Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Toddler Recipes

Spinach Nuggets

1 16-oz package frozen chopped spinach, cooked, drained, and chopped further if needed

1 cup Seasoned bread crumbs - (3/4 cup breadcrumbs and 1/4 cup wheat germ or flax meal is a healthy substitution!)

1 ½ cups shredded cheddar cheese Try tomato & basil cheddar!)

3 Large eggs or 5 egg yolks

Heat oven to 375F

1. Lightly coat a baking sheet with olive oil and set aside.

2. Combine all remaining ingredients and mix well. *Add seasonings if you like - garlic powder, pepper, extra basil & oregano for example. Add a fruit or veggie puree to substitute for the eggs if desired*.

3. Shape mixture into nuggets or fun shapes such as squares or squigglies etc..and place on baking tray. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, turn nuggets over after 15 minutes. Serve warm

You can "roll" this out and then try using small cookie cutters to make these into fun shapes!


2 cups corn flakes - 3/4 flour - 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon - 1/2cup butter or margarine

1 cup flavored yogurt (banana/strawberry etc..) - 1 egg slightly beaten

2 tablespoons flour

Preheat oven to 350F

Combine cereal, 3/4 cup flour, sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.

Cut in butter or margarine until coarse crumbs form.

Press 1/2 the mixture firmly into the bottom of a greased 8inch square pan.

Mix yogurt, egg and 2 tablespoons flour in another small bowl.

Spread over cereal mixture in pan and then sprinkle the remaining cereal mixture on top

Bake for 30 minutes or until golden brown; cut into bars when cooled.

Courtesy of Stonyfield Farms Yogurt

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