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finger foods

what finger foods are good for a 7 month old. he has stopped wanting purees, he only wants things he can feed himself and chew. i try to feed him what we eat, but not every meal is ok for him. he looooves spaghetti. could i give him sgettios? or any chef boyardee canned things? he gets fruit for lunch, i'm just more concerned about dinner. any suggestions would be great, thanks.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:43 PM on Jun. 23, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I would try the gerber graduate microwave meals before i have him spaghetti-o's or chef boyardee. They make spaghetti-o type meals but they have better nutrition than the canned stuff.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:45 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

  • Seriously, those gerber graduates are too expensive for me. I'll buy a couple to have on hand for when we're in a crunch. I have fed my daughter spagheti o's on occasion and I think it's just fine.

    She also will eat bananas for breakfast or frozen waffles toasted and cut up. Sometimes even toast with applesauce on it. She'll eat anything pasta- especially pasta salad. (We've used pasta salad mixes at the store that are under $2 and it will feed both my husband and I and feed her for 2-3 meals) Green beans. Baked potato (you can bake in in the microwave- 2.5 minutes then poke holes in it and go for another 2.5 minutes.) She really likes Black beans too.

    I hope this helps, if I think of anything else I'll post it.
    julipickle2

    Answer by julipickle2 at 4:19 PM on Jun. 23, 2009

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