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Meal Tips and Tricks

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Veggie Tales: A Picky Toddler’s Adventure

Photo Credit @keepingup_withemme “No! I don’t want GREEN BEANS!” professed my picky toddler. Following Feeding Littles lead, I calmly explained that she didn’t have to eat the green beans if she didn’t want to–but I’d like her to try them. She still refused, and honestly, I felt defeated. Sound familiar? As a baby, she used to eagerly gobble up broccoli, carrots and sweet potatoes like candy. Now, my picky toddler only wants the pasta, bread, cheese and crackers. Feeling concerned, I wondered how I was ever going to get her to voluntarily eat vegetables. Don’t get me wrong, I can dish out a mean dessert bribe with the best of them, but I genuinely want her to develop a love for vegetables. That starts with eating them steamed, roasted or sautéed (as opposed to snuck into a smoothie), but I can’t exactly force feed them to her. Over the last…