What To Do When Your Toddler Wants More Food

Sep 25, 2018
Toddler meal ideas

How do you react when your toddler wants more food during a meal or snack? I know my gut reaction is always a grunt or a sigh (usually not out loud, ha!) because #1, I probably JUST sat down, and the one thing he’s asking for is back in the […]

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Breakfast Menu Cards for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Aug 16, 2018
Breakfast menu cards

These breakfast menu cards for toddlers and preschoolers totally changed our morning routine- for the better!  Mornings are the most rushed part of the day in our house…is it that way for you too? Getting everyone out of bed, dressed, fed, and out the door on time makes me feel […]

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HEALTHIEST Back to School Snacks for Preschool

Aug 9, 2018

You don’t have to waste time reading labels to find the healthiest back to school snacks for toddlers and preschoolers. Just print out this list and keep it in your pantry! I don’t know about you, but sometimes I over-complicate things with snacks. I think they’re too boring, or not […]

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Breakfast Menu Cards Download

Aug 2, 2018

Breakfast Menu Cards Are you ready for drama-free mornings with your toddler or preschooler?? Click here to download your free PDF!   Connect with me on Instagram @mamaknows_nutrition!

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How Many Carbs Should My Toddler Eat?

Jul 25, 2018
Toddler carbs |

Moms, do you wonder if it’s okay for your toddler to constantly be eating carbs? Are they still getting the nutrition they need?  Do you ever feel like your little one’s meal is only “healthy enough” or “good enough” based on how much protein and veggies they eat?

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How To Feed Your Baby With Confidence

Jul 10, 2018
Feed Baby With Confidence |

Read for my go-to recommendations to help you feed your baby with confidence, and avoid wasting time searching on Google, especially since it may lead you to bad advice. The hardest time I’ve had so far as a parent (I’m sure there are more difficult times to come!) was when […]

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Mason Jar Veggie Frittata

Jun 25, 2018
Mason Jar Veggie Frittata |

This Mason Jar Veggie Frittata is the perfect recipe to get your kids in the kitchen with you. They really can’t mess this one up! What is your go-to recipe when you have visitors staying with you? I almost always take the time to prepare a frittata before we have […]

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If Your Toddler Won’t Eat Meat

Jun 5, 2018
Recipes for your meat refusing toddler |

You may worry about protein if your toddler won’t eat meat or fish. Protein is actually not the main concern for your meat refusing kids. Read to learn how much protein they need, what other nutrients they may be missing out on, and see a list of healthy recipes to […]

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The Only Black Bean Veggie Burger Recipe You Need

Apr 25, 2018
Black Bean Veggie Burger |

These turmeric black bean veggie burgers are hearty and tasty! Truly, the only veggie burger recipe you ever need to make at home.  You guys, I almost didn’t make these veggie burgers. Because every veggie burger recipe I’ve tried in the past came out dry and crumbly. Edible, I suppose, […]

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10 Tips For When You Have No Desire To Cook

Mar 22, 2018
When you have no desire to cook |

Top ten tips for when you have no desire to cook, but need to feed your family! My husband and I were having a conversation recently about how naive we were about some (aka LOTS) of things back in our college days. Like, how it seemed so easy to eat […]

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I’m a mom of two and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. I offer nutrition counseling, workshops, and freelance writing. Check out my blog for nutrition tips and family-friendly recipes. Thanks for being here!

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