Picky Eaters

Choose Your Own Adventure Veggie Lunch

I started reading Parenting with Love and Logic this week.  It is seriously such a good book and has made me completely reevaluate my parenting style.  It has made me think about kids and food choices and how our goal…

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MyPlate for the Picky Eater

Teaching balanced eating to children can sometimes be difficult to achieve.  Often, kids want to eat only what they want to eat, and don't really care or think about eating for nutritional purposes.   My kids get stuck in food…

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Kid-Friendly Brussels Sprouts Recipe

I think brussels sprouts is one of those universally hated foods. Its like lima beans.  If there is a threat to kids that they are going to have to eat some gross vegetable..........then brussels sprouts automatically comes to mind. 'Do…

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Picky Eater Dinner Approved- Easy Cheesy Bean Toast

When I'm looking for recipes that even the pickiest eater will eat, I turn to my sister in law! With 5 kids from 2-12, she's made a lot of meals that are both rejected and accepted.  Once she finds one…

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Are They Picky, Or Just Selective?

Is this the typical response you get at meal times, “Can I have a peanut butter and jelly sandwich instead?” Or do you simply receive those weird faces? Are you ready to just tear your hair out? Believe it or…

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Fruits and Vegetables Every Day!

This is my 8 year old niece Maddie. She's super spunky, nutty, and down right entertaining. This cute girl called me up last Thursday morning (at 6:30AM) to ask me what kinds of fruits and vegetables she could eat for…

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Hidden Veggie Mac and Cheese Recipe

The hidden vegetable trend-What do you think of it? My opinion has always been- I'm all for it!  And not for the intention of "tricking the kids" but rather increasing the nutrients of our meals.  Plus, if you get the…

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How to Get Your Kids To Be Good Eaters Using Choose My Plate

We gets lots of emails from parents telling us they know how important it is to feed their kids healthy foods, but they're just not sure how to do it. Despite my own background in nutrition, I have had to go…

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5 Unfounded Fears of Feeding Children (And When Parents Really Need to Worry)

My husband laughs at me when I have to start a sentence with, "So... I have this friend that I know in real life..."  lol, but Maryann Jacobson, Registered Dietitian and author of the fabulous blog, Raise Healthy Eaters, is…

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Kid-Friendly Veggie Dips

The other night I opened the fridge to get a snack out and saw all of my veggies cut up.  Plain raw veggies just wasn't going to cut it, until I saw a bowl of dip I had whipped up…

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