Healthy Toddler Meal And Snack Ideas – Plus A Recipe

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Almost two years ago I made a big list of Quick-Fix Toddler Snack Ideas. Since then my son’s diet has changed because of both food allergies and tastes. So, I wanted to lay out more snack ideas along with some meal ideas and a yummy toddler breakfast recipe. Leave a comment letting me know what your child’s favorite meal or snack is!

My son is allergic to gluten, lactose, coconut, and tomato so these ideas are free of all of those.


Rice Cakes – Topped with a nut butter and some allergen-friendly chocolate chips. Also, my son really loves putting a slice of nitrate-free turkey and raw cheese on his rice cakes.

Happy Family Happy Tot Plus – My son could eat 5 of these a day. They are organic fruit and vegetable mixes that are great for tossing in my bag when we are on the go. I love that he is getting veggie servings without even knowing it.

Smoothies – I usually toss in frozen fruit, orange juice, bananas, and spinach (if I have it on hand). The bananas help to make it extra smooth. My son could drink one of these in place of a meal because it fills him up so much.


Pasta – With some raw cheese or goat cheese. We like to add in hot dogs, broccoli, or peas occasionally, but most times he prefers just a little bit of cheese with his rice pasta.

Homemade Sausage – I buy some ground pork, mix in some seasoning, and bake. This can also be eaten as a snack.

Quesadillas – I put raw cheese on gluten-free wraps and just quickly melt the cheese for him.

Toddler Breakfast Recipe

1/4 cup frozen fruit
1/4 cup water
1/4 cup Happy Family Happy Bellies Brown Rice Cereal
1/2 tablespoon almond slices (or chocolate chips, coconut shreds, granola, or something else crunchy)
Drizzle of honey

Making It:

  1. Defrost the fruit and keep the liquid that is left with it.
  2. Add water, then mix in the rice cereal.
  3. Top with almond slices (or other topping) and honey. Heat up if desired.

We really like Happy Family products. They use organic ingredients and are free of all things artificial. Their pouches, especially, have become a go-to snack for my son, which is something I don’t mind since I don’t have to worry about what might be going into his body.

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  1. Gabrielle says:

    Hi, I love the idea of using the brown rice cereal! Thanks!

    Also, I thought I was the only mom out there with tomato (all nightshades), gluten, dairy & soy allergies! Makes me feel better.

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