Toddler portions

A cheat sheet to help translate those amounts into real food examples…
One ounce of grains = ½ cup oatmeal, rice, or pasta
(Serve three daily) = 1 slice of bread
= 5 whole grain crackers
= 1 cup dry cereal
One cup of dairy = 1 cup milk
(Serve two daily) = 1 cup yogurt (or an 8 oz container)
= 3 slices processed cheese
= 2 slices of hard cheese
= I cup of soymilk
*Also in second pic alternatives to dairy!
One ounce of protein = 1 egg
(Serve two daily) = 1 tablespoon peanut or almond butter
= ¼ cooked beans
= 2 tablespoons of hummus
= Beef, pork, or poultry about the size of a pack of gum
One cup of fruit = ½ large apple or 1 cup applesauce
(Serve one daily) = 1 large banana
= 32 grapes
= 8 large strawberries
= ½ cup dried fruit
One cup of vegetables = 1 cup of cooked or raw vegetables
(Serve one daily) = 2 cups of leafy greens

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    02/13/15
    Thank you, I always over cut things into small bite size pieces, we don't eat strawberries in this house though. I'm highly allergic.
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