Healthy Diet

15 finger meals for toddlers

Toddlers learn to be adventurous eaters and have plenty of opportunities to explore and experiment with food! Watch them learn and grow with these 15 healthy finger foods for toddlers.

Toddlers love to eat! Exploring new foods by picking them up, turning them over and trying them out is an important part of the learning process. We strive to serve toddlers food that:

Full of whole foodsSafe to chewVariable so that toddlers have many opportunities to enjoy new foods. Easy to prepare!

This list offers new options for you to try with your child so that they can safely absorb, taste, and explore nutrient-rich solid foods. Enjoy!

15 finger foods for toddlers

Cheesy Veggie Quinoa Cake

colorful quinoa and vegetable patties for toddlers

These whole grain cakes are full of vegetables and protein and make toddlers happy to prepare and eat!

Sweet and salty butter nut fries

A basket of butternut squash fries with a ketchup baking dish

Easy-to-hold pumpkin fries are super tender and naturally sweet with no added sugar.

Power packed fruit and vegetable muffins

many healthy mini muffins cool on a rack

Your toddler will love these baby-sized muffins with three different types of vegetables and two fruits!

Toddler-perfect chicken nuggets

Connect chicken nuggets in fun shapes

Cooked and ground chicken makes it easy for toddlers to chew these nuggets. Make them into any fun shape you like!

Cheesy broccoli bites

Stack of broccoli donuts on plates

Toddlers love these cheesy patties, which contain nutritious broccoli as the main ingredient!

Fruit-sweetened oatmeal cookies

Oatmeal cookies cool on a rack and plate

These whole grain biscuits are sweetened with mashed bananas and raisins and are nutritious enough to be served for breakfast!

Butternut Squash Souffle Bites

cute mini souffles with plastic foods

Super simple souffle bites use egg and vitamin-rich butternut squash to make a grain-free muffin that's tender and easy for toddlers to eat.

Green bean fries

roasted green beans in a paper cup

Did you know that you can make french fries out of green beans ?! These roasted beans covered with panko are a delight for toddlers to keep and taste.

Homemade goldfish crackers

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Our remake of this classic toddler feed uses whole grains and real cream cheese to make the most tasty home-made goldfish crackers.

Fruity nut and honey energy bites

Cheerio Energy Balls with pumpkin seeds on a plate

Serve these bites to toddlers who can handle some texture. Crunchy, child-friendly cheerios combine with pumpkin seeds and naturally sweet dried fruits for an energy boost for whole foods.

Breakfast egg bar

Broccoli egg bar is lifted out of the pan

Simple egg bars contain broccoli and cheese and can be cut into any size and shape for your toddler. Try long strips or mini bites!

Homemade wheat is getting thinner

Star-shaped whole grain crackers

Fresh whole grain crackers are easy to prepare and taste so fresh!

Sweet potato quesadillas

Quesadillas with black beans from sweet potatoes in one place

With Quesadillas, toddlers can practice picking up and eating sandwiches … without having to handle most of the actual sandwich. These quesadillas are filled with healthy ingredients like sweet potatoes and black beans.

Portable pancake bags

Finger food pancakes with fruit inside

Serve fruity pancakes without mess! These pancake bags have fresh fruit that is cooked inside for a hand treat.

Veggie snack nuggets

vegetarian nuggets for toddlers on a white plate

Veggie snack nuggets fill up, are fun, and are made with familiar vegetables that toddlers will likely accept.

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