Picky Eater Information

Thank you for attending my Picky Eaters Workshop. I hope the information was valuable for you and your family. Here I have listed some fun recipes, cooking utensils and links to help your family start eating healthy today! If you have any more questions or would like me to work with your family, please email me at: Thanks!

Salad Boats/Taco Boats/Sweet Boats Recipe

Makes 4 boats 

Takes approx. 15 minutes

Salad Boat Ingredients

(4) romaine lettuce leaves

1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in halve

1/2 cup shredded carrots

1 med avocado, diced

1/2 cup shredded chicken/pinto beans, optional

*Add any salad ingredients you love

(4) Tablespoons salad dressing (Ranch, Italian, French)

Taco Boat Ingredients

(4) romaine lettuce leaves

2 oz. ground turkey/shredded chicken, cooked

1/2 cup corn nibbles, thawed or cooked

1/2 cup peas, thawed or cooked

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

(4) Tablespoons tomato salsa or mango salsa

Sweet Boat Ingredients

(4) romaine lettuce leaves

1/2 banana, sliced

1/2 cup strawberries, diced

1/2 cup blueberries

*Add any fruit you love

Nut butter or honey, to drizzle


1. Wash and clean all fruit and veggies. Cut according to ingredients and keep separated in small bowls with separate spoons.

2. Add a small amount of veggies, meat or fruit (depending on which boat you are making) to the inside of the lettuce leaves.

3. Drizzle with dressings, salsa or nut butter on top.

4. Eat fresh and enjoy!


Banana Nice Cream

Makes 4 small servings 

Takes approx. 10 minutes


3-4 medium bananas, frozen

Optional: cocoa powder or 1 cup frozen berries or

1 mango (can flavor the banana ice cream if you wish)



1. Peel and chop bananas into 1 inch pieces. Place in a freezer-safe bag and put in freezer 4 hours or overnight.

2. Add to food processor (blender will not work well without liquid); wait about 5-6 minutes for banana to thaw slightly. Add in optional add-in's if desired. Then puree until smooth. 
3. Scoop out into bowls and enjoy! 

This nice cream can be saved in the freezer for 2-3 weeks. Put into a freezer-safe container and when ready to eat, take out about 5-10 minutes before and let thaw slightly before eating.

Chocolate Version

Other Helpful Links


Fun Food Cutters

Try mixing things up with these food cutters: click here.

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More Kid-Friendly Recipes

Try these yummy recipes from Taste of Home with your family! Click here to view them.


Sandwich Cutters

Try these fun sandwich cutters and make shapes out of your food! Click here

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More Kid-Friendly Recipes

This is a great website for more children-friendly recipes for your family. Try these today, click here.

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Nutritional Shake for Kids

Please speak with your pediatrician to know if this is the best option for your child. If would like to try Orgain Kids Protein Drinks, click here and use the code: OA2103 for 25% OFF!


More Picky Eater Info for Parents

Click here to get more tips to work with your picky eater. 

Click here to learn how to create sensory bins.