Soft Roasted Chickpeas Recipe: A Salty-Sweet Kid Snack
If you start with dried beans in this salty-sweet snack, make sure to cook them until they are very tender. If making these for a kiddo under one, use maple syrup instead of honey or skip the sweetener all together.
25 Make-Ahead Toddler Dinners (the Whole Family will Love)
Make these easy toddler dinners ahead of time, store in the fridge or freezer, and serve up healthy, yummy meals on even the busiest nights. Bonus: Even the older kids and adults at the table will enjoy them!
Mini Applesauce Muffins (Whole Grain & Low Sugar)
We like these on their own, topped with nut or seed butter, or even with a smear of cream cheese. See what your littles like! (I updated the leavening in July 2019 to ensure a more consistent rounded shape to the top of the muffins.)
Easy Baked Apple Donuts (Healthy, Easy, Lower Sugar)
Made with minimal added sweeteners and fresh apple flavor, these baked donuts are a nutritious breakfast or snack to share.
Healthy Apple Bread Recipe (with Oatmeal & Fresh Apples) and Fresh Apple Goodness!
This bread is free from gluten and nuts, and has an alternative if your little doesn't do dairy. This bread is delicate when warm, so let it cool fully before you slice it with a serrated knife.
Zucchini Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips (Healthy, Easy, SO Good)
You can omit the shredded coconut and use additional oats as needed. To make this dairy-free, use nut butter or neutral liquid oil in place of the yogurt or butter.
Baked Banana French Toast Sticks | Yummy Toddler Food
Make a batch of these French Toast Sticks whenever you have time, store them in the freezer and warm them in seconds for quick weekday breakfasts!
Cinnamon Apple Oatmeal with Raisins: A Fast, Healthy Breakfast for Kids
You can double this recipe to make a larger batch to warm up and serve throughout the week.
Easy Cheese Crackers Recipe (Whole Grain, Low Salt)
Try to get them about 1/4-inch thick so they bake uniformly. If your milk, cheese, and butter are cold the dough should be easy to roll out between parchment paper. (If the dough seems too sticky, stick it into the fridge for 5-10 minutes.)
Healthy Sweet Potato Pancakes: Whole Grain & Kid-Friendly
I heat the oven to 200 F and keep the cooked pancakes warm on a baking sheet while I finish the batch, though you could also serve them as you go. (This recipe was updated 2.17.20 to ensure that the batter cooks through.)
Easy Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookie Recipe (Freezer-Friendly!)
These egg, dairy, and gluten-free cookies are perfect for breakfast, treats, or afternoon snacks for any mama. (And they are great to share with the kids too!)
Super Easy Crockpot Applesauce (For Kids, Babies, and Parents!)
With just a few basic ingredients and fresh apples, your crock pot can do the rest of the work of making applesauce!
Make-Ahead Egg Muffin Recipe with Bacon and Cheese
This Egg Muffin Recipe with Bacon and Cheese is a perfect brunch dish, especially when you have little ones underfoot. You can make the egg muffins ahead of time and simply reheat when ready to serve and they’ll taste like they’re fresh from the oven.
Easy Baked Parmesan Chicken Tenders Recipe
You can cut these small or leave them in longer strips depending on the chewing ability of your kids. Look for skinless, boneless chicken tenders in the refrigerated or frozen meat section of your grocery store. You can also make this recipe with chicken thighs.