Toddler Trail Mix

Toddler Trail Mix

It seems the standard practice in feeding our toddlers and kids snacks these days is to reach for processed foods.  I never realize just how prevalent it is until I go to a park or to a play date and see other moms, armed with snacks for their little ones.  What I see most often is goldfish crackers, cereals, or “fruit” snacks (and I don’t mean fresh fruit, I mean those little gummy things the marketers try to pass off as fruit).

I’m a mom and I know that convenience is important.  I know I don’t always have the time and energy to have freshly baked crackers on hand.  Sometimes Meghan wants something different than a piece of fruit for a snack.  But I do know that I can find ways to feed her real foods for her snacks without totally exhausting myself in the process.

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