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10 Healthy Toddler Meal & Snacks Ideas

Kale on the left side, glass in the middle with smoothie and toddler cup on the right with smoothie and straw.

10 Healthy Toddler Meal & Snacks Ideas

Today I’m sharing 10 Healthy Toddler Meals & Snack Ideas! All of these recipes are easy to make, dairy-free and gluten-free! A lot of women in our HGG community are mamas and I receive message often asking for toddler recipe ideas and today’s post and video includes TEN ideas! Also any cups, plates, spoons we use are listed on our website SHOP page here!

EASY GREEN PROTEIN SMOOTHIE

Easy Green Protein Smoothie
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Ingredients
  1. 2 leaves curly kale
  2. 1 cup frozen mango
  3. 1 cup milk of choice (Ripple is our favorite)
  4. 3 tablespoons almond butter
Instructions
  1. Wash & devein kale.
  2. Add all ingredients to a high speed blender and blend until creamy.
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Kale on the left side, glass in the middle with smoothie and toddler cup on the right with smoothie and straw.

SUPER SEED BLUEBERRY WAFFLES

Super Seed Blueberry Waffles
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup rolled oats
  2. 1 cup water
  3. 1/2 ripe banana
  4. 1 egg or vegan egg replacer
  5. 1 tablespoon olive oil
  6. 1 tablespoon ground flax seeds
  7. 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  8. 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
  9. Blueberries
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients into a blender except the blueberries and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour batter into waffle maker and top with blueberries.
  3. Serve as you like and top with almond butter (for Ella we cut into sticks).
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White plate with two waffle squares and blueberries.

BLUEBERRIES & PUMPKIN SEEDS

This simple snack is loaded with antioxidants, protein, fiber, healthy fats and zinc which supports immune health. I buy organic raw pumpkin seeds. When Ella was younger, I would squash the blueberries to make it easier for her to eat, but now that she has teeth, she is able to consume the blueberries just as they are. 

Pink Toddler plate filled with blueberries and pumpkin seeds.

YOGURT

We love the Kite Hill dairy-free, almond milk yogurt which contains 11 grams of protein, no added sugar and probiotics. We buy the unsweetened and unsweetened vanilla. Greek yogurt is easier for toddlers to eat because it is thicker and sticks on a spoon better. Mix in some cinnamon and add a side of blueberries! 

Grey toddler plate with kite hill yogurt, orange spoon sticking out, topped with cinnamon and blueberries on the side of the plate.

HUMMUS ROLL UPS

These are a big hit at our house! I take a tortilla, add hummus, cut into strips and roll into smaller bite size pieces. We like to use Siete tortillas, but any will work. Cedar’s is our current go to hummus. 

White plate with hummus tortilla roll ups.

PESTO PASTA

This pasta is made with legumes so it is high in protein and gluten-free! The pesto is dairy-free and full of nutrients. Get the recipe here! 

White toddler plate filled with pesto pasta and basil leaves around plate with white napkin on the right.

CHIA PUDDING

Toddler Chia Pudding
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup non-dairy milk
  2. 1/4 cup chia seeds
Instructions
  1. Stir ingredients together, cover and place in the fridge for at least 4 hours.
  2. Top with cinnamon and fruit mixed in or on the side.
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White toddler plate filled with chia pudding topped with chopped strawberries and orange spoon in bowl.

AVOCADO TOAST

Avocados are rich in Omega 3 fats which support brain and heart health as well as fiber! Start with a piece of bread lightly toasted and then mash a ripe avocado. Spread avocado on top of toast and then I like to cut into little sticks that Ella can easily grab and enjoy!

 White plate filled with avocado toast sticks. Halved avocado on side of plate and white napkin in top right corner.

TODDLER SPINACH MUFFINS 

These muffins are made with only a few simple ingredients and Ella eats them weekly! Get the recipes for these spinach muffins here! Baking pan with spinach muffins and two muffins in white paper in front of pan.

NOURISHING BREAKFAST OATMEAL

This oatmeal is packed with fiber, protein, potassium, Omega 3 fats and energizing carbohydrates! To note, serving large globs of nut butter is not recommend for children because it can be a choking hazard. I got a little carried away with the amount of nut butter I topped on this oatmeal when filming and taking a photo! We do include nut butter such as almond or peanut butter, just a smaller amount that we mix in! 

Nourishing Breakfast Oatmeal
Serves 1
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup rolled oats
  2. 1 cup water
  3. 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
  4. 1 tablespoon almond or peanut butter
  5. 1/2 cup ripe banana, sliced
  6. 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Add water and oats into a pot and cook on the stove top.
  2. Once oatmeal has finished, add your toppings and enjoy!
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White toddler plate filled with oatmeal, topped with cinnamon, hemp seeds and sliced bananas. Small bowls of cinnamon and hemp seeds on the left side and white napkin on the right.

 

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