11 Smart Ways Moms Got Their Picky Eaters to Try New Foods

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Confession time: I was once a smug food mommy. When my first child started eating solids, I was delighted at how totally not picky he was. Avocados! Spinach pasta! Every vegetable or taste combination I threw at him, he gobbled down. I was so proud. And then age 3 happened.


My son is 7 now and still has a more limited palate than he did as a toddler. While he loves all fruit, vegetables are still a work in progress -- as are casseroles, salads, soups, or any other food where mixing and touching of ingredients happens.

I'm always on the hunt for new ideas to help him broaden his culinary horizons, so I'm totally going to be bookmarking this slideshow for future inspiration.

Here, 11 moms shared their smart strategies for getting their picky eaters to try new foods. #3 is genius!


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