My 4 year old is crying for pizza - day 6 and 7


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My four year old and I are doing Whole30.  We are on day 7.  Well he is technically day 4 as he had sugar and gluten-free grains at our small school group on Monday.  Anyway, last night he started crying for pizza.  Today he is crying for pizza, mac and cheese or spagetti.  I feel so sad for him.  All the protein he will eat is sliced turkey and eggs.  I know he needs to eat more, but he is picky.  He leans on fruit for his cravings.  Any tips for handling this mourning period for him?  Thank you!

PS:  I allow him to have sweet potato chips.  Ingredients are sweet potato, coconut oil and salt.  I don't endulge in these myself as the snack demon will come out, but I feel like he needs something familiar...  Thanks!

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Not to imply that your son has autism, only that you may find some helpful tips on this thread that addresses kids, pizza and Whole30. http://forum.whole9life.com/topic/14214-autism-and-whole-30/

 

Here's another one on picky kids: http://forum.whole9life.com/topic/31533-picky-eater/

 

Also, commercially prepared chips of any kind (even with compliant ingredients) are a no go on a Whole30, so good for you for not indulging yourself!  :)

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