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12 Meal Prep Recipes Your Toddler Will Love

It can be tricky to find some good toddler meal prep recipes. Toddlers can be picky, which is why it can be so tricky to find toddler-friendly meals and toddler snack ideas that they will actually eat.

If you have a picky child or toddler, you know how difficult it is to feed them! If that’s not hard enough, making breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks can be very time-consuming.

12 Meal Prep Recipes Your Toddler Will Love

One thing I learned when the kids were younger is that making the food fun always helped get picky eaters to eat. For instance, for Halloween, these mini donut spiders worked well. The kids also loved these Mickey shaped cinnamon rolls because they were fun.

Here are some delicious recipes that are the best of both worlds – toddler approved and meal prep friendly!

1. Not So Sloppy Joes

Not So Sloppy Joes
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These sloppy joe cups pack all of the flavors of a real sloppy joe but cut down on the mess. These not so sloppy joes can also be reheated making a savory meal option available and quick.

2. Easy Egg Cups

easy egg cups
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Egg cups are an excellent option for toddlers because they are customizable, easy to eat, and quick to make. These egg cups can be made ahead and reheated in the microwave.

3. Blueberry Banana Fritters

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Blueberry banana fritters packs nutrients and taste all in one. These fritters are easy for toddlers to eat with their hands, making this an excellent option for when you are on the go.

4. Fruit Sticks with Coconut Yogurt Dip

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These fruit sticks make eating fruit fun! This is a creative way for your toddlers to get their fruit servings in easily.

5. PB&J Pinwheel Sandwich Kabobs

PB&J Pinwheel Sandwich Kabobs
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The variety of colors and shapes on these pinwheel kabobs, make this toddler friendly recipe a win! To mix it up, just change up the fruit as needed, and prepare the peanut butter roll ups in no time.

6. Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls

Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Energy Balls
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This chocolate peanut butter energy ball recipe will leave you guilt-free because it’s actually made from dates! This is a great option for kids when they want to grab some candy.

7. Chicken Taco Wonton Cupcakes

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This chicken taco wonton cupcakes is a balanced meal option that’s easy to reheat in the microwave. The mixture of beans, cheese, and chicken is great for protein.

8. Healthy Toddler Banana Oat Muffins

Healthy Toddler Banana Oat Muffins
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Muffins are like healthier versions of cupcakes. Packed with nutrients and easy to make, they are an excellent snack option when out and about.

9. Healthy Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

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Sweetened with dates, These healthy oatmeal banana pancakes are and packed full of healthy ingredients. Your toddler will never they are having a healthy meal! Not only are these pancakes easy to make with the blender, but they can be stored in the fridge for an easy breakfast option.

10. Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Cups

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It’s always a struggle for how to introduce certain ingredients to a toddler, quinoa being one of them. This is a great option for a quinoa recipe your toddler will eat and love.

11. Veggie Puffs

Veggie Puffs
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Easy to make and full of flavor, kids will love these. Reheat these easily in the microwave as needed.

12. Strawberry Smoothie with Banana and Pineapple

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This smoothie recipe is packed full of nutrition, and it’s absolutely delicious. The strawberry, banana, and pineapple can be frozen, making this snack option easy to make.


It is no secret that making delicious and healthy recipes that are toddler-approved can be challenging at times. However, these ideas have been toddler tested, so give them a try!

Meal Prep Recipes Your Toddler Will Love

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