Toolkit: Finger Food Options

Soft Foods

Peeled Fruits:
Sliced bananas
Sliced kiwi
Sliced berries
Sliced grapes
Sliced mango/papaya
Cubed peaches/nectarines/apricotsProteins:
Cheese sticks
Sliced fish sticks
Hard boiled eggs
Soft meat sticks
Cooked beans
Firm tofu cubes
Sliced veggie burgers
Cubed avocado
Quiche slices
Steamed Vegetables:
Broccoli spears
Cut green beans/snap peas
Peas
Sliced zucchini/squash
Sweet potatoes slicesStarches:
Bread sticks
Crackers
Sliced toast
Dry cereal
Sliced muffins
Cooked pasta


Chewable Foods for More Mature Eaters

Peeled Fruits:
Orange slices
Apple slices
Pear slices
Pineapple slices
Dried/freeze-dried fruitsProteins:
Sliced soft sausages (no casing)
Chicken pieces
Sliced cheese/meat raviolis
Cheese quesadilla/crepe
Pizzas
Peeled Vegetables:
Sliced carrots
Sliced celery
Sliced bell peppers
Pea pods
Cubed cucumberStarches:
Bagels with spreads
French toast slices
Pancake slices

Consult your pediatrician before starting finger foods and discuss the appropriate foods and the latest information on allergies and the appropriate ages to introduce certain foods. Always supervise your child with finger foods.

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