This is a guest post done by Jazzy’s Mama. Please see her bio at the bottom.
Are you feeling lost when it comes to feeding a toddler? In this toddler meal plan, I share what my toddler eats in a week for breakfast, lunch, and snacks. These healthy toddler meals are quick and easy to prepare.
Mix and match these foods to create a variety of meal combinations. For dinner, it is best to serve your toddler whatever the rest of the family is eating. There is no need to make a separate meal. Just cut their food into easy to eat pieces. A mini food processor works great to make dishes like spaghetti and fettuccini easier to eat. Offer a cup of milk or water with every meal.
Tips for Feeding A Toddler
Toddler Meal Plan
Breakfast: Cheesy scrambled eggs, veggie sausage pattie, and fresh blueberries.
Morning Snack: HappyTot super-smart multi-grain alphabet snacks.
Lunch: PB&J Sandwich, string cheese, and a tangerine.
Afternoon Snack: Once Upon a Farm Pouch.
Notes: HappyTot super-smart multi-grain alphabet snacks are organic. Made with cinnamon, sweet potato, and flaxseed. And provide 160mg Omega 3 (ALA).
Once Upon A Farm pouches contain organic fruits and veggies only. Cold-pressed to seal in nutrients. They can be found in the refrigerator section.
Breakfast: Off the Grid protein waffle, grapes, and yogurt pouch.
Morning Snack: Sliced cucumber. Great for teething!
Lunch: Kidfresh chicken meatballs and organic mac & cheese.
Afternoon Snack: Blueberries
Notes: These Kidfresh chicken meatballs also contain pureed veggies #momwin 😊
Breakfast: Peanut butter overnight oats and sliced banana.
Morning Snack: Once Upon a Farm pouch.
Lunch: Tuna melt on whole wheat bun. Sliced cucumber and freeze-dried strawberries.
Afternoon Snack: Tangerine
Notes: For the overnight oats combine ½ cup quick oats, ½ cup coconut milk, and 1 tbsp peanut butter. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Warm for 30 seconds in a microwave before serving. Pinterest has a ton of overnight oats recipes to try.
Mix one pouch light tuna with a small amount of mayo and shredded cheddar cheese. Warm in microwave 30 seconds to melt the cheese. Spread tuna mixture onto a bun and cut into bite-size pieces.
Breakfast: Tomato and spinach omelet with toast and freeze-dried raspberries.
Morning Snack: Yogurt pouch.
Lunch: Bean and cheese quesadilla with baby carrots.
Afternoon Snack: Multi-grain alphabet snacks.
Notes: You can find my tomato and spinach omelet recipe here.
For the quesadilla, spread refried beans onto half of a soft tortilla shell. Sprinkle with cheese and fold in half. Warm in a skillet about 2 minutes each side.
Boil baby carrots until soft and store in the fridge.
Breakfast: Fruit salad and peanut butter toast.
Morning Snack: Baby carrots.
Lunch: English muffin pizzas. Served with kidney beans and freeze-dried fruit.
Afternoon Snack: Once Upon A Farm pouch.
Notes: Cut English muffins in half. Spread a small amount of pizza sauce onto each half. Sprinkle with cheese and add any additional toppings you like. We often have mushrooms on ours. Bake at 350 degrees for 5-10 minutes to melt the cheese.
Final thoughts on this 5-Day Toddler Meal Plan
Don’t stress overfeeding your toddler. Offer foods like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and protein. Plus calcium-rich foods like cheese and yogurt. Your little one will get the nutrients they need to grow and develop. Always speak to your Pediatrician regarding any concerns you may have.
I hope your little one enjoys these meals and snacks as much as mine does!
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About the Author
Jazzy’s Mama is a stay at home Mama to an energetic one year. On her blog, you will find Motherhood tips and tricks. Recipes that are both delicious and easy to prepare. And lifestyle and travel posts.