50 Foods to Introduce to Your Kids by Age 2

As a director of food and nutrition for the Chandler Unified School District, in Arizona, Wesley Delbridge, R.D., knows that some kids have never even tried spinach. The key is to offer foods early. He made a list of ones he wanted his son, Jet (now 3), to taste. (You'll need to puree or cook some to avoid choking risk.)

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1. Artichokes
2. Bell peppers
3. Black beans
4. Broccoli
5. Brown rice
6. Brussels sprouts
7. Butternut squash
8. Cabbage
9. Cantaloupe
10. Carrots
11. Cauliflower
12. Chicken
13. Coconut
14. Cod
15. Cucumbers
16. Eggplant
17. Eggs
18. Feta cheese
19. Granola
20. Green beans
21. Honeydew melon
22. Hummus
23. Iceberg lettuce
24. Jicama
25. Kale
26. Kidney beans
27. Lentils
28. Mozzarella cheese
29. Mushrooms
30. Olive slices
31. Oranges
32. Peaches
33. Pears
34. Pineapple
35. Plums
36. Pumpkin
37. Purple potatoes
38. Quinoa
39. Radishes
40. Romaine lettuce
41. Salmon
42. Salsa
43. Spinach
44. Strawberries
45. Sweet potatoes
46. Tomatoes
47. Turnips
48. Watermelon
49. Whole-wheat pasta
50. Yogurt 

How to Make Baby Food: Red Lentil and Spinach Puree