lil'gourmets Veggie Meal Tips
MEAL  |  SNACK  |  SIDE  |  DIP

AGES 6 MONTHS - 106 YEARS
YOUR VEGGIE MEAL GUIDE


6-12 MONTHS
A delicious pediatrician-approved meal. Start your lil'one early with vegetables & flavor! Spoon-feed as is or nurture your baby's curiosity of colors, flavors, and textures by combining with grains, ground meat, beans, or other soft foods to make it the perfect finger-food. Click here for our pediatric advisor's first foods article.

1-3 YEARS
A flavorful meal, snack, or side dish. Let them dip away with proteins like chicken or shrimp, or mix with pasta or a grain for added flavor and nutrition.

4 YEARS AND UP
A uniquely delicious am/pm snack or dip, with pita chips or chopped veggies; a healthy way to tie them over until their next meal. It's the best snack to ruin their dinner!

VEGGIE MEAL TIPS


  • Serve cold, fresh from the fridge

  • Try as a nutritious am/pm snack, on its own or with pita chips, crackers, or veggies

  • Add to any meal for a chef-crafted veggie side

  • Substitute a veggie meal for any snack! A great low-sugar swap for crackers, cookies, yogurt & applesauce

  • A fresh snack for Moms & Dads too... who often miss meals!
Lil'one and their mom

DELICIOUS AS IS OR ENJOY WITH:

  • Yogurt and granola
  • Goat cheese or cream cheese and add your favorite herbs for a tangy dip
  • Your fave fruits & greens to make a smoothie
  • Makes the perfect low-sugar substitute for apple sauce!

DELICIOUS AS IS OR ENJOY WITH:

  • Any kind of chicken: rotisserie, shawarma, roasted, grilled
  • Couscous, farro or chickpeas
  • Toasted pita bread or chips
  • Carrots or crackers for a savory dip

DELICIOUS AS IS OR ENJOY WITH:

  • Eggs or breakfast tacos
  • Black beans, tomatoes, and a squeeze of lime
  • A quesadilla or tortilla chips as an authentic dip
  • Milk or chicken broth, add grilled chicken or shrimp to make a tasty soup!
Pair with chicken and chick peas
Use as a dip for veggies

DELICIOUS AS IS OR ENJOY WITH:

  • Coconut shrimp or fish
  • Rice, quinoa or noodles
  • Toasted pita triangles, celery or carrots
  • A sprinkle of ground cashews for a nutty flavor!

DELICIOUS AS IS OR ENJOY WITH:

  • Chicken nuggets - Kid Favorite!
  • Grilled chicken or shrimp
  • Pasta, try elbow or rotini
  • Crackers for a hearty dip

DELICIOUS AS IS OR ENJOY WITH:

  • Grilled chicken, falafel or garbanzo beans
  • Carrots or pita chips
  • Roasted potatoes and a squeeze of lemon
  • A scoop of hummus or yogurt for a mouthwatering dip
Pair with pasta and chicken
Pair with coconut shrimp