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Best way to serve an avocado to a toddler?

Do I just cut it open, scoop out the insides and squish it up? It's for my 16 month old.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:12 PM on Aug. 27, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • I would actually cut it into cubes and let him eat it as finger foods. It may get messy, but he may be more inclined to eat it if it something he can do. That's how my daughter eats them. She won't touch it if it is mashed unless she gets to hold the spoon.
    Mom1Stepmom1

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 1:15 PM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • depends on how firm it is my son loves avocados i use firmer avocados and cut it up into bite size pieces that he can pick up.
    yas_marie_87

    Answer by yas_marie_87 at 1:16 PM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • For a 16 month old, definitely chunks (they are fun to squish).
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:19 PM on Aug. 27, 2009

  • I used to roll mine in either crushed (into fine fine crumbs) graham cracker or corn flakes. just a thin layer of breading to keep them firmer and easier 2 eat
    hibbingmom

    Answer by hibbingmom at 5:36 PM on Aug. 27, 2009

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