First we explored ideal vegetables for pregnancy, now we are looking at beautiful fruits to maximize nutrition during pregnancy. Eating a healthy and balanced diet is important for all of life but throughout pregnancy many women pay extra attention to nutritional intake. We have highlighted 10 favorites fruits to help power pack your intake. Explore different ways to cook and consume fruits. Grilled, for example, is a great option for a change. If you missed part 1 of Per
Tasty Tuesday: Wedge Salad with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing Ingredients Iceberg Lettuce cut into quarters ½ C Chopped Tomatoes ¼ C Thinly Slipped Red or Purple Onion 2-4 Strips Thick Cut Bacon, cooked and chopped Blue Cheese Dressing (see recipe for ingrediants) Balsamic Vinegar (optional) Blue Cheese Dressing ¼- ½ C Crumbled Blue Chese ½ C Mayonnaise (light or regular) ¼ C Half and Half 1 Tbsp Sour Cream (light or regular) ½ Tbsp Lemon Juice, fresh squeezed ¼ Tsp Worcester
Eating a healthy and balanced diet is important for all of life but during pregnancy many women pay extra attention to their diet. In part 1 of our Perfect Pregnancy Foods series we have highlighted 11 veggies along with their benefits. Broccoli: raw, steamed, roasted, grilled, or stir-fried Contains Folate which helps prevent neural tube defects and defects of the spinal cord Contains high levels of Antioxidants Contains Fiber for digestive health Green Beans: Steam, boil,
It can be difficult to maintain close contact with friends in the first few months postpartum. Finding time to shower and eat can be a challenge so the thought of extra phone calls and friend time barely hits the radar. Once you get a grasp on life and a newborn, consider a way to add in time for you with friends. We compiled a list of some of our favorite activities to allow adult time and relaxing of the mind! Hiking- Nashville is full of great parks and places to hike.
When the craving for hearty, filling, cheesy Italian food strikes, it's hard to look away. But this recipe is packed with fresh spinach, which totally cancels out the three different cheeses, right?. If you want to lighten this up, grab the low-fat cheese options and don't eat as many shells at one time as I did. Ingredients: 1 box, large shells 16 oz marinara sauce 12 oz ricotta cheese 1 cup of shredded or grated mozzarella 2 cups of finely chopped spinach (frozen would prob