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Episode 14: Alex Caspero, RD – Picky Eating, Food Choices, Language, Supplements & More

Alex Caspero, Registered Dietitian with Plant Based Juniors comes back today! We had so much to cover during our first episode that we decided to go for round two! Great news- after our first conversation Alex became inspired and created a free protein guide you can check out.

We cover A LOT in this episode. It is packed full of great information around food, the kitchen and kids. We talk about language in the kitchen with our kids, giving the kids choices around meal time within reason, picky eating, getting in the protein you need in plant based food, supplements and seasonal eating!

Alex is a wealth of knowledge and explains things simply and easy to understand!

Alex Caspero is a Registered Dietitian and plant based Chef, she is the Founder of Delish Knowledge and the co-founder of Plant Based Juniors. She is the Mom of two and personally focuses on plant foods with a little dairy or egg and what I love about her approach to food and plant based eating is that it’s not an all or nothing deal. Over at Plant Based Juniors, she and her business partner Whitney offer a complete guide to plant-based prenatal and pediatric nutrition.

 

What we talked about:

4:15- Plant based protein that are great options to offer kids and how to encourage them to eat them

14:00- Pulling apart meals and being able to offer kids at least one thing that they like per meal

20:15- Allowing your kids to have a say in meals that are being made a couple of times a week

21:55- Alex’s plant-based program that she recently created

23:30- Language around food and talking to our kids in the kitchen

26:55- Her favorite ways to involve her children in cooking

29:10- Introducing foods to kids that are picky eaters and understanding when they don’t like a certain food

32:50- Adding healthy foods to meals and explaining it to your kids rather than sneaking it in without them knowing

38:45- How picky eating is common at certain ages and allowing kids to grow out of it

40:35- Introducing kids to peanuts to avoid peanut allergies

45:25- Supplements to give kids that eat plant based

49:00- Eating seasonally

54:15- Recent books that Alex has been reading

 

Show Notes: 

Delish Knowledge

Plant Based Juniors

Lentil Taco Recipe

Tofu Nuggets

FREE Supplement Guide

FREE Protein Guide

You can use the code “Lindsey” for 15% off all Plant Based Juniors Ebooks!

Alex’s Book Recommendation:

The Immoralists – Chloe Benjamin

All Adults Here – Emma Straub

Jenna Bush Hager Book Club

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