Green bean twists (Source: MeatPoultryNutrition.org)
Developed by a Culinary Institute of American-trained chef and veteran mom, the Kid Pleaser recipes are available, along with strategies for feeding kids on MeatPoultryNutrition.org.
According to researchers, “neophobia” or “the fear of something new” plays a major role in children’s eating habits. Pediatricians recommend frequent, repeated exposure to a new food. Pairing fruits and vegetables with foods that they enjoy, however — something called “associative conditioning” — can encourage children to try the new food, according to NAMI.
NAMI’s Kid Pleaser recipes include: