato Salad and Coleslaw and my little one loves it.
  • Potato & Carrot Waffles – Asda sell packets of mini potato & carrot waffles for just £1 in the freezer section. These taste so similar to the normal potato waffles that my little one doesn’t know the difference.
  • Vegetable fingers – These are just like fish fingers but are jam packed with healthy vegetables such as Sweetcorn, Carrot, Peas, Potato and Onions.
  • Hide Vegetables in Spag bol – Add mushrooms, Onions, Peas, Carrots & grated courgettes. You could also swap Chips for Sweet Potato chips which are just as nice.


Try and Include Vegetables in Every meal whether its a big variety or just a spoonful of peas. We have a set of children’s divider plates, they have 3 compartments. If we are having Potatoes, meat and veg for dinner I will put each food in the different compartments. In my opinion, this makes meal times a little bit more fun for toddlers.


BLW | Snacks For Toddlers

  1. Carrot Sticks, Cucumber Sticks, Pepper Sticks
  2. Fruit – Raspberries, Blueberries, Banana, Apple, Oranges etc
  3. Raisins 12m+
  4. Rice Cakes
  5. Bread sticks
  6. Cheese Chunks
  7. Smoothies
  8. Organix fruit bars
  9. Kiddylicious wafers
  10. Crackers
  11. Yogurts
  12. Fruity Puffs
  13. Savoury Muffins

 BLW | Breakfast Ideas for Toddlers

  1. Crumpets
  2. Toast
  3. Fruit
  4. Porridge & Jam
  5. Cereal


BLW | Lunch Ideas for Toddlers

  1. Noodles
  2. Scrambled Egg on Toast
  3. Pasta and Peas
  4. Crackers and Cheese
  5. Wraps – Chicken / Ham & salad
  6. Sandwiches – Jam, Ham, Cheese etc
  7. Cheese Turnovers
  8. Salami Crackers
  9. Sausage Rolls
  10. Pancakes

 BLW | Meal Ideas for Toddlers

  1. Pasta & Peas
  2. Pizza Toast
  3. Omelettes
  4. Cottage Pie with Carrots & Broccoli
  5. Sausage Casserole with Potato & Carrots
  6. Mashed Potato, Sausages & Broccoli
  7. Roast dinner and all the trimmings
  8. Chilli Con Carne
  9. Spaghetti Bolognese
  10. Sweet Potato Chips
  11. Jacket Potato & Beans
  12. Fish Fingers
  13. Fajita Wraps



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4 thoughts on “How To Hide Veg in Your Toddlers Meals & BLW Meal Ideas

  • I love reading these blogs it says you really are a brilliant mum, and you have motherhood well and truly worked out. If I was a first time mum with the advice from your logs I think I would cope with it. Yet again, Well done Zoe xx

  • Yes always much easier putting the veg in saucey type meals. We always make sure they have veg too try but don’t pressure. My son is now 5yo and enjoys a wide variety of veg and fruit X #blogstravaganza

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