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What is your toddler eating today?

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Bishboshbash Mon 02-Nov-15 13:59:43

I am stuck in a rut with ds's food so I wondered if anyone cared to share what their toddler ate today? Today DS is eating...

Breakfast -
1 Weetabix

Rich tea finger biscuit

Omelette and corn on the cob

Afternoon snack-
2 crackers

Mash, peas, broccoli and fish cakes

Supper if he wants it -

TeamBacon Mon 02-Nov-15 14:09:25

Very similar to DS.
Porridge and fruit for breakfast
Rich tea biscuit
Sandwiches, cheese and grapes for lunch
Cake for a snack
Sweet potato w tuna and sweetcorn for tea.

Need more ideas too. Pasta is always a winner for tea, he has fishcakes sometimes too

I was going to make him some salmon with breaded coating tomorrow, and maybe mild chilli and rice later in the week

Jw35 Mon 02-Nov-15 14:19:04

Ready Brek and a tangerine
Breadsticks and baby bel
Dry Cheerios, grapes and raisins

Dinner will be spaghetti bolognaise. She's 10 months x

Highlove Mon 02-Nov-15 14:53:36

Porridge with Apple and raisins

Egg fried rice with peas and grated carrot in it.
Greek yoghurt with blueberries.


Chilli with sweet pot wedges and roast mushrooms.
Probably some strawberries or some other fruit, probably with yoghurt.

Small cup of milk when she wakes and before bed.

Cliffdiver Mon 02-Nov-15 15:13:14

DD2 is 19months:

Breakfast: porridge with banana

10am snack: rice cake, apple and cheese

Lunch: wholemeal thins with marmite, cucumber, 1/2 goodies oat bar, raisins

3pm snack: whatever childminder gives

Dinner: salmon tagliatelle with baby corn and chocolate brioche and custard

Milk at 6pm.

flanjabelle Mon 02-Nov-15 15:17:00

6.30am - 7oz formula

7am - handful of dry cheerios

8am - banana on toast

10am - apple

12pm - ham, red pepper, tomato and crackers.

3pm - satsuma

5pm - spaghetti Bolognese with hidden veg, strawberries.

8pm - 7oz formula

Water to drink any time through the day.

flanjabelle Mon 02-Nov-15 15:18:42

She is two and is a grazer, she doesn't do well on three big meals and no snacks so we do smaller meals and more snacks.

welshHairs Mon 02-Nov-15 15:23:30

Dd is 15 months.

Breakfast: Toast with peanut butter.
Snack: Greek yoghurt with fruit and muesli
Lunch: Homemade veggie burger made with mash potato and various veg
Dinner: No idea. I'm I'm a bit of a rut too and she is getting fussier with food by the day. sad

TuckingFablet Mon 02-Nov-15 15:26:54

Two slices of toast

Sausage roll and a yoghurt

Chocolate mini roll

Left over sausage and bean casserole from yesterday

Dd is 23 months
I am unwell, she usually eats very healthy stuff, but I just don't have the energy today grin

Whattheactualeff Mon 02-Nov-15 15:27:33

DD is 14 months.

8:30 - 9oz cows milk
9:45- cheese on toast with grapes and a yoghurt
12:00- jacket potato with tuna and beans
18:00- spicy beef burritos with mushroom rice
7:00- 9oz cows milk

KittyandTeal Mon 02-Nov-15 15:28:26

Dd1 is 3yo and bloody fussy.

Breakfast: crumpet and jam

Snack: fruit at pre school

Lunch: humours wrap, cherry toms, pepper. Strawberries, raspberries and blueberries.

Snack: rich tea biscuit.

Dinner: pizza or frittata if she'll eat ours

Flingingmelon Mon 02-Nov-15 15:32:08

Fuss central here confused

Milk and then porridge for breakfast.

Toddler flap jack for snack.

Cucumber and orange juice for lunch. Rejected the 'pizza'.

A couple of chocolate buttons from the nurse at the doctor (a reward for getting a nasal swab)

Probably baked beans or an egg and then a yogurt or banana / watermelon for tea.

Milk before bed.

So pretty much the same as everyday.

Thundercrackers Mon 02-Nov-15 15:36:23

I shit you not this is what my toddler has eaten today:

Low sugar Cheerios
Custard cream at the toddler group
A mouthful of baked beans

An that is it. He rejected the porridge with berries I made him for breakfast and the fish cakes and broccoli I offered him for lunch.

He used to be the best eater ever - now I wonder how he survives at all. I cry often (while he is not looking) when I see how thin he has become but he just. will. not. eat.

Am at wits end and I feel it's ruining our relationship with each other. I'm sorry if that's not the answer you wanted OP!

FreeButtonBee Mon 02-Nov-15 15:37:51

Porridge with stewed apples and pears, then raisins, blackberries and grapes
Cup of milk

Snack at nursery

Bread ham cheese tomato cucumber.

Dinner will be mini roads dinner - chicken, gravy, mash, peas and carrots. Followed by homemade banana and Nutella muffin possibly with some custard if they fancy it

ThursdayLastWeek Mon 02-Nov-15 15:38:51

I think he too had porridge, milk &banana for breakfast (DH did it)

Snack - carrot, half a radish and a floret of raw broccoli he snatched from the side confused

Lunch - we were out so her had a boiled egg, pasta, broccoli & peas. An ice cream for pud

Dinner will be - tesco chickpea and sweet pot falafel with pasta, brocolli & peas.

TBH this is veg heavy because he had a difficult poo thus morning! It's not normally quite thus virtuous smile

Thundercrackers Mon 02-Nov-15 15:41:30

Have any of these amazing sounding toddlers ever been fussy? Are they eating this well after having been through a phase?
My son stopped eating about 8 months ago around the time he turned two. I wish every day that he could just snap out of it like it was a terrible spell!

Whattheactualeff Mon 02-Nov-15 15:44:13

thunder no my DD will eat anything, always has. To the point I actually think she might have something wrong with her as she ate a lime the other day and didn't even blink.

ThursdayLastWeek Mon 02-Nov-15 15:46:19

Oh Thunder that sounds tough.
I can't advise I'm afraid, food has aways been my sons reason for waking up in the morning.

He won't eat anything sort of 'mixed up' though. Pasta is plain, veggies are plain, spag bol/chilli/anything wet is no go.

AuntieMaggie Mon 02-Nov-15 15:49:49

What 15 month ds eats depends on the day of the week and who he's with... eats a lot more at childminders as he has to eat what/if other kids are eating!


On waking/Bfast: 7oz milk, cereal and sometimes toast
Snack: fruit, biscuit
Lunch: ham sandwich, cheese, fruit, yogurt
Snack: fruit
Dinner: tonight ratatouille with grated cheese and pasta and something sweet for pudding

Struggling to get ds to eat much meat as he still only has 2 teeth and has gone off fish and certain veg - used to be such a good eater and still is but is picky when I feed him!

FreeButtonBee Mon 02-Nov-15 15:52:12

The above is what theyvare offered. Volume of what's eaten is not necessarily that big but I refuse to offer alternatives unless j have fucked up and made somethjng they really hate.
I have twins. One eats pretty much every type of veg going and will happily try stuff (took some rocket from the salad bowl yesterday voluntarily!). One is much much fussier. Will eat fruit but v little veg/salad.

But I basically have never bought any baby/child specific foods. Ever. That's my personal preference so although they are fussy enough, their fussing means they ask for plain food. They basically eat like my 70yo in laws! grin

confusedandemployed Mon 02-Nov-15 15:54:26

DD, 2.8yo, has had:

Fruit lot

Goodies carrot bar

Macaroni cheese


HM mince & tatties with carrots and peas
Rice pudding or yogurt

She may have a piece of the lemon drizzle cake that I've we've just made.

Always been pretty good at eating anything. Terrible faffer at mealtimes though.

Kittymum03 Mon 02-Nov-15 15:57:19

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Kittymum03 Mon 02-Nov-15 16:00:21

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flanjabelle Mon 02-Nov-15 16:17:58

Don't think my dd is amazing food wise, but she isn't too picky. She will eat any fruit, but doesn't really like cooked veg. She will eat most raw veg though so I just go with it or hide the veg.

Highlove Mon 02-Nov-15 17:33:42

My list is just what I offered. Tbf, she tried a bit of everything. But e.g at dinner are loads of the sweet pot wedges, chilli she nibbled at then ignored. (It was v v mild.)

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