A good source of protein and calcium, beans are also popular among the one to three year-old set for their small size, graspability or easy spreadability if mashed and added to quesadillas, wraps, omelettes or nachos.
Delicious and fresh, basil is high in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as iron, potassium and calcium. Whip up some pesto for your child’s pasta or simply chop it and sprinkle it on pizza.
Yes, cocoa is on the list of healthy foods for toddlers. Full of flavonoids that improve blood pressure, vascular and cardiac health, cocoa powder is a superfood few toddlers will complain about. Sprinkle it into yogurt or milk or use some dark chocolate to cover bananas and strawberries for a super treat.
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