Picky Eaters

Is your kid a picky eater? Use these techniques to win mealtime battles. Check out our tips for introducing new foods in a way that will win them over.

When Your Child Is Skinny

At a time when one in three kids weighs too much, an inability to pack on pounds might seem like a minor issue. But some slender children have health concerns of their own.

10 Kids' Food Myths--Busted!

Feeding kids in our crazy media environment can be downright confounding. One week, news headlines may say that a certain food is "bad." The next week, it's touted as a superfood. To clear up the confusion we asked experts to give us the bottom line on what advice to take--and what to ditch, pronto.

Dinner Makeovers for Picky Eaters

Make tweaks to your kids' favorite foods until they evolve into dinners the whole family will eat. Ready to stop being a short-order cook? Dig in!

The 10 Biggest Mistakes Parents Make

Parents play a key role in shaping their children's approach to eating. Here are some mistakes to avoid with your little one.

16 Farmers' Market Picks for Picky Eaters

With fuzz-free peaches, seedless tomatoes, red carrots, and other quirky crops, these produce havens are surprisingly great places to shop for kid-friendly fare.

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 Eaters: 3 Ways To Encourage Healthy Eating

Here are three healthy ways to please a picky eater.

Ways to Expand Your Picky Eater's Taste Buds

If you have a child who sticks out his tongue at the sight of veggies or only eats "white" foods, you're far from alone. But don't despair, because we've got smart solutions for helping even the fussiest kids become more adventurous.

Proven Strategies for Picky Eaters

Frustrated parents are sending their fussy kids to specially designed clinics at children's hospitals. What strategies do the experts there have to improve your kid's diet? Get the dish here.

3 Myths About Picky Eating

Trying to feed a very finicky child? We've got some fresh food for thought.

Make Mealtime Fun

Do you have trouble getting your child to try vegetables or finish his lunch? One way to entice her to eat healthier foods is to increase the fun factor. Try these simple, creative ideas for turning everyday meals into animals, games, faces, and more.

It Worked For Me: Quick Kitchen Tricks

Whether you have a messy eater or a picky eater (or both!), mealtime can be challenging. Our readers shared their favorite kitchen tricks to keep the whole family happy.

5 Things Nikki Dinki Is Doing to Raise an Adventurous Eater

Cooking Channel host and cookbook writer Nikki Dinki's baby may only be 2 months old, but Nikki already has a plan to raise a food-loving daughter.

Stop Calling Your Kids "Picky"

Putting the "picky" label on kids doesn't help--and may even make picky eating worse.

How to Handle Picky Eating

Picky eating involves a variety of behaviors. Here are some tips for helping your child develop a more tolerant attitude toward food.

Are Snacks Making Your Kids Picky?

How between-meal nibbling can make your kids seem pickier than they are.

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