Pregnancy Powerfoods #4 : Oranges

Oranges They’re packed with vitamin C, folate, and fiber, and since they’re nearly 90 percent water, they’ll also help you meet your daily fluid needs (skimping on your fluid intake can leave you feeling fatigued). Vitamin C Oranges are best known for their vitamin C, and for good reason: vitamin C helps to support the…

Pregnancy Powerfoods #3: Bananas

Bananas They are a fruit we are introduced to as a child. A fruit that can be used in so many recipes from sweet to savoury, healthy to not so healthy 😉 -> But why are they good for you? Bananas are rich in potassium and offer quick energy to fight off pregnancy fatigue. They’re also easy…

Pregnancy Powerfoods: #2 Dried Beans & Lentils– Recipe

Dried Beans & Lentils They don’t sound too appetising right? But with all the goodness in these little things, we should really try and include them in our pregnancy diet. There are so many ways to incorporate them so hopefully 1 will tickle your fancy. Why? All women need 10 extra grams of protein a…

Pregnancy Powerfoods: #1 Broccoli – Recipe

Broccoli  I am not a lover of anything green or anything vegetables. In fact I will avoid them at all costs if at all possible. However, broccoli is one of those power foods, perfect for the mum to be!  (Darn it 😉 ) Why? It’s not only packed with nutrients that are necessary for a…

Recipe: Beat the headaches, healthy carb snacks!

People often think you cannot eat hummus when pregnant due to the bacteria Listeria, however if you make the hummus from home it can be absolutely fine & is a perfect healthy snack. Also it’s real quick too 🙂 As I headed  into my 3rd trimester I noticed the dreaded headaches were back, I did…

Recipe: Chicken Tikka Masala : The laidback version

Are you craving that indian takeaway but just don’t want to give in? Chicken Tikka Masala is one of those amazing dishes that tastes different at every restaurant you order it. I have yet to meet a version I didn’t like, although some I’ve enjoyed more than others. As I know; far too well at…

Recipe: Lunch for the veggies

For all you veggie lovers out there I have found a scrummy, healthy and filling lunch for you. I’d love it if you could try it and let me know how it goes for you? Egg-cellent Veggie & Hummus Pita This pita has veggies, eggs, hummus — and tons of flavor! What to do: Fill…

Recipe: Tex Mex Pizza, perfect for mums-to-be

Who loves pizza? We do? When: pretty much always!!! Well I have found the perfect pregnancy pizza, it is perfect for moms-to-be and nursing moms as it is packed with folate! With tomato salsa, beans and avocado, this pizza is like an open-faced quesadilla. Black beans are a low-fat source of protein and fiber, and…