2019 Ultimate List of Baby and Toddler Finger Foods

2019’s Ultimate list of Baby & Toddler Finger Foods

Last year I put together The Ultimate List of Baby and Toddler Finger Foods, including all the recipes that my little guy loved from 6 months through to being a toddler. It was so popular that I’ve refreshed it for 2019 and included even more delicious finger food recipes that your baby and the whole family will enjoy. As always, I’ve done my best to choose and create low salt and refined sugar free options.

Remember to always include the original finger food, soft fresh vegetables and fruit into your babies diet every day!


Mexican Quinoa Bites

This recipe is a yummy variation of baby led weaning tuna quinoa bites (which you can find here). Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is so amazing for all the family. It is a complete protein meaning that it contains all nine essential amino acids which most other grains lack. It is high in Vitamins B & E and is also a great source of fibre. And, if that wasn’t enough it is also a great source of calcium, magnesium and manganese. Quinoa is the least allergenic of all grains so if your little one is intolerant to grains this is a great alternative.

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Salmon and Pea Cakes

These little salmon and pea cakes are absolutely delicious and are a great way to use up leftover salmon too.

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Chickpea Cookies

Super Healthy Cookies are here! These deliciously soft cookies are made using a very surprising ingredient – the humble chickpea! It took a few tries to get them to the right consistency but these definitely work and my children devoured them so I know we’re onto a winner.

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Rainbow Omelette Cakes Recipe

This baked omelette recipe is an easy recipe for kids to cook too, as there are no hot frying pans involved – you simply pour your mixture into silicone muffin cups, pop in the oven and bake.  You can also sneak in lots of vegetables.

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Baby French Toast (Eggy Banana Bread)

This simple French Toast or Eggy Bread recipe makes the perfect finger food for weaning babies and toddlers too!

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Banana Lemon Walnut Muffins

When it comes to baby led weaning recipes nothing really beats mini muffins. They are soft and easy for little hands to manage that it is no wonder they are the number one food to start baby led weaning for babies.

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Frozen Fruity Yoghurt Bites

With just a few ingredients and minimal equipment, this recipe couldn’t be easier to make, and the yogurt bites make a great healthy dessert, snack or even a fun breakfast idea!

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Potato & Butternut Squash Tots

These delicious little tots are packed with potato and butternut squash and make the perfect finger food for weaning babies and toddlers!

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Broccoli Cheese Frittata Fingers

These frittata fingers make the best finger food for baby led weaning and toddlers. They are a great recipe to let your little one explore new tastes and textures.

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Apple, Banana and Carrot Muffins

These apple carrot and banana muffins are the beautiful mini-muffins! They are soft and spongy, easy to make and contain no added sugar or salt.

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Sweet Potato Truffles

Soft and subtly sweet, these Sweet Potato Truffles are sure to be a hit with everyone in the household.

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Cucumber and Hummus Cups

Cucumber and hummus are an obvious combination. These little cups are an easy, tasty snack which big and little ones will love.

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Hoisin Pork Cabbage Rolls

Kids love meals that they can hold in their hands, these Hoisin pork cabbage rolls are fun and full of vegetables, plus they are wrapped in a whole cabbage leaf. There is nothing expensive in this meal so it is also super economical.

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Cherry Almond Baked Oatmeal

Cherry, Almond, and Oatmeal, need I say more? But wait! There is much more, she throws in bananas, chia seeds, flax, and hemp hearts! So yes, this may be one of the most nutritious finger food breakfasts of 2019.

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Pumpkin Amazeballs

Pumpkin and chocolate might not be a combination you think would go well together, but I promise you it is delicious. Pumpkin is high in beta-carotene which the body converts to Vitamin A (great for eyes). It is also a good source of Vitamin C, high in iron and magnesium too as well as many other vitamins and minerals.

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Pea Fritters

These Pea Fritters are easy to make and can be whipped up quickly. They taste delicious both hot and cold, so any leftovers are great for the lunchbox.

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Butternut Squash Fritters

Sweet Butternut Squash Fritters make a perfect addition to your fun food ideas for kids, and beautifully sweet rings are an ideal finger food for your little ones.

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Sweet Potato Pizza

This pizza base is made from sweet potato, oats and egg. Top with just about anything and enjoy it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Banana Oat Pikelets

These banana oat pikelets are quick to make and the recipe can be used as the base for many other pikelet ideas, both savoury and sweet. If you’re wondering what a picklet is, it’s basically a pancake.

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Veggie Popsicle

Veggie Popsicles

Vegetable what? Seriously, just try it. Hide them in plain sight and they will eat them!

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couscous nugget

Couscous Nuggets

Whether you’re looking for a homemade toddler snack, baby finger food or baby led weaning ideas, these couscous nuggets can’t be beaten for simplicity. Just four ingredients, no added salt or sugar.

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Salmon Nuggets

These yummy Salmon bites are the perfect finger food for baby led weaning. Served with a dollop of yogurt, lime and coriander sauce, you will end up making these nuggets time and time again.

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Frozen Yoghurt Bark

Frozen Yoghurt Bark is a great after-school snack or after-dinner dessert. It takes minutes to prepare and is ready after 2-4 hours of freezing. Store pieces in a ziplock bag for an instant frozen snack.

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Parmesan and Spinach Cheese Twists

These are a great way to sneak some greens into your toddlers. Pastry items are popular with kids and you can always add in some stories about how spinach gives Popeye muscles!

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Turkey Potato and Veggie Bites

This leftover turkey recipe that can be served as a main, appetizer, or side to your baby led weaning dinner (or lunch), and they’re just the right shape and size for a tot’s teensy hands.

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Polenta Fries

These oven baked polenta vegetable fries are a healthier version of regular fries and a delicious snack for the whole family to enjoy. They are baked in the oven and contain hidden veggies to make them a healthier. Serve them as a snack or side dish with some homemade marinara sauce.

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2019's Ultimate List of Baby and Toddler Finger Foods. Over 25 healthy finger food recipes for baby led weaning, toddlers, and kids! Refined sugar free treats, low salt meals, quick snacks, and freezer friendly make ahead finger foods! #babyledweaning #fingerfood #appetizers #refinedsugarfree #healthyrecipes #babyfood


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