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Getting to YUM: The 7 Secrets of Raising Eager Eaters Paperback – May 6, 2014
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Get ready for children who have healthy attitudes toward food and not only eat their veggies but like them, too. I absolutely love the idea of teaching them to eat well through the Taste Training program-a true ‘fix’ for picky eaters!” (Lisa Leake, author of 100 Days of Real Food)
Want your kids to be food lovers? Karen takes away the pressure, stress, and frustration of mealtime with interactive food games and simple recipes that make eating a joy for the whole family! (Catherine McCord, author of Weelicious)
“French Kids Eat Everything first introduced parents to the concept that kids actually need to be taught to become good eaters… Getting to Yum provides the necessary follow up, giving parents step-by-step strategies, recipes, and age-appropriate games to address some of the most common mealtime struggles.” (Booktrib)
From the Back Cover
The science of Taste Training will take your kids from "yuck" to "yum!"
Teach your kids to eat, just as you teach them to read
Mealtimes with kids are often a battleground, with parents trying to force one more bite and kids resisting and protesting. But it doesn't need to be this way. Getting to YUM guides parents in teaching their children—whether babies, toddlers, or big kids—to enjoy eating all kinds of foods. Tested by families across North America, this new taste-training method prevents and cures picky eating while putting the fun back into food! This fun, easy-to-use book includes:
- The seven secrets of successful taste training.
- Fun games and experiments based on hands-on education and the latest scientific research.
- 85 healthy, easy, tasty recipes for babies, toddlers, young children, teenagers—and even adults!
- A unique flavor ladder approach that teaches kids to love eating a wide range of foods.
- Real-life success stories from families who have used these techniques to train good eaters for life!
Top Customer Reviews
THIS BOOK: is helping me adjust what I learned 2 years ago (but lost because I wasn't able to practice it very long) to our new life situation. I cook a real meal every single night, often stress free, and the kids always eat what we eat. Period. I used to see food I'd never tried as something I never would try. Now, I see a strange combination of flavors or completely new flavors or objects in a dish and I think, "I wonder how this will surprise me and what I'll like about it." Thus when our four friends visited us in Seattle last January, we took our three kids age 3 years and under to the best restaurants for three dinners and two brunches. Among other delights we served them sea urchin, bone marrow, coconut jellied bites, and rich desserts, sips of strong wine, and aromas galore. My kids and I have lost all interest in repetitive home menus and most processed foods; they don't like staples such as quesadillas, mac n cheese, chicken nuggets, burgers. (They do like pizza and PBJ, but so do I!) The hardest nut to crack has been my husband, but after getting this book and getting back into new recipes and tastes, he said he's coming around.
This book is worth the buy for KIDS because:
1. It offers a practical, tangible, accessible way to create happy & healthy attitudes toward food in any family situation.Read more ›
Whichever you decide to read the takeaway is the same and worthwile.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
If you're looking for a step-by-step guide to getting your kids to eat a greater variety of foods, then this may be the book for you. Read morePublished 6 months ago by nettie
Excellent book. Anyone who wants to stop feeding their children junk should read this book.Published 15 months ago by Rev Pamela
This is the first book that has really made a difference in my kids eating style. The tasting approach outside of mealtime really takes the pressure off and has opened my kids up... Read morePublished 17 months ago by A Reninger
Love this concept of taste training, and recipes from timid to adventurous. Have been working on it with my kiddos and I like that it makes trying new foods fun, not a battle!Published 23 months ago by C. Morris-Robinson