Radicchio recipes: Get your picky eater to rethink radicchio September 29 2014, 149 Comments


Radicchio is packed with nutrients, but it’s equally packed with picky eater problems. So how do you get your kids to try radicchio?

Radicchio's beautiful purple ruffles are loaded with Vitamin K and pumped full of antioxidants, but its flavor is downright bitter. The sharp bite is enough to send sensitive palettes running from the room.

So what's the recipe for getting kids to try radicchio?

This week in The 52 New Foods Challenge, we're all about experimenting with radicchio. Head on over to www.52newfoods.com for some foolproof strategies for getting your kids to venture out and try radicchio, and a few easy, delicious radicchio recipes that you can make together to start moving in the right direction.

A mother of two, Jennifer Tyler Lee is the author of The 52 New Foods Challenge (Penguin Random House/Avery 2014) and the creator of the award-winning series of healthy eating games, Crunch a Color®. Her family cooking adventures have been featured by Jamie Oliver, Rachael Ray, Laurie David, Pottery Barn Kids, and Whole Foods. She is a featured blogger at The Huffington Post and a regular contributor to the James Beard Award-Winning magazine, Edible.