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food for 15 month old

I am wondering what your toddler was eating at 15 months. We are half and half with real food and gerber food.

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:43 PM on Jan. 12, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • That sounds about right.

    Answer by justluvinmyson at 8:46 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • At 9 mos, we'd given up gerber food. She preferred the real thing. She had all her teeth so I just gave her bites of chicken, lots of broccoli cut up really small. Cheese, crackers, cheerios, peas, banana's, strawberries, hot dogs. Anything she wanted besides candy! She surprised me one night when she picked up an apple and ate the whole thing by herself! So after that point I just let her start taking bites!

    Answer by 07lilmama1108 at 8:47 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • my 15 month old eats everything from hot dogs to steak lol he is an eater and wouldnt eat the gerber veggies or fruit but will eat the mess out of veggies and fruits my husband and i do lol

    Answer by haydns_mommy at 8:49 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • Mine (16 months) has been off baby food (homemade and jarred) since about 7 months (lol) -- she's a second child; our first wasn't like that -- at 16 month old our older daughter still got almost all her veggies pureed. But my little one was eating a pickier version of what we ate. Some of the things that helped her get her veggies: spinach and cheese omelettes (started out without the spinach, added it in little by little -- now she'll eat one that looks practically solid green, as long as I include the cheddar); veggie lasagna (packed with veggies -- she'll eat them as long as they're cut up small enough -- won't do a whole zucchini wheel, but will do them diced); loves quesadillas made with cheese, refried beans and sometimes chicken; eats half an avocado a day; peas (from frozen, not canned)...

    Answer by EmilySusan at 8:50 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • Pretty much the same, but this was the age that I went more towards our own food,,,,, sounds like your on track MOM!

    Answer by kimigogo at 8:54 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • Mine were eating all table food at that point. Around 9 months old they didn't want anything to do with baby food, and the "toddler meals" weren't even an option. Nothing wrong with eating the same meals as you, as long as you chop/cut it up small enough.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:55 PM on Jan. 12, 2010

  • I couldn't get my kids to eat Gerber past a certain point, by 15 months they were on table food. I think 1/2 and 1/2 is about where they want you to be at that age, my boys just wouldn't do it.

    Answer by Daylex at 2:35 AM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • My son is 14 months and he eats what we eat. Occasionally he'll have a gerber graduates pasta pickups if we're eating late and they were on sale. He's been completely on table food since 8 months - I've just chopped it up really small. For breakfast usually cheerios and some type of fruit; for lunch he'll have 1/2 sandwich, yogurt, french toast, scrambled eggs, tomato and cuke salad, cheese cubes, cheese toast, omelettes, steamed carrots and/or potatoes, etc; for supper it's whatever we eat - last night it was lasagna and salad (he doesn't really like lettuce but will eat all the veggies out of salads)

    Answer by missanc at 7:41 AM on Jan. 13, 2010

  • We never used jarred food. By 15 months, she was eating all table food: hummus, eggs, tofu, fruit, vegetables, whole grain pasta, cooked beans, etc.

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:15 AM on Jan. 13, 2010

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