FOODS THAT ARE OK FOR AGES 2-3

-Low-fat milk, 2-3 servings of dairy per day

-Other dairy (soft pasteurized cheese, natural yogurt, cottage cheese)

-Iron-fortified cereals, 4-6 servings of cereals and all grains

-Other gains (some breads, pasta, crackers, and rice)

-All vegetables, cut up or sliced; preferably fresh or frozen; 2-3 servings per day

-All fruits, cut up or sliced; preferably fresh; 2-3 servings per day

-Protein, same as 1-2 years old; can add natural peanut butter; 2 servings per day

-Combination foods (casseroles, stews).  Introduce one food at a time, allowing at    least 3 days before introducing the next food.

*Use caution with choking hazards (see list)

*Toddler should show some of these signs:

         Shows eagerness to make own food choices

         May exhibit signs of pickiness

         Is self-feeding