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60 Unique Snack Ideas For Your Toddler


Here at Gobe we are committed to empowering you during snack and meal times. Feeding little ones is a full time job! We’re here to help with these fresh and fun snack ideas for toddlers. 

We recommend mixing in these ideas with the tried and true snack staples that you know your child loves. Not all of these ideas will appeal to you (or your toddler) but if you can get a few fun ideas for adding a little more variety into your child’s snack and meal time, then we’ll call it a win! 

  1. Watermelon drizzled with lime juice
  2. Wheat toast squares with honey butter
  3. Sweet potato with roasted marshmallows
  4. Mango cubes with raisins
  5. Snow peas (softened so they aren’t a choking hazard) with butter and salt
  6. Strawberries and whipped cream
  7. Bananas with chocolate chips
  8. Blueberries with fresh lemonade
  9. Black berries and yogurt
  10. Raspberries and more raspberries on top
  11. Peaches and cream
  12. Avocado and tomato with salt
  13. Pickles and deviled eggs
  14. Crunchy cucumber rounds
  15. Beet fries with salt (I also love them battered)
  16. Artichokes and ranch dip
  17. Plums and ricotta cheese
  18. Pineapple with lime and mint leaf
  19. Pear and cottage cheese
  20. Banana with peanut butter and raisins (slice the banana in half longways and make a sandwich with peanut butter and raisins inside)
  21. Figs with almond butter on toast 
  22. Baked apple slices sprinkled with cinnamon and caramel sauce (should be baked to soften them so they don’t pose a choking hazard) 
  23. Chickpeas with a dollop of sour cream
  24. Papaya with lime
  25. Kiwi slices
  26. Dragon Fruit with coconut milk
  27. Oranges slices (a classic!)
  28. Tangerine wedges with frozen yogurt bites
  29. Olives with cheese cubes
  30. Oatmeal energy balls (oats, peanut butter, ground flaxseed, honey, and chocolate chips)
  31. Black bean dip and crackers (chips not recommended)
  32. Honeydew melon with maple syrup
  33. Cantaloupe with Cottage Cheese
  34. Grapefruit with brown sugar
  35. Grapes (quartered)
  36. Fried corn and cheese bites
  37. Mashed potatoes and turkey rollups
  38. Medjool Dates with goat cheese and honey
  39. Hummus with crackers (chips not recommended because they’re a choking risk for small toddlers)
  40. Pitted cherries
  41. Cauliflower with melted cheese
  42. Broccoli with cheese sauce
  43. Honey glazed carrots (avoid choking hazard by cooking till soft)
  44. Banana, peanut butter, honey roll-up sprinkled with cocoa powder
  45. Blended banana icecream
  46. Soft coconut cubes with yogurt
  47. Figs with rice cakes and peanut butter
  48. Fried, battered eggplant
  49. Mini pumpkin apple muffins
  50. Spaghetti squash pizza nests (baked in a muffin tin)
  51. Tater Tots (a kid classic)
  52. Cinnamon roasted butternut squash
  53. Glazed, roasted acorn squash wedges
  54. Green beans with bbq dipping sauce
  55. Sticky rice balls with sesame seeds
  56. Cheese bread balls 
  57. Fried plantain with salt (not common but a favorite at our house) 
  58. Fried Zucchini Pizza Bites
  59. Hard boiled eggs, quartered
  60. Roasted or fried Ocra 

While compiling this list, we followed the choking hazards guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics to make sure that these fresh snacks are all safe for toddlers. To read more about choking hazards and guidelines to follow, visit their website here

We hope these snack ideas can help you get a little more creative when preparing food for your little one! Remember, the key is to introduce new foods along side a food you know your little one already loves, and the Snack Spinner is a great way to present new foods!