What to do when your child refuses to eat their meal

Let’s delve into some “common wisdom” ideas for handling fussy eating by playing a game. (BTW if you have read my post on 9 things not to say to a parent of a fussy eater, you will know why I think “common wisdom” is mostly INCORRECT when it comes to fussy eating.) The game is […]

Food Chaining To Tacos with Fussy Kids

Do you do Taco Tuesday? If you have a fussy eater on your hands, you may find that family meals with mixed textures, like tacos, feel like a long way off. Or you are having success with a few random mixed texture meals here and there but find it hard to get some consistency around […]

Do my kids eat everything? Confession from a Children’s Nutritionist involving Japanese Chicken Curry

Last week I was excited to try out Shiri’s Japanese Chicken Curry as part of our 5 ingredient dinner challenge for fussy eaters. Was I sure my kids would eat it? No! No I was not sure. In fact, if I were to dwell on it for too long I would certainly have needed to […]

Kimberley’s Rissoles

This is the third installment of my series on 5 ingredient dinners for fussy eaters. I am taking 9 recipes from readers on my Instagram, Parenting Picky Eater Group and Facebook page and giving them a Nutritionist’s twist on serving them up for fussy eaters. This rissole recipe came from Kimberley. Rissoles are a combination […]

Pan Fried Fish with Cauliflower Puree

This next installment of the 5 Ingredient Dinner challenge was provided by Sandy Feet Nutrition via Instagram. Do you Dukkah? I love using a dry “dip” to engage fussy kids with changing aspects of their own meals and a dukkah is perfect for this, especially if “wet” sensory properties of foods are a no-go with […]

10 Reasons Your Picky Eater Is Still Not Eating Family Style Meals

The Ellyn Satter Division of Responsibility (DOR) model¬†accumulates the essence of feeding research and presents family meal dynamics with responsibility lines drawn in the sand. Ellyn Satter’s model is pervasive throughout feeding research and it is PRACTICAL for families to follow.¬† The family meal model gets talked about constantly in our Parenting Picky Eaters facebook […]

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