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Update: What he’ll eat and what he won’t.

Posted by on Aug 25, 2012 in kids and picky eating, toddler eating habits, toddlers and picky eating, what toddlers will eat |

I pleaded for advice last week on what on Earth to feed a toddler who enjoys hummus but not cheese. I’ve gotten some great suggestions, including black bean burgers, cauliflower mashed potatoes and fruit pizzas on english muffins. I’m proud to report that I made Ryan a killer batch of smoothies today, full of all kinds of awesomeness, including...

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What he’ll eat and what he won’t.

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in kids and picky eating, toddler eating habits, toddler meal plans, toddler meal suggestions, toddlers and picky eating |

I’m not here to complain that my toddler is picky. It’s a proven fact that ninety-seven percent of all toddlers are picky. I just think it’s a little strange what he is picky for. What Ryan will eat: Things that can be dipped into other things, such as baked veggie sticks dipped in hummus or french fries dipped in ketchup. Breakfast...

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Picky for fruit and baked snacks.

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in toddlers and eating, toddlers and picky eating, toddlers eating habits |

Here’s a question I’ve been pondering lately: Is it bad if your kid is a picky eater, if the things he is picky for are fairly healthy? If Ryan had his way,* he would exclusively eat the following items, in this order: Banana More banana Applesauce Goldfish Banana again Yogurt mixed with oats Puffs (organic fruit and veggie grain puff snacks)...

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A toddler is sort of like a pregnant woman.

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012 in how toddlers are like pregnant women, toddlers and eating, toddlers and picky eating, toddlers and pregnant women eating habits |

First, they don’t want to eat at all. Food? Yuck. All of a sudden one day, oatmeal sounds REALLY good. They LOVE oatmeal. All they want in the world is oatmeal. That waffle you’re offering is an insult. Cuz it’s not oatmeal. Therefore how dare you. The next day, oatmeal is gross. Beyond gross. So gross that “gross”...

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