Feeding Fussy Kids Delicious nutritious recipes and clever ideas to encourage picky eaters
If you have a fussy eater in the house like so many Australian parents, you have a battle on your hands every day.
'The alarming increase in obesity, behavioral problems and allergies tells us that managing the fussy eater in this generation is more important that ever before.'
Naturopath and nutritionist Julie Wood has two children; Antonio Kidman has four. Like most parents, they have encountered one of the most frustrating aspects of parenting: the fussy eater.
According to a recent report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare only a very small proportion of children eat the recommended daily serve of fruit and vegetables (3% of 4-8 year olds and 2% of 9-13 year olds). Feeding Fussy Kids offers a fresh and practical approach to managing fussy eating in children. It gives parents a toolbox filled with ideas, inspiration and recipes that will help ensure that their children are getting the nutritious that their growing bodes and minds need.
Nutritional expertise combined with parenting wisdom will show you how to boost your children's diets, encourage them to adopt a healthier approach to food and move them beyond their pickiness to understand how good food can make them feel stronger, happier and healthier.
The recipes focus on kids' favourites, such as sausage rolls and chicken nuggets, which are so cleverly boosted with fruit, vegetables and other superfoods that even the trickiest eaters won't be able to see or taste; so little chocolate cakes contain a cup of broccoli, a tomato sauce hides five types of vegetables and little sweet treats contain more iron than spinach. These delicious, easy dishes will help you overcome your children's pickiness and ensure they receive the great nutritious their growing bodies need.
Feeding Fussy Kids contain:
120 delicious and nutritionally sound recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, desserts, baking and drinks
Tips on creating a healthy approach to eating and strategies for dealing with particular problems
Advice on encouraging your child's involvement with food- from gardening and shopping to cooking and serving
An education and rewards program to support your child's healthy eating choices.
Julie Maree Wood is a naturopath and nutritionist. She teaches and writes on the topic, and runs a clinic in Sydney. She has published three children's books overseas.
Antonia Kidman is a parenting and lifestyle broadcaster and journalist. She is associated with charities that focus on women's issues and Australian families.
Feeding Fussy Kids
Author: Julie Maree Wood with Antonia Kidman