I’ve often shared that Hailey’s meals (at almost 2.5 years old!) are fairly simple. I like to include a protein source, a carb (bonus if it’s a vegetable) and some healthy fat in each meal as often as possible. And when I can combine all those macronutrients into one toddler hand-sized meal? Well, I get pretty excited.
These Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Bites come together quickly and easily and are the perfect size for little hands.
Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Bites
(makes about 30 mini quinoa bites)
2 cups cooked quinoa
2 large eggs
2 garlic cloves, miced
1.5 cups grated sharp cheddar cheese
1 cup finely chopped broccoli
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
Preheat oven to 350 degrees, then mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.
Spray mini-muffin pan with non-stick spray and spoon mixture into each cup, pressing down mixture into each cup as you go.
Bake for 15-20 minutes until the bites are firm to the touch and slightly browned on top. Serve immediately.
These are great dipped in ranch, but I also highly recommend this Easy Homemade Cheese Sauce from Iowa Girl Eats. No child can resist!
Watch my baby bump and me make these live on WCCB Charlotte News Rising!
Don’t forget to check out what the other kids are eating, too. I get some great ideas from visiting the links of the awesome moms that link up below!
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