icky eating anxiety is real. In my opinion, it’s the main reason why your picky eater refused to try new food. Unless you first ease your picky eater’s anxiety, you won’t get very far in helping them overcome the fear of trying new food.
Parents are the most important support system a picky eater has. Today, I want to tell you about my mom, one of my biggest supporters.
So many times, mothers feel the pressure to be the perfect mom who has the answers to every question. The one who carries the exact snack their child asks for after soccer, the one who suggests life-changing advice to other mothers at pick up. But when it comes to eating with others, many mothers of … Continue reading No. You don’t need to (and probably can’t) do it on your own
You know how I told you about cooks that can't be trusted? Well, I'm one of them. But I want to be better!
One of the most common questions I get when eating with friends is "But I thought you liked [name food that I've eaten once in my life]? Why aren't you eating this?" Sometimes, picky eaters like me eat something in front of them just because they feel they have to, not because they actually like the food.
Sometimes my process goes right out the window because, well, I don’t know that I’m trying a new food. Though it doesn't happen often, it isn't unusual to be surprised by an unexpected ingredient, especially when eating at a restaurant. This happened (thankfully with success) during my first date with my now husband, Drew.
Over this past weekend Drew made everyone omelets. The core ingredients were eggs, bacon, and cheese (classic for kids and not too bad for me). That's when it hit me that peppers are ALWAYS an option on menus, so it was time for me to bite the bullet and add some peppers to the frying … Continue reading First June Food of the Month Attempt – Bacon, Cheese, and Pepper Omelet