Roasted carrot strips
Far more fussy eaters are comfortable with raw than cooked carrots.
There are a few ways we can encourage our child to taste different versions.
Roasted carrots are sweeter than boiled carrots so if we are cooking them that can be a plus.
Roasted carrots can be sort of mushy though which is frequently not a win for picky eaters.
What I tend to do is slice the carrots really thinly with a knife and roast until crispy. If we have a child that is texture focused then crunch is probably the key.
If we have a child that is visual then avoiding brown patches may be supportive.
Crispy carrot strips can be a good fussy eater food.
Wash and finely slice a carrot into strips (even thickness helps with the cooking process)
Bake on a greased tray at approx. 180˚
Turn when starting to cook one side
Watch carefully so they don’t burn but start to crisp
Judith is an AOTA accredited picky eating advisor and internationally certified nutritional therapist. She works with 100+ families every year resolving fussy eating and returning pleasure and joy to the meal table.
She is also mum to two boys and the author of Creating Confident Eaters and Winner Winner I Eat Dinner. Her dream is that every child is able to approach food from a place of safety and joy, not fear.
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