Back-to-school is challenging enough without having to cope with picky eaters.
Never fear—turn your fussy little one into a brave new food adventurer by keeping things as simple as possible!
The key to handling picky eaters is by respecting their individual modes of being (picky), while introducing new foods and making them pleasing to the eye, and their little tastebuds.
Here, our top tips!
Picky Eaters 101
Many foods taste their absolute best at room temperature—so toting snacks and meals for the fussy ones is totally doable, as shown here in our classic, 6-piece bento set in Raspberry and Blue. Things stay fresh with a cool pack in Owls and an organic cotton napkin in Lime, while sweet, little food picks in Nature and colorful silicone dividers help this yummy, healthy menu easily pass the rigorous tests of those who freak out at the sight of any food cross-contamination (no touching!).
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Here's a menu that our most pickiest of eaters will gobble down. Give it a try with yours:
**Sidenote: We've been a fan of Annie's Organics products ever since they offered an alternative to that heavily processed, commercially available packaged mac and cheese. This snack mix is a new discovery for us, and we're thrilled we found it! They taste great, and fussy eaters tend to prefer well made products—if they won't go for real cheese yet, they're a yummy, crunchy alternative.
Let us know how it goes with your picky eaters! We love to hear your solutions and ideas.