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How can I get my preschooler to eat sauce?


My little one won't try any food with a sauce. For example she will eat plain pasta but not with a tomato based or cream sauce. She won't use any dipping sauces, try gravy or creamy rice. Anything with a runny texture. Do you have any suggestions?

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Peeples says

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    dashingscorpio 2 years ago

    Nicely done! "Try it you might like it" and if they don't let it go.

    The reverse psychology and offering a treat/reward are also other tricks parents have used to get kids to eat certain foods too. Some things we just develop a taste for later.


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    AustralianNappies 2 years ago

    Thank you for your answer pitzele, yes she's age 4. You've provided some good insight and tips about this problem! I really appreciate it! So glad I'm not the only one who's experienced this too!


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