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Awesome post!  It totally reminded me of our struggles and successes at getting the whole family to eat better…

One of the things we have done is implement a reward chart for trying new (healthy) foods. Chickadee gets a sticker every time she tries a new food, and she has to try each new food up to 10 separate times (at least a bite) before she doesn’t have to try it (research indicated that it takes at least 10 tries) anymore.

How to get kids (and other picky eaters) to eat their veggies.

It’s a struggle that a lot of people are facing these days:  after having grown up on processed food, we’re finding out that eating stuff from tin cans, brightly-colored boxes, and greasy fast-food sacks is detrimental to our health, along with smoking, drinking, and all manner of other really fun things.  In order to keep ourselves and our families healthy, we’re turning back to fresh foods–including that all-time kid-repellent food, vegetables … Read More

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