Posts tagged toddlers
Chickpea Muffins

My chickpea muffins are simple, made with minimal ingredients, and a great way to get some extra nutrition into your child’s daily intake. Some of the nutritional benefits of chick peas include protein, fiber, folate and manganese! Have you tried adding chickpeas to your muffins?

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Is your child’s feeding stuck in a rut? Food jags: why they occur and how to avoid them

A food jag occurs when your child eats the same food several days, or meals in a row. Sometimes, a child gives up that food once they get sick of it. Read more to find out why a food jag might occur and steps you can take to avoid it.

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Three reasons why scheduling meals and snacks can make mealtimes more peaceful

Do you have a schedule for meals and snacks?    One of the first ways I help families struggling with picky eating is to review their meal and snack schedule, or routine.  Having a schedule for your little one (usually after about 14-16 months of age) can make a world of difference when feeding your child.  Read more to find out why and ways to get started.

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Helping your child develop a healthy relationship with food (and what exactly that means)

When I talk about feeding in my counseling sessions and classes I always start with why. Why are we doing what we are doing when feeding children? What’s the outcome that we want? The bottom line is that it is almost always the same thing. We want our children to develop a healthy relationship with food, but what exactly does that mean?

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Breakfast Rotations

How does your family do breakfast? A common pain point I find with clients is that their child seems to eat the same food over and over again for breakfast, the child becomes tired of said food and stops eating that food completely - leaving parents unsure of what to serve. Many times, we think about variety in lunches and dinners, but we fall short in making sure we are providing variety with breakfast. Here I post 8 breakfast ideas - very easy, full of nutrition, and provide variety throughout the week.

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