what does your 20 month old eat? Ideas to feed a 20 month old.

Crystal - posted on 02/07/2010 ( 6 moms have responded )

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Just trying to get some new ideas on what to feed my son. hes a few weeks shy of 20 months and eats pretty good. but i feel bad feeding him the same things over and over again. So i would like to know what you make for food. Lunch and dinner would be best thanks

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Chris - posted on 02/07/2010

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My son (22 mos) loves grilled cheese for lunch. I cut them into little sticks so he can eat them easily. He also loves pasta- we buy pesto, alfredo and tomato sauces from trader joe's, add a meat and a veggie to the noodles and sauce and he digs in. I cook up like a pound of ground turkey or beef, then freeze it in small portions. I also buy frozen mixed veggies so I can cook just a little at a time. Mashed sweet potatoes are another favorite. I'm trying to just feed him whatever we're eating, except for spicy dishes.

T_cjones108 - posted on 02/07/2010

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my boy loves pasta! he also loves salad! i do a bunch of different kids of salad eg: freash spinach leaves 1 hard boiled egg and a creamy dressing! i also scrub some potatoes cut into 4's then cut into small cubes mix some oil, salt peper and garlic toss the place on a cookie sheet and back for about 400 for 35min turning half way! also take a yam or sweet potatoes scub then cut the whole yam in ti 1.5 inch slice's andplace in a lightly greased dish drizzle with some oil (i use EVO) sprinkle a little brown sugar and bake for 30 min at 400!

April - posted on 02/09/2010

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we incorporate fruit into most of our sons lunches (hes 18 months). maybe some cottage cheese (we use these as snacks and part of the meal if need be). FRUIT, whole wheat toast with a little cream cheese? i dunno, we're struggling a little the older he gets.. he use to eat everything. now he loves meat, bread and fruit

Patricia - posted on 02/08/2010

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my boy loves rice so I always make extra so i can make fried rice the next day and i add chopped cooked chicken and peas and carrots and some sorta spice powder like curry or chicken stock.

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Lacey - posted on 07/25/2013

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Breakfast-
-Oatmeal (oatmeal, water, banana, cinnimon, ginger blueberries and vanilla or honey, chia seeds)
-Pancakes (blueberry, banana or chocolate chip)
-smoothie (banana, berries, spinach/kale,greek yogurt,a beet and chia seeds)
-Egg, 1/2 whole wheat toast and freshly squeezed orange juice (1 to 2 oranges)
-french toast sticks with apple sauce (homemade)

Snacks-
-pear
-strawberry and babybell cheese
-larabar (peanutbutter, cashews and dates in a blender)
-1/4 banana
-cantaloupe
-homemade nutella on graham cracker and fruit
-cracker and cheese
-popcorn with cinnamon
-noodles with basil pesto

Lunch
-soup (tomato;onion,garlic,butter, flour, veggie stock, 6 tomatoes, thyme and basil)
-pita bread, hummus, tatziki
-noodles with basil pesto and/or homemade tomato sauce
-chili and homemade buns


Supper
-quinoa (with cooked onion, cauliflower, carrots and broccoli, chicken)
-mac n cheese (whole wheat noodles, grated cheese,egg and sometimes basil pesto)
-Bake cauliflower with parmesan and baked chicken and peas
-meatballs with pasta and homemade tomato sauce
-asian PB spaghetti squash

Desert:
-black bean brownies
-banana blueberry or pumpkin muffins

Amy - posted on 02/08/2010

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When my kids were that age they loved scrambled eggs, homemade french toast sticks, cottage cheese, grilled chicken cubes or sticks, grilled cheese, steamed carrots, tuna casserole was always good.

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