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How much do you give your pre-schooler for lunch

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MogandMe Sat 06-Aug-11 11:56:54

Just wondering how much other toddlers have for lunch.

If we have something on toast DC 3 will have 1 piece of toast and the topping, yesterday he had a home made pitta pizza and veg sticks, but when it comes to a ploughmans lunch I always think it looks too much or not enough.

Today he has 2 squares of sandwich some nuts, a yoghurt and half a large banana. Is that enough?

mymumdom Sat 06-Aug-11 12:01:47

I feed mine until he stops eating. Sometimes he eats a grape, other days he has a fruit shoot, a round of sarnies and a cheese string.
I don't worry either way as I think at this age they react to their hunger well.

LoveBeingAtHomeOnMyOwn Sat 06-Aug-11 12:03:27

Some days loads others hardly anything. You need to look at the day as a whole.

Cies Sat 06-Aug-11 12:15:00

We generally eat a small plate of pasta or rice salad for lunch, as he eats more of that than sandwiches/toast. A good day is when he eats a portion of that, plus some fruit. But he's a grazer, so will often leave the fruit plus a yogurt for after his nap.

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