You've finished all of your DIY decor for your little one's 1st birthday party, but now, you've got to decide on the foods and drinks you'll be serving.
Providing a party menu for a first birthday party that everyone can enjoy can be tricky. Aside from trying to please babies, toddlers, teens, parents and grandparents, you also have to be cautious with ingredients. Younger children are more prone to food allergies so you want to make sure you have something everyone can enjoy.
This menu takes all the guess work out of planning your party menu with foods that will be enjoyed by both the young children in attendance and their parents.
Check out our food allergy hot sheet for more tips!
Instead of using regular old water in your Jell-O try incorporating a sparkling option - it adds a delicious fizz to every bite and this spin off the timeless birthday treat will be enjoyed by everyone. Read More
Made from seasonal fresh fruit, this party dish is a crowd pleaser for toddlers and parent's alike. Use what's in season and scoop fruit out using a small ice cream scooper to give it a dressier look without adding more prep work to your all ready full plate. Read More
Handy pizza sticks take the mess out of enjoying pizza for the first timer and are a crowd-pleasing treat at any young birthday celebration. Easy to make, easy to serve and even easier to eat, little party guests will enjoy these as much as the older crowd in attendance. Read More
We're finding mini just makes everything better. Bite size cupcakes with traditional icing provide all the fun without the mess, but they're also the perfect portion size for little ones. Read More
Frozen fruit popped onto a stick and dipped in chocolate is another dessert that won't disappoint at a 1st birthday party. Add some colorful sprinkles to the top for even more festive fun. Read More
Whip up a classic mac and cheese recipe for your 1st birthday menu but mix in some veggies. Make sure to cut them finely enough and cook it long enough that it's soft for baby to try a bite. This is a tasty dish adults will appreciate and it'll sneak some veggies into the kiddie's bites! Read More