Organic and healthy toddler finger foods can provide well balanced nutrition for toddlers and help them sense of independence at the mealtime. It is better to introduce your toddlers to a variety of fruits and vegetables as part of the finger foods. While they are young they could develop better food habits and eat healthier when grown up. In our toddler food categories you could find finger food recipes and ideas that contain grains, dairy, protein, fruit and veggies.
Whole wheat pasta, vermicelli or spaghetti, piece of whole wheat pita bread, whole wheat cheerios, soft cooked brown rice, cooked buckwheat
Cued avocado pieces, sliced apples, apricots, dates, seedless cut grapes, mangoes, papayas, peaches, pears and cut-up peeled stewed prunes.
Cubed cooked broccoli, carrots, butternut squash, asparagus, beets and cauliflower
Dairy and Protein Foods
Sliced or cubed pasteurized full fat cheese (Edam, Monterey Jack or Cheddar), cottage cheese, soft-cooked and cut dry beans, scrum bled eggs or an omelet, pieces of organic cooked tofu, mini meat or chicken balls, flaked cod filet fish or fish stripes
pieces of baked chicken / turkey / veal or chicken stripes, cooked lamb pieces, baked or steamed salmon flakes.
Chicken Meat Balls
100g organic minced chicken breast
100g organic finely chopped white potato
50g organic finely chopped sweet onion
1 egg yolk
Tiny bit of salt
1. Cut chicken into small pieces. Use processor to chop parsley and sweet onion, add chicken. Process it until creamy in texture. Add 1 egg yolk a bit salt. Mix it again.
2. Fill 3/4 of the pan with 500 ml of cold water, bring it to boil. Fill tea spoon with chicken mixture and slowly insert into boiling water. Meat will quickly separate from the spoon. Do it to the rest of the mixture. Let it cook over medium heat for 15 minutes or until chicken is well done.
* Avoid chocking hazard by using food processor or mashing it to make the mixture smoother depends on toddler's age.
Place baby food to refrigerator in airtight container for up to 3 days or freeze for 1 month.
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