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Picky Eaters

Let Them Eat Kimchi!

Little Global Chefs | Posted 06.13.2016 | Taste
Little Global Chefs

Hey yo! Have you guys heard that kimchi is the new Tabasco? The new salsa... the new go-to condiment! Yeah, we're basically saying it's going to t...

7 Tips to Make Family Mealtime Fun

Rebecca Kraus | Posted 06.03.2016 | Parents
Rebecca Kraus

Did you ever wonder who creates those kids' menus you see everywhere? You know the ones: mac and cheese, chicken "nuggets," grilled cheese, pizza, hot...

This Is Why Toddlers Are Such Picky Eaters

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.01.2016 | Parents

Toddlers aren't generally known for their sophisticated palates, so it comes as no surprise when they outright reject certain foods in their special, ...

Bad Eating Habits Start as Early as 9 Months: Simple Tips Every Parent Needs

Krista Yoder Latortue | Posted 04.27.2016 | Parents
Krista Yoder Latortue

With today's children overfed yet still undernourished, the prevalence of childhood obesity and related chronic illnesses has experts predicting that this generation might be the first to NOT outlive its parents.

Extreme Veggie Bolognese Sauce

Little Global Chefs | Posted 03.30.2017 | Taste
Little Global Chefs

When a kid says that they can't eat broccoli or peppers because their hair will fall out (we have honestly heard this one before), we shouldn't accept this as an answer. We run the show, remember? Not our little ones!

WATCH: Are Your Kids Picky Eaters? Advice From A Mom That Knows

HooplaHa | Posted 03.15.2017 | Parents

Picky eaters... we all know some! Our Mom of 16, Lyette Reback, is back with an all new episode from "Mom 16," a HooplaHa Original Series (Previously ...

Chicken Nuggets and Why They Aren't So Great

Little Global Chefs | Posted 03.09.2017 | Parents
Little Global Chefs

We're sure by now, you've all heard of the recall of the Applegate Farms Chicken Nuggets because of possible plastic contamination. And we're here to...

Our Fierce Resistance to Anything Can Change In a Snap

Kay Tacke Morse | Posted 03.08.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Kay Tacke Morse

We sat down at Café Nell, securing three seats in the back booth, my favorite. We furiously caught up to date on each other's adventures. Julie was ...

Curry, As We Know It, Doesn't Even Exist

Little Global Chefs | Posted 02.24.2017 | Taste
Little Global Chefs

While hiking in Arizona, on a recent girl's trip with my best friend and co-founder of Little Global Chefs, we were exchanging some recipes that would...

The 411 on Kids' Nutrition - Part 2

Little Global Chefs | Posted 02.11.2017 | Taste
Little Global Chefs

The direction on what we're supposed to be feeding our kids seems to be as unpredictable as what will come out of Donald Trump's mouth next. One day, it's "have your kids eat this." The next day, it's "oh wait, just kidding, don't feed your kids that."

The 411 on Kids' Nutrition - Part 1

Little Global Chefs | Posted 02.02.2017 | Parents
Little Global Chefs

There is so much information out there on what your kids are supposed to be eating. Eat this, not that! And NEVER those! It can be so confusing som...

Our Kids Have Cheat Days Too...

Little Global Chefs | Posted 01.28.2017 | Taste
Little Global Chefs

So stick with us. Every meal might not be perfect every time, but remember what we said last week: it's a marathon, not a sprint. So stretch your legs, hydrate yourself (with a glass of wine, or two!) and get ready to cook with those rascals!

Stop Sneaking Those Vegetables Into Your Kids' Dinners

Little Global Chefs | Posted 01.19.2017 | Taste
Little Global Chefs

Guys, stop trying to sneak those vegetables into your kids' dinners. Yeah, we see you. We know you've found all sorts of clever ways to sneak spinach, asparagus, and rutabaga into their chicken nuggets. But we're telling you, it's not as brilliant as you think.

13 Things Everyone Thinks About Picky Eaters But Is Too Afraid To Say

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.19.2016 | Taste

Picky eaters are the absolute worst. There, we said it. If you're beyond the age of 10 and have a laundry list of foods you don't eat, we don't have t...

It's Our Faults Our Kids Are Picky Eaters

Little Global Chefs | Posted 01.12.2017 | Taste
Little Global Chefs

Why are we serving our kids this stuff? Why is this assumed to be the norm? And more importantly, why do we just mindlessly go along with it? Of course, that's what they're going to want to eat if that's all they've ever been offered.

Game Changing Phrase That Will Teach Your Kids To Try Any Food You Put In Front Of Them.

Tara Garland | Posted 10.20.2016 | Parents
Tara Garland

"Not my favorite" side dishes and meals get served every week and sprinkled in when I am in the mood to eat something different. While I may acknowledge that it is a bummer you are not crazy about the asparagus I put on your plate, I will still make you eat some without complaint.

Moms Have A Hard Time Admitting Their Kids Are Overweight

Reuters | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 10.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Many mothers are more willing to recognize their own obesity than to see it in their child, which could hinder the child from getting help to lose wei...

What Your Eating Habits Reveal About Your Personality

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.14.2015 | Science

You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. But it may be more accurate to say that you are how you eat. Last week, an unscientific but all-too-relat...

Got A Picky Eater? I Blame Grandma, And Here's Why

Tara Garland | Posted 09.11.2016 | Parents
Tara Garland

My children's three grandmothers all have this desire to "spoil" my kids with food. They love to hand out treats and bring an assortment of goodies every time they visit. Did I mention we have three grandmothers?

Why Picky Eaters Aren't Welcome For Dinner

Inga | Posted 08.22.2016 | Fifty

It's an old joke: if you only ate healthy food, would you live to 100, or would it just seem that way? A close friend of many years, Gina, regaled us at a recent birthday lunch about the Dinner Guests from Hell whose dietary requirements were so draconian she feared serving her first ever company meal of carrot sticks and water.

In Defense of My Picky Eater

Stephanie Land | Posted 08.05.2016 | Parents
 Stephanie Land

My daughter started refusing food when she was around 18 months. Before that, I'd chopped up vegetables to mix into her pasta, and fruit in her oatmeal. I am, by default, a healthy eater. I limit processed food, eat fresh ingredients, all of that. But when she stopped eating, I lost my mind.

The Top 10 Questions All New Parents Have, and Where to Find Answers

Melanie R. Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC | Posted 07.24.2016 | Parents
Melanie R. Silverman MS, RD, IBCLC

Let's be honest; a new baby in the house is stressful. I don't know a new parent who doesn't fall somewhere on the spectrum between mild anxiety and a "complete freak-out". At the heart of that stress are questions--lots of them.

ICYMI: Walking In Nature And How To Get Picky Eaters To Try New Foods

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 08.07.2015 | Healthy Living

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we're reading stories of humans in trying situations. A career-driven news reporter un...

15 Restaurants for Traveling Vegans

Travel + Leisure | Posted 07.02.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Indeed, vegans and vegetarians deal with some serious challenges on the road. But there are places you can go that are truly amazing -- if you know where to look.

How to Satisfy a Picky Eater

Margaret Marshall | Posted 06.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Is your child a picky eater? Satisfying your picker eater is difficult but manageable. How you deal with it depends on their age, your time constrai...