Category Archives: Good Foods for Toddlers

These are easy foods that you prepare for really young children.

Drying Fruits at Home

Quite a few years ago, we bought a food dryer.  Our initial idea was to dry fruits and other foods for camping and hiking. Fresh fruits are tough to take along on a backpacking trip or to store if you … Continue reading

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Best Ever Banana Bread

        This is a great use of overripe bananas that kids will love to make and eat. You will need: ½ cup canola oil 1 ¼ cup sugar 2 eggs 5 overripe bananas 2 cups all-purpose flour (whole … Continue reading

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Ginger Chicken

This is a healthy cold chicken salad that has appealing tastes that kids love.  It is wonderful for leftover chicken or for yesterday’s Thanksgiving turkey! You will need: 2 cups cooked chicken, cut up into bite-size pieces fresh pineapple pieces, … Continue reading

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Coconut Corn

Thanks to Wikipedia for this recipe. The tastes are so wonderful that kids and parents alike will enjoy it.  You will need: 4 ears corn, with the kernels cut from cob, or 2 cups of frozen corn (safer for kids cooking) … Continue reading

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Sesame Baked Fish Recipe

This recipe is roughly what you find in many Asian restaurants. We’ve incorporated it our home to liven up the less expensive fish fillets. You will need: Any firm-texture fish, in fillets Soy sauce, several tablespoons Sesame oil, one tablespoon … Continue reading

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NYT Cheese Lentil Loaf

This dish came from the New York Time food section about 20 years ago! It’s a wonderful meat-free dish that makes great use of lentils, an inexpensive and extremely nutritious whole grain. 1/2 lb. cheddar cheese, grated 1 cup dry lentils, … Continue reading

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Marsha’s Chick Peas (Garbanzos)

This is a very simple and tasty whole-grain beans and rice recipe that’s a very nice change from the typical beans/rice dishes.  It’s made on the stovetop, is easy to prepare, and tastes great! You can use either kind of parsley, … Continue reading

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Super Easy Cheese Quesadillas

Kids seem to adopt quesadillas at an early age because they’re easy to eat.  Kids also love to make them. You can jazz this up with avocado, chopped cilantro, and chopped tomatoes, but it’s not necessary. This is the simple … Continue reading

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Healthy Corn Chips Recipe

Make your own tortilla chips to avoid the heavy salt, chemicals, and preservatives in commercial chips. Kids will enjoy this healthy snack and they can help spread them out and sprinkle on the spices! You will need: Corn tortillas 2 … Continue reading

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Healthy Potato Chips

Make your own potato chips to avoid the chemicals and preservatives in commercial chips. Here’s a healthy version. 4-6 Potatoes, very thinly sliced, white or sweet potatoes 2 teaspoons (or more) of your choice of seasonings (Examples: salt, pepper, cumin, … Continue reading

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