Mommy’s Top 10 Favorite Baby Snacks
As your baby grows up and starts getting weaned off milk, you’ll probably want to start searching for snacks to serve them. Besides giving her a little energy boost between her meals, snacks are a great way to strengthen your mini-me’s pincer grasp, and introduce her to the concept of feeding herself.
Generally, soft fruits such as bananas are preferred, but if you want to add some variety to your baby’s diet, you can also try searching for one of the many nutritious and yummy finger foods that are being sold at your local supermarket. To help you out, here’s a list of the top 10 favorite baby snacks.
Heinz Banana Biscotti Snack
Made with baby grade ingredients and with iron for healthy brain development, Heinz Banana Biscotti are made in Italy to a unique recipe and has a gentle crunch which softens in little mouths. These banana flavoured finger biscuits contain 8 key vitamins & minerals without any no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Heinz Banana Biscotti is suitable for vegetarians.
Nestle Cerelac NutriPuffs
Nestle Cerelac NutriPuffs is a finger food that is developmentally and nutritionally appropriate for your Little Ones. CERELAC NutriPuffs is a cereal snack that is made with rice, whole wheat, and fruits. It is also high in iron, calcium and vitamin B1 which are important nutrient to support overall growth and development during a child’s growing years.
CERELAC NutriPuffs is developmentally adapted finger food with just the right size for young children’s hands. Finger feeding requires the acquisition of sophisticated and interrelated gross, oral and fine motor skills. The size of CERELAC NutriPuffs supports motor development and new experiences via independent feeding.
Timely introduction of texture can enhance food acceptance later in life. Light and puffy, it easily melts in the mouth of young children and is also easy to chew. CERELAC NutriPuffs is a cereal snack Loved by Little Ones, Chosen by Mums.
Wel-B Freeze Dried Strawberries & Banana
The perfect snack for anyone aged 15 months and older, Wel-B Freeze Dried Strawberries and Banana contains 100% natural, sweet and crispy fruit chips; great as a topping or healthy snack with no additives. The fruits are Freeze-dried, a process that’s also known as Lyophilisation. The basic idea of freeze drying is to completely remove water from the material while leaving the basic structure and composition of the material intact.
This results in perfectly preserved food that’s easy to store and carry around even without refrigeration. Freeze dried food has a long shelf life – in fact, it’s the preservation method that NASA uses for its astronauts!
Happy Baby Yogis Trio Pack
Launched on Mother’s Day 2006, and founded and operated by moms, Happy Family is a leading premium organic food brand delivering optimal nutrition for the entire family. In 2011, founder and CEO Shazi Visram earned the title of Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year for New York. Happy Family has been named as one of the fastest growing organic food companies in the nation by Inc. magazine for two years running, and was named “Rockstar of the New Economy” by Fast Company in 2012.
The Happy Baby Yogis Trio Pack consists of 3 different packs (Happy Yogis – Strawberry + Happy Yogis – Banana Mango + Happy Yogis – Mixed Berry) at one single price. Each of these packs are filled with Happy Yogis freeze-dried organic fruit and yogurt drops that melt in Baby’s mouth. They are truly a delicious and nutritious treat made with the goodness of organic yogurt and fruit. This yummy snack offers protein, and the added boost of pre and probiotics for digestive health.
Little Freddie Organic Raspberry & Strawberry Puffs
Suitable for babies over 10 months old, Little Freddie Organic Raspberry & Strawberry Puffs is simply delicious. The contrasting flavours of sweet strawberries and tangy raspberries are a great combination in this tasty and healthy snack.
These organic strawberry and raspberry puffs are packed full of natural goodness with no hidden ingredients. They are perfectly sized to help little fingers learn to grip, yet soft enough to easily dissolve in the mouth. These organic puffs only use real fruit & vegetables and are so yummy your baby will be full of smiles.
Organix Goodies Organic Gingerbread Men Biscuits
Suitable for babies over 12 months old, the Organix Goodies Organic Gingerbread Men Biscuits has a No Junk Promise. This means that the gingerbread men biscuits are guaranteed to contain no artificial colors or flavors, hydrogenated fat, or added salt.
These gingerbread men are perfect for healthy little explorers, so run, run, run as fast as you can to catch your very own gingerbread man!
Bellamy’s Organic Apple Snacks
Apples are recognised as a fruit that retains some of the highest level of pesticides and chemicals when not grown organically; but with Bellamy’s Organic Apple Snacks, you can be sure your toddler is getting only natural goodness from certified organic fruit, grown without pesticides or synthetic fertilisers.
Each delicious slice of apple is snap dried which simply removes moisture from the apple, leaving you with a crisp and crunchy between-meals snack, with all the taste, fibre and nutrients of a fresh organic apple.
Apple snacks come in a resealable pouch, so you can give your toddler a healthy snack wherever you are!
Kellogg’s Special K Red Berries Chewy Snack Bar
Chewy with a hint of crisp, the Special K® Red Berries Bars are music to your taste buds. Each bar is made of real fruit pieces with flavors of berries and golden rolled oats you can feel good about. The Special K Nourish line uses only natural, wholesome ingredients so you can feel confident giving your baby’s body what it needs.
Organix Mashed Apple & Raspberry with pieces
Organix Mashed Apple & Raspberry with pieces is a blend of apple & raspberry puree with apple pieces. Suitable for babies who’re 7 months or older, this organic fruit puree has a variety of textures for your little one to discover; starting with smooth, getting thicker with mashed, and then chunky with pieces of real fruit. You can even add your own texture twist to the fruit pots by serving it with pancakes for an alternative breakfast or delicious dessert.
Organix Goodies Date & Banana Chunky Fruit Bars
For little explorers on the go, these delicious banana & date chunky fruit bars are 100% fruit squished into bite-sized pieces. Using only natural, organic ingredients, Organix Goodies Date & Banana Chunky Fruit Bars serves as one of your child’s 5 a day and is suitable for vegetarians.