Soft Roasted Chickpeas Recipe (A Salty-Sweet Snack)
If you start with dried beans in this salty-sweet snack, make sure to cook them until they are very tender. If making these for a kiddo under one, use maple syrup instead of honey or skip the sweetener all together.
25 Make-Ahead Toddler Dinners (the Whole Family will Love)
Make these easy toddler dinners ahead of time, store in the fridge or freezer, and serve up healthy, yummy meals on even the busiest nights. Bonus: Even the older kids and adults at the table will enjoy them!
Mini Applesauce Muffins (Whole Grain & Low Sugar)
We like these on their own, topped with nut or seed butter, or even with a smear of cream cheese. See what your littles like! (I updated the leavening in July 2019 to ensure a more consistent rounded shape to the top of the muffins.)
Easy Baked Apple Donuts (Healthy, Easy, Lower Sugar)
Made with minimal added sweeteners and fresh apple flavor, these baked donuts are a nutritious breakfast or snack to share.
10 Month Old Meal Plan – Nutritionist Approved | Creative Nourish
Nutritionally balanced (nutritionist approved) 10-month-old meal plan for healthy growth. Easy schedule that tells you exactly what you need.
Healthy Apple Bread Recipe (with Oatmeal & Fresh Apples) and Fresh Apple Goodness!
Transform pantry staples and fresh apples into healthy Apple Cinnamon Bread recipe to share with the kids for breakfast or snack time. You can even make it ahead!
Zucchini Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips (Healthy, Easy, SO Good)
Texture-wise, this tastes like a cross between baked oatmeal and banana bread. We like it for breakfast or as a snack.
Baked Banana French Toast Sticks (Healthy & Easy!)
You can use any sliced bread that you like. I typically use whole grain or sourdough. You can also bake full slices of bread, then cut into sticks with kitchen scissors. See Notes for allergy-substitutions.
Easy Cheese Crackers Recipe (Whole Grain, Low Salt)
Try to get them about 1/4-inch thick so they bake uniformly. If your milk, cheese, and butter are cold the dough should be easy to roll out between parchment paper. (If the dough seems too sticky, stick it into the fridge for 5-10 minutes.)
Healthy Sweet Potato Pancakes: Whole Grain & Kid-Friendly
I heat the oven to 200 F and keep the cooked pancakes warm on a baking sheet while I finish the batch, though you could also serve them as you go. (This recipe was updated 2.17.20 to ensure that the batter cooks through.)
Easy Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookie Recipe (Freezer-Friendly!)
These egg, dairy, and gluten-free cookies are perfect for breakfast, treats, or afternoon snacks for any mama. (And they are great to share with the kids too!)
Healthy Baked Chicken Tenders (Easy & So Crispy!)
To make these with panko breadcrumbs, use 1 cup and stir 1/4 teaspoon salt into the flour before you dredge the chicken.
Super Easy Crockpot Applesauce (For Kids, Babies, and Parents!)
With just a few basic ingredients and fresh apples, your crock pot can do the rest of the work of making applesauce!