If we have a non-pasta eater, generating interest is step one. There are many ways we can do this. It’s not about the eating, it’s about interaction (which leads to eating).
1. In a cup or a shot glass or a barbie tea-set.
2. In the back of a truck!
3. Pictures. Again, no need to be artist of the year, and in fact, it’s much better if our child creates their own.
4. Cocktail sticks or skewers. Loading up pasta (non-favoured) with favourite foods eg. Cheese.
5. Plaiting or other ways to interact with it.
Even with a pasta eater, the more fun the better. Positive food experiences mean we look forward to eating.
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.