Anyone else surprised at just how much time, energy, and thought goes in to feeding kids? Brittany and Heather talk to Amy Fernandez, a San Francisco based holistic health coach and plant based chef about introducing more foods to picky eaters, some of her favorite plant based meals, and her thoughts on regulating sugar.
about amy fernandez
Amy Fernandez Is a certified holistic health coach-graduating from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Amy is also a chef who’s specialty is plant forward cuisine. In addition, she also runs a food education program at a San Francisco school, There she cooks vegetarian meals for 150 children and staff, as well as cooking lessons for kids and parent education workshops.
Check out her website, and follow her on Instagram.
WHAT TO LISTEN FOR: feeding kids
- Amy’s philosophy on nutrition, and how that translates to feeding kids
- Tips and approaches for kids who are still learning about food (*not* picky eaters!)
- Insight on how kids can grow out of being picky
- Snack ideas, and how to reframe snacks
- The importance of a schedule for feeding
- Thoughts on sugar and withholding treats
THINGS WE MENTIONED
- Amy mentioned Ellyn Satter’s website as a great source for feeding kids
- Empower Expand Evolve is Amy’s Joshua Tree retreat
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