Nutrition for Littles

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Are you a mom, dad, or caregiver that struggles with mealtime battles? Do you have a "picky eater", or do you worry that your child is getting too much food or maybe not enough? Join Alyssa, your mama and me RD, in tackling your biggest meal time woes, answering your real life nutrition questions, and walking you through feeding strategies to help raise healthy, adventurous, and intuitive eaters. This podcast will cover how to handle picky eating, mealtime meltdowns, building a healthy relationship with food and so much more. If you have young children and mealtimes look more like a battlefield than a peaceful family meal make sure to tune in, subscribe and share this podcast with all your mom friends. Nutrition for Littles is a podcast hosted by Alyssa Miller, registered dietitian, mom of two and your @mama.and.me_RD. Disclaimer: This podcast is for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for seeing a pediatrician or other health care provider.

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    • Nov 24, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Handling a BIG day for food and celebrations

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 17:24

    This episode goes over how to handle the BIG day. The actual day of a big event or holiday …. ahem TURKEY day ahem. Click here to grab the FREE 13 page Handling Holiday Comments guide! Ready to learn how to help your littles eat new and more foods? You can enroll in my Table […] The post Handling a BIG day for food and celebrations

    Handling negative comments about your picky eater

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 19:04

    Today is all about handling negative comments towards or about your picky eater. Whether it's from well meaning loved ones or strangers it's important to have a plan. Today we ask a few questions to help set you on the right path especially before the holiday season. Click here to get on my email list […] The post Handling negative comments about your picky eater appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Raising body positive kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 31:40

    Click here to register for the FREE 5 day Love Your Mom Bod email challenge for five days to better body image. Today's episode is all about how to raise body positive kids and how to BEST protect them against the harmful and negative self talk and beliefs that we may have experienced. Ready to […] The post Raising body positive kids appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    First few steps to helping your little try new foods

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 15:46

    Click here to register for the new food email challenge. You'll get daily emails directly to your inbox that tell you EXACTLY what to do that day to help your little ones eat, try or like eggs

    LQ | My Plan For Halloween Candy

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 16:35

    Today I answer a listener question. She asks me what my personal plans are for handling the halloween candy that is about to make it's way into our home. Tune in to hear my plan! Click here to enroll in Safe Beginning's online CPR course. Use code Alyssa20 for 20% off. Ready to learn how […] The post LQ | My Plan For Halloween Candy appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    I have to share this with you…

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 22:06

    Click here to enroll in The Mama Well Accelerator and use code “200OFFTMW” for $200 off. Hurry — doors close Thursday at midnight! Today's episode we break down the very thing that might be holding your family back when it comes to raising healthy happy and independent eaters. We're breaking it all down on today's […] The post I have to share this with you… appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Breaking down grazing, does it help or hurt?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 16:57

    “But they eat more when I let them graze” This comes in all the time. Today I break down what grazing is and what comes from it long term. Tune in to learn more about how grazing affects your picky eater. Ready to learn how to help your littles eat new and more foods? You […] The post Breaking down grazing, does it help or hurt? appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    LQ | What do I do if my kid drops a safe food

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2021 19:31

    Have you ever experienced your picky eater drop a safe food? Just decide that one day they don't in fact like it any more? Today's episode breaks down not only why this happens but what to do when it happens too! Today's podcast I answer a listener question. Got a question you'd like to ask? […] The post LQ | What do I do if my kid drops a safe food appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    10 Ways to get in more greens

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 17:40

    Today's episode are simple tips to help your little's eat more greens! Check it out and let me know what your favorite tip was! Loving the podcast but looking for more? Head over to my Instagram account @nutrition.for.littles where I drop almost daily content helping you change the mealtime environment in your home (make sure […] The post 10 Ways to get in more greens appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Easy boosts for breakfast

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 15:40

    Ever feel like they just keep asking for snacks all day? It might be that their breakfast isn't filling enough. Today's podcast episode I hack your EASY breakfast. We break down what to add to easy breakfasts to give them a boost and hopefully keep your kids full longer! Loving the podcast but looking for […] The post Easy boosts for breakfast appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Picky POPportunities

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 20:11

    Today I chat about three picky POPportunities and how to handle them! Loving the podcast but looking for more? Head over to my Instagram account @nutrition.for.littles where I drop almost daily content helping you change the mealtime environment in your home (make sure to watch my stories where I teach and explain in more detail!) […] The post Picky POPportunities appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Your heath and picky eating

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 31:02

    Watch the replay here of my free class: Top 5 under talked about and sneaky reasons for picky eating and what to do about them! Want to enroll in Table Talk? Click here to learn more and enroll! Don't forget – enroll before midnight on 9/10 and get access to all these bonuses for FREE: […] The post Your heath and picky eating appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Nutrition for sick kiddos

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 24:43

    Register here for my FREE class on 9/7/21 Top 5 under talked about and sneaky reasons for picky eating and what to do about them! It's going to be epic. Even if you can't make it live, register – you'll get the replay. Today I breakdown a recent IG post that talked all about nutrition […] The post Nutrition for sick kiddos appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Iron: Needs, sources and all the things

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 13:02

    Iron is the number one nutrient I get asked about. Today I break it allllllll down. How much iron is needed, how to get it and everything in between. Register here for my FREE class on 9/7/21 Top 5 under talked about and sneaky reasons for picky eating and what to do about them! It's […] The post Iron: Needs, sources and all the things appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Meal Prepping: A saga

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 22:40

    Over the weekend I meal prepped for the first time. In a very EXTREME way. It was a lot. I documented it on IG and saved it to a highlight and figured I would give my entire account, experience and follow up here on the pod. I walk you though the steps I took, what […] The post Meal Prepping: A saga appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Variety: a how to

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 4, 2021 19:48

    Struggling to add in variety? Tune in to learn why variety is keeeeeey and how to add it in without getting overwhelmed. Also REVAMP is on sale for my BIRTHDAY

    BONUS: Why this all matters

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 28:47

    Click here to register for our FREE class teaching you the three step nutrition process that can help you go from surviving to thriving in motherhood. In today's BONUS episode Alyssa bridges the gap between her passions and explains why she does what she does and what it means for you. Follow along @the.mama.well and […] The post BONUS: Why this all matters appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Rapid Fire Q&A

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 20:55

    Click here to register for our FREE class teaching you the three step nutrition process that can help you go from surviving to thriving in motherhood. In today's episode we do rapid fire questions from Q&A Wednesday. Loving the podcast but looking for more? Head over to my Instagram account @nutrition.for.littles where I drop almost […] The post Rapid Fire Q&A appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Traveling with a picky eater

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 20:23

    Does traveling with a picky eater feel overwhelming and more trouble than its worth? In today's podcast episode I discuss tips and tricks to make traveling with a picky eater WAY more approachable. Loving the podcast but looking for more? Head over to my Instagram account @nutrition.for.littles where I drop almost daily content helping you […] The post Traveling with a picky eater appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Food safety

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 27:36

    Last month I discussed food safety for half a second on my stories and got SO many questions about it that I decided to dedicate an entire podcast episode to it. In this episode I break down what makes foods high risk, how to mitigate this risk and how to determine what makes sense for […] The post Food safety appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    My favorite tips, tricks and hacks for packing lunches

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 20:58

    Are you in a rut with packing lunches? Tune in to today's episode to get inspired and learn some of my favorite tips and tricks to making packing lunches EASY. Loving the podcast but looking for more? Head over to my Instagram account @nutrition.for.littles where I drop almost daily content helping you change the mealtime […] The post My favorite tips, tricks and hacks for packing lunches appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    A look inside

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 21:07

    Today I take you inside my Table Talk Picky eating program and discuss what (and why) I teach inside. Pst you can join Table Talk RIGHT NOW and grab all the bonuses I mentioned during the episode as long as you enroll before 11:59pm MT Monday June 28th, 2021. Hope to see you on the […] The post A look inside appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Story Time | Helping my daughter try sugar snap peas

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 16:21

    Trying new foods can take foreeeeeeeeeeeeeever… today I break down a recent lunch meal where I helped my daughter try sugar snap peas. I walk you through the strategies I used and how I focused on getting momentum with my daughter. Click here to register for my FREE class on June 23rd I'll be teaching […] The post Story Time | Helping my daughter try sugar snap peas appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Reserving food they didn’t touch

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2021 16:08

    Little one skip a meal? Wondering if you can reserve that food they didn't touch? How that works, if you should, how you can make it a positive experience? Tune in to today's episode where I cover alllllll things leftovers! Click here to register for my FREE class on June 23rd I'll be teaching you […] The post Reserving food they didn't touch appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    How do I teach them to feed themselves (listener question)

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 15:30

    Today's podcast is a listener question, a mama has a child who refuses to feed themselves and is looking for some tips. This is a struggle a lot of parents have of kids of all ages today we talk tips for babies and for toddlers. Also BIG NEWS! Table Talk is now open for enrollment. […] The post How do I teach them to feed themselves (listener question) appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    All about food allergies with Leah Hackney, RD

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 34:01

    Food allergies can be a scary topic and time for parents. Today’s episode is the audio from a recent IG Live with Leah Hackney, RD where we covered alllllll the things around food allergies. It was such a valuable conversation I wanted to make it accessible to anyone who needs it! Got a baby at […] The post All about food allergies with Leah Hackney, RD appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Does my baby need teeth to eat table foods?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 12:40

    Babies can eat table foods…. but do they need teeth? This is a question I get without fail every time I talk about baby lead weaning or starting solids. We know teeth are important but do they keep us from serving solid foods to our babies? If so, what do we do instead? If not, […] The post Does my baby need teeth to eat table foods? appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Modifying tricky foods for baby

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 37:24

    Got a baby at home? Wondering how to modify tricky foods for them? Today’s episode has got you covered. I chat with Leah from @BLWmealsapp and we discuss: When to start solids – age VS signs of readiness How to modify tricky foods including corn, chicken, leafy greens, hard vegetables and fruits and grapes too […] The post Modifying tricky foods for baby appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    How much water do they need?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 15:01

    Talking all about water, how much they need and how to get them to get it in! Tune in to learn more! Click here learn more about entering the giveaway – I am giving away THREE spots to my Table Talk Starter picky eating program all you have to do is like the photo on […] The post How much water do they need? appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    What about “older” picky eaters?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 19:29

    “What about older picky eaters?” This question I get all the time. I talk about toddlers and young kids a lot and some moms have reached out wondering what happens after a certain age? What changes?In this episode I break it all down and discuss what changes, what doesn’t and why there is a gap […] The post What about “older” picky eaters? appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    A conversation about pouches

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 16:16

    I get at least a handful of questions every week about pouches. Should I use pouches, should I not, how many should I serve…. etc the list goes on and on. In today’s podcast episode I break it alllllll down. I have an honest and real conversation with you about pouches and how they work […] The post A conversation about pouches appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    LQ: My little one only struggles with…

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 17:52

    I was horrified when I opened my “junk” email folder and saw a large handful of emails that I hadn’t responded to and then I started noticing a theme… A lot of mamas were writing in telling me that they only need help with “this one thing” maybe for them it was textures, or just […] The post LQ: My little one only struggles with… appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Is picky eating really that bad?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2021 25:53

    I cover A LOT in todays episode and it all answers the question: “Isn’t picky eating just a phase?” I break down why it’s so important to not just hope and pray it goes away and take it head on. This episode gets a little heavy but trust me it is well worth it. Also […] The post Is picky eating really that bad? appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    My BEST tips on meal planning for a family

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 20:40

    I have failed forward for YEARS when it comes to meal planning and I finally feel like I have it under control. In today’s podcast episode I break down my TOP tips for meal planning and walk you through my process. These tips will work for you whether you have a picky eater or not […] The post My BEST tips on meal planning for a family appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Baby and toddler portion sizes, what you need to know

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 15:03

    Answering a BIG question I get; how much should my little one be eating. What are the portion sizes? Tune in to hear my take on this! Don’t forget to leave a review if you’re enjoying the podcast! If you’re looking for more content from me, grab my free picky eating guide here or head […] The post Baby and toddler portion sizes, what you need to know appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    How serving meals family style may help your picky eater

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 13:53

    Today’s episode I break down how to serve meals family style and how this might help BIG time with your picky eater. Don’t forget to leave a review if you’re enjoying the podcast! If you’re looking for more content from me, grab my free picky eating guide here or head over to my Instagram account […] The post How serving meals family style may help your picky eater appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    What I think about the one bite rule

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 13:38

    Have you heard of, or do you use, the ‘one bite rule’ or polite bite rule? I break it allllll down in today’s episode! If you’re looking for more content from me, grab my free picky eating guide here or head over to my Instagram account @mama.and.me_RD where I drop almost daily content helping you […] The post What I think about the one bite rule appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Getting your little one to like mixed dishes

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 16:08

    BIG question I get all the time – how do I get my kid to like mixed dishes?!?! Today’s episode answers this exact question! Check it out! If you’re looking for more content from me, grab my free picky eating guide here or head over to my Instagram account @mama.and.me_RD where I drop almost daily […] The post Getting your little one to like mixed dishes appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    How to handle condiments

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 16:56

    Today we chat all things condiments, how to handle them in all sorts of situations. Tune in and let me know if this helped you! If you’re looking for more content from me, grab my free picky eating guide here or head over to my Instagram account @mama.and.me_RD where I drop almost daily content helping […] The post How to handle condiments appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Choking vs Gagging

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 16:43

    Tune in to listen while I break down the differences between choking and gagging! Click here for the CPR course I love. Use code ALYSSA20 for 20% OFF. If you’re looking for more content from me, grab my free picky eating guide here or head over to my Instagram account @mama.and.me_RD where I drop almost […] The post Choking vs Gagging appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Getting started with baby lead weaning

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 17:51

    Today I chat about how to get started with BLW. Join the waitlist for my feeding baby workshop by clicking here. Click here to listen to old episodes that you might find helpful. All about starting solids and purees vs BLW. Click here for the CPR course I love. Use code ALYSSA20 for 20% OFF. […] The post Getting started with baby lead weaning appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    How YOU can be the change for your picky eater

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 20:00

    Today I chat about your relationship with food and how it relates to your child not wanting to eat their dinner. It’s a goooooood episode. Can’t wait to hear what you think. Learn more about diet rioters membership by clicking here and subscribe to our podcast Diet Riot Podcast by clicking here. If you’re looking […] The post How YOU can be the change for your picky eater appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Listener Question | What if my daughter wants an apple but I didn’t offer it

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 15:30

    Today I answer a listener question. She asked what to do if her toddler wants something (especially something healthy, like an apple) but mom didn’t have it on the menu. Should you give it to her. Tune in to hear how I answer this. Doors are OPEN to my Table Talk program right now. They […] The post Listener Question | What if my daughter wants an apple but I didn’t offer it appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Struggling with picky eating? You need to hear this

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 19:06

    How to stop food throwing

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2021 18:43

    Stop the food fight! Tune in to learn all about why our littles throw food and how we can make it STOP. If you listen and feel like you’re needing help, make sure to get on the waitlist for my Table Talk picky eating program – doors open on January 18th and I want you […] The post How to stop food throwing appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Serving sizes for toddlers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2021 17:22

    I’m back!! Happy New Year mama! In today’s episode we chat all things serving sizes for toddlers! How much they actually need and what their intake looks like. If you listen and feel like you’re needing help, make sure to get on the waitlist for my Table Talk picky eating program – doors open on […] The post Serving sizes for toddlers appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    When to worry

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 19:32

    Today’s episode is a re-release from the vault. It is my number one most downloaded episode and I know exactly why… It helps mamas determine if they need to get help or if this picky eating phase will be just that, a phase. If you listen and feel like you’re needing help, make sure to […] The post When to worry appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    LQ: How many times do I have to serve it before they eat it?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 14:45

    Today’s episode is a listener question! This one I get all the time. How many times until they eat it, like it or love it?! Don’t miss this episode it’s so good! If you’re looking for more content from me, grab my free picky eating guide here or head over to my Instagram account @mama.and.me_RD […] The post LQ: How many times do I have to serve it before they eat it? appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Top Tips for Thanksgiving with kids

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 13:32

    Today’s episode I chat about how to make Thanksgiving an enjoyable experience! If you’re looking for more content from me, grab my free picky eating guide here or head over to my Instagram account @mama.and.me_RD where I drop almost daily content helping you change the mealtime environment in your home (make sure to watch my […] The post Top Tips for Thanksgiving with kids appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Simple ways to increase variety

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 18:05

    Today’s episode I chat all about why variety is key and how to increase variety in your little one’s diet! If you’re looking for more content from me, grab my free picky eating guide here or head over to my Instagram account @mama.and.me_RD where I drop almost daily content helping you change the mealtime environment […] The post Simple ways to increase variety appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

    Choking Hazards

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2020 17:08

    Today’s episode I chat all about choking hazards and it’s not a list of all the foods you need to worry about rather a mindset and some guidelines for how to think about food and some tips for safety! Click here to grab my favorite online CPR course and use code “ALYSSA20” FOR 20% OFF. […] The post Choking Hazards appeared first on Mama and Me RD.

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