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    Hi all - my 9mth DS is a pretty good eater these days but I'm running out of snack and/or finger food ideas for him to feed himself - particularly when we go out. He is allergic to dairy & soy which makes it harder.

    So far he has/does feed himself:-
    - melon, banana, kiwifruit, cucumber
    - steamed pumpkin & zucchini sticks
    - organic rice cakes (finger size)
    - toast fingers with vegemite/p'nut butter/avocado
    - fried egg cut into strips
    - roast chicken/eye fillet strip from our plate
    - homemade salmon or tuna patties
    - homemade mini pancakes

    Now looking at this list it looks pretty good! But I feel like I'm feeding him the same things each day since he can't have cheese/yoghurt etc

    Any other suggestions for me to try? Needs to be small/easy to eat still.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pesca77 View Post
    Hi all - my 9mth DS is a pretty good eater these days but I'm running out of snack and/or finger food ideas for him to feed himself - particularly when we go out. He is allergic to dairy & soy which makes it harder.

    So far he has/does feed himself:-
    - melon, banana, kiwifruit, cucumber
    - steamed pumpkin & zucchini sticks
    - organic rice cakes (finger size)
    - toast fingers with vegemite/p'nut butter/avocado
    - fried egg cut into strips
    - roast chicken/eye fillet strip from our plate
    - homemade salmon or tuna patties
    - homemade mini pancakes

    Now looking at this list it looks pretty good! But I feel like I'm feeding him the same things each day since he can't have cheese/yoghurt etc

    Any other suggestions for me to try? Needs to be small/easy to eat still.
    Cooked pasta
    Homemade muffins
    Dried fruit (watch the sulfites)

    Hmm...your doing good already lol!

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    Sounds like you are going great!
    I used to do zuchini slice in mini muffin tins , easy to hold and easy to freeze or mini falafel balls , meat balls crumbed fish strips or pita bread or cucumber sticks with guacamole or hummus plus DS loved olives , capsicum strips and sun dried tomatoes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    Sounds like you are going great!
    I used to do zuchini slice in mini muffin tins , easy to hold and easy to freeze or mini falafel balls , meat balls crumbed fish strips or pita bread or cucumber sticks with guacamole or hummus plus DS loved olives , capsicum strips and sun dried tomatoes
    Thanks! Zucchini slice as mini muffins is a great idea! Can I ask how long to cook those please?

    Are sundried tomatoes safe at 9mths? Sorry if that's a silly question.

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    In the mini muffin tin only about 10-12 mins , they were actually semi dried tomatoes we used to get at my organic shop in a jar so soft and mushy , he used to sit in his highchair and suck the living day lights out of them!


 

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