Articles tagged with: fussy eaters

Q. How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Wednesday, 12 February 2014. Posted in Family and kids
Tagged: children, colours, dinners, family, family fare, fussy eaters, healthy eating, healthy kids, kids, nutrition, vegetables

Q. How do I get my kids to eat vegetables?

A. It's hard work! But it pays to be persistent. Over the years, I've worked out a number of techniques to help parents and used them on our kids when they were younger (and we had one of the world's fussiest eaters in our daughter!). 

Q. Why do kids refuse to eat vegies?

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Friday, 17 January 2014. Posted in Family and kids
Tagged: fussy eaters, healthy eating, healthy kids, kids, nutrition, vegetables

Q. Why do kids refuse to eat vegies?

A. Lots of reasons ranging from the colour (green means 'yuk' to many kids), texture, as well as their strong, distinctive taste. If your family dinners are a battle zone over vegetables, then you'll be heartened to discover another plausble reason - family genetics! New research shows there may be a genetic reason for this dislike of the humble vegetable.

Picky eater Do's and Don'ts

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Wednesday, 09 January 2013. Posted in Family and kids
Tagged: children, family, family fare, fussy eaters, healthy cooking, healthy eating, kids, vegetables

Picky eater Do's and Don'ts

Fussy eaters driving you mad? Feeling guilty or frustrated when the kids won't eat a balanced meal you've cooked? Many children refuse to eat vegetables with their stronger sometimes-bitter flavour but many get stubborn over plainer everyday foods such as milk, meat and fruit. I know. We had a fussy eater who drove us mad! So these are my ideas for getting from yuk to yum that may work for you.

EatKit Archive: RAISING HEALTHY EATING KIDS

on Thursday, 20 September 2012. Posted in Handy stuff
Tagged: children, EatKit, family fare, fast food, fresh foods, fussy eaters, health, nutrition, school lunch, toddlers, Twitter, wellness

EatKit Archive: RAISING HEALTHY EATING KIDS

Scroll through the archive of tweets from our interesting online Twitter chat on how to encourage our kids to eat better and steer clear of the junk. From Wed 19 September 2012.

EatKit Archive: EATING VEGETARIAN IN A MEAT-CENTRIC WORLD

on Thursday, 20 September 2012. Posted in Handy stuff
Tagged: children, EatKit, family fare, fast food, fresh foods, fussy eaters, health, Italian food, Japanese food, nutrition, salad, salads, school lunch, toddlers, Twitter, vegetables, vegetarian, wellness

EatKit Archive: EATING VEGETARIAN IN A MEAT-CENTRIC WORLD

Scroll through the archive of tweets from our interesting online Twitter chat on how to eat less or no meat and more vegetables. And do it easily and often. Our EatKit online chat took place on  Wed 21 November 2012.