Age 8-12 Months

Food  Serving size Servings per day
Breast milk or infant formula 6-8 ounces (oz.) 3-4 servings
Dairy

Examples: Whole-milk yogurt, sliced or shredded cheese
½ cup of yogurt
½ oz. of cheese (½ slice)
 1 serving
Grains

Examples: Infant cereal, bread, pasta, pancakes, muffins
2-4 tablespoons (tbsp.) of infant cereal
½ slice of bread
¼ cup of cooked pasta
2 servings
Fruits

Examples: Diced soft fruits, like bananas, mandarin oranges, or canned pears
¼ cup of soft fruit 2 servings
Vegetables

Examples: Cooked carrots, avocado slices, or sweet potato
¼ cup of soft vegetable 2 servings
Protein

Examples: Meatballs, meat from soup, beans, tofu, soft-cooked fish, scrambled eggs
¼ cup of cooked meat, beans, tofu, or fish
¼ of 1 egg
 2 servings

 

Age 12-24 Months

Food  Serving size Servings per day
Breast milk or infant formula 4 ounces (oz.) 6 servings
Other Dairy

Examples: Whole-milk yogurt, sliced or shredded cheese
4 ounces (oz.) of yogurt
½ oz. of cheese (½ slice)
 1-2 servings
Grains

Examples: Bread, pasta, rice, cereal
½ slice of bread
½ cup of cereal
¼ cup of cooked pasta, rice, or cereal
6 servings
Fruits

Examples: Diced peaches, banana, applesauce
½ of 1 apple
½ of 1 banana
½ cup of diced fruit
½ cup of applesauce
2 servings
Vegetables

Examples: Cooked carrots, baked sweet potato cut into strips, peas
½ cup of cooked vegetables 2 servings
Protein

Examples: Eggs, meat, beans, tofu, nut butter
1 egg
1 ounce (oz.) of meat
¼ cup of beans or legumes
1 tablespoon (tbsp.) of nut butter
 2 servings

 

 Rev: 2/2016

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