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So, what did your 3 year old eat today?

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Wearegoingtobedlehem Sun 07-Jul-13 22:38:04

Just wondering what your 3yo little ones ate today.

Looking for a bit of inspiration before I do the food shop tomorrow wink

ThePskettiIncident Sun 07-Jul-13 22:42:30

My Ds is 2.5.

He ate strawberries and blueberries with toast for breakfast.
Lunch was hummous and ryvitas wit cheese cubes and then some grapes and blueberries. (They are his current fad).

He had an ice cream at the beach and a biscuit late afternoon.

Tea was pasta with an olive and tomato sauce.

He likes picnic food when it's hot and isn't eating as much as normal (portion sizes)

UnicornsPooGlitter Sun 07-Jul-13 22:45:07

Too many Weetabix
A nut butter wrap
Half an apple
A banana
A couple of pieces of pasta from my lovely homemade mushroom carbonara
A piece of porridge bread
No bloody vegetables

UnicornsPooGlitter Sun 07-Jul-13 22:45:44

Oh, and lots of milk

ThePskettiIncident Sun 07-Jul-13 22:46:45

What is porridge bread?

UnicornsPooGlitter Sun 07-Jul-13 22:52:00

It's a recipe that came with my bread maker - it's probably a bit closer to cake in reality though, it has porridge oats, eggs, and syrup in it.

I'm having a wobble about DS's diet at the moment, he's really reduced what he actually likes. Cheese mostly grin. Then houmous.

sometimessunshine Sun 07-Jul-13 22:53:22

2.5 year old ate;

Porridge with mashed banana

Strawberries and Blueberries
2 Cheese Straws

Cheese, cucumber, sugar snap peas and scrambled egg

Grapes and 2 choc fingers

Garlic chicken, potato salad, tomatoes, lettuce, cucumber, peppers
Yoghurt with puréed apricot

Plus milk and water to drink

Wearegoingtobedlehem Sun 07-Jul-13 22:57:07

Thank you for the ideas so far smile

ArbitraryUsername Sun 07-Jul-13 22:57:57

Not sure this will be inspiring...

Cheerios (or, more accurately, the own brand version of) and milk for breakfast.

Lunch: cheese sandwich, apple, crisps, biscuit, carton of orange juice (a lunch bag from a national trust property)

vanilla ice cream as an afternoon snack in the sunshine.

Dinner: bacon and butternut squash risotto.

mellicauli Sun 07-Jul-13 23:06:51

BREAKFAST: weetabix with raisins, a banana, toast with strawberry jam, yogurt, more raisins and dried apricot

SNACK: Strawberries

LUNCH: Babybel, carrot sticks, Watermelon

SNACK: 1/2 a fairy cake , little pack of skittles

SUPPER: Roast chicken, potatoes, carrots, peas and gravy
Meringue with fruit salad and ice cream

MousyMouse Sun 07-Jul-13 23:09:14

rice pudding and berries for breakfast.
ice cream for lunch.
more berries.
bread & nutella in the afternoon.
more berries
pasta and scrambled eggs for dinner.

notanyanymore Sun 07-Jul-13 23:16:30

Donut toast
Roast lamb dinner (only ate the broccoli)
Poached peaches and mascapone cream
Strawberries and cream
Ice cream

VegPatchLurker Sun 07-Jul-13 23:16:36

3 yr old DTs ate
Apricot wheats with milk


Homemade pesto, pancetta and olive pizza, slices of pepper, tomatoes.
Chocolate trifle and strawberries

Rocket fruit juice ice lollies

Lamb kebabs with tomato pasta
(They may also have had some crisps.....)

AmericasTorturedBrow Thu 11-Jul-13 07:59:28

Cheerios and milk
Trail mix
Sausages, peas and scrambled eggs
Round squash stuffed with fish, jake and leeks
HM banana cake

Wearegoingtobedlehem Sun 28-Jul-13 21:35:29

A shameless bump in the hope of more answers wink

2tired2bewitty Sun 28-Jul-13 21:43:21

Coco pops

Cheese, fish fingers, chips, cherry tomatoes, chocolate brownie and ice cream (in La Tasca)

Pasta and pesto with more cherry tomatoes

Not quite sure what happened to fruit today hmm

Sirzy Sun 28-Jul-13 21:45:38

One slice of wholemeal toast and an apple

Tuna sandwich, bowl of salad and packet of squares


2 sausage, jacket potato and salad (BBQ)

notnowbernard Sun 28-Jul-13 21:49:47

Crackers with cheese and hummus and carrot sticks
Cereal bar
2 plums
Digestive biscuit
Roast chicken, potatoes and cherry tomatoes
Haribo sweets (mini pack)

Judybluey Sun 28-Jul-13 22:03:35

Strawberries banana and milk whiz zed up into smoothie

Cheeky KFC

Pasta homemade tomato and basil sauce

2 bananas

Judybluey Sun 28-Jul-13 22:06:41

DD is 3 by the way x

LadyMacbethWasMisunderstood Mon 29-Jul-13 17:36:37

DS is 2.

He had a boiled egg and toast for breakfast.

A banana mid morning with about 200 ml milk.

A roast chicken leg a bread roll and some cucumber for lunch. Followed by grapes.

An ice cream and some chocolate buttons and an apple with more milk this afternoon.

And he will have a bit of spaghetti carbonara for tea.

He eats less as the day goes on and quite small portions but isnt fussy. Except he hates hates hates cheese.

Cherrypie32 Wed 31-Jul-13 21:08:28

Pear, yoghurt, porridge at my neighbours (while I had my nails done).
Fish fingers, chips & sweet corn at soft play.
Smarties ice cream.
Ham sandwich, small sausage roll, cucumber pieces another yoghurt.
Milk before bed.

bulletwithbutterflywings Wed 31-Jul-13 21:15:19

Bowl of shreddies, small fromage frais
Small box of raisins, goodies bar
Cheese and pickle wrap, fromage frais tube, bite of battenberg.
Bread sticks
Pasta and pesto, rice pudding pot.
Usually he eats lots of fruit and some veggies - not sure what went wrong today!

PatTheHammer Wed 31-Jul-13 21:17:27

DS is 4 but he ate:

Brioche, rice crispies and a plum for breakfast.
Grapes for a snack.
Blueberries, choc spread bagel, crisps, baby bel, yoghurt and some raspberries at picnic lunch.
Haribo and some raisins at the cinema in afternoon.
Pepperoni pizza with a large salad for tea.

Not the most nutritious day, bit snacky because of cinema and picnic. He also eats a tonne of fruit everyday, which I used to worry about it giving him the trots all the time but his digestive system seems immune!

littlemefi Wed 31-Jul-13 21:23:43

Dd nearly 4 has had:-
Cheerios with semi skimmed milk, some melon chunks and a beaker of milk.
Lunch was hummus, breadsticks, an apple, cereal bar, and some grapes.
She had a carton of juice and some sweets late afternoon, then for tea, chicken pie, oven chips, carrots and sweetcorn and a glass of milk.

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