any suggestion recipe for a healthy toddler snack that she can enjoy???

Gretch - posted on 06/16/2009 ( 11 moms have responded )

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i want to give a healthy snack to my toddler, can any one please send me a recipe of a fun healthy snack?? so that my 1yr.old baby girl could enjoy eating it!! thanks..

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Bonnie - posted on 06/20/2009

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edamame beans are awesome! fun,delicious, and sooo good for you! just think about soy allergies first! or make your own granola also delicious! and mostly healthy! =D

Susan - posted on 06/18/2009

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i baked whole wheat toast (sprouted grain bread) at 350 degrees about 20 minutes and cut into slices. my daughter loved them (great for knawing and help with teething)

Nuralissa - posted on 06/18/2009

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u can bake banana cake too.. ma son loves it soo much..!
Ingredients :
100 gm self raising flour
75 gm butter
75 gm castor sugar
2 small eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 banana ( you can add 2 pcs if it's too small ) - mashed it.

Methods :
Whipped butter n castor sugar together in electric mixer till fluffy.
add in both eggs,one at a time.
fold in the flour using a spoon.
add in vanilla extract.
lastly pour in mashed banana.
pour it in a small cake tin and bake at 180 degree celsius for 20-30 mins.

hope this will help..! it's definitely a healthier choice as it's not too sweet for a child.

Gretch - posted on 06/18/2009

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thanks nicole & allison for giving me a nice idea regarding a healthy snacks!! i love it!! i hope my little gurl loves it!! muahh godbless

Nicole - posted on 06/18/2009

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I saw this in a news letter I get. My daugher loves it. Take a plastic ice cube tray and put different snacks in each section. I do a couple blue berries. strawberries, some cereal, cheese, crackers & edemame. She loves trying a littel out of each section.

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Try cottage cheese mixed with crushed fruit. I did this with strawberries and my 1yr old loved it. (try blueberries or peaches) I have a mini chopper so I just tossed it all in and whipped it for a bit until mixed. Try some spices too. . nutmeg or cinammon? Also, shredded cheese is quick, healthy and she can eat on her own. Have also done string cheese but I cut it half, lengthwise and then slice it into bite size pieces. Little 4oz yogurts are good too.

Gretch - posted on 06/17/2009

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tnx brandi.. i all ready try the mac& cheese but now im goin to try to put frozen veggies... for a change.. tnx a lot!! god bless!!!

Gretch - posted on 06/17/2009

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thanks jianette crook.. im goin to try it.. i hope my daughter love's it.. god bless to you and your family!!

Brandi - posted on 06/17/2009

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Mac & cheese was a favorite for our family, so I'd add peas or carrots to that. It was easy to keep frozen veggies on hand. That's not really a snack though....Frozen or chilled grapes are yummy ;p Depending on her ability a sandwich made with graham cracker 'bread' peanut butter and sliced strawberries for filling. There are so many options if strawberries get old.

Jianette - posted on 06/16/2009

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I highly reccomend getting the book The Sneaky Chef by Missy chase Lapine. Its got so many ways to trick your toddler into eating healthy stuff without them knowing it. Since its summertime, here is a teasty, healthy way of giving her a popsicle.



Frozen Strawberry applesauce:

1 cup apple sauce

1/2 cup strawberry juice (2 1/2 cups fresh or frozen strawberries, 2 cups water, 1 cup sugar) Bring water berries, and sugar to boil in a medium pot, simmer on low 10 minutes, mashng berries occasionally. Strain the juice from the pulp.



In mixing bowl, combine juice with applesauce, pour into posicle containers and freeze until firm.



You can store the strawberry juice up to 3 days in the refridgerator. Hope this helps!!

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