You may want to coordinate this with his therapy. First, make sure that he is drinking water, so he doesn't get dehydrated.
Frozen foods are fun to play with, and will get eaten, like peas, blueberries and corn. Chunks of avocado and tofu are loaded with great nutrition.
Offer cut fruits with yogurt dip, fresh veggies with hummus (lots of calcium, protein, iron, healthy fats) or salad dressing, cooked whole wheat pasta and veggies with marinara or peanut sauce or cheese sauce.
We use the 3 bite rule. You must try 3 bites of what is on your plate; if you don't like it, you fix yourself peanut butter and honey on whole grain toast with a kiwi or apple.
Keep offering a variety of healthy foods; stop buying junk foods until the picky phase has passed. Make sure that you are setting a great example by eating a variety of healthy foods
at 8:19 AM on Jan. 2, 2011