15 Easy Toddler Meals For Busy Working Mums
It’s tough being a working mum with a toddler. There’s a lot to juggle including trying to find the time to cook.
Toddlers can make this extra tricky as they can be picky eaters, plus they seem to change their mind on an hourly basis as to what they like and dislike!
So it’s important that toddler meals are also tasty too. They also need to be nutritious too to help your ever growing toddler.
So I totally hear you – you’re looking for some super-duper toddler meal recipes for busy working mums to make.
Luckily I have exactly what you’ve been searching for.
Here is a great collection of quick and easy toddler meals to make that are perfect for the time conscious busy mum.
Quick being the important factor here as mums NEVER have enough time in the day!
Click on each link below to visit the original recipe to see how to make it.
This recipe is quick to make plus includes plenty of vegetables. You can mix it up each time using different vegetables until you find a combination the kids like. There is an added bonus – these fritters are great for lunchboxes too!
Yes you read that correct – peanut butter tomato sauce – I’m sure you could leave out the peanut butter if your not sure!
I love this recipe as it’s great for using during baby led weaning. The wedges are the perfect size for little hands.
This and many other posts on this site are fab – as the names suggests its all about sneaking veg into your meals!
Super quick and easy family friendly pasta dish. You can’t go wrong with this one all toddlers seem to like pasta.
You can make these in advance and keep them in the fridge before cooking.
This is ace for making them quicker to prepare when you return from work.
This is incredibly quick and easy to make and great for all the family!
Stir fry is also a good idea for baby led weaning and you make many different versions easily (and quickly!)
Risotto is perfect for busy mums who are home late and don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen.
Here are fantastic weaning recipes for working parents who don’t have time – no fancy ingredients or complicated cooking.
A great pudding for your toddler that’s low on effort from you baking it.
These are easy to make and a great recipe for toddlers to join in with too.
They’ll enjoy spooning in the sauce and sprinkling on some spice.
These are perfect for picky eaters and easy to make.
Great for streamlining meal times for busy mums.
Easy dinner that can be bulk cooked in advance & frozen too!
Plus let’s be fair most little ones like sausages.
Good for when you’re trying to balance working full time and creating exciting and delicious, yet nutritious evening meals to enjoy as a family.
Full of veg these really are healthy for your little toddler.
Because there are only 5 ingredients they really are quick to prepare.
The Importance of Teaching Children and Healthy Meals and Cooking
It is important for children to learn about healthy meals and cooking.
Getting them involved from a young age can give them a lifelong love of food and cooking.
It can also encourage them to have a healthy relationship with food.
Kidstir offer you a monthly subscription service that provides you with hands-on kits and cook books to give your little one important life skills in the kitchen.
The latest kit offered by Kidstir is the Winter Wonder Cookies Kit
Snowball Truffles fancy looking, and simple to make. Bake a batch of these with your kids, decorate them with sprinkles, sugar, nuts, peppermint.
Then put each in a little baggie and attach the gift tags that come in the kit – the perfect gift.
Hot Cocoa Cookies a perfect match to go with your evening hot cocoa. These cookies can be made by the dozen.
Your kids will love cutting out the star shapes and of course eating them.
Snowflake Shortbread with lots of surface area for little chefs to get creative with decorating and design they can look nice and festive.
They can made snowflakes, trees, letters, stars, moons, Santa, gift boxes, and even lots of funny faces.
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