Caz’s Yoghurt Dough Pizzas for Fussy Eaters

“We are making these yoghurt dough pizzas soon” is exactly what you will be thinking as you read through this blog post. This is a great starter meal for kids to make as they wade their way into making main meals with you. As I will always attest, I know it is easier to get […]

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 […]

Mel’s Mystery Mince {5 Ingredient Dinners for Fussy Eaters}

I set out a bit of a challenge on my Facebook Page, Instagram Followers and the Parenting Picky Eaters Facebook group recently to tell me THEIR 5 Ingredient Dinners. These are 9 of their family meal ideas and I needed to share them with you along with some tips for making them fussy eater friendly. […]

Core Stability and Fussy Eating

It can be hard to draw the line between sensory processing as a root cause for fussy eating behaviour and more physical limitations that impact on food reception, including core stability. It is difficult because the difference is inferred from observation. Both core stability and sensory processing can manifest themselves with similar triggers that only […]

Kid Friendly Little Beef Skewers

Little Beef Skewers!  I think skewers are amazing for giving kids a way to interact with new foods. They still require some motor planning but not as much as cutlery. And they are a way to get the foods within a few centimeters of their hands remembering that for some fussy kids, interaction with a […]

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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