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Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

My recipe tester’s kids loved these banana chocolate chip pancakes, so I bet yours will to! Her three-year-old said, “These are ‘de-woof-woof-licious’,” and her kindergartener exclaimed, “You’re the best cooker ever!” I’d say these pancakes were definitely a success, and I can’t wait for you to try them. Why I

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Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Save this Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Rice for a night that you just want something comforting and cozy! If your kids aren’t too picky, they are going to love this too. If they are picky? Scoop them a portion without any broccoli (if they’re like, “EWW GREEN THINGS!”). And then

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Homemade Air Fryer Cheese Pizza Rolls

This homemade air fryer pizza roll recipe is an easy way to shake up the weeknight dinner routine while still making something that your picky eater will actually eat! If you love the doughy deliciousness of cinnamon rolls, chances are you’re going to love pizza in this form, too! Why

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Protein Pancake Mix Recipe

Protein pancake mix often uses protein powder, which I don’t like to use for kids. Instead, this recipe uses eggs, cottage cheese, and hemp seeds to get in some extra grams of protein. While we of course love these at breakfast time, they are also a great way to switch

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Mango Ginger Smoothie for Nausea in Pregnancy

This Mango Ginger Smoothie for Nausea recipe is a must-try during pregnancy and beyond. Huge thanks to the National Mango Board for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Pregnancy holds lots of surprises, am I right? It’s kind of like an alien invasion in your body. One of

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turkey meatballs for baby and toddler

Turkey Meatballs for Baby and Toddler

These turkey meatballs for baby and toddler are a great way to get in both protein and veggies in one delicious recipe! Whether you’re looking for finger foods for your baby, or a new recipe for your picky eater, you’ve landed in the right spot. This post may contain affiliate

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Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

My recipe tester’s kids loved these banana chocolate chip pancakes, so I bet yours will to! Her three-year-old said, “These are ‘de-woof-woof-licious’,” and her kindergartener exclaimed, “You’re the best cooker ever!” I’d say these pancakes were definitely a success, and I can’t wait for you to try them. Why I

READ MORE

Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Rice

Save this Instant Pot Cheesy Broccoli Rice for a night that you just want something comforting and cozy! If your kids aren’t too picky, they are going to love this too. If they are picky? Scoop them a portion without any broccoli (if they’re like, “EWW GREEN THINGS!”). And then

READ MORE

Homemade Air Fryer Cheese Pizza Rolls

This homemade air fryer pizza roll recipe is an easy way to shake up the weeknight dinner routine while still making something that your picky eater will actually eat! If you love the doughy deliciousness of cinnamon rolls, chances are you’re going to love pizza in this form, too! Why

READ MORE

Protein Pancake Mix Recipe

Protein pancake mix often uses protein powder, which I don’t like to use for kids. Instead, this recipe uses eggs, cottage cheese, and hemp seeds to get in some extra grams of protein. While we of course love these at breakfast time, they are also a great way to switch

READ MORE

Mango Ginger Smoothie for Nausea in Pregnancy

This Mango Ginger Smoothie for Nausea recipe is a must-try during pregnancy and beyond. Huge thanks to the National Mango Board for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Pregnancy holds lots of surprises, am I right? It’s kind of like an alien invasion in your body. One of

READ MORE
turkey meatballs for baby and toddler

Turkey Meatballs for Baby and Toddler

These turkey meatballs for baby and toddler are a great way to get in both protein and veggies in one delicious recipe! Whether you’re looking for finger foods for your baby, or a new recipe for your picky eater, you’ve landed in the right spot. This post may contain affiliate

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Kacie barnes registered dietitian mama knows nutrition

Hi! I’m Kacie Barnes, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, mom of 2, and founder of Mama Knows Nutrition. Here you’ll find everything you need to know to make feeding your little ones stress-free!

I specialize in nutrition for early childhood and have worked with hundreds of families to improve picky eating, get their kids eating better, and solve mealtime problems.

I have a Master of Clinical Nutrition from UT Southwestern in Dallas, TX and an undergrad degree from New York University. I also hold a second Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.

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