Got a Picky Eater?

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The doctor said to feed the baby salsa. My eyes popped out, and my husband’s ears perked up. What?! Her reasoning was that babies adopt the tastes of their families. Since their tastes develop most in the first 18 months of life, she continued, that was the time to expose them to as many tastes – our tastes – as possible, salsa included.

I was a little skeptical, but as my husband was a spicy food fan, we gave it a shot….

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  1. I can’t wait to try the broccoli recipe with my kids. I’m betting they love it.

  2. I can’t wait to try the Peanut Butter Chicken. I’ve seen you talk about that before. (My hubby is the “picky one” in our house 🙂

  3. What a daring idea:-)

  4. Genifer says

    Ditto. My husband is the picky one as well. On a side note- that salsa you have pictured looks AMAZING!

  5. Preparedmom says

    I so wish I had introduced spicier foods earlier. But we have severe food allergies in our home so we kept food for babies quite simple, hoping to avoid the allergies in the younger sibling. I keep telling them someday they’re going to LOVE onion! I figure if they don’t like the main entree, there’s always bread and applesauce to fill up on!

  6. Jessica Fisher says

    Isn’t it amazing what we wish we had done differently? I could write a book!

  7. Your PB Chicken has become a regular at our house. Thank you. I’d tried a couple of other recipes with the same premise but something about this one is better than the others plus everyone likes it! Roasted chicken, potatoes and broccoli are on the menu frequently too – we roast the broccoli with the potatoes. The taco bake sounds good too.

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