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What are some easy meal ideas for a toddler between 1 and 2?

besides mac and cheese, i have done that one, and oatmeal, i give him cereal and turkey and cheese on wheat sandwhiches. I need some breakfast lunch and dinner ideas. He hates eggs. not into baby food at all.

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:58 PM on May. 22, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • Mac and cheese and weiners. I cut them up to bit sized pieces. Also chicken nuggets, cheese quesadillas. Any food they can grab with their hands is fair game.

    Answer by mrssullivan at 12:03 AM on May. 23, 2009

  • I do waffles for breakfast for my 1 and 2 year olds, I do chicken nuggets or pizza rolls or salads(my kids love salads for some reason) for lunch and for dinner they have whatever I make for my DH and I to eat, so if I make sloppy joes then the kids eat the hamburger meat and a side salad. Also try jelly sandwhiches(kids love that stuff) I also do toast for breakfast, grilled chicken shredded up for dinner with some green beans. I do cereal without milk sometimes for breakfast, they love that. Keep trying new things, but things that will not drain your energy.

    Answer by VasquezFamily at 12:04 AM on May. 23, 2009

  • Pancakes, toast, yogart, ceral bar, orange juice , fruit,
    Pastina with a little butter, grill cheese, little ravoli, perdue baked cutlet
    ckicken, mash potatoe with spinach mixed in, meatball, (Usually what we eat) No Take out food well except pizza once in awhile

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:06 AM on May. 23, 2009

  • cup up mango, waffles, avocado (my baby's fav), tofu, black beans or baked beans & cornbread, (haha, we're southern/country vegetarians), potato soup, vegetable soup, cut up prunes, graham crackers, strawberries, banana, cooked apple cut up, canteloupe, buttered toast "sandwich" with cucumber, avocado, or tomato on top, spinach, yogurt, rice, baked potato, okra with ketchup, cooked cut up carrots, pureed carrots over pasta, muffins, whole wheat waffles, blueberries

    Answer by Senae at 12:40 AM on May. 23, 2009

  • cereal, crepes, fruit shish kabobs, loaded mashed potatoes (we put bbq meat, cheese, and stuff in them), spaghetti, corn dogs, chicken nuggets, peanut butter and banana sandwiches, grilled cheese, stuffed pita sandwiches (you can use any kind of meat, or jam), and quesadillas


    Answer by soccerchik8287 at 1:22 PM on May. 23, 2009

  • Breakfast: cereal, waffles, pancakes, french toast, yogurt, fruit (bananas are a fave), jelly toast. I usually make sure my son has a grain, a fruit, and a protein.
    Lunch: chicken nuggets, hot dogs, jelly bread, turkey or bologna sandwich, leftovers, fruit & veggies. I usually make sure he has a protein, fruit & veggie.
    Dinner: meatloaf, meatballs (either can be made with beef/pork or turkey), pasta with meat sauce, sloppy joes, burger, hot dogs, chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes/fries, veggies, fruit, I'm sure there are other things but I can't think of them at the moment. I usually make sure there is a fruit, veggie, protein and grain.

    If you need some easy recipes let me know.

    Answer by chrissmom734 at 12:08 AM on May. 25, 2009

  • I made sloppy joes for and put the meat on her plate and shredded up a piece of bread in it, mixed it all up. Pot roast in the crock pot is easy and healthy and can be chopped up or mashed, spaghetti was always a winner, another thing i like to make is chicken breast in my crock pot mixed with one can of milk and one can of cream of chicken with a half or full packet of onion soup mix. Comes out nice and tender, easy to pull apart in small pieces and then make some boiled carrots or steamed veggies to go with it. I love the crock pot because it makes things so much easier, less time in the kitchen, less dishes to deal with and the house smells wonderful. A mild chili was also a big hit. :) Good luck!

    Answer by MansfieldMomma at 8:34 PM on May. 25, 2009

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