Welcome to My Journey! In these posts you’ll get to read about my life as a picky eater, how I’m working to become the Unpicky Eater, and what you can learn from my successes and failures.
My Food Tasting Process
Over time I developed a process or practice for trying new foods that my family has helped me figure out along the way.
One of my most memorable food tasting fails and what I learned from it.
My latest food fail: accidentally ordering a beef sandwich.
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.
June 2020 Food of the Month
One food I’ve seen come up time and again in recipes, meal prep ideas, and menu options is bell peppers. I’ve had tiny, tiny bites of them in the past, but this month I’m going to be intentional about fitting it into weekly meals to keep trying it more and more. On top of that, … Continue reading June Food of the Month – Peppers
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
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.
My Support System: My Dad Have you heard the phrase, “good cop, bad cop”? Well, in my family, that was pretty true when it came to my picky eating. As I noted in my post about my mom, she was very calm, patient, and rarely pressured me. But when it came to my dad, this … Continue reading My Dad – The Second Member Of My Support System
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.
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