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Food Network's Jeff Mauro Shares Tips & Recipes for Picky Eaters

4. Be Honest, Don’t Hide It!
"It’s true - honesty is the best policy! A lot of kids don’t like their fruits and veggies, but I believe hiding spinach in brownies or other sweet treats can be deceptive and backfire on you. Instead, be direct and use food to teach kids about new flavors and cuisines. Make mealtime educational, and ask, 'Where do Kiwis come from?' or 'What color is salmon?' Describe not only the taste, but fun facts about fruits and other new foods to curious minds. Remember, as parents and guardians, we must continue exposing them to new foods and flavors. Diverse diets are healthy diets, after all!"