Try, for example, getting a serving of fruits and vegetables in first thing in the morning with my green smoothie recipe.
Or limit your kids' sugar intake by making your own sweets. My moist banana cake is rich in fiber and heart-healthy walnuts.
Got some ideas of your own? Share your ideas for coping with picky eaters.
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