My 2 yearold son won't eat vegetables or meat.. Are there any clever ways to get him to eat them..

Nichole - posted on 06/24/2010 ( 5 moms have responded )




My 2 year old son won't eat vegetable or meat.. I don't know what to do. He will eat peanut butter and jam sandwiches and mashed potatoes with corn or any soups or noodles but that is it.. what do i do


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Krissy - posted on 12/05/2010




add the vegies with meat add tomato paste sauce and crushed tomato and a tad of salt then purae it . my boy got used to it and it tasted nice he prob doesnt like to chew much as meat is a bit hard to chew at that age

Laurie - posted on 06/26/2010




My son will generally not eat meat - I think he has a hard time chewing it as he only has one set of molars so far. I have more sucess if I cut it up really small or he also likes meat on bones (chicken legs/ribs etc) I think for the play value. He also tends to be more interested if it is on my plate rather than his for some reason. He will also generally eat things with ground beef in them - chili, meat loaf etc - again because I think the texture is easier to chew.

September - posted on 06/25/2010




Have you tried mixing them with fruit? Sometimes that can be helpful. Try applesauce and good luck! :)

Dikeledi - posted on 06/25/2010




my son whn he was 8months,he didnt like vegetables nor he is 16m nd doesnt like fruits but loves vegetables..he is trying to find himself as to wat he likes nd dont like..try mixing his favorite food of the moment with lil bit of vegetables nd he will get used to them

Louise - posted on 06/25/2010




If he eats soups and noodles then add finely chopped meats to the soup. Try making your won soup with vegetables and meat in just blend them down to smooth. At some point your son will have to eat solid foods so keep trying him with different foods. Most toddlers will eat finger food. Try fish fingers or potato woffles cut into sticks. One day he will eat it is just getting him to try it. Put the plate in front of him and sit away from him so he does not feel pressured to eat.

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