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.

The Best Reason to Stop Being a Short-Order Cook

Why cooking separate meals for your picky eater does more harm than good.

Why It's Okay If Your Kid Eats Pasta All the Time

Use the "power of pasta" to introduce more variety in meals and see your child learning to enjoy a more balanced diet without mealtime drama.

5 Things NOT To Say To Your Kids At The Dinner Table

What you say to your kids at the table is just as important as what you serve. Are you guilty of any of these?

Double the Number of Foods Your Kid Likes!

Use her favorite dishes--even pizza--as a starting point on the path to healthier fare. It's part of a research-proven strategy that's worked for hundreds of fussy kids at one of the nation's top children's hospitals.

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.

Sneak In Some Veggies

Slip in a little green to make your kids' favorite lunch and dinner choices healthier.

How My Kids Started to Eat Like Adults (and Yours Can Too)

One mom shares the six key changes--all based on lessons learned in feeding therapy--that transformed her picky eater into an adventurous and appreciative one. #Goals.

9 Ways to Cope When Kids Get Choosy

Nine ways to help ease the stress of picky eating from the cookbook Real Baby Food.

Picky Eaters: 3 Ways To Encourage Healthy Eating

Here are three healthy ways to please a picky eater.

When Tweens Are Picky Eaters

She doesn't use the word "yucky" anymore, but your preteen can be just as picky as she was at age 2.

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.

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.

Foodie Mom, Picky Kid

As a food writer and cooking teacher I'm what most people would call a foodie, but my four-year-old, Harry, couldn't care less. I didn't take my fate as mother of a fussy eater lying down -- read about all the ways I fought back against his unadventurous taste buds.

Tricks for Feeding Holiday Picky Eaters

A no-stress holiday guide for MOPEs (Moms of Picky Eaters)! X-Ray Vision Carrots, anyone?

Our Family's Food Rules

Do you have any family "food rules" or guidelines that you eat by?

Pleasing the Picky Eater

So what if your kid eats her cereal without milk or hates every green vegetable? We have easy ways to get around common kid hang-ups.

Tyler Florence On Picky Kids, Real Food, and Why Hot Dogs Can Sometimes Do the Trick

Tyler Florence talks picky eating tricks and incorporating vegetables into kids' meals.

Mom Creates Incredible Edible Plates of Art for Picky Eater

The award for the most beautiful meals ever goes to this creative mom. You have to see these mini-meals turned into artwork to believe them!

What Being A Picky Eater Taught Me About Feeding My Kids

I'm patient with my kids' eating habits, but I don't want them to be the type of eater I was.