Recipes for your meat refusing toddler | mamaknowsnutrition.com

If Your Toddler Won’t Eat Meat

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 serve little ones who don’t like meat. Some of these recipes are GREAT for baby, too.

Toddlers can be a special kind of beast when it comes to eating anything besides carbs. Moms are always wondering if their little one gets enough protein in between all the fruit, cereal, bread, and pasta that they will inhale. The carbs are definitely not bad! But it leaves you wondering whether they are getting the right nutrients. (more…)

Black Bean Veggie Burger | mamaknowsnutrition.com

The Only Black Bean Veggie Burger Recipe You Need

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, but veggie burgers deserve more than that!

I went to my #1 resource for recipes…my brother, Chef Chris. He is a modest guy but has worked at some of the top restaurants in NYC and if anyone was going to have a solution, it would be him.

Thanks to Chef Chris we have veggie burgers that do NOT dry out, even when baked in the oven. To take them over the top you can pan fry them in a skillet, but for busy nights, baking in the oven gives you some time away from hands on cooking. (more…)