MAMA KNOWS NUTRITION

How Many Carbs Should My Toddler Eat?

Jul 25, 2018
Toddler carbs | mamaknowsnutrition.com

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 | mamaknowsnutrition.com

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 | mamaknowsnutrition.com

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 | mamaknowsnutrition.com

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 | mamaknowsnutrition.com

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 | mamaknowsnutrition.com

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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What to Order for Your Baby at a Restaurant

Mar 15, 2018
What to Order for baby

Husband calls and says, “let’s go out to dinner tonight!” And there’s me, in my leggings and the same sweatshirt I’ve been wearing the past three days, haven’t showered yet, shouting “YES! YES YES YES YES YES! ADULT INTERACTION! YASSSS.” If you’re also a stay-at-home or work-from-home mom, I know […]

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Why Your Kids Don’t Need Portion Control

Mar 2, 2018

As if we don’t already have enough to worry about, figuring out what to feed our kids, then we get to the pesky topic of HOW MUCH. Portion sizes. Every mom wants to know how much their kids need. For me personally, I  struggled with this when my oldest transitioned […]

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Secretly Healthy Chocolate Pudding [Dairy Free]

Feb 9, 2018
Secretly Healthy Chocolate Pudding | mamaknowsnutrition.com

 It’s almost Valentine’s Day! Make this secretly healthy chocolate pudding for the ones you love (or the ONE you love the most- yourself!).  My husband and I are not big Valentine’s Day people. We’re also not big birthday people, or anniversary people….are we the worst??

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3 Mistakes Parents Make When Starting Solids

Feb 6, 2018
Mistakes When Starting Solids | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Starting solids can be stressful if you’re not sure how to begin! Talking to my friends, it seems like pediatricians’ advice can vary widely, and you’d be surprised to find out how many are giving outdated advice. Read through these common mistakes parents make when starting solids so you can […]

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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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