$30 per family
Introducing solid foods to your little one for the first time can be overwhelming! Join Leslie Adams and Roanna Keener, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and local mamas for an hour of evidence based guidelines for infant feeding. This class will cover:
- When/How to start offering solid foods
- Vitamin & mineral supplementation
- Updated guidelines for reducing risk of food allergies
- Eating safely
- Meal & snack ideas
This is an exciting time to set the groundwork for a lifetime of healthy eating habits for your little one, and as nutrition experts, we want you to feel empowered. You will walk away with recipes, samples of healthy snacks and information to help you in this wonderful and formative time of introducing foods. Babies ages 0-12 months are encouraged and welcomed to attend.
Bonus Q & A Session: 11:00-11:15 pm for an in-depth Q & A session where we will answer all of your burning questions regarding starting your little ones on solid foods.
Roanna Keener, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE has a masters degree in Human Nutrition and Food from West Virginia University. Her passion is community nutrition and teaching people how to cook nourishing affordable food. She has lived in Philadelphia for 5 years, first working at The Food Trust as an Adult Nutrition Educator, and then doing outpatient nutrition counseling, diabetes education, and teaching bilingual Spanish family cooking classes at Esperanza Health Center in North Philadelphia for 3 years. Now she is at home full time with her toddler daughter and 1 year old son, who give her lots of experience teaching young children about enjoying healthy food! Her foodie passions include making homemade tortillas and yogurt, and finding bargains on fresh vegetables from her local produce store in Port Richmond.
Leslie Adams, RD, has a bachelor’s in Nutrition and lives in North East Philadelphia. She is excited about revolutionizing your relationship with food and helping you rediscover your intuitive eater. As a mom of a 1.5 year old daughter, she realizes it is extremely important to encourage this healthy mindset surrounding food with your little ones, allowing them to listen to their bodies starting from birth. She has worked in the healthcare setting for the past 7 years. Currently, she works part-time as a Nutrition Therapist at The Village in Bryn Mawr, PA helping young adolescents overcome disordered eating and other chronic illnesses. In between providing colorful and tasty meals for her toddler, Leslie can be found dabbling in the art of fermentation, crocheting, trail-running or most recently launching her private practice for nutrition; Cultivate Nutrition Counseling in Philadelphia.