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What to feed a 1 year old???

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3 years ago
My son is almost 1 and he eat pretty well on his own but i dont have many idea of what to feed him and what i can feed him! normally i give him grilled cheese, or quesadilla, or sandwich of some sort, but other then that i don't have many ideas! so a bit of help would be nice!!!!!

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3 years ago
I also have a son who just turned one, I peel apples and dice them pretty small (he loves, loves to eat these).  I also either dice a banana or mash one with plain yogurt.  I make hard boiled eggs twice a week and dice those for him and cut a piece of plain wheat toast into small bites.  I have peeled & cut up grapes and strawberries, but it is laborous and very expensive - but of course those are his favorites.  Basically anything healthy that can be cut up - they can eat.  I tried small cubes of soft cheeses like mild cheedar and american, which he liked but are quite messy!  It is a busy, but fun age!  Good luck
3 years ago
anything bite size that he can pick up easily and isn't hard to chew. my little cousin i used to watch all the time loved to eat crackers. he'd rather have crackers than and actual meal. things like that are good for him.
3 years ago
Hot dogs cut long ways, fruit peices are good.  really any table food.  Depending on how many teeth he has, you can give him bits of chicken meat, ground beef, anything you eat he can.  I give my 9 month old hot dogs, and turkey dogs all the time he loves them.  like necia said, anything they can pick up in their fingers will do.  Just make sure the peices are small enough he wont choke. 
3 years ago
Try canned beans. You'll be surprised how they like butter beans (giant lima beans), and green beans as finger foods. They're easy, high in nutrition and fiber, and get a good habit going early. My children like baked sweet potatoes or yams in the microwave, then cooled, and cut into soft french fry shapes. Just peel off after it's cooked, easy-peasy. Cube firm tofu into little squares and they'll get an extra boost of protein and calcium good for fast growing bodies. Dice fresh or canned fruit too, and put a few tablespoons on a plate and let them eat a variety of things. Our babies eat too many starchy easy to feed foods sometimes - like cheerios and goldfish crackers. Go for things that came from the ground and grew!
3 years ago
Try canned beans. You'll be surprised how they like butter beans (giant lima beans), and green beans as finger foods. They're easy, high in nutrition and fiber, and get a good habit going early. My children like baked sweet potatoes or yams in the microwave, then cooled, and cut into soft french fry shapes. Just peel off after it's cooked, easy-peasy. Cube firm tofu into little squares and they'll get an extra boost of protein and calcium good for fast growing bodies. Dice fresh or canned fruit too, and put a few tablespoons on a plate and let them eat a variety of things. Our babies eat too many starchy easy to feed foods sometimes - like cheerios and goldfish crackers. Go for things that came from the ground and grew!
3 years ago
I agree - bite sized pieces of almost anything is good.My daughter is 11 months old. She loves bananas, cheese, bread, rice, chicken, baby goldfish crackers, mini teddy grahams, puffs, pasta and veggies.  She also loves yogurt.  I buy her the Gerber yogurt and the Yo Baby 3 in 1 meals. 
3 years ago
I give my son lots of yogurt and fruit purees/applesauce. He loves the Revolution Foods Mashups, which can be found at Toys R Us. Cottage cheese is also good. I cut fruits and vegetables into bite sized pieces and steam them until they're soft enough for him to eat so that he can get used to the textures and to feeding himself.
3 years ago
I put all sorts of fruits and veggies in a steamer, but you can do the same thing in the microwave with just a little water in a bowl, then add the food. That makes it soft and they love the fruits and veggies early!
3 years ago
fresh produce, lean meat, whole grain pasta and bread, greek yogurt, just about anything that's cut up into bite size pieces. just avoid hot dogs, popcorn, peanuts, etc. obvious choking hazards.
2 years ago
My daughter will be one in a week. she loves all types of food! Right now she's eating kiwi. I skin it and chop it into cubes. She eats the whole thing. I usually take toast, english muffins, or just bread (wheat) and put light peanut butter on it and give her pieces of that. She likes noodles, even pasta salad noodles. I give her animal crackers, goldfish, even sesame crackers as a snack. Yogurt (with fat) is one of her favs too. Babies can really have yogurt as young as 8 months. I give her all kinds...strawberry, vanilla, cherry, blueberry. You can boil/steam veggies to make then softer and cut those up. She likes carrots and broccoli. Cheese is good too..shredded/cubed/pieces of sliced cheese. Cereal and milk...let the cereal get a little soggy. Cream of wheat, grits, cream of rice all really good! She eats pieces of chicken, ham and fish too.

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