Dinner in a Dash!

September 9, 2013

Posted in: Children, Family Dining, Parenting Tips, Toddler

picky eater

Sometimes (more like MOST times) I dread dinnertime. Since the day my daughter was born she was a picky eater. She even skipped the baby food stage until she could have solids, and even then she was selective. Now she’s almost three and still won’t try new things. It wasn’t until I read this article that I decided to back off a little.

Now that I’m over the picky-phase, I’ve moved onto agonizing over quick and healthy dinner options.

Lately I’ve been searching for an easier way to have dinner prepared each night and still have ample quality time with my family…without catering to everyone’s taste buds! After all, being a picky eater is part of what it means to be a toddler, right? To my surprise I’ve seen lots of options and helpful tips to secure dinner in a dash. Here are some of my favorites:





What are your tactics when feeding your picky, albeit lovable family? Maybe Mom cooks dinner while Dad is in charge of dessert?  Or perhaps enlisting the kids for help with cleanup? Share your thoughts!