MAMA KNOWS NUTRITION

Should My Family Eat A Gluten-Free Diet? Part 1

Jul 19, 2017
Should you go gluten free? | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Wondering if you and your kids should go gluten free? Have you ever tried a gluten free diet?  A lot more people are experimenting with removing gluten from their diets. People say they experience reduced brain fog, better energy, better digestion, and more. Should you go gluten-free?

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Our 16 Favorite Toddler Feeding Supplies

Jul 13, 2017
Favorite Toddler Feeding Supplies | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Make mealtime easy for you AND your toddler with these top toddler feeding supplies. I never knew a truly messy kitchen until I had a toddler. I think my absolute least favorite food to serve (which of course, my son loves) is shredded cheese. It ends up EVERYWHERE. I have […]

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How I Survived First Trimester Morning Sickness

Jul 10, 2017
Morning Sickness How to Eat Healthy | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Morning sickness is unavoidable during the first trimester, and it can make those first several weeks of pregnancy feel like a punishment. I have some tricks to get in healthy foods here and there, and it really makes a difference in how you feel! When I found out I was […]

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10 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Broccoli That You Haven’t Tried Yet

Jun 29, 2017
10 Ways to Get Your Kids to Eat Broccoli That You Haven't Tried Yet | mamaknowsnutrition.com

It can take 10, or 20, or even more times for young kids to be exposed to a food before they want to eat it. And even after they discover they like a food, they may eat it one day, and not the next. Now you know why half of […]

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Summer Berry Puff Pastry Squares

Jun 26, 2017
Summer Berry Puff Pastry Squares {Only 150 calories!} | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Summer Berry Puff Pastry Squares are a fantastically light treat to enjoy with your family. Crisp, buttery puff pastry is topped with fresh whipped cream and seasonal, naturally sweet berries. No better way to treat yourself on a hot, summer day! 

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Pregnancy Workout: Second Trimester Resistance Band Circuit

Jun 23, 2017
Total Body Pregnancy Workout | mamaknowsnutrition.com

This pregnancy workout is perfect for moms-to-be who want a safe, effective workout that only uses one piece of equipment. It will work your legs, chest, back and arms. You’ll perform all of the exercises while standing, since the last thing you want to do while pregnant is get up […]

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20-Minute Make-Ahead Dinner: Pesto Shrimp Tortellini Salad

Jun 21, 2017
Pesto Shrimp Tortellini Salad | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Yes, this Pesto Shrimp Tortellini Salad really comes together in just 20 minutes! Using a few pre-made shortcuts, pesto and tortellini, this recipe requires verrrry little effort. Equally delicious warm or cold, serve it over some baby spinach, and you don’t even need a side dish!  Yesterday was a total […]

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Should You Sneak Veggies in Your Kids’ Food?

Jun 19, 2017
Should you sneak veggies in your kids food? | mamaknowsnutrition.com

As parents we want our kids to eat healthy – and that means eating veggies! But what if your kid refuses them? Should you sneak veggies into your kids’ food?  Maybe they’re out there…but I haven’t met one yet. Have you ever talked to a parent who said, “my goodness, […]

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Collagen Powder: What is it and should I use it?

Jun 16, 2017
Should you take collagen protein? | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Collagen powder, also called collagen protein or collagen peptides, is a VERY popular supplement. Have you heard of it? Read to learn about what exactly it is, and how to know if you should use it.  What is collagen? Collagen is a structural protein found in the connective tissue, skin, […]

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Make Ahead Recipe: Paleo Skillet Pizza Shepherd’s Pie

Jun 14, 2017
Paleo Skillet Pizza Shepherd's Pie | mamaknowsnutrition.com

Paleo Skillet Pizza Shepherd’s Pie comes together with a handful of kitchen staples for an easy weeknight meal that fills your kitchen with the intoxicating smell of pizza, without all the grease! You can thank my pregnancy for this recipe. So far, my only real craving has been cheese. No, […]

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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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