My 3 year old son is quite a picky eater. Luckily he likes meat (al kinds) and fish, eggs, butter (just by the spoon), and some veggies like carrots, broccoli, cauliflower. He also likes potatoes, milk and yoghurt. (and cookies, which he does not get)
Now we mostly think he is quite stubborn and it is something psychologically (e.g. if you mash everything, he will like it much better), but sometimes he really just seems to hate the taste. He even gags sometimes.
We don't force him to eat, but we insist that he at least tastes one little bit, even if it is only by licking it.
Over time, we think he gradually eats more and more.
I think that there is also a relation with his grain/eczema/behaviour. When he used to eat a little bit of grains, his eczema and behaviour changed (worse) and he ate less veggies. Now that could have been purely behavioral, or physiological?
What do you think? Is he right, instinctively? Or is he just picky?
And how do you deal with this? Or would you deal with this.
(Edit) He loves bacon!