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Healthy snacks for toddlers please?

(11 Posts)
TrinaJ Tue 22-Mar-05 19:55:36

My dd refuses to eat fruit - except bananas, occasionally - in any shape or form!
Any ideas for cheap, easy, healthy snacks?

ja9 Tue 22-Mar-05 19:58:47

raisins, rice cakes, chunks of cheese, bread sticks, carrot sticks?

MunchedTooManyMarsLady Tue 22-Mar-05 20:00:34

does your daughter like smoothies? My friend's daughter won't eat fruit but will wolf down smoothies.

jamiesam Tue 22-Mar-05 20:07:33

Sorry to be an advertisers dream, but have you tried humzingers? (advertised all over MN at the moment?) I think we must have got one free in a bounty pack and it lolled at the back of the cupboard for ages as I assumed it was full of sugar. DH gave it to ds2 a few weeks ago and he LOVED it. Have since bought rather a lot of packets. Not cheap (£1.80 for 10 I think) but healthy, wrapped and easy to dispense! And look like sweets!

WideWebWitch Tue 22-Mar-05 20:16:24

Aren't Humzingers full of crap? (haven't checked though, might do in a minute) If my children are hungry between meals the choices are
apples
bananas
mango
melon
satsuma
yoghurt
toast and marmite/peanut butter (but depends on your views on peanut butter)
nuts (likewise and depend son age)
raisins/other dried fruit
sometimes I let ds have scrambled egg since he can make it himself, depending on when food is etc.
Carrots/other veg, roasted maybe, it makes them sweeter
Homemade potato wedges

Tommy Tue 22-Mar-05 20:16:56

fig rolls - my DSs love them

WideWebWitch Tue 22-Mar-05 20:19:06

Nope, looks like I'm wrong about Humzingers, they appear to just be fruit!

lockets Tue 22-Mar-05 20:19:41

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bundle Tue 22-Mar-05 20:19:54

fruit leathers? i don't buy them but dd's have had them from friends and they seem v nice, a bit chewy though for little ones

lockets Tue 22-Mar-05 20:21:04

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Nemo1977 Tue 22-Mar-05 20:25:17

bread sticks and dips
cheese sticks
cold pasta salads

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