As your baby gets older, it can be tough to think of new toddler recipes to try and we've all been there as you stare into the fridge, trying to decide what to make.
We've gathered together our favourite toddler meal ideas to tempt your tot with and separated them into breakfast, lunch and dinner, with the aim of giving you some new inspiration when it comes to feeding your little one so your time in the kitchen is well spent, but stress free.
Breakfast recipe ideas
Pancakes are always a winner no matter your age, and these ones are super simple and quick to make. Serve alongside some fruit so your tot gets a portion of their five a day.
This super healthy, low-sugar granola can be pulped to a crumb for babies 6 months plus and makes a nice crunchy textured breakfast for toddlers aged 3 plus. Top with fruit and a drizzle of honey for some extra sweetness.
These delicious muffins are super easy to make and easy to serve, making minimal mess (hopefully!). They're also great for early morning breakfasts on car journeys when you can't get them out the door!
Who doesn't love a good dippy egg? These toast soldiers are made with tomato and cheese to add some more flavour and some goodness.
Your tot will be fascinated with this pretty purple porridge packed full of nutritious blueberries, which have the highest antioxidant content of any fruit. Better still, it takes a speedy five minutes to make.
Lunch recipe ideas
Tots will love these simple to eat savoury muffins packed with calcium and made using pasta, tomatoes and cheese.
This super healthy salad can be made the night before in under 10 minutes and stored in jars in the fridge overnight. Simply add the dressing before serving.
These bitesize balls are brilliant for packing a punch of veg into your tots mealtimes, but in a sly way. They're great for batch cooking and freezing too, so you have something yummy (and healthy) to turn to on those busier days.
Wraps are a quick lunchtime staple that can be made in less than five minutes and packed full of good protiens, fruit and salad.
These simple chicken dippers are a fun and delicious lunch option that kids will love. It's also a great opportunity for them to try different flavours in sauces.
Pitta bread is essential for filling with nutritious ingredients for an easy lunch option. These are filled with high in omega-3 tasty tuna and eggs for a super healthy meal.
If your tot has found a taste for fish, they'll love this fun fish salad with rice that's packed full of nutritious and healthy veggies.
Once you've mastered this recipe, these dinky omelettes make quick snacks for your tots or even work as canapés for your guests at your next party. Bake in silicone muffin tins for the perfect shape.
This is a really quick and easy recipe that the whole family can enjoy. For grown-ups, serve with some salad or ratatouille.
These fritters are suitable to give your tot from 6 months and veg can also be easily hidden inside.
Find more delicious lunch ideas for your toddler here. They're suitable for a nursery pack lunch, too!
Dinner recipe ideas
This hearty fish pie makes a filling dinner for your tot. Make it in their favourite mug to encourage them to eat the lot!
This dish provides a nutritious dinner for your child. It’s packed with protein, vitamins and minerals and will leave them feeling nice and full.
Oily fish is a super important part of your babies diet as it contains all the essential fatty acids for their brain development.
Purée or chop all these veggies and fruit together so they can experience different textures and tastes in one dish.
This Mary Berry dish is a family fave everyone will love. It's packed with protein so is ideal for growing toddlers.
It may sound like a massive chore, but this family roast can be made in just 30 minutes complete with all the trimmings!
Try something different with this creamy dish that serves four. With so much flavour and nutrition, it's the ideal winter fuel.
Ideal for lunch or dinner, these bites are great for fussy eaters. Not only that but they're also super nutritious.
Having a family barbecue or burger night? Involve your tots in the action with these yummy chicken baps.
Curry night doesn't have to be just for grown-ups. We think your little one will love this mild chicken curry dish.
Treat your kids to the ultimate winter comfort food with this tasty cottage pie. Bake in mini ramekins to make the perfect portion.
Meatballs and pasta are a match made in heaven. Suitable for babies 1 year plus, this can be batch cooked and frozen for days when you don't feel like cooking.
Suitable for babies 6 months and over, they'll love the texture of these spiralised vegetables topped with a tomato sauce.
It's a winner winner chicken dinner with these protien packed crispy chicken nuggets. Prepped in just 20 minutes and only taking 12 to cook, you're gaurenteed to be making these more than once a week.
Find more dinner ideas here.