Adventures in Healthier Eating with 2 Kids and a Picky Husband

We’re Back at the Yolk

Posted by 5 years ago 6 Comments


  • 2 Hard Boils
  • Shelled Pistachios
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Star Fruit
  • Water
  • Snack: Pretzel Rods

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It took 3 years to get him to eat yolks. THREE YEARS. And now I’m back at square one. I must admit he’ll take bites here and there when he has them for breakfast. I just keep reminding him about eating a variety of things even if it’s not his favorite.

I’m not sure what’s up with the tomatoes either. Those seem to be hit or miss anymore too.

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    September 17, 2012

    I just made shoyu (soy sauce) hardboiled eggs last night, and thought they were amazing! Not sure if Ryan like things salty, but I actually marinated them in a ziploc bag of a mixture made of even parts soy sauce, mirin (japanese rice wine vinegar) and sugar, that was previously heated on the stove. The results were delicious! Here's a recipe that's along the same lines but a bit different. It's made my kids want to eat the yolks!

    Krista S.

    September 17, 2012

    LOL, I'm the same way with yolks. I've never really developed a love for them no matter how they are cooked. One of my kids loves a runny yolk for fried/poached eggs and the other kid won't touch eggs at all. I also noticed recently that some of the red cherry/grape tomatoes taste weird this year. I've been buying the sungolds instead for the last 6 weeks or so and they seem to be sweet and lovely like I remember the red ones being last year. The starfruit is so pretty!


    September 18, 2012

    I agree with Krista, the grape tomatoes that i have purchased this summer taste "off" somehow. And, I don't care for yolks either...but he is eating the egg whites which are good for him! :)


    September 18, 2012

    I relate to your son. I am typically a very open and healthy eater, but solid egg yolks make me choke. It might have something to do with how my mom put egg just for me as a kid thanks to my passionate dislike for meat (LOVED veggies tho!). I have to third the grape tomatoes comment. I have an almost unhealthy obsession with the veggie, but this year I looked with them with a subconscious disgust and even thrown them out twice. As for pistachios - talk about addicting!


    September 19, 2012

    The yolk is the best part!!! Kids! :)


    September 23, 2012

    Hi Roni! Have you seen ? it is a really great site. you should check it out.