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Safely Serve Hot Foods to Toddlers
Fall is here, and the holidays are just around the corner, which means it is almost time to cozy up with some yummy, warm foods. Chilli, soup, hot cocoa, and more are always on the menu, but how do you safely serve these cold-weather staples to your rowdy toddler? Yes, you can give your kiddo hot foods safely, and this blog is here to help. Keep reading to learn more about how to serve hot food to toddlers safely, tips to keep in mind, and the products you need to make it safe and fun.
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Tips for Serving Hot Foods to Toddlers
Before you let your little one indulge in chicken noodle soup, make sure you are prepared with these tips:
- Get a food thermometer. To make sure your toddler’s food is warm enough to enjoy yet not hot enough to be a danger, grab a food thermometer and make sure the food is within range. Hot food is safe to eat at around 90 degrees and should not exceed 120 degrees.
- Take a look at your table. Make sure hot foods are not placed on a tablecloth, where they could easily spill, move, or fall off the table. Also, keep hot foods more toward the center of the table, rather than the edge, where they could be knocked off.
- Don’t disturb your child while eating. Make sure you do not disturb, startle, or tickle your child while they are eating hot foods. Allow them space to concentrate on eating in a calm environment.
Products You Need to Serve Hot Food to Toddlers
Want to serve your little one hot food, let them bring chili to school, or sit and enjoy hot cocoa with you? You can! Innobaby has many hot-food-toddler-friendly mealtime products to allow your toddler to enjoy hot foods in a safe and fun way.
Your toddler can drink warm or cold drinks from their very own, age-appropriate open cup!
Our kid-friendly stainless cup is a plastic-free, sustainable drinkware made for a sippy-to-cup transition period. Kids can pick their favorite decorative strip and personalize the cup - they can even color it, too! Kids will love decorating their plain stainless cups with their favorite designs & colorings. Making mealtime fun has never been easier!
The removable silicone ring provides lip protection from extreme temperatures and aids oral development. An ergonomically designed cup is versatile, easy on the little hands, and easy to wash.
By reusing stainless steel cups, kids build the habit of reusing cups and reducing single-use plastic waste. Best of all, our quality BPA-free stainless steel material will not rust nor leech unwanted chemicals into the drinks, whether hot or cold, making it a safer & smarter choice for everyday use. They are dishwasher safe, too, so you can enjoy hassle-free cleaning and odor and stain-resistant cups for years to come.
This cup kit includes six predesigned & coloring strips, one food-grade silicone lip guard, and two 8 oz 18/10 stainless steel cups.
Ready to send hot food along with your kiddo to school and have it STAY warm until lunchtime? Now you can!
Innobaby's Keepin' Fresh Stainless Steel Luncbox is a SMART food storage solution for home and on the go. Available in three sizes and great for storing sandwiches, pastas, veggies, and more, our unique, divided design keeps food separated and mess-free.
The double-lined wall keeps food cold or warm up to 2 times longer than standard containers while acting as a protective shell to protect little hands from extreme temperatures. The airtight hinged lid is a snap to open and close, seals in freshness, and is simple enough for toddlers and small children to use.
The perfectly portioned stainless steel bentos are easy to wash, too, thanks to the removable stainless insert. Top rack dishwasher safe, Innobaby's Keepin' Fresh Bentos are also freezer safe, BPA-free, phthalate-free, PVC-free, and lead-free.
Ready to serve warm soup, chili, pasta, and more to your little one worry-free?
Our Din Din Smart™ Stainless Steel Starter Bowl was specially designed with little hands in mind. It features a double-lined wall and a plastic shell to help protect your child’s hands from hot or cold temperatures.
The kid-friendly Starter Bowl is perfectly sized for first foods and includes two easy-to-grip side handles. Our Stainless Steel bowl is a safer choice for eating hot foods because it is break-resistant, does not melt, does not rust, and is super easy to clean. Bonus: it doubles as a great dessert bowl for ice cream, too!
Innobaby has a complete line of non-toxic stainless feeding products and dishes for your baby or child. These dishwasher-safe bowls are made from high-quality, durable, non-toxic Type 304 (18/10 stainless steel).
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