Here’s ten strategies you can try at home to help with mealtimes:

  1. At every meal and snack time, offer a protein (meat, meat substitute, nuts), vegetable or fruit, and a starch (potato, pasta, bread, cereals) along with a small amount of a favourite snack.
  2. Make food fun!
  3. Review your mealtime routines.
  4. Don’t wait for hunger pangs.
  5. Offer a meal or snack every 2.5 hours.
  6. Introduce a visual schedule.
  7. Try some movement before meals.
  8. Take the mood out of the food.
  9. Try serving food family style.
  10. Offer your child the same food the rest of the family is eating, even if you think they’ll refuse it.