Struggling to come up with ideas of what to offer your baby for lunch? Fear not! I am here with 21 baby led weaning lunch ideas to satisfy every taste bud!
Within this post there are 21 baby led weaning lunch ideas with something for every taste, every diet and every baby. These are our favourite recipes because the majority can be batch cooked; can be served to the whole family and are healthy and nutritious! What’s not love?
Enjoy! And if you have any more ideas, leave them in the comments below!
Cheese and Tomato Quinoa Balls
Simple to prep and containing yummy super food quinoa which is so healthy for your baby - these cheese and tomato quinoa balls are the perfect baby led weaning lunch idea!
We love making a huge batch of these and popping them in the fridge for a tasty after school snack for the older one too!
Broccoli Cheddar Quinoa Bites
Cheese and broccoli make the ultimate combo and mixed with delicious quinoa, they are simply divine!
Another fantastic baby led weaning lunch idea that you can batch make and store in the fridge for hungry tummies!
Baked Cheesy Polenta Fingers
We love the versatility of polenta and it's something we always keep in our food cupboard for our little ones.
You can make these cheesy polenta fingers vegan by using a dairy free cheese substitute!
Baby Led Weaning Burgers | Beetroot, Spinach, Feta and Quinoa
We love the colour of these delicious burgers. Super simple to create and they taste incredible!
We like to cut these into three strips for younger babies as they then become much easier to handle.
Spinach and Feta Frittata
Skip eggs for breakfast and serve them for lunch instead! This frittata is jam packed with spinach and feta - a truly delicious combo.
The perfect baby led weaning lunch that baby can share with his Mama!
Baby Led Weaning Hash Brown Potato Cakes
Add grated carrot or butternut squash to make these hash brown potato cakes even more nutritious. No matter how many times I batch make these, they never last longer than a few hours!
Healthy Butternut Squash Soup
Soup can be a messy business when you're baby led weaning, but it's well worth the clean up!
Another baby led weaning lunch that can be shared with the whole family and totally jam-packed with nutrition. Yum!
A nice and easy baby led weaning lunch idea that can be prepped in advance and shared with the whole family.
Cheesy Eggy Triangles
For busy Mums, this is the perfect recipe! Easy-pease cheesy eggy triangles. Baby will adore this delicious recipe!
Quick & Easy Puff Pastry Pizzas
We love EVERY Annabel Karmel recipe, but these puff pastry pizzas are a firm favourite. Our baby and toddler CANNOT get enough! These also make the perfect party food as well as a delicious baby led weaning lunch.
Baby Led Weaning Courgette Bites
Another batch making fave from us using courgette and bread crumbs to create a delicious bite that's perfect for babies from six months onwards. Delicious!
Fritters are another baby led weaning lunchtime favourite here. Super quick to make and perfect to batch make.
Baby Led Weaning Salmon Burgers with Broccoli and Kale
We love burgers - not unhealthy, greasy beef burgers, but using fresh ingredients to create yummy alternatives. These salmon burgers are jam packed with nutrients and are a real healthy alternative to fast food.
Sweet Potato, Kale and Black Bean Patties for Babies and Toddlers
Sweet potato, kale AND black beans? Wow - what a combo! And the result? Truly delicious patties that won't last long once you place them on the highchair table.
Another delicious soup recipe and this one is really luxuriously thick so is perfect for letting baby have a go with the spoon. It would really be baby led weaning without a LOT of mess now would it?
Baby Led Weaning Beetroot Pasta Sauce for Babies
We love beetroot in this household, purely for the stunning colour it turns our food. Pasta is a quick and easy baby led weaning lunch idea and coupled with this nutrient-rich pasta sauce - it's super healthy too!
We are from the North West of England where pies are life. Here we have created a healthier version for the babies so they too can enjoy being Lancashire lads!
Skip eggs for breakfast and have them for lunch. Try these egg muffins - super versatile where the world is your oyster!
Broccoli and Courgette Savoury Muffins
Savoury muffins jam packed with nutrients and can be batch made? Yes please!
Pinwheels are the ultimate baby led weaning lunch idea and could not be left off my list. These ham, cheese, spinach and tomato pinwheels are the bomb!
Healthy Baby Led Weaning Chicken Quesadillas
Quesadillas are a firm fave here as they're so simple to make and just taste absolutely delicious. And I am all for recipes that can feed my baby AND the adults!
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