My Journey

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

How to Feed a Picky Eater: My Process

Over time I developed a process or practice for trying new foods that my family has helped me figure out along the way.

Food Fails

Food Wins

Oh My Guac!

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

First June Food of the Month Attempt – Bacon, Cheese, and Pepper Omelet

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

Upset child

Ease Your Picky Eater’s Anxiety

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.

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