Picky Eating

#24: Protein Needs for your Toddler

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In this episode, I’m talking all about protein! Chicken, beef, fish, plant-based – whichever is your preference, I’m breaking down exactly how much of it your toddler needs. Truth: we often overestimate this amount – for having so much energy, they actually need a lot less protein than you may be picturing. And since toddlers […]

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Mealtime Conversations: Part Two

Last week, I talked about the importance of shifting mealtime conversations away from food and onto topics that are bonding, enjoyable, and create happy environments and conversations. This is one of the major things to think about when figuring out what changes you can make at mealtimes to improve picky eating. Talking to your toddler […]

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Bonus: The “Three E’s” of Food Play with Melanie Potock

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In this special bonus episode of The My Little Eater Podcast, I am interviewing fellow feeding expert, Melanie Potock. She is a Speech Language Pathologist, author of the amazing book “Adventures in Veggieland” – you guys this is fantastic, I cannot speak to this book enough, go check it out – and she is here […]

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