Delicious and Nutritious Snack Ideas for Your Toddler

Moms! We’re making meal prep super easy for you. Here is a day-wise plan for what you can feed your lil’ one.
Breakfast: Wheat-Y Ragi
Mid-day Snack: Mighty Spinach  

Recipe by Farheen Fathima  

Cinnamon Powder  
Here’s what you need to do:   

  1. Saute ghee with jeera, pepper, cinnamon powder and some chopped spinach  
  2. Cook until the spinach is soft   
  3. Add steamed grated potatoes to the mixture and cook for a few more minutes  

Farheen’s Optional Tip:   
You could add sweet potatoes or grated paneer instead of potatoes.    

Lunch: Millet-Y Pumpkin 
Evening Snack: Cucumber Basil
Dinner: Mashed Potatoes  
Peel 3-4 potatoes. Once done boiling, add it to your mixer and blend. During this process, add 1 tbsp of butter and continue blending till the potatoes are soft and fluffy. Serve in a nice bowl. It’s literally as simple as that :)    
Breakfast: Pear-Y Green  
Mid-day Snack: Jowar Porridge  

Recipe by Dinky Vishal Jariwala 


¼ cup Jowar flour  
1tbsp ghee  
2 dates (de-seeded)  
Here’s what you need to do:   

  1. Add the dates in 2 tbsp of warm water in a bowl and keep it aside for 10 minutes.  
  2. Blend it in a mixer till it becomes smooth without draining the water.  
  3. Now heat the ghee in a non-stick pan, add in the jowar flour and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.  
  4. To this add the dates purée and ¾ cup of water, mix well using a whisk and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.  
  5. Serve the jowar porridge when it's lukewarm. 
Lunch: Millet-Y Pumpkin  
Evening Snack: Wheat-Y Ragi  
Dinner: Banana & Strawberry Puree  
Recipe by Dr. Shikha Vyas 


½ Banana   
2-3 Strawberries   
Here’s what you need to do:   
All you need is ½ a banana and 2-3 strawberries. Mash them together in your baby’s favourite bowl and ta-da!   

Breakfast: Mashed Bananas 
Mid-day Snack: Cucumber Basil   
Lunch: Wheat-Y Ragi  
Evening Snack: Lentil Soup  


Red Masoor Dal  
Yellow Masoor Dal  
Jeera Powder  
Sweet Potato  
Jeera Powder  
Here’s what you need to do:   
  1. Take red masoor & yellow moong dal and wash it properly.  
  2. Now in a pressure cooker add these dals along with carrot, sweet potato, beetroot pieces and a pinch of haldi, jeera powder and hing  
  3. After 3-4 whistles blend or mash this mixture. And serve warm to your little ones. 
Dinner: Pear-Y Green  
Breakfast: Millet-Y Pumpkin  
Mid-day Snack: Apple Mango Apricot Puree  

Recipe by Rajshree Shankhla  


3 carrots roughly chopped  
1 cup mango roughly chopped  
5 dried apricots  

Here’s what you need to do:   

  1. Place carrots into the steamer/cooker cook for 10 minutes.  
  2. Add mango to the carrots, cover and cook an additional 5 minutes. Let cool slightly.  
  3. Meanwhile, place dried 3. apricots in a small bowl and add hot water. Let it soak for 10 minutes.  
  4. Add all of the ingredients to a blender or food processor and puree for 1 minute 
Lunch: Rice-O-Lentils  
Evening Snack: Pear-Y Green  
Dinner: Sweet Potato Chaat  
Boil the sweet potatoes and chop them up in squares. Also chop tomatoes, onions, and cucumbers into small squares. Toss it in a bowl and drizzle a little bit of olive oil. Top it up with a little bit of lime!  

Breakfast: Cucumber Basil  
Mid-day Snack: Mashed Avocado  
A simple fruit, so easy to serve. Peel the outer covering and mash the avocados with a fork or spoon. Squeeze just a little bit of lemon before feeding it to your baby!   
Lunch: Millet-Y Pumpkin  
Evening Snack: Bottle Gourd Halwa  
Lauki (Bottle Gourd) is very rich in water & fibres but is difficult to get your little ones to eat. Disguising it in the form of a dessert allows for nutrition & taste.  
  1. With Ghee in the pan, add the lauki then sautee for 8-10 minutes to get rid of the rawness.  
  2. Add water & bring it to a boil for 10 minutes on a low flame.  
  3. Once cooked well, add the Dates & Dryfruit powders & mix.  
  4. Let it thicken & add elaichi powder & give it a final sautee.  
  5. To garnish, add a few strands of water-soaked Saffron.   
Dinner: Wheat-Y Ragi  
Breakfast: Oats & Apple Porridge  
Mix ¼ cup of oats with 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Stir till there are no lumps. Instead of chopping apples, grate them and add to the mix. Make sure to remove the outer layer! Cook it for another 3-5 minutes depending on the consistency, and serve it warm to your baby.   
Mid-day Snack: Pear-Y Green  
Lunch: Rice-O-Lentils  
Evening Snack: Cucumber Basil  
Dinner: Dates & Makhana Kheer  

Recipe by Deepika Nijhawan 


½ bowl of foxnuts  
1 date  
2tbsp ghee  
4 cashews  
4 almonds  
Here’s what you need to do:  
  1. Take the cashews, almonds, foxnuts and roast them in ghee.  
  2. Once roasted, then grind them into a fine paste.  
  3. On the other side soak a date for the whole night, remember to remove the seed and take the pulp out of it.  
  4. Now boil some water and mix 2-3 spoons of the powdered mixture and stir it for 2 minutes.  
  5. To make it sweeter add the date pulp and stir for another 2 minutes.  
  6. Your kheer is ready to serve to your lil’ one!   
Breakfast: Cucumber Basil  
Mid-day Snack: Ragi Kheer  
Heat 1 tbsp of ghee in a pan. Add 4 tbsp of ragi powder and saute for 3-4 minutes. Add 2 cups of hot water and stir until the mixture is smooth. Add dates powder and blended nuts and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add one or two strands of saffron for garnish.   
Lunch: Millet-Y Pumpkin  
Evening Snack: Pear-Y Green 
Dinner: Rice-O-Lentils  
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