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10 High Calorie Foods For Toddlers

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10 High Calorie Foods For Toddlers

Toddlers are quite active and they need energy throughout the day. Many toddlers are very picky eaters and do not eat everything that you give them. These factors can make your child thin and low on energy. If you want your toddler to gain weight in a healthy way, its a good idea to give them some food items that are high in calorie content. These are the High Calorie Foods For Toddlers-

Bananas

banana bread recipe

If your child does not like banana, try giving banana shake to them. You can also make banana bread and many more recipes with banana. Bananas are rich in carbohydrates and calories. The high calcium content is a bonus.

Finger Fries

Give potatoes to your underweight kid to make them gain weight. You can give both sweet potatoes and regular potatoes. The easiest and yummiest way to feed potato to your child is making finger fries. You can make finger fries by baking or deep frying.

Mangoes

mango and fruit smoothie for babies

Slice mangoes and give regularly to your little one. You can make mango shakes and smoothies too. Mango mousse is very high in calories and you can make it easily at home by blending mango pulp with milk cream.

Pancakes

Vanilla & Blueberry Pancake recipe

Who doesn’t love pancakes and these sugary treats help in weight gain as well. You can make them with banana to make them higher in energy.

Avocado

Avocado for babies

The rich flavor of avocados consists of good fats. Give avocado sandwich to your child or sprinkle avocado slices with salt and pepper to serve. You can even make avocado shake with milk.

Nuts

Try giving nuts to your toddler to make them gain weight. Make a mixture of nuts like walnuts, peanuts and almonds. Kids can munch on it or you can grind the nuts to a powder. This powder can be mixed with food items like shakes and oats. Nuts are full of fat, vitamin E and protein.

Peanut Butter

The simplest way to give peanut butter is with toast and waffles. You can also give peanut butter as a dip with fruits. Peanut butter helps in gaining weight quickly.

Whole Cream Milk Products

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Cheese, yogurt and butter made of full fat milk are amazing source of calories. These make toddlers put on weight in a healthy way.

Ragi

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Ragi is also known to aid in gaining weight. You can make ragi dosa and paratha. Ragi can also be used to make porridge. A good weight gain ragi food option is to make its laddoos with jaggery and ghee.

Eggs

eggs finger food for babies

Egg yolk is a rich protein source. Give eggs to your kids to keep them energetic all day. Eggs will also help your child in putting on some weight.

Which high calorie foods do you give to your toddler?

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