5 Easy Toddler Meals You Can Prep Ahead

When you have a toddler in tow, simple everyday tasks can quickly become a struggle. Gone are the days of leisurely flipping through cookbooks for new recipes  or preparing a meal without some sort of pint-sized distraction to buy you just a few more minutes of cooking time.

We know you could use a few extra moments to breathe, so we are sharing five easy make-ahead toddler meals (each with multiple variations) that your kids—and your schedule—will love!

Healthy Toddler Meatballs
Stir together a few simple ingredients, form the meatballs, and store in the fridge. When dinnertime arrives, just pop a few of them in the oven for an easy meal. Here are a few of our favorites:

Kizingo Kale Chicken Meatballs

Weelicious Turkey Pesto Meatballs

Quinoa Beef Meatballs

Veggie Egg Muffins

A great grab-and-go breakfast for your little eaters or a quick one to warm up when you’re in a pinch! We love these variations on the yummy egg muffin:

Healthy Egg Muffin Cups

Ham and Cheese Egg Muffins

Make Ahead Egg Muffins

Overnight Oatmeal

This is one of the easiest morning meals to prep ahead! Whip up these recipes, grab your Kizingo spoon, and let your little ones dive in!

Strawberry Shortcake Overnight Oats

Banana Bread Overnight Oats

Peanut Butter Overnight Oatmeal

Mini Pinwheels
Simply fill with your favorite cheese or include a few additional healthy ingredients like spinach, ham or turkey, and roll them up! These recipes take little time, but are packed with big flavor:

Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

Cheesy Spinach Pinwheels

Turkey and Cheese Pinwheels

Veggie Tots
Every kid loves a food they can dip! These have the added bonus of being packed with nutrient-rich cruciferous vegetables like broccoli or cauliflower:

Healthy Baked Broccoli Tots

5 Ingredient Baked Cauliflower Tots

Sprouted Kitchen Broccoli Balls

Do you have a favorite make-ahead recipe for tiny foodies? Please let us know!
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