I am constantly relearning the fact that my children are picky eaters. If it is something they have never seen before it is automatically “yucky” in their eyes. For my daughter, if there is green bits on it of any kind she will not go near it. There are a few things however that they will both eat with gusto. Meatballs is one of them. My children actually love meatballs. We do not eat them a lot, but I do try to keep some in the freezer. Yes, these freeze well and are easily re-heated in the microwave. As my entire family eats them they do not stay in the freezer for very long.
I was getting a little tired of meatballs in marinara sauce, and I was not sure if the kids would eat just plain old gravy. I did not have any BBQ sauce on hand, but it sounded good. So, after searching the internet for ideas (there were a lot…) I decided to just start throwing things in until it tasted good. It was a success, the sauce was great and the kids still ate it. This is really the most important part, having food the kids will eat is what is really important these days.