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
- Carrot Sticks, Cucumber Sticks, Pepper Sticks
- Fruit – Raspberries, Blueberries, Banana, Apple, Oranges etc
- Raisins 12m+
- Rice Cakes
- Bread sticks
- Cheese Chunks
- Organix fruit bars
- Kiddylicious wafers
- Fruity Puffs
- Savoury Muffins
BLW | Breakfast Ideas for Toddlers
- Porridge & Jam
BLW | Lunch Ideas for Toddlers
- Scrambled Egg on Toast
- Pasta and Peas
- Crackers and Cheese
- Wraps – Chicken / Ham & salad
- Sandwiches – Jam, Ham, Cheese etc
- Cheese Turnovers
- Salami Crackers
- Sausage Rolls
BLW | Meal Ideas for Toddlers
- Pasta & Peas
- Pizza Toast
- Cottage Pie with Carrots & Broccoli
- Sausage Casserole with Potato & Carrots
- Mashed Potato, Sausages & Broccoli
- Roast dinner and all the trimmings
- Chilli Con Carne
- Spaghetti Bolognese
- Sweet Potato Chips
- Jacket Potato & Beans
- Fish Fingers
- Fajita Wraps
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