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10 Fruit- and Veggie-Packed Breakfasts Your Toddler Will Love

By Heather Neal |

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When my 6-month-old ate anything I put in front of him — including broccoli, avocado, peas, spinach, and asparagus — I thought I had it made. “Look at all these green veggies he loves!” I naively thought. Well, that quickly changed as his first birthday passed, and he got pickier and pickier, and his fruit and veggie intake lowered and lowered. To add to that, what little ability he had to sit and wait for me to prepare meals all but disappeared. At first I admitted defeat and assumed I just wasn’t going to have a kid who willingly ate his veggies like I thought. He’d be addicted to carbs and anything that crunched just like the rest of us.

That is, until I came up with meals he already liked, and made sure to sneak some fruit and veggies in there. All of this wasn’t an effort to be sneaky, mind you, but to remind him he actually likes them. Pumpkin pancakes instead of plain; spinach in his fruit smoothies; zucchini in his beloved banana bread; and more.

Here are 10 of my favorite toddler breakfasts, all of which are loaded with fruit and veggies. Bonus: They can all be made ahead of time!

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10 Fruit- and Veggie-Packed Breakfasts Your Toddler Will Love

Fruit- and Veggie-Packed Breakfasts for Kids

Make these produce-packed breakfasts ahead of time so you don't have to scramble in the morning!

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Heather Neal

Heather Neal is a sports dietitian, pseudo-triathlete, and not-so-new momma. She’s the voice behind with a Side of Sneakers, a blog with a real-life take on healthy food and fitness. Find her on Instagram, and Pinterest. Read bio and latest posts → Read Heather's latest posts →

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One thought on “10 Fruit- and Veggie-Packed Breakfasts Your Toddler Will Love

  1. Lauren Jimeson says:

    Those green smoothie cubes are genius! I also love the egg hash, it looks delicious.

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