A day in a Toddler’s diet

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  • Here’s an example of a nutritious menu to help you plan your Toddler’s day.

Below are suggested foods and portions for your Toddler’s balanced diet. Remember to follow her hunger and fullness cues and let her decide how much she wants to eat.

Menu suggestion 1

Breakfast

  • 4 fl. oz. whole milk
  • 1 bowl GERBER® GRADUATES® Breakfast Buddies® Hot Cereal with Fruit—Peach
  • ½ cup sliced banana 


Mid-morning snack

  • 4 fl. oz. GERBER® GRADUATES® Formula in a cup
  • 8 pieces GERBER® GRADUATES® Lil’ Crunchies®—Veggie Dip: naturally flavored with other natural flavors
  • ½ tray GERBER® GRADUATES® Veggie Pick-Ups™—Diced Carrots
  • 1 tbsp. ranch dressing 


Lunch

  • 4 fl. oz. GERBER® GRADUATES® Formula
  • 1 tray GERBER® GRADUATES® LIL' ENTRÉES®—Pasta Stars in Meat Sauce with Green Beans
  • ¼ cup sliced strawberries, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 tsp. margarine (on green beans)


Afternoon snack

  • 4 fl. oz. GERBER® GRADUATES® Formula
  • ½ cup GERBER® GRADUATES® Puffs—Sweet Potato
  • 1 serving GERBER® GRADUATES® Fruit & Veggie Melts® Snack


Dinner

  • 4 fl. oz. whole milk
  • 1 tray GERBER® GRADUATES® Puffs—Sweet Potato: naturally flavored with other natural flavors



Menu suggestion 2


Breakfast 

  • Breastmilk or 4 fl. oz. GERBER® GRADUATES® Formula* in a cup
  • ½ scrambled egg, cut to bite-sized pieces
  • ¼ cup GERBER® Grain & Fruit Cereal—Rice Banana Apple with GERBER®  GRADUATES® Formula


Snack

  • 1 GERBER® GRADUATES® Arrowroot Cookie
  • 4 fl. oz. GERBER® GRADUATES® FRUIT SPLASHERS® Beverage—Kiwi Strawberry purified water and juice blend beverage


Lunch

  • Breastmilk or 4 fl. oz. GERBER® GRADUATES® Formula* in a cup
  • 1 tub GERBER® GRADUATES® LIL' ENTRÉES®—Creamy Chicken Stew with Vegetables with Green Beans & Carrots
  • ½ tray GERBER® GRADUATES® Fruit Pick-Ups™—Diced Peaches


Snack

  • 1 GERBER® GRADUATES® Fruit Strips™—Strawberry: naturally flavored with other natural flavors
  • 8 GERBER® GRADUATES® Lil’ Crunchies®—Veggie Dip: naturally flavored with other natural flavors
  • 4 fl. oz. GERBER® GRADUATES® Formula* in a cup


Dinner

  • Breastmilk or 4 fl. oz. GERBER® GRADUATES® Formula* in a cup
  • ½ slice whole-wheat bread with spread
  • ½ tray GERBER® GRADUATES® Veggie Pick-Ups™—Diced Green Beans
  • ¼ cup chopped melon
  • 1 slice of avocado, diced

*Or ½ cup serving of whole cow’s milk

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