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Pickiness of the Plate (And How to Avoid It)

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During my childhood, I had a brief, dark moment in which I never wanted to stray from PB&J. I was stuck on the tried and true staple of my lunches, but if it were up to me, they’d fortify every meal - not just those served in a brown bag, eaten in a school cafeteria.

Over time, of course, that all waned, as pickiness is known to do. If kids are sliding down the slippery PB&J slope much too quickly, though, here are a few tips to help them get excited about trying new foods. My family insisted on the tasting of everything that was on my plate, but a trip to the farmer’s market and an inspiration food board sound like they would’ve been a lot more fun. (Sorry, mom.)

6 Tips for Helping Kids Try New Foods
from The Huffington Post