A healthy lunch, whether at home or in the creche, is an important meal for toddlers – a time to take a break from whatever is going on and sit down to chat and enjoy their food. Try to vary the lunchtime options and this will help to encourage your toddler to be adventurous and have a wide range of favourite foods in their diet.

Keep it simple. Think of the food pyramid and choose something from the bottom shelf for energy, some fruit or vegetables for vitamins and minerals, include some dairy food for calcium and lean meat or fish or beans for protein.

Sounds tricky? Well have a look at these suggestions below and see how easy it can be to make a healthy lunch for your toddler –

If you would like some more lunch ideas for your toddler, give our Careline a call.

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