Kids Eating in Color encourages kids to eat more diverse food

Social media influencer Jennifer Anderson is teaching parents how to get their children to expand their palates.
3:36 | 06/16/21

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For more, head to our Instagram page @goodmorningamerica. This morning we're meeting the mom and dietician trying to get kids to eat more foods. For more on this erielle reshef. That mom of two is trying to get kids to eat more foods, and she says it doesn't have to break the bank. Cooking for kids can take creativity. Getting them to eat, that's another story. It's a struggle mom of two Jennifer Anderson knows all too well. My first son fell off the growth chart when he was 6 months old. I was in the pediatrician's office thinking I'm a dietician. How does this happen to a dietician? Reporter: Jennifer dove into research and created kids eat in color. Where she gives her 1.3 million followers tips. You may be feeding your child only fast food. You may be feeding your child only chicken nuggets. Whoever you are you'll find a place where other parents are there to welcome you. Reporter: For families on the a budget her meal plan is the perfect tool to help children expand their pallet. Jennifer teaming up with experts to develop a resource to feed a family of four for $500 a month or less. The plan including step by step recipes, shopping lists and a wide variety of food cultures. We don't believe you have to eat poorly on a budget. You have to be careful and creative, but the food can be flavorful, delicious. Reporter: Jennifer recommends serving child micro portions which stretch your food budgets. That's when you serve your child a small amount of food and let them keep asking for more until they're full. Reporter: Learning to cook basics means big savings. You can cook your chicken on the weekend. Reporter: Jennifer says splurging on organic foods aren't necessary. Conventionally grown foods are less expensive and you'll get more variety and more food for your dollar. Reporter: Satisfying meals and savings for your family. Picky eating is not a character defect. There's many reasons why kids avoid certain foods. It's important not to force them to clean their plates. They just need some guidance and we need some patience. If you could have seen Amy -- My parents set a timer and said if you don't finish your food by this amount of time -- It's a new day. Erielle, great to see you back in the studio. Nice for a little bit of normalcy. She's got legs. I was just not going to say that. You can get the recipe from Jennifer's affordable meal plan on our website at go 65 degrees is where we start

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