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21 Foods to Tempt Your Picky Eater

Before you say, "My kid won't try that," find out why experts think these healthy, adventurous-sounding choices should be regulars on your family's menu.
Picky Eater

When your kid turns up his nose at tomatoes, would you expect him to go for tomato soup? Or if he isn't a fan of grilled chicken, wouldn't chicken satay be out of the question? Nah. There's a 50-50 chance your kid is a picky eater, according to a new Parents survey, and experts say these kids defy logic and may be open to new dishes you instinctively rule out. To come up with unexpected foods that your fussy child might favor, we tapped a variety of experts—a taste researcher, a waiter, a school-menu planner, a flavor creator, and a preschool teacher. Serve what's on their must-try lists, and you'll expand your picky eater's palate in a few weeks. Broccoli for all!