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Suggestions for food of a similar size to a baked bean!

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TheCountessOlenska Sat 11-Jun-11 13:01:02

Dd (age 1) is going through a phase where she will only eat individual baked beans, peas, sweetcorn, blueberries, raisins. She refuses all spoon-feeding. I have tried cutting other food to the same size as a baked bean which sometimes works but more often not.

Is there any food I haven't though of which is along similar lines?

Adair Sat 11-Jun-11 13:03:22

chickpeas
kidney beans
basics mixed veg is all mini,might work

(good luck, my dd did this too! Is just a small phase... keep offering everything else alongside)

TheCountessOlenska Sat 11-Jun-11 13:13:52

Thanks adair! Have got tins of both those things. And basic mixed veg also worth a shot.

Glad to know it's a brief phase!

Cattleprod Sat 11-Jun-11 13:15:37

jelly beans or smarties grin

colditz Sat 11-Jun-11 13:23:49

Soup pasta
gnocchi

sprinkles77 Sat 11-Jun-11 13:28:13

in sainsbury's you can get tiny tiny pasta shells, about the size of a baked bean.

TheCountessOlenska Sat 11-Jun-11 13:59:38

Thanks all! Have seen the tiny pasta in boots. Gnocchi - v good idea.

Yes jelly beans/smarties would be perfect for madam!

MrsGubbins Sat 11-Jun-11 14:11:28

that's so cute! Is it a realisation that she's got great pincer grip? give her a challenge with a bowl of rice!!

BertieBotts Sat 11-Jun-11 14:14:10

Dry cereal (rice krispies etc - cheerios if you don't mind the sugar)

Halved grapes

tb Tue 14-Jun-11 12:29:46

Flageolet beans
Very small broad beans

Diff flavoured baked beans - curried, chilli etc etc ?

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