Your 8-year-old only eats pizza and spaghetti. Your toddler can’t stand the sight of vegetables. Your pre-teen stuffs herself silly with sweets. No wonder you’re anxious about your kids’ diets. Not only can they seem dangerously unhealthy, but they’re stuck in the kiddie meal land of fried chicken, pizza and spaghetti. Will you ever be able to bring your kids to a gourmet restaurant that serves great tasting sophisticated fare without a kiddie meal in sight?!
While there’s no guarantee your kids can ever leave their kiddie comfort food behind, there’s still hope. It’s just a matter of acknowledging your children’s preferences and taking it from there. Who knows? Before long, they’ll be trading in their favorite sweet spaghetti for a vongole, or their must-have cheese pizza for a quiche Lorraine! [Read more…]