lunch

Carrot and Sweet Potatoe Soup

Ingredients: 1 large onion 5 medium-sized carrots 1 medium-sized sweet potato (peeled) 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 cup of natural soy milk 4 cups of vegetable broth 2 tablespoons of fresh dill (or 2 teaspoons of dried dill) Method: 1. Finely dice the onion, carrots and peeled sweet potato. 2. On medium to high […]

Garbanzo Bean Sandwiches

Ingredients: 1 can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon dried dill weed salt and pepper to taste Whole grain rolls, baguettes or pita breads (it’s your choice!) Method: 1. Pour chickpeas into a medium size mixing bowl and mash […]

Green bean and mushroom stir-fry

Ingredients: 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons butter (If you have a teflon pan you can get away with using only 1tbsp., but it’s up to you) 1/2 pound crimini mushrooms, chopped salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup seasoned almond slices Method: 1. Melt the butter in skillet or frying pan. 2. […]

soup for lunch when pregnant

Lunch

A big lunch is not a must, in fact during your pregnancy, it’s better to have a few small meals throughout the day rather than three big meals. So keep it simple and embrace snack-time! Remember, your stomach is going to feel a lot smaller than normal due to your enlarged uterus, so eating small […]

Options for your pregnancy diet

Pregnancy diet

Your pregnancy diet is very important, because your body is working hard to prepare for the arrival of your little one. It is essential that you take care of yourself, drink enough water and get all of the nutritients and vitamins you need for the duration of your pregnancy. We know it’s not always easy […]

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