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Healthy Finger Foods for Babies and Toddlers

Keep these easy foods on hand for quick snacking.

  • Baby carrots
  • Low-sugar graham crackers (without hydrogenated fat)
  • Low-sodium crackers (without hydrogenated fat)
  • A healthy cereal for snacking (Quaker Oatmeal Squares, Cheerios, Puffins, Weetabix, etc.)
  • Sunflower seeds (for older toddlers)
  • Baked peas or mild Japanese-style roasted peas (for older toddlers)
  • Dried fruit-raisins, apricots, apples, apricots
  • Banana chips (for older toddlers)
  • Fig bars (without hydrogenated fat)
  • Low-sodium pretzels (for older toddlers)
  • Popcorn (for older toddlers)
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Reprinted from The Baby Bistro Cookbook: Healthy, Delicious Cuisine for Babies, Toddlers, and You by Joohee Muromcew. Copyright © 2003 by Joohee Muromcew. Permission granted by Rodale, Inc., Emmaus, PA 18098. Available wherever books are sold or directly from the publisher by calling (800) 848-4735 or visit their website at www.rodalestore.com.


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