Ok, Nolan use to eat anything I put in front of him, now he throws anything I put in front of him.  This is what a normal day will entail

Breakfast:  banana or grapes, and breakfast sausage, if im lucky a nutri-grain bar or waffle but not usually

Lunch:  banana or grapes or mandarin oranges, and thats about it, although today he had a roll left over from dinner last night,  he wont eat PBJ's anymore, grilled cheese, NOTHING

Dinner:  you guessed it, fruit of some sort, maybe mac and cheese and will always eat pizza, but obviously i dont give him that every night. 

he will snack on goldfish and have applesauce, but this is not enough for him, how do I get him to eat more????  I guess I should tell you, for those who dont know, he is  17 months old, sorry forgot that tidbit! 

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David...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 2:24 PM alex did the exact same thing at that age.  i even tried the pediasure drinks so he'd get some sort of nutrition, but he wasn't have them.  i just left some healthy snacks out for him.  he loved yogurt, drank his milk & juice, had some cheese & that's all he wanted.  i left some crackers & cereal.  it's a phase a lot of kids go through.  it was actually the ped's suggestion to just leave snacky things down where he could get to them & let him be.  it lasted several months & he finally started eating again.

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JuJuB...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 2:31 PM I wish I could suggest something for you, but Autumn isn't old enough for me to know what to do in that situation... I'm sure I will be on the same boat one day, so I am going to watch this to see what people suggest!

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logan...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 2:36 PM I bought the book, Deceptively Delicious.  Logan used to eat ANYTHING, but now he is more picky.  I got tired of feeling like he wouldn't eat anything nutritious.  So I add puree's to everything.  Carrot puree in spaghetti sauce on a whole wheat english muffin with cheese and HE LOVES IT!!!! i add puree's to mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, quesadillas, oatmeal, cereal and I make a lot of muffins with stuff in it.  There are also dessert recipes and he eats IT ALL.  Now, i don't worry so much bc I know he is getting good food whether he knows it or not!!!

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HisTe...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 3:40 PM I agree with Marie... although I didnt hear about that book until like a month or 2 ago, but when Dadoren was about 7-10 months and I was feeding him baby food and all the baby cereals, he would refuse certain things.. like, best example I have is most babies hate prunes and he was no exception. Well I wanted him to at least try it, like a good amount. So I mixed some into the rice cereal and he ate it no complaint!!! I guess find what he likes and sneak something good in it :) Good luck!!!

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