My kids are terribly fussy eaters. I'd love to say they'll soon grow out of it, but they are all school aged now and are still so fussy. The younger 2 were great eaters when they were babies/toddlers (the older one has sensory issues), and then they turned fussy. I didn't do anything wrong I swear! :/
They eat ok through the day, one loves fruit, the other 2 eat maybe 1-2 serves a day.
It's just dinner time that is a nightmare. They just don't eat vegetables. ANY vegetables. I have tried every method I can think of to get them to eat, but it is SUCH a fight every night, and nothing is improving. They must eat a mouthful of every food on their plate, but a 'mouthful' is apparently subjective , and comes with a lot of carry-on.
Soooo.... inspired by another hubber who served up only fruit and veggies to her family to try and encourage better eating habits, I've decided to do a similar thing, at dinner time at least. My kids have no issue with going to bed with no dinner, and do so on occasion, but I'm hoping that in conjunction with a reward of some kind, that after serving up veggies time and time again, they might get the idea that I'm not giving up on the veggies thing. OR if anyone else has any other brilliant ideas please let me know.
Ok, so I need some dinner ideas! However they can't have things like pasta etc because then they would just eat the pasta and nothing else.
Tonight we had sweet potato and corn fritters with steamed veggies, and lo and behold, they actually ate a small amount of the veggies (they wouldn't eat the fritters!).