MAMA KNOWS NUTRITION

How to Pack Avocado in a Lunch Box

Sep 11, 2019

I thought about titling this, “how to pack avocado in a lunchbox so it doesn’t get brown and gross,” but that was just way too long. 😆 Do I need to even explain the reasons I love avocados?? Besides being delicious, in 1/2 cup of avocado you’ll find: 5g fiber […]

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How to Pack Lunch for a Picky Eater

Aug 19, 2019
packed lunch for a picky eater

It’s one thing to feed your picky eater at home, but it’s a whole new challenge when it comes time to pack a lunch for preschool or kindergarten. I remember my son’s first year of preschool when he wasn’t even two years old, and that was when his picky eating […]

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Foods to Help With Constipation in Toddlers

Jul 21, 2019

Ohhhh poop. Constipation in toddlers – what to do? The foods you serve them is a good place to start! We pretty much all know that prune juice helps, but there are other foods you can add throughout the day as well. Before we get to the food – make […]

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Toddler Recipe: Pumpkin French Toast Sticks

Jun 23, 2019

OMG OMG OMGGGG I can’t wait to tell you about my friend Heather Staller‘s N-E-W cookbook! And I have a sneak peek with her Pumpkin French Toast Sticks recipe below! I believe Heather wrote this book because she truly takes pity on us moms of toddlers 😂. She knows the […]

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How to Choose Healthy Yogurt for Your Toddler

Jun 16, 2019

Choosing healthy yogurt for your toddler is way more challenging than it should be because the yogurt aisle has SO many options. Yogurt is a great source of nutrition with protein, calcium, fat (necessary for brain growth and development), and probiotics. I’ll share my favorites with you and what you […]

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Nut-Free Snack Guide for Toddlers

May 17, 2019
nutfree toddler snack guide

This nut-free snack guide is dietitian-approved! Purchase your downloadable PDF here for just $3.50. You don’t want to send Goldfish or graham crackers every day, but your little one’s school or daycare doesn’t allow nuts or peanuts, and that majorly limits your options! While fruit is a great option, you […]

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Healthy Popsicles for Summer

May 3, 2019

Summertime is popsicle season! I had requests for a list of healthy popsicles, so I headed to a few stores to see what I could find. Side note- I’m totally that mom who doesn’t allow popsicles in the house and I make my son eat them outside. If you have […]

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Picky toddler only wants to eat ONE food at a meal

Apr 11, 2019
Toddler only wants one food at a meal | mamaknowsnutrition.com

What to do if your toddler only wants to eat one food (and more and more of it) but nothing else at a meal? I received this email from a mom and when I saw “I have a burning question” it got my attention! Here is what she wrote: Email […]

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The Secret To Getting Your Toddler to Eat Veggies

Mar 20, 2019
Get your kid to eat veggies

You want your toddler to eat veggies, but are you doing something that might actually make them eat less? When I ask moms the number one thing they wish their toddler would eat, but doesn’t — the thing I hear 99% of the time is VEGGIES. Moms know that veggies […]

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Where to Start with a Picky Eater

Feb 15, 2019

Before anything else — CLICK HERE to download my FREE guide for picky eaters, which includes a daily schedule and the simple chart I recommend ALL parents of picky eaters fill out, to get your little one on the right track. If your little one won’t try new foods, stops […]

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Kacie Barnes RD
Hi, I’m Kacie!

I’m a mom of two and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. I offer e-guides and e-books (go to my Shop page), workshops, brand partnerships, and limited nutrition counseling. Check out my blog for nutrition and feeding tips for your little ones.

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