Cooking for Baby

Everything you need to prepare healthy, nutritious food for your baby: Find simple recipes and information about food allergies and intolerances, as well as food storage and safety.

12 Hands-On Recipes for Toddlers

Help expand your toddler's palate by serving tasty, nutritious recipes the whole family will love.

Mother and daughter in kitchen

Toddler-Friendly Recipes

A few months ago as you spooned tiny bites of pureed peas into your little one's mouth, you may have longed for the day that baby could feed herself. Now your toddler is older, and that day has arrived. But just because she can feed herself doesn't mean she will. Help get your child involved in mealtime as well as initiate a lifelong interest in cooking and nutrition by letting your toddler help prepare food in the kitchen. In this slideshow, we have identified a few ways your toddler can help with these family-friendly recipes.

Here are a few general tasks for younger children:
Help gather ingredients from a low shelf in the pantry
Add measured ingredients to a mixing bowl
Stir ingredients
Sprinkle raisins or nuts into a batter

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