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    Default Snacks to make for 2.5 year old

    I want to do some cooking today for my 2.5 year old and after snack ideas.
    Some to freeze and some that will keep on a container to eat.

    I hate shop bought snacks as they are full of nasties.

    My child eats anything so looking forward to your suggestions

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    Things I make for my 2.5 year old
    Pancakes
    Banana bread
    Mini muffins (sweet or savoury)
    Zucchini slice
    Pea and corn fritters
    Mini quiches

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    Fish or crab cakes
    Nuggets ( chicken or turkey)
    Mini meat balls
    Falafel
    Mini pizzas
    Frozen yogurt and fruit ice blocks ( in summer!)

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    Pancakes are a winner with the toddlers around me. I make them in different shapes and use wholemeal flour. We make really exciting toppings, too - like caramelised banana.

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    A new fave for my 2.5 year old is banana pancakes. So simple - mash banana add an egg and cook in frypan! No flour or sugar needed. I saw the idea in another thread on here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Just*Ace View Post
    A new fave for my 2.5 year old is banana pancakes. So simple - mash banana add an egg and cook in frypan! No flour or sugar needed. I saw the idea in another thread on here
    Definitely trying this!

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    Mini quiches are a fave, as are scones.
    But they would eat carrot sticks and cucumber all day if I let them.

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    My DS loves
    Banana and yogurt muffins
    Anzac biscuits
    Homemade muesli bars
    Homemade ravioli- either ricotta and spinach or pumpkin in wonton wraps. I freeze them in little containers so i can just pull one out and heat it up for a snack, or I'll defrost 2 and add some napoli sauce for a quick meal
    Samosas
    Bite sized homemade sausage rolls made with chicken mince, lentils and veggies.
    Samosas and sausage rolls can also be bulked up as a meal just by added some extra veggies/rice/homemade chips and a little pot of yogurt for dipping.

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    Cheesy vegetable picklets are a huge hit here.

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    Zucchini slice
    Apple banana and veg muffins
    Lasagna ( divided into little people portions)
    savoury muffins
    cheese and chive or herb scones


 

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