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Overcoming Picky Eating

Overcoming Picky Eating

Do you have a child who is a picky eater? Learn how to stop the battle at mealtimes.

If you are a parent of a finicky eater, you may dread coming to the dinner table. For many, a child's eating habits can cause a huge amount of stress at meal times; so much that it can get to the point where no one wants to eat together. If this sounds familiar, this post is for you. I'm talking about 'The Picky Eater'. 

Menu Planning Tips and Tricks

Menu Planning Tips and Tricks

Planning a menu and family meals does require time, but it’s a small investment with huge rewards!

Some of the benefits of menu planning include:

  • Money savings
  • Time savings
  • Reduced impulse purchases
  • Reduced food waste

Avoiding Mealtime Battles

Avoiding Mealtime Battles

Are family mealtimes turning into mealtime meltdowns? 

We are nearing the end of nutrition month 2017 where the focus has been Taking the Fight Out of Food. For many families, mealtimes have become a battleground. I work with many parents who come to me, seeking advice on feeding their picky or fussy eater.  More than 30% of parents report having a picky eater at home! As a pediatric Registered Dietitian, I feel that number is too high, and I believe we can do better.