Monthly Archives: July 2012

New York Times Article: Parents of Picky Eaters: It’s Not Your Fault

Have you read this article? If you have a picky eater, read it. Do you feel the same way Ms. Lucianovic feels? She makes some excellent points about picky eaters, but truth be told I felt sad after I read it. I don’t want Ms. Lucianovic or any other parent of a picky eater to feel the way she describes, but I know they do. More often than not parents of picky eaters who see me for the first time cry. They are exhausted, confused and worried about the nutritional health of their children. I offer them hope, support and a plan.   And the majority of the time there is […]

I Love a Good Breakfast

There are two reasons why my favorite meal of the day is breakfast.  First, I’m about the biggest omelet and pancake fan around.  Second, breakfast provides some wonderful opportunities to insert important vitamins, minerals and fiber from fruits and vegetables for your family.    Kids may be more accepting of certain fruits and vegetables when they become part of some basic breakfast fare. Try these ideas: 1.)  EGGS:  Scramble eggs with spinach and cheese, tomatoes and mushrooms or avocado and lean ham. 2.)  PANCAKES:  Whip up whole wheat pancakes with a sprinkle of ground flax seeds.  Add blueberries, bananas or sweet potato (Sweet potato pancakes are divine!  Make them this week.) […]