I am a mother to a 2-year-old and I am struggling with finding healthy breakfast options for my little one. She is a picky eater and often refuses to eat anything that is not sweet or full of carbs. I want to make sure that she is getting the necessary nutrition to start her day off on the right foot.
Do you have any suggestions for healthy breakfast options that are toddler-friendly? I am open to trying new recipes and incorporating different foods into her diet. Thank you in advance for your help!
I have a 4-year-old who is a picky eater and always wants something sweet for breakfast. One thing that has worked for us is making sweet potato pancakes. We boil sweet potatoes until they're soft, mash them up, add a little whole wheat flour and cinnamon, and cook them on a griddle. My daughter loves them, and I'm happy she's getting some nutrients from the sweet potatoes!
Another option that has been a hit in our house is breakfast smoothies. We mix frozen fruits like berries or mango with Greek yogurt and a little honey, and blend it all together. Sometimes we'll even add some baby spinach to sneak in some extra nutrients. This is a quick and easy way to get a healthy breakfast in.
Lastly, we like to make breakfast sandwiches using whole grain English muffins, scrambled eggs, and a slice of turkey bacon. We add a little avocado or salsa for extra flavor. These sandwiches are easy to make and my daughter loves eating them with her hands.
I hope these ideas help you find some delicious and healthy breakfast options for your toddler!