20 Amazing Oats Recipes for Babies and Toddlers: A Nutrient-Packed Feast


Oats have been a fad for so long! And rightly so. They are great for you and for your kids. And for that tiny little toddler in your arms! Amazingly nutritious, fibre-packed and low in calories, oats deserve the ‘all hail’ they have been getting lately!

So if you have been planning to make oats a part of your baby’s diet, you have landed just where you were meant to. Below you will find a bunch oats recipes for babies that are toat-ally amazing!

  1. Mashed Oats
  2. Things you need

    • ¼ cup instant oats
    • 1 banana
    • 150 ml water

    How to make

    Super simple is what this oats recipe for babies is! Just let the oats cook in that 150ml of water for about 5 minutes. Now add the mashed bananas and stir well. Serve warm!

  3. Banana Oats
  4. Things you need

    • ¼ cup rolled oats
    • 150 ml almond milk, or soy milk
    • 1 banana, mashed
    • Blueberries, pumpkin seed powder for garnish

    How to make

    Take the milk you have and cook the oats in them till they are soft. Should take about 15 minutes. Now add the banana and stir well. Serve with blueberries and pumpkin seed powder sprinkled on top!

  5. Tahini Oats
  6. Things you need

    • 1 cup oats
    • 1 ½ cups water
    • 1 tbsp sesame seed tahini

    How to make

    Making this oats recipe for toddlers is a piece of cake! Put the water on flame in a saucepan and let the oats cook in it. Once tender, add the tahini and mix it up. You could add sunflower seeds for garnish if your baby is older.

  7. Mango Oats
  8. Things you need

    • ⅓ cup rolled oats
    • ½ mango, peeled and chopped
    • 150 ml coconut milk
    • 1 tbsp flaxseed powder
    • 1 tsp maple syrup
    • 3 tbsp chia seeds

    How to make

    All you need is a mason jar for this oats recipe for toddlers. Add all of the ingredients in the mason jar and mix them. Now let it sit overnight in the fridge. Next morning, you can feed it to your baby for a mangolicious breakfast!

  9. Rawnola
  10. Things you need

    • ⅓ rolled oats
    • ½ cup cashews and almonds, chopped
    • 1 tbsp desiccated coconut
    • 4 dates, pitted

    How to make

    Grind all of the ingredients together in your blender. It should have a nice coarse texture. Now add a couple of tablespoons of this blitz mix to your baby’s milk for a filling, nutritious drink. You can add fruits too to turn into a mini meal!

  11. Blueberry and Oats Porridge
  12. Things you need

    • 1 cup oats
    • 1 ½ cup almond milk, or soy milk
    • 2 tbsp blueberry, pureed

    How to make

    In a saucepan, add the oats and the blueberry puree. Now add milk and let the three of them cook till the oats soften. Keep stirring so the mix does not stick to the pan. Serve warm and fresh.

  13. Apple and Oats Porridge
  14. Things you need

    • ¼ cup oats
    • ½ apple, chopped
    • ¼ tsp cinnamon powder
    • 150 ml milk

    How to make

    If you love a good apple and oats recipes for babies, this one is it! You will have to cook everything together in a low flame on a saucepan. Keep stirring so nothing sticks. Once the whole mix gets a soft, porridge-like consistency, serve it with freshly chopped fruits and a drizzle of honey.

  15. Oats Dosa
  16. Things you need

    • 1 cup homemade dosa batter
    • ¼ cup oats, powdered
    • 3 tbsp semolina
    • Water
    • Salt to taste

    How to make

    This is the easy oats dosa recipe for babies you have been waiting for! Mix every ingredient together to form a batter with thick consistency. Let the batter set for 30 mins. Now splatter the batter on an oiled dosa tawa and cook till golden brown and crispy. Serve with sambhar!

  17. Figs and Oats Porridge
  18. Things you need

    • 1 cup oats
    • 1 ½ cups water
    • 1 banana, mashed
    • 1 tsp flaxseed powder
    • 1 tsp almond butter
    • ½ tsp cacao powder
    • A handful of figs, chopped

    How to make

    Combine oats and mashed bananas into a saucepan and cook the three in water until tender. Now add the rest of the ingredients and mix well before feeding it to your tiny, little baby!

  19. Coconut oats
  20. Things you need

    • ⅓ cup rolled oats
    • 1 cup almond milk
    • 1 tbsp chia seeds
    • 1 tsp almond butter
    • 1 tsp hemp seeds
    • 1 tsp desiccated coconut
    • Pomegranate for garnish

    How to make

    Just like with the mango recipe, you need to mix all of the ingredients in a mason jar and keep it in a fridge overnight. Add pomegranates in the morning and tada! Breakfast for your baby is ready.

  21. Banana and Oats Smoothie
  22. Things you need

    • 4 tbsp oats
    • 1 banana
    • 150 ml milk
    • 1 tsp honey
    • A few cashews

    How to make

    Blitz everything together in your blender. Make sure it is at high speed. Once it is of rich, smoothie consistency, refrigerate it. Serve this tasty breakfast cold!

  23. Mango and Oats Porridge
  24. Things you need

    • 1 cup oats
    • ½ a mango, chopped
    • 150 ml milk

    How to make

    Cook the oats and the milk together. Now add your mangoes and cook some more. Once the mix is soft and mushy, serve it to your kid.

  25. Strawberry and Oats Porridge
  26. Things you need

    • ¼ cup oats
    • 4 to 5 strawberries, chopped
    • 150 ml milk

    How to make

    Follow the same instructions as the mango and oats porridge and you are gold!

  27. Oaty Peanut Butter Balls
  28. Things you need

    • 1 cup rolled oats, ground coarsely
    • 2 to 3 tbsp peanut butter
    • 2 tbsp honey
    • 1 tbsp cocoa powder, unsweetened

    How to make

    Mix all of them together. No exceptions. Roll the thick mix into a ball and refrigerate it till solid. You can give these as snacks. They stay fresh for up to 7 days when kept in the fridge.

  29. Tahini Oat Balls
  30. Things you need

    • 4 dates, pitted
    • ½ cup oats
    • ¼ cup almonds
    • ½ cup coconut, desiccated
    • 2 tbsp tahini
    • 1 tbsp maple syrup
    • 3 tbsp of hemp and chia seeds

    How to make

    Follow the same instructions as the oats and peanut butter ball recipe. Just remember to coat your balls with the seeds mix. Also, this one only lasts for 3 days.

  31. Cranberry Oat Balls
  32. Things you need

    • 1 cup oats
    • ¼ cranberries, dried
    • 3 tbsp peanut butter
    • 1 tbsp maple syrup
    • 1 tbsp flaxseed powder
    • 1 tsp cinnamon powder

    How to make

    Again, the same drill as the oats and peanut butter ball recipe. This will last you 7 days too!

  33. Oats Cereal
  34. Things you need

    • Oats
    • Raisins
    • Dehydrated fruits
    • Almond flakes
    • Milk
    • Honey

    How to make

    Lightly toast the dry ingredients. Then add the honey and the milk. Let the whole thing set for about 15 minutes before you dig in!

  35. Oats Granola
  36. Things you need

    • 3 cups rolled oats
    • ¼ cup melted coconut oil
    • ⅓ cup maple syrup

    How to make

    First, preheat your oven at 150°C. Now combine all of the ingredients and spread this mix on a baking sheet. Let it bake for 25 minutes. Let it cool before serving and storing.

  37. Oats Mashed Potato
  38. Things you need

    • 1 tbsp powdered oats
    • ¾ cup water
    • ½ sweet potatoes, boiled and diced
    • A pinch of cinnamon

    How to make

    You just need to mix all of the 4 ingredients before you can serve it all warm and fresh!

  39. Savory Oats Bowl
  40. Things you need

    • 1 cup rolled oats
    • 2 cups low-fat milk
    • 2 cups spinach
    • 100 gm shiitake mushrooms
    • 3 tbsp parmesan, grated
    • 3 tsp olive oil

    How to make

    Cook the oats with the milk. When tender, add the cheese. Now in a separate pan, cook the mushrooms and spinach in olive oil. Add salt as per taste. Once done, mix your oats and veggies and serve!

    There are so many baby recipes that  you can try – from oats dosa recipe for babies to curd oats recipe for babies! It really is time to sow your oats in the kitchen! That said, good education is just as enriching for your preschool baby as good food. So be sure to choose a school that nourishes their minds like EuroKids does! We are the number one preschool chain in India and you can know more about us by visiting any of our branches.