Food chaining is a simple method to help kids try new foods.
If you have a picky eater or two in your house, you know how stressful introducing new foods can be. They haven’t even seen, smelt or felt it and they’ve already decided that it’s “disgusting”.
There is a large component of picky eating that’s in their head. Especially if you have anxious children.
But knowing that doesn’t necessarily make it easier. You can’t “argue” with them that they would just like it if they actually “gave it a go”.
Telling them to put aside all their negative thoughts and move on, isn’t going to work.
Most adults have problems doing that so it’s hardly reasonable to expect kids to.
In fact, the more you “argue” and “coerce” the more they dig their heals and “know they really hate it!”
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It’s officially school holidays, and if I hear the kids open the pantry door one more time whining “I’m hungryyyyyyyy” I’m going to scream. This healthy apple doughnuts recipe has come from pure desperation, the need to keep the kids busy for more than one nanosecond as well as keep their tummy satisfied!Continue Reading →
“Don’t leave the house without a small bento box… here’s why!” is a collaboration between Baby Bento and Little Peeps Eats.
Who ever knew there were so many uses for a small bento box?
Just a few short weeks ago, my lovely friends at Baby Bento sent me a Penny Scallan Mini Bento Box to take for a test drive. To be honest with you, I was sceptical about how much use I would actually get from a bento box of this size. I’ve got plenty of regular sized ones, what do I need small bento box for?Continue Reading →
This article on Meal Planning for Fussy Eaters is a collaboration between Dr Jennifer Cohen and Little Peeps Eats.
Welcome Jen, and congratulations on the launch of the “Meal Planning for Fussy Eaters Blueprint”!
I’m passionate about helping parents of fussy eaters (which is why I started my group), as I understand how frustrating this can be as a parent. Which Is why I am so excited to find out more about Meal Planning for Fussy Eaters Blueprint!
But before we find out about the program, I’d love to find out a little bit more about you.
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Do you have a picky eater? I understand what you are going through, I truly do. To spend hours in the kitchen cooking a nutritious family meal, only for your child to say ‘yuck’ and completely disregard what you’ve served them.
How many times have you heard your picky eater say, “I don’t like that” based only on how it looks on the plate, without even tasting it? If I had a dollar for every time I’d heard it, I would be sailing away on my private yacht as I type this article!
It’s a topic that is close to my heart (which is why I started my group), as I understand how frustrating this can be as a parent. We want our child to be enjoying nutritious food, why must they make it so hard for us?Continue Reading →
Easter is just around the corner, and that means pretty soon you will be (or may already have been!) surrounded with many chocolate choices everywhere you go. Easter is such a fun time for the family, so the dilemma I always face is – how to let my kids build childhood memories of this season by not missing out on chocolate, and yet continue the healthy eating lessons that I am trying to impart to them?Continue Reading →
These delicious Lamb Burgers on Pita have been a simple, tasty, go-to dinner for my family this summer. The beauty of this recipe is it can can be easily deconstructed so as to give children a choice of what they might like to eat in their own desired combination.
We love to serve our Lamb Burgers as a platter style meal, this gives the kids confidence and control of their meal time which reduces anxiety in them and the whole meal time occasion.Continue Reading →
This article ‘The Essential list of Kids Sandwich and Wrap Fillings’ is a collaboration between Adventure Snacks and Little Peeps Eats.
To help everyone out with the new school year and encourage happy kids and interesting lunchboxes, we have put together a list of the ultimate list of kids sandwich and wrap ideas. These have been tried and tested and approved by some of the harshest food critics on the earth, our kids!Continue Reading →
This article on Litter Free Lunchbox Solutions is a collaboration between Little Peeps Eats and Sinchies.
One school trend that isn’t going anywhere is the trend for nude food, or a litter free lunchbox. Schools thankfully are doing their part to encourage a rubbish-free lunchbox, but even if your school isn’t on board with this, with Little Peeps Eats, there is so much you can do to get the trend going.Continue Reading →