My Journey

Welcome to My Journey! In these posts you’ll get to read about my life as a picky eater, how I’m working to become the Unpicky Eater, and what you can learn from my successes and failures.

My Food Tasting Process

How to Feed a Picky Eater: My Process

Over time I developed a process or practice for trying new foods that my family has helped me figure out along the way.

Food Fails

Food Fail: Beef Goulash

One of my most memorable food tasting fails and what I learned from it.

Food Fail: Short Rib Grilled Cheese Sandwich

My latest food fail: accidentally ordering a beef sandwich.

Food Wins

Oh My Guac!

Sometimes my process goes right out the window because, well, I don’t know that I’m trying a new food. Though it doesn’t happen often, it isn’t unusual to be surprised by an unexpected ingredient, especially when eating at a restaurant. This happened (thankfully with success) during my first date with my now husband, Drew.

June 2020 Food of the Month

June Food of the Month – Peppers

One food I’ve seen come up time and again in recipes, meal prep ideas, and menu options is bell peppers. I’ve had tiny, tiny bites of them in the past, but this month I’m going to be intentional about fitting it into weekly meals to keep trying it more and more. On top of that, … Read More

First June Food of the Month Attempt – Bacon, Cheese, and Pepper Omelet

Over this past weekend Drew made everyone omelets. The core ingredients were eggs, bacon, and cheese (classic for kids and not too bad for me). That’s when it hit me that peppers are ALWAYS an option on menus, so it was time for me to bite the bullet and add some peppers to the frying … Read More

Parents Are the Most Important Support System a Picky Eater Has

Parents are the most important support system a picky eater has. Today, I want to tell you about my mom, one of my biggest supporters.

The Egg Dish That Even The Pickiest Eater Will Like

The egg bake that even picky eaters like!

My Support Team: Drew

Every parent of a picky eater wonders, “how can I support my picky eater?” It feels so intimidating to try to help your picky eater when you aren’t sure where to start! Being a key member of your picky eater’s support team is critical to earning their trust. Once you do, you will be able … Read More

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