I hear "more cake", "more cookies", "more bread", "more milk", "more orange juice", "more water". Even "more bananas", "more strawberries", "more grapes", or "more pineapple". But more green beans. NEVER! Heck I'm not sure you've ever eaten more than one bite of anything green at one sitting since pureed baby food. If it was possible to be allergic to green then you have a life-threatening case. For you, just the thought of putting something green in your mouth gives you reason to whine and complain. Frank and I've made a choice that we want dinner to be about sitting down as a family and enjoying each others company so eating your green beans is not something I fight. Right or wrong we'd rather hear what was the best part of your day and have you ask each of us a question.
other ways to get you to eat your veggies. Now that you are four, I feel like I need to make more of an effort to get you to eat your veggies. Clearly the "that's what's for dinner" philosophy is not working, and I think it is important to learn to eat the green stuff.
here which eventually lead me here, and I thought we might be onto something.
You see, sweet Walker, there is at least one green thing that you do not have an aversion to. That's green in a smoothie. With some regularity, I drop spinach into our breakfast smoothies. Your daddy doesn't love it, but you always ask for more. You knowingly ask for more so I've subscribed to the newsletter on Simple Green Smoothies so that I could receive the e-book. I've reviewed the recipes and added some ingredients to my grocery list. We (you and me and anyone else who wants to give it a whirl) are going to try a few. It can't hurt and then maybe I won't feel as guilty when you won't