The Picky Eater Project: 6 Weeks to Happier, Healthier, Family Mealtimes

The Picky Eater Project: 6 Weeks to Happier, Healthier, Family Mealtimes

by Natalie Digate Muth, Sally Sampson

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ISBN-13: 9781581109818
Publisher: American Academy of Pediatrics
Publication date: 01/03/2017
Pages: 227
Sales rank: 843,138
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Natalie Digate Muth, MD, MPH, RDN, CSSD, FAAP, is a dual board-certified pediatrician and obesity medicine physician, registered dietitian and board-certified specialist in sports dietetics. She practices general pediatrics with a focus on healthy family routines, nutrition, and physical activity.

Table of Contents

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xix

Introduction xxi

What You Can Expect xxv

Chapter 1 Week 1: Picky-Free Parenting 1

Meet the Family 3

Family Schedule and Routine 5

Meal Dilemma 6

Are You a Picky-Free Parent? Child Feeding Questionnaire 8

10 Rules of Picky-Free Parenting 13

Your Picky Eater Project-Week 1: Picky-Free Parenting 18

Week 1 Recipes 19

Cuban Black Bean Soup 21

Baba Ghanoush 23

Chicken Fingers 25

Tomato Salad With Basil and Feta Cheese 26

Mixed-up Eggs and Spinach 27

Skillet Lasagna 29

Chapter 2 Week 2: A Kitchen Revolution 31

Kitchen Revolution Guidelines 36

The Lowdown on Herbs and Spices 41

Your Picky Eater Project-Week 2: A Kitchen Revolution 49

Week 2 Recipes 51

Parmesan Yogurt Dip With Carrots 53

Spicy Turkey Chili 54

Sweet Potato Spinach Baby Puree 56

Roasted Vegetables 57

Layered Yogurt Parfait 59

Every Kind of Burger (Well, Almost) 60

Energy Bars 62

Chapter 3 Week 3: The Little Cook 65

Teaching Kids to Cook: A 5-Star Recipe 69

Your Picky Eater Project-Week 3: The Little Cook 78

Week 3 Recipes 79

Basic Mix-and-Match Smoothie 81

Sandwich Mix and Match 83

Classic Hummus 85

(Almost) Any Vegetable Soup 87

The Salad 89

Rainbow Kabobs 92

Beanie Burger With Cheese 93

Oven-Roasted Broccoli 95

Banana-Peach Frozen Yogurt 96

Double Corn Cakes With Fresh Corn 97

Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup 99

Chapter 4 Week 4: A Shopping Adventure 101

Shopping Trip Success: Brooke's and Hunter's Treasures 103

Making the Most Out of Your Farmers Market Adventure 106

Grocery Store Shopping 101 110

Understanding the Nutrition Label 126

Food Label Tips 129

Your Picky Eater Project-Week 4: A Shopping Adventure 132

Week 4 Recipes 133

Zucchini Pasta 135

Snappy Green Beans 136

Chapter 5 Week 5: Family Mini-feast 137

The Picker Eater 5-Step Plan 140

Your Picky Eater Project-Week 5: Family Mini-feast 150

Week 5 Recipes 151

Melting Apples 153

Fajitas 155

Fish Tacos 157

Sweet Potato Bar 159

Vegetable Chili 161

Chapter 6 Week 6: it Takes a Mage 163

Leaning on the Village to Undo Picky Eating 167

Modeling the Way 167

The Power of Peers 168

Eating Healthy at School 172

Grandparents 175

Your Picky Eater Project-Week 6: It Takes a Village 177

Week 6 Recipes 179

White Bean Dip 181

Cucumber Tsatziki 183

Guacamole 184

Date Nut Cream Cheese 185

Homemade Peanut Butter 186

Chapter 7 Post-Picky Eater Project: Making It Stick-y 187

Family Project Reflection 189

Picky Eater Project: Going Forward 191

Your Picky Eater Project-Post-Picky Eater Project: Making It Stick-y 197

Chapter 8 Troubleshooting 199

Health Alert: Red Hags 202

Identifying Possible Health Conditions 203

First Steps in Battling Picky Eating Habits 211

Your Picky Eater Project-Troubleshooting 212

Post-project Recipes 213

Green Monster Smoothie 215

Oatmeal Cookies 216

Broccoli Cheddar Soup 218

Tomatoes-Any Way You Want Them 220

Oven-Roasted Tomatoes 220

World's Quickest Tomato Sauce 222

Index 223

Note: All recipes in this book either appeared in ChopChop or are adapted from recipes in The Fun Cooking Magazine for Families.

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