No. You don’t need to (and probably can’t) do it on your own

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

July Food of the Month – Green Beans

Like many picky eaters, green veggies have never truly appealed to me. Sure I learned to like lettuce and spinach when salads were the only thing I was willing to try, but that’s as far as I was willing to go. As for green beans, peas, brussel sprouts, asparagus, broccoli, you name it, I stayed far away from those! But it was hard not to notice the pattern of these kinds of greens showing up to my favorite foods at restaurants. Like peppers, I figured this was a sign that I should maybe/possibly/kinda/wanna focus on green beans because they’re almost always part of a meal. But I definitely need picky eater-friendly recipes to do so.

What is ARFID?

As I said in last week’s post, I have dealt with picky eating my whole life. It went beyond pure childlike stubbornness (though I don’t doubt I was guilty of doing that once or twice in my life) and didn’t end after I got out of my parents’ home and into the adult world. This … Continue reading What is ARFID?

About Me

Hi all! I'm Laura Kessler, a notorious picky eater who has made some serious strides in expanding my palate over the last decade. Let me tell you a little about it. Growing up, I always struggled with trying new foods. My parents dealt with me spitting out foods I didn't like, crying in public over … Continue reading About Me