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5 simple snack ideas that can be customized for your child

Snacks are a great way to include more nutritious foods in your toddler’s diet. Think of them as “mini meals”. Offer him fruits and vegetables, as well as foods from the other food groups. Here are 5 simple, healthy mini-meal ideas that can be customized for your child, plus a snack-builder for putting together your own nutrient-rich creations.

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to read Jan 28, 2021

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