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25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

When you think of the word ‘treat’ what immediately springs to mind. This isn’t’ one of those ‘i’m reading your mind posts because I did a survey and the one word that sticks out is… sugar! No surprise there when so many treats bought in the supermarket are packed with more sugar than you can shake a stick at (that’s an Irish expression).

Reducing the amount of sugar we feed our children will make a difference to their health both now and for many years to come. But, I know it’s hard to change the perception that a treat can actually be something that is healthy!

So…Let’s toss out the junk food!

Ok, so I know that isn’t going to happen but hopefully, some of these amazing recipes below will help make treat time fun again and more importantly will keep your kids happy and super healthy too!

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. KID FRIENDLY SMOOTHIE POPS from Fork and Bean. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months.

KID FRIENDLY SMOOTHIE POPS

Seriously how cute do these little guys look? Cool your little one’s gums down with a healthy treat they will want. Smoothies make great pops and you can make them mostly veggie based too for lot’s of goodness and less sugar.

Find the recipe here: Fork & Bean

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. WATERMELON AND STRAWBERRY SORBET from Buona Papa. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

WATERMELON AND STRAWBERRY SORBET

We are huge fans of sorbet in our house, but it’s hard to find a healthy recipe. This one comes from the very fabulous Barbara from Buona Pappa who cooks the most amazing Italian inspired healthy food.

Find the recipe here: Buona Pappa

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. MELON AND MINT ZINGY TEETHING ICE POPS from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

MELON AND MINT ZINGY TEETHING ICE POPS

These little pops are not only easy to make, they are inexpensive and they also taste delicious. To a toddler, these little pops are as good as any store bought kind.

Find the recipe here: Melon & Mint Zingy Teething Pops

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. EASIEST BERRY FROYO from Fork & Bean. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

EASIEST BERRY FROYO

You got 5 minutes? Then you have just the right amount of time that it takes to make the easiest berry FroYo recipe out there. This recipe comes from the SUPER talented Cara who can transform any vegetable or fruit into magic!

Find the recipe here: Fork & Beans

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. BROWN BREAD ICE CREAM CONES from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

BROWN BREAD ICE CREAM CONES

There is nothing nicer than handing your toddler (or older children) an ice cream cone and they lick their lips in enjoyment. I love this recipe because it is simple and easy to make and they look just super cute!

Find the recipe here: Brown Bread Ice Cream Cones

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. HEALTHY RAINBOW SPRINKLES from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

HEALTHY RAINBOW SPRINKLES

I couldn’t show all of these amazing frozen treats without having yummy sprinkles to go on top. This recipe is so easy to make and super quick and the best thing is that they last for months!

Find the recipe here: Healthy Rainbow Sprinkles

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. STRAWBERRY MOUSSE from Nourish me Mum. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

STRAWBERRY MOUSSE

A delicious strawberry mousse that is easy to make, healthy and a perfect make ahead dessert for weekends. I use maple syrup instead of stevia. This recipe comes from my lovely friend Ashley all the way in Oz.

Find the recipe here: Nourish me Mum

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. SUGAR-FREE COCONUT RICE PUDDING from My Fussy Eater. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

SUGAR-FREE COCONUT RICE PUDDING

This recipe is a super healthy twist on a much loved Irish and English dessert. Rice pudding is delicious served on it’s own but also tastes great with fruit compote, sugar-free or chopped fruit.

Find the recipe here: My Fussy Eater

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. PEANUT BUTTER AND JAM BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE from Tiny Tummy Tales Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

PEANUT BUTTER AND JAM BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE 

This photo just made me hungry! This delicious smoothie is great for little ones from just six months on and because it is sweet it becomes a yummy healthy treat too!

Find the recipe here: Tiny Tummy Tales

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. PINEAPPLE ICE POPS - 4 WAYS from Eats Amazing. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

PINEAPPLE ICE POPS – 4 WAYS

The best thing about these pops is that you don’t need any special equipment, not even ice pop moulds. Just grab yourself some lollipop sticks or ice pop sticks and get your favourite toppings ready. Simple ideas from the amazing Grace

Find the recipe here: Eats Amazing

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. SWEET POTATO & ORANGE CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

SWEET POTATO & ORANGE CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

I am a huge fan of using sweet potato in treats. It is amazingly nutritious, sweet and when mixed with chocolate turns into an amazing chocolatey treat that children love. Be warned! Make a big batch of these!

Find the recipe here: Sweet Potato & Orange Chocolate Truffles

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. HEALTHY BOUNTY BARS from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

HEALTHY BOUNTY BARS

This recipe for bounty bars is the best I have ever tried (I say that modestly).  They are super easy to make, are creamy on the inside and have a yummy chocolate on the outside. The perfect weekend treat.

Find the recipe here: Healthy Bounty Bars

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. BABY LED FEEDING CHOCOLATE from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands. Homemade recipes for babies and toddlers from Aileen Cox Blundell from The Baby Led Feeding Cookbook.

BABY LED FEEDING CHOCOLATE

This is the recipe I have made the most since I started Baby Led Feeding. I always have a stash of this chocolate in the freezer for days we all just want a little square of sweetness. It is refined sugar-free and so delicious and if you’ve ever thought about giving up the normal store bought kind then this is the recipe for your family.

Find the recipe here: Baby Led Feeding Chocolate

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. FRUITY CHICKPEA COOKIES from Healthy Little Foodies. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands. Homemade recipes for babies and toddlers from Aileen Cox Blundell from The Baby Led Feeding Cookbook.

FRUITY CHICKPEA COOKIES

Yummy cookies made using chickpeas, frozen berries, oats and banana to sweeten. I have made these cookies a few times and they are a huge hit with my little ones.

Find the recipe here: Healthy Little Foodies

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. CHOCOLATE COURGETTE COCONUT MUFFINS from Kats Delicious Kitchen. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands. Homemade recipes for babies and toddlers from Aileen Cox Blundell from The Baby Led Feeding Cookbook.

CHOCOLATE COURGETTE COCONUT MUFFINS

I love the idea of trying to get more vegetables into your little ones. These muffins are amazingly delicious and so easy to make too!

Find the recipe here: Kats Delicious Kitchen

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. PALEO BANANA, PECAN & CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS from Kats Delicious Kitchen. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

PALEO BANANA, PECAN & CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS

Scrummy muffins that are filled with yummy ingredients. Swap out the honey for maple syrup for little ones under one. I leave out the chocolate chips as they contain sugar 🙂

Find the recipe here: Kats Delicious Kitchen

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. SUGAR-FREE FLAPJACKS from My Fussy Eater. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

SUGAR-FREE FLAPJACKS

A yummy treat for little hands, these flapjacks my the lovely Ciara over at My Fussy Eater contain no sugar and are sweetened with only fruit. They are soft and super delicious as a treat for your little one.

Find the recipe here: My Fussy Eater

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. BLUEBERRY AND COCONUT OAT BARS from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

BLUEBERRY AND COCONUT OAT BARS

A delicious treat that is actually super healthy and even works for breakfast. My little ones love this with banana and blueberry nice cream. Make ahead and keep in the freezer for busy days.

Find the recipe here: Blueberry & Coconut Oat Bars

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. RASPBERRY AND COCONUT CREAMS from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands. Homemade recipes for babies and toddlers from Aileen Cox Blundell from The Baby Led Feeding Cookbook.

RASPBERRY AND COCONUT CREAMS

Think Kimberelly Mikado and Coconut Creams! These little bites taste like a yummier version of those. So easy to make, super healthy and so delicious for little hands.

Find the recipe here: Raspberry and Coconut Creams

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. NUT FREE CHOCOLATE SPREAD from My Kids Lick the Bowl. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands. Homemade recipes for babies and toddlers from Aileen Cox Blundell from The Baby Led Feeding Cookbook.

NUT FREE CHOCOLATE SPREAD

A yummy alternative to Nutella, made using seeds and chocolate! It really doesn’t get better than a healthy chocolate spread on toast, pancakes, crackers, bananas, melon, ice cream, crepes, or just straight from the jar with a spoon.

Find the recipe here: My Kids Lick the Bowl

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. STRAWBERRY BREAKFAST BITES from My Kids Lick the Bowl. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

STRAWBERRY BREAKFAST BITES

These strawberry energy balls are not overly sweet, however kids are just happy to eat them as they are. If your kiddos need a bit of sweetness to add some yum factor, a little maple syrup should do the trick.

Find the recipe here: My Kids Lick the Bowl

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. YUMMY SCRUMMY IN MY TUMMY GUMMIES from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

YUMMY SCRUMMY IN MY TUMMY GUMMIES

These little treats are made using only fresh fruit, some vanilla, lemon and gelatine. I use grass fed gelatin which I buy on Amazon and it comes in a large tub which will last you ages. These little healthy gummy bears are the perfect treats for babies and toddlers.

Find the recipe here: Yummy Scrummy in my Tummy Gummies

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. EASY APPLE ROLLUPS from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

EASY APPLE ROLLUPS

Rollups are a great way of using up a glut of fruit. Apple and cinnamon are one of my kids favourite but you can experiment with all types of fruits and even vegetables too. Kiwi, Spinach and Lime is the most popular from the Baby Led Feeding Cookbook.

Find the recipe here: Easy Apple Roll-ups

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. HEALTHY BABY DOUGHNUTS from Baby Led Feeding. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

HEALTHY BABY DOUGHNUTS

Expect lot’s more doughnut recipes coming your way because these are a huge hit with the little ones. I like them topped with coconut sugar, but we have also been making paleo caramel and coconut cream frosting too. Yum!

Find the recipe here: Healthy Baby Doughnuts

25 Healthy Treat Recipes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids. APPLE AND OAT NO BAKE BITES from My Kids Lick the Bowl. Healthy low sugar treats for babies, toddlers & kids. These healthy treat recipes for children will get them eating better in no time.Perfect from 6 months. These delicious baby treat recipes are easy to make and are soft for little hands.

APPLE AND OAT NO BAKE BITES

Delicious apple and oat bites that are just perfect as a treat. Easy to make, super cheap and kids of all ages will love them! The only problem is not making enough.

Find the recipe here: My Kids Lick the Bowl

Thinking of starting baby led weaning? Buy the Baby Led Feeding Cookbook and get tips on introducing your baby to solid food. These are my top 10 tips and recipes to start your baby eating finger foods all by himself. Healthy recipe ideas to start blw. Homemade baby food recipes for baby led weaning by Aileen Cox Blundell.

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The Baby Led Feeding Cookbook is a number one bestseller and the only book you need to get you and your baby started with Baby Led Feeding. It contains 164 finger food recipes for little babies that the entire family will love too. It is available in all good book stores including Amazon but if you buy on the Book Depository there is free shipping worldwide!

Buy the book here: Buy on the Book Depository