21 Delicious Toddler Recipes For Kids | Healthy Meals That You Will Love!

This Master List of 21 Toddler recipes is full of healthy and easy breakfast, lunch, snack, and dinner recipes for your little one! Most of these healthy baby recipes can be made in 5-30 minutes, are freezer-friendly, and have allergy modifications. Great for toddlers 1-3 years old! A key way to not lose your mind is to always have a list (and the ingredients) for a quick meal for toddlers. Print out or make a list of these easy breakfast, lunch, and dinner ideas and keep them on hand for when life is super crazy and your toddler needed to eat 10 minutes ago.

21. Cauliflower Nuggets 

Cauliflower Nuggets 

Looking for cauliflower baby recipes? These cauliflower nuggets have a soft texture and are small in size, making great finger food for baby-led weaning, toddlers, older kids, and even adults. These cauliflower nuggets have no cheese, no dairy, and no bread crumbs (gluten-free). Whether you call them cauliflower nuggets, bites, or tots, they are a great way to serve cauliflower for babies who need to develop their motor skills and discover new food textures.
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Related: Keto Cauliflower Recipes

20. Healthy Toddler Banana Oat Muffins

Healthy Toddler Banana Oat Muffins

These Healthy Toddler Banana Oat Muffins are a quick, nutritious, customizable, grab n’ go breakfast that’s toddler tested and approved! Mornings start early and are hectic around here getting everyone ready for school and work, but even still, one thing that we make an absolute priority: a nutritious breakfast for my toddler. These Healthy Toddler Banana Oat Muffins are our latest time-saving way to make sure M starts her day with delicious toddler recipes or quick toddler meals! 
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19. Toddler Friendly Egg & Veggie Muffins

 Toddler Friendly Egg & Veggie Muffins

This veggie-loaded egg muffin is the perfect breakfast for those busy mornings. These muffins are a great way to hide a variety of veggies that your toddler will otherwise refuse to eat. These egg muffins are great for breakfast, and snack, and packs well in the lunch box. It’s not only toddler-friendly but perfect for us parents too. With a little bit of prep, you can have a hearty and nutritious breakfast ready in no time.
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18. Pancake Mini Muffins

Pancake Mini Muffins

Pancake mini muffins are an easy way to cook a batch of pancakes and keep them in the fridge for bite-size snacks. These muffins are great for toddlers and little hands. They make great school snacks too! I’ve included lots of substitution ideas for anyone with common allergies. You can easily customize each one to create loads of different flavors. See just how easy these cute mini muffins are to make using the recipe below.
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Suggested: Vegan Pancake Recipes

17. Easy No-Bake Cheerio and Peanut Butter Bars

Easy No-Bake Cheerio and Peanut Butter Bars

Summer fun with the kids in the kitchen doesn’t have to heat up the house. We’re excited to partner with Acorn Influence and Cheerios™ to bring this easy, fun, no-bake recipe. Summer means more time for the kids to be creative right? All of my kids love getting busy in the kitchen, but with three older sisters, my boys don’t always get their share. Bobby had been asking me if he could “cook” too. These easy, three ingredients, Cheerios™ bars are a perfect treat for your little one to make in the kitchen.
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16. Apple Toddler Muffins

Apple Toddler Muffins

Loaded with oats and no refined sugar these apple toddler muffins are perfect for hungry little ones. This is a vegan recipe, with egg and dairy-free which means it can be perfect for kids with allergies as well. To make these apple toddler recipes you will need unsweetened apple sauce, oats, flour, baking powder, oil, and cinnamon. I have not tested this recipe with an ingredient other than oats, although I do typically use quick oats as these result in a softer muffin texture.
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Suggested: Caramel Apple Recipes

15. Baby Led Weaning Meatballs

Baby Led Weaning Meatballs

These easy 4-ingredient baby-led weaning meatballs are not only easy to prepare but are the perfect, nutritious meatball recipe for baby-led weaning and toddler feeding. What makes meatballs for babies extra great for baby-led weaning is that they are easy to hold (meatballs are the ultimate finger food for babies) and stick together for the baby to bite into. And if you’re into these baby recipes, check out all the other ways you can use sweet potato for baby finger foods.
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14. CHEESY Broccoli Quinoa Patties

CHEESY Broccoli Quinoa Patties

This quick and easy Cheesy Broccoli Quinoa Patties recipe is the start of a perfect vegetarian meal. It’s only a handful of ingredients, filled with flavor, and easy to make. They are perfect as a vegetarian main course, filling for a wrap or burger, or even a toddler meal ideas or toddler dinners or side dishes. Being stuck at home and eating all of my meals here, I feel like I’ve been in a bit of a food rut.  Between keeping myself and my family fed I’m basically constantly cooking some sort of food.  I’m sure many of you are in the same boat. It’s HARD to keep our families fed these days.
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Suggested: Quinoa Recipes

13. Healthy Banana Oat Muffins 

Healthy Banana Oat Muffins 

These healthy banana oatmeal muffins are becoming a favorite in our little family! This is an easy healthy breakfast muffin recipe that is packed with healthy ingredients, full of fiber, flourless, and refined sugar-free. Double the ingredients and meal prep these oatmeal muffins to have for the week ahead – they’re the perfect healthy recipes, but will also work as a snack or dessert. You only need a bowl and a muffin pan or muffin cups to make these. One of my new recipes is for these healthy banana oat muffins. I came up with it when I found out we’ve been eating too many chocolate cookies for the lack of actual healthy snacks around the house.
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12. Favorite Pizza Rolls

 Favorite Pizza Rolls

Homemade pizza rolls are a great way to enjoy all of the flavors of your favorite pizza, but in easy-to-eat, bite-size pieces. We began making pizza rolls as a way to make pizza night a little more casual and fun. The kids always loved to help us in the kitchen on pizza night and we wanted to make sure they continued to enjoy cooking. So we decided to mix things up and see how many creations we could make using their favorite pizza ingredients and you can use grilled cheese as well.
Get the recipe here.

Suggested: Keto Pizza Recipes

11. Baby Yogurt Drops

Baby Yoghurt Drops

Ok, I have called this a recipe but it’s not really a recipe. It is basically just freezing yogurt! This has to be one of Lake’s favorite toddler recipes. I often give Lake these to eat at the dinner table if we are having something she can’t eat and has already eaten. Or they are perfect for a little snack! Simply pipe the yogurt onto a baking tray in little drops, then pop them in the freezer. Once frozen I like to transfer them into a little pot to save space in the freezer. Then I just give her a few at a time. 
Get the recipe here.

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10. Soft Beef Meatballs 

 Soft Beef Meatballs 

Baked beef meatballs for baby, toddler, and older kids, great for baby-led weaning too. These kid-friendly beef meatballs with extra vegetables will boost the flavor, softness, and juiciness. Make this baby meatball recipe without breadcrumbs or egg-free, serve them with some pasta, or simmer in a sauce to make the meatballs softer. These kid-friendly baby recipes offer the perfect hiding spot for extra vegetables – which also happens to boost the flavor and juiciness. Kids love meatballs so they will also make a great school lunch addition, they are just as good the second day.
Get the recipe here.

Suggested: Meals Under 200 Calories

9. Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

The most delicious, naturally-sweetened healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies for an easy grab-and-go breakfast option. Oats, cranberries, pecans, and sweet potato in cookie form are the best start to the day! Oats are such incredible ingredients and the recipe possibilities with them are simply endless. It was about time I worked on a healthy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie recipe!
Get the recipe here.

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8. Blueberry Avocado Mini Muffins

 Blueberry Avocado Mini Muffins

These Blueberry Avocado Mini Muffins are loaded with fruit, healthy fats, and whole grains. Their mini size makes them perfect for small baby and toddler hands, and they are great for baby-led weaning. Yum! Hands down, these blueberry avocado muffins are one of the highest-ranking muffin recipes on this site and they just got a makeover! These toddler recipes are bursting with flavor, healthy fats, whole grains, and essential vitamins and minerals for growing a baby. PLUS… they are so good even you will enjoy these baby recipes! Made for baby, enjoyed by you. 
Get the recipe here.

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7. Easy Peasy Toddler & Kid Sheet Pancakes

Easy Peasy Toddler & Kid Sheet Pancakes

Have you heard of sheet pancakes? If you are wondering what it means, it is exactly as the name suggests- Pancakes in a sheet pan/ baking tray. But the best part about these sheet pancakes is you make them all in one go! No more standing in the kitchen flipping each pancake and wasting precious time. Here, all you have to do is prepare the batter, spread it on a sheet pan/ tray, and bake.
Get the recipe here.

Suggested: Sheet Pan Dinner Recipes

6. Avocado Pasta

Avocado Pasta

This Creamy Avocado Pasta recipe is super easy, healthy, delicious, and packed with hidden spinach, a sneaky way to get kids to eat their leafy greens. Then, add more fresh veggies to make it a healthy avocado pasta salad. Dairy-free, Nut-free, Vegan friendly! This recipe couldn’t get easier. If you are craving a healthy and easy pasta meal for your family, this pasta dish can be made instantly. While the Pasta is cooking in the Instant Pot, prepare the creamy avocado sauce and quickly mix it. These healthy recipes are creamy, fresh, and so satisfying!
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5. 3 Ingredient Banana Cookies

3 Ingredient Banana Cookies

These easy 3-ingredient banana cookies are soft, chewy, easy banana drop cookies, 100% vegan, refined sugar-free, and oil-free. Bonus, these cookies made with bananas are ready in less than 15 minutes, and they are perfect for a kid’s lunchbox. A very healthy banana cookie recipe that doesn’t need butter and sugar, but only 3 simple, wholesome ingredients. The key to making the best banana cookies is first to select the perfect banana size. These 3-ingredient toddler recipes use a medium-sized banana, and it is important to weigh or measure your banana to check it’s the right size.
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Suggested: Low Carb High Protein Recipes

4. Tuna and Sweetcorn Fritters

Tuna and sweetcorn fritters

When you need dinner in 15 minutes and haven’t prepped anything ahead of time, these crispy fritter toddler recipes are the answer! Using canned tuna is so convenient and quick and you know that your little one is getting a good boost of protein. Double up and you have lunch for the next day too! Always look for tinned tuna in spring water and do be mindful about sodium intake throughout the day when serving tinned tuna as some varieties can be high in sodium.
Get the recipe here.

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3. Mini Broccoli and Cheese Egg Muffins

Mini Broccoli and Cheese Egg Muffins

What’s better than having mini omelets ready to eat every single morning? These little broccoli cheese egg muffins are delicious as-is, with their flavorful egg base, tender broccoli, and chunks of cheddar cheese. They are the perfect make-ahead breakfast the entire family will love! They’re also super customizable. I sometimes use turkey sausage or chorizo, a mixture of veggies (bell peppers and asparagus, to name a few), and different cheeses. Whatever you have in your fridge will work for these little guys.
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Suggested: Keto Sausage Recipes

2. Chickpea Vegetable Nuggets

 Chickpea Vegetable Nuggets

This recipe for vegetarian and gluten-free chickpea vegetable nuggets is a flavourful and healthy alternative that is baked until crisp. Do you love the idea of nuggets that are made with chickpeas instead of chicken? You can now enjoy these healthier nuggets that are gluten-free and vegetarian! You can even easily make these nuggets vegan with one small swap. Chickpeas are packed with protein and fiber making them an ideal food for those who want a filling meal without the guilt. This dish can be served warm as a side or main course. The best part? It’s so easy to make!
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1. Yellow Squash Tots with Garlicky Yogurt Dip

 Yellow Squash Tots with Garlicky Yogurt Dip

Looking for a fun summer squash recipe? Make these Yellow Squash Tots – perfect little veggie tots that use up a lot of yellow squash (or zucchini!). They’re so tasty, snackable, and are a great way to eat more veggies. These yellow squash tots are a GREAT way to use up summer squash (or I should say “a GRATE way” because I love me some food puns!). I used yellow squash for this recipe, but you can use zucchini or a combination of these two summer squash – they are totally interchangeable in this recipe.
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