Picky Eaters

3 Fruit and Veggie Popsicles

3 Healthy Fruit and Veggie Popsicles for healthy summer snacking. They're colorful, delicious, and your whole family will love them!  I live in perhaps the hottest state in the United States. From April to October we live in 90-100 degree temperatures,…

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Five Ways to Avoid Power Struggles Over Food with Your Kids

I’ve been learning recently that it’s ok to let go of control and let my kids enjoy food. I’ve spent the last five years being hyper-aware of everything they’ve put in their mouths, hovering, helicopter-ing, doing everything in my power…

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5 Hacks for Getting Kids to Stay at the Dinner Table

5 Hacks for Getting Kids to Stay at the Dinner Table - Kids are up and down, running around during dinner time, and sometimes all you want to do is strap them down so they will stay put. What if…

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Tips for Getting Kids to Try New Foods

Our best tips for getting kids to try new foods. Dinner doesn't have to be a fight! Many health-minded parents pride themselves on having children who eat everything from sushi to spinach. It's a badge of honor that their child will…

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10 Ways to Push Veggies Without Being Pushy

My friend said her son was begging to come live at my house. (Flattered.) She tried to dissuade him by cautioning, “She’ll make you eat vegetables and never give you any candy.” (Less Flattered.) Alas, my reputation. My friends will etch…

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End Dinnertime Struggle with These 2 Simple Strategies

Everyone knows family dinners are good for kids but that doesn't mean they are devoid of struggle. Maybe you feel guilty that your family dinners aren't joyful. Or you have a difficult time fixing one meal with picky children or…

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Kid-Friendly Breakfast Smoothie Bowls

Smoothie bowls are all the rage for breakfast these days.   They're fun, colorful, and healthy, but sometimes they can be a little on the exotic side, with unusual ingredients like acai, goji berries, hemp seeds, and bee pollen.   My kid-friendly…

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Homemade Uncrustables

I love being able to make a whole bunch of something at one time, freeze it, and then have it available for a quick meal or snack.  These little sandwiches are perfect for that!  Great for packing school lunches, AND…

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10 Ways to Eat a Tomato {our #1 picky eater strategy}

When picky eaters have the opportunity to taste a variety of fruits and vegetables, in a variety of ways, their parents are surprised by the foods their kids actually like.  Kids who say they don't like a certain food just haven't found the way…

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Hidden Veggie Pizza Recipe

We are big believers that when you don't have access to fresh produce, use frozen! Frozen fruits and veggies often have just as much nutrition as their fresh counterpart.  We are lucky that we can get most things fresh year…

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