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…

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: 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: Healthy dessert – Walnut Banana Pudding

Everyone at some point wonders how much weight gain is healthy during pregnancy. While, you want to give into cravings and that “eat for two” myth you also don’t want to turn into a small whale (OR A MEDIUM OR LARGE ONE 😉 ) When you feel like you fancy something sweet  try to go…

Step away from the pickles and icecream! Cravings made healthy!

We have all heard about e the craziest pregnancy cravings from pickles & ice cream to chalk! These cravings are your bodies method of communication – just because you are really craving Brownies with mustard doesn’t mean you should necessarily go ahead and eat that, what it actually means is that your body needs something out…

Insom-nom-nom-nia – Less sleep, more eat!

Don’t you love pregnancy insomnia, or as I have renamed it -“Insom-nom-nom-nia” the reasoning behind this is: I’m awake every day by 5am then want to sleep at some inappropriate day time hour As soon as I am awake at said ungodly hour I am starving, so starving I am thinking of sleeping closer to…