Got a Picky Eater? Here's an Outta-This-World Idea to Get Your Kid to Eat! by Ali Mathis

4 years ago
Got a Picky Eater? Here's an Outta-This-World Idea to Get Your Kid to Eat!

When my son was 3, it was difficult to get him to try anything new, especially any food that wasn't white, like bread. One evening, I made up a tale that space aliens (friendly, of course) had left us some of their food to try (spinach ravioli). The aliens, I explained, would be very hurt if we didn't try some of their favorite space food. And, by the way, how lucky that WE were the family chosen to try their food! My picky eater gobbled up both my story and the ravioli. 

Enjoy making homemade ravioli? Get your kids involved! Kids are usually more willing to try something new if they've had a hand in making it. If you want a simple recipe, try ravioli with spinach Alfredo sauce on your picky eater. Get the recipe here!

This Ravioli With Spinach Alfredo Sauce Recipe Is Beyond Easy to Make

How to Make Your Own DIY Pasta Bar for Your Family - Pronto!

start discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

The Wonders of Parenting: Putting Positive Attention on Raising Kids

Summer 2021 Travel: A Psychologist Shares 6 Tips for Traveling With Kids During an Evolving Global Pandemic

Parental Influence: Mom & Dad, Are You Being a Good Influence on Your Kids?

Expert Q&A: How Can I Support My Daughter Who Just Came Out As Gender Fluid & What Does That Mean?

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for and get the best of our tips each week!