The Confident Eater

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Cucumber boats – fun food for picky eaters and fussy eaters

Cucumber boats – helping picky eaters and fussy eaters with fun ways to try new foods #cucumberboats #funcucumberideas #cucumberrecipes #trynewfoods #funfoodsforpickyeaters, #funfoodsdforfussyeaters, #Recipesforpickyeaters, #helpforpickyeaters, #helpforpickyeating, #Foodforpickyeaters, #theconfidenteater, #wellington, #NZ, #judithyeabsley, #helpforfussyeating, #helpforfussyeaters, #fussyeater, #fussyeating, #pickyeater, #pickyeating, #supportforpickyeaters, #winnerwinnerIeatdinner, #creatingconfidenteaters, #newfoods, #bookforpickyeaters, #thecompleteconfidenceprogram, #thepickypack

Cucumber boats

The inside of cucumbers can be a bit of a challenge for some picky eaters. However, creating boats removes the wettest part.

Here we have them filled with peanut butter, yoghurt, and cheese. You would of course use whatever rocks for your child.

Or we can go large and add sails! Squares of paper secured with a cocktail stick. Remember it’s often not about the eating to begin with, it’s about interest and interaction.

My boys would have gone mad for these when younger! Actually, Joe scoffed the leftovers today…

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.

Learn more about Judith here: https://theconfidenteater.com/about/