Getting kids to eat their veggies: tales from the trenches
Have you raised a child from infancy through adolescence and never had them go through a “picky” phase? Do your offspring eat everything you cook for them and always ask for seconds of turnips or kale? If so, congratulations! Go explore the recipes because you won’t find this section very interesting.
For the rest of us, this is where we share ideas about how to encourage our kids to eat and enjoy a vegetable-rich diet. These stories about our own struggles and successes represent a variety of cooking and parenting philosophies. We don’t claim to have a single prescription that will work for every family, but if you read through the entries below, you’re apt to find an idea or two that could work for you.