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Buggle Food

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Breakfast: Greek Yogurt with almond slivers, dried strawberries and mango, and dried cranberries.

Breakfast: Whole grain toast with almond butter and sliced banana.

Breakfast: sliced organic apple, dry cereal, vegetarian sausage.

Lunch: Scrambled eggs and broccoli with parmesan cheese. (He tried the broccoli three times, but never took a proper bite.)

Lunch: Leftover tortellini, sliced red bell pepper with hummus for dipping, and dried cranberries.

Mini-Muffin Tin Lunch: whole grain crackers with hummus, carrot sticks, cheese cubes, and chopped prune.

Supper: apple and cheddar quelsadilla, veggie sticks, and a chopped prune.

Breakfast for Dinner (a weekly occurrence around here): a slice of bacon, a fried egg, hash brown potatoes, sliced apple and banana in yogurt.

For more “Buggle Food” posts look here.
For my inspiration board of kid and toddler friendly food look here.

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Author: thismummaslife

I am a Mumma, Wife and part-time Assistant Children's Librarian. I want this blog to be a collection of moments from daily life that may inspire or be relatable. Please feel free to leave me comments, thoughts, feedback or stories from your own life.

7 thoughts on “Buggle Food

  1. I never got to be so creative with my girls food. I try though!

  2. Nice variety! I love the muffin tin idea; I am totally going to try that out tomorrow. Thanks for sharing such great ideas. My brain gets tired sometimes and your post has inspired me to try a little harder when it comes to meals for the kiddos.

  3. my confession: thought i keep it to myself, i’ve always thought it weird when moms post what they give their toddlers to eat. my reasoning: “why not just give them the same thing i’m eating?”

    but lately…

    i’ve been going crazy getting P to eat anything, and i’m starting to worry that she’ll only ever eat fruit, spaghetti, and pb&j.

    this is really helpful for ideas. quesadillas are definitely next up on the menu! at least until i can make her understand what it means when I say “This is what’s for dinner. Eat it now or cold for breakfast.” 😉

    • Actually, it is funny you should say that. I rarely ever make a separate meal for him, just a variation on what I am eating. If he has yogurt and dried fruit, I am eating that too. If he is having eggs and broccoli, I am eating the same thing. The big difference is in how i plate his food. Since toddlers can occasionally be picky, I take more time with his presentation.

      I believe whole-heartedly in role modeling the eating habits I want him to have, so with rare exception we eat the same thing. We also all eat dinner together, which I believe is important, and if he does”t eat what we have for dinner that is his choice, but I will give it to him for lunch the next day. I offer it over and over until he is hungry enough to try it. If it is a matter of him trying it and GENUINELY not liking it, plain yogurt is his alternate dinner.

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