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What is your toddler eating today?(39 Posts)
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...
Rich tea finger biscuit
Omelette and corn on the cob
Mash, peas, broccoli and fish cakes
Supper if he wants it -
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
Ready Brek and a tangerine
Breadsticks and baby bel
Dry Cheerios, grapes and raisins
Dinner will be spaghetti bolognaise. She's 10 months x
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
Fuss central here
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.
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!
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
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
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
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!
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.
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.
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
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!
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!
DD, 2.8yo, has had:
Goodies carrot bar
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.
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.
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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