Top 20 Healthy Meals During Pregnancy

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Eating regular and healthy meals during pregnancy is essential for both the mother and the baby. Inadequate nutrition intake in mothers can lead to low birth weight and various developmental issues in the baby. According to the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), over 20 million newborns fall under the low-birth-weight category every year. Consequently, it is crucial for pregnant women to consume a wholesome, nourishing diet to support the proper growth and development of the fetus, while ensuring that they receive all the essential nutrients and energy necessary for carrying a baby.
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While some pregnancies require pregnancy-specific meal planning, most pregnant women do not. However, it is vital to consume various foods every day to achieve the correct balance of nutrients that you and your baby require.

Read on to learn about some easy-to-prepare and delicious healthy recipes for pregnancy.

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Top 20 Healthy Meals You Should Have During Pregnancy

Before you try any of the recipes below, make sure to check with your doctor about the ingredients that you may be using to make sure you are not allergic to any food item. Try out the following meal ideas that are not just healthy but will also keep your taste buds happy during these delicate nine months:

1. Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats:

Apple cinnamon overnight oats meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • A cup of non-fat milk
  • 2/3 cup of oats
  • ¼ Tbsp cinnamon powder
  • 2 Tbsp chopped walnuts
  • 1 chopped apple

How To:

  1. Mix the milk and the oats in a bowl. Cover the bowl using a plastic wrap and refrigerate it overnight.
  1. Add the remaining ingredients in the morning to make a delicious power breakfast.

This breakfast recipe is a quick and easy option if you are trying to consume low-fat foods.

protip_icon Health fact
Whole oats contain phenolic compounds and phytoestrogens, which act as antioxidants that help reduce chronic inflammation and decrease the risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes (2).

2. Portobello And Black Bean Burritos:

Portobello and black bean burritos meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh garlic
  • 1 cup of diced onion
  • 2 diced Portobello mushrooms
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp brown rice miso paste
  • 1 Tbsp Hoisin sauce
  • ½ Tbsp Kosher Salt
  • A dash of Tabasco
  • 1 cup of canned black beans
  • 1 cup of cooked brown rice
  • 4 egg whites
  • ½ cup of grated cheese
  • ½ cup of salsa

How To:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  1. Tightly wrap the tortillas in a sheet of foil and heat in the oven for about 15 minutes.
  1. Heat the oil in a pan. Sauté the onion, garlic and mushroom.
  1. Mix the lemon juice, miso paste, Hoisin sauce, Tabasco and salt in a bowl. Add this sauce and mushroom mix into a food processor to finely chop the veggies. Add them back into the pan and add the brown rice, black beans and egg whites. Cook over medium heat while stirring continuously.
  1. Keep the warm tortillas on a plate and spoon 1/4th of the mushroom mix, 1/4th of the cheese and 1/4th of the salsa on the center. Roll the tortillas and enjoy.

This is a flavorful choice if you want to stack up on some folate and Vitamin C.

3. Aloo Methi (Fenugreek) Tofu Paratha:

Aloo methi (fenugreek) tofu paratha healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • Soya Flour Dough
  • ½ cup of grated and boiled potatoes
  • ¾ cup of chopped Methi (Fenugreek) leaves
  • ¾ cup of crumbled tofu
  • ½ Tbsp turmeric powder
  • 2 Tbsp dried mango powder
  • 1 Tbsp finely chopped green chillies
  • Salt as per taste
  • 2 Tbsp Soya oil

How To:

  1. Roll out the dough to make rounds for the paratha base.
  1. Mix all ingredients together, except the oil. Place the stuffing in the center of the rolled out dough and fold the edges over. Pinch the sides to make a ball.
  1. Flatten it using your hands and roll it again.
  1. Heat a pan and cook the paratha. Once it starts to turn brown, add a little oil to make it crispy and golden brown.

Tofu is a great alternative for meat. It is low in calories and is an iron-rich food.

4. Pear And Cheese Sandwich:

A pear and cheese sandwich, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • English muffin
  • 1 sliced pear
  • Slices of cheese
  • 2 Tbsp Almond butter

How To:

  1. Split the muffins into two horizontally.
  1. Place a few slices of pear on half the muffin. Add a few layers of cheese slices. On the other half, spread the almond butter.
  1. Place both the halves on a pan or grill and cook until the cheese melts. Close the sandwich and enjoy.

This recipe is a quick and healthy option if you are snacking during the day.

5. Fiesta Salad:

Fiesta salad, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 1 cup of Chopped lettuce
  • 1 cup of canned black beans
  • ½ baked and cubed sweet potato
  • 1/3 cup of diced tomato
  • ¼ cup of corn kernels
  • ¼ cup of grated cheese

For The Dressing:

  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ Tbsp chopped garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How To:

  1. Mix the ingredients for the dressing in a bowl. Add all the remaining ingredients in another bowl.
  1. Add the dressing to the salad and toss well. Sprinkle cheese on top and serve chilled.

This bright mix of veggies and leafy greens will leave you feeling satisfied and healthy.

6. Bajra And Moong Dal Khichdi:

Bajra and moong dal khichdi meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • ½ cup of Bajra (black millet) soaked overnight and drained.
  • ½ cup of yellow moong dal
  • 2 Tbsp Ghee (clarified butter)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafetida
  • 1/4thTbsp turmeric powder
  • Water

How To:

  1. In a pressure cooker, add the Bajra, dal, salt and water. Cook for four whistles.
  1. Heat Ghee (clarified butter) in a pan and add the cumin seeds. Let them start to splutter. Add the asafoetida and turmeric powder. Sauté for a few seconds and remove the pan from the heat.
  1. Once the steam releases from the pressure cooker, add the tempering and mix. Cook the khichdi over a medium flame for three more minutes and enjoy it hot.

This legume-based meal is protein-packed and is full of carbohydrates that would fuel your body during pregnancy.

protip_icon Quick tip
You may add some vegetables to the khichdi for more fiber and antioxidants. Remember to add them while pressure cooking bajra and dal.

7. Mushroom Quinoa Risotto:

Mushroom quinoa risotto healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 3 cups of mushroom broth
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped shallot
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 ½ cup of white quinoa
  • 1 cup of Diced mushrooms
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup of grated cheese

How To:

  1. Heat the broth and let it simmer.
  1. Heat some olive oil and sauté the garlic and shallot. Add the quinoa and cook for about three minutes.
  1. Add ½ cup of broth to the quinoa and cook until it evaporates. Keep repeating the process until the quinoa cooks. Your risotto is ready.
  1. Heat remaining oil and cook the mushrooms until they turn brown. Add salt and pepper and remove from heat.
  1. Add the mushrooms and the cheese to your risotto.

8. Cucumber And Yogurt Rice:

Cucumber and yogurt rice meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 1 cup of cooked rice
  • 1 cup of yogurt
  • ½ cup of chopped cucumber
  • 1 cup of grated carrot
  • ¼ cup of chopped coriander
  • Salt as per taste

For Tempering:

  • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2-3 Green chillies
  • 1 Tbsp urad dal (split black lentils)
  • ½ Tbsp asafetida
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1 Tbsp oil

How To:

  1. Mix the rice, yogurt, cucumber, carrot, coriander and salt.
  1. Heat oil and add the cumin seeds. Once they start to splutter, add the dal, green chillies, asafetida and curry leaves. Sauté for a minute and add the tempering to the rice. Mix well and serve it chilled.

Remember to always use fresh dairy products for meals during pregnancy.

9. Pizza Salad:

Pizza salad, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 1 Frozen organic pizza slice
  • 1 cup of mixed green vegetables
  • ½ sliced cucumber
  • 1 cup of halved grape tomatoes
  • ½ cup of canned chickpeas
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp vinegar
  • Garlic powder to taste

How To:

  1. Thaw the pizza in the oven.
  1. Mix all the remaining ingredients In a bowl, and spread the mix over the pizza slice. Heat the pizza in the oven.

You may think pizzas are unhealthy, but this green version contains a healthy dose of magnesium, Vitamin C, and iron.

10. Chicken And Tomato Pasta With Snow Peas:

Chicken and tomato pasta with snow peas, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 350 g penne pasta
  • 100 g diagonally halved snow peas
  • 500 g single chicken breast fillets
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup of tomato basil pasta sauce
  • Salt and pepper as per taste

How To:

  1. Cook the pasta in water as per the instructions on the packet.
  1. Now, add the snow peas and let it boil for a minute. Drain the water and keep them aside.
  1. Heat a frying pan over medium heat. Brush oil on the chicken fillets and season with some salt and pepper. Cook the chicken until tender. Remove and keep on a plate and cover it with foil. Let it stay aside for about five minutes.
  1. Add the sauce to the cooked pasta. Heat the pasta in a pan and add the shredded chicken to it. Mix well and serve.

11. Broccoli And Pea Soup:

Broccoli and pea soup, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 500 g chopped broccoli
  • 250 g frozen peas
  • 500 ml unsweetened soya milk
  • 500 ml vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper as per taste

How To:

  1. Heat the oil and saute the onion in a pan. Next, add the peas and the broccoli. Cook until the vegetables turn tender.
  1. Add the soya milk and the stock. Let it come to a boil. Now, reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 20 minutes. Add the seasoning.
  1. Pour the contents into a food processor and blend to get a smooth consistency. Heat the soup and enjoy.

These two ingredients are a healthy option to include more zinc into your diet.

protip_icon Quick tip
If you prefer, you may replace olive oil with coconut oil in the recipe. Also, add fresh basil or mint while blending the soup for a refreshing taste.

12. Beef And Black Eyed Bean Casserole:

Beef and black eyed bean casserole, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 150 g cubed lean bacon
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 500 g stewing beef
  • 1 can of black eyed peas
  • 1 Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 2 Tbsp chopped sun-dried tomatoes in oil
  • 1 Tbsp plain flour
  • 400 ml water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper as per taste
  • Water

How To:

  1. Preheat oven to 320 degrees F.
  1. Add the bacon and onion to a pan and cook until the bacon releases its fat and the onion turns brown.
  1. Remove the onion and the meat from the pan and transfer to a casserole. Add the beef, peas, paprika and the sun-dried tomatoes. Sprinkle the flour and mix everything together.
  1. Add water and the bay leaves and seasoning. Stir well. Cover and cook in the oven for about 90 minutes.

13. Spanish Omelet With Peppers:

Spanish omelet with peppers, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 1 peeled and diced potato
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 finely sliced red onion
  • 1 sliced red pepper
  • 4 sliced hot Peppadew
  • 4 eggs
  • 500 g grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper as per taste
  • Water

How To:

  1. Steam the potato pieces until they turn tender.
  1. Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the onion. Add the red pepper and the Peppadew. Cook for some time. Keep stirring. Add the potatoes and mix well.
  1. Beat the eggs and add some salt, black pepper, and water. Pour the eggs over the vegetables and cook on low heat. Do not stir. Cover the pan and cook until the eggs set.
  1. Now, add the cheese on top. Keep the dish in a preheated oven until the cheese melts.

14. Spinach And Feta Filo Pie:

Spinach and feta filo pie, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 bunch of fresh spinach
  • 225 g cubed feta cheese
  • 100 g chopped cashew nuts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • A pinch of grated nutmeg
  • 300 g filo pastry
  • Cooking spray

How To:

  1. Preheat the oven to 370 degrees F.
  1. Steam and chop the spinach.
  1. Mix the spinach and the feta cheese. Add the cashew nuts and the onion.
  1. Beat the eggs and add it to the mixture. Add black pepper, salt, and grated nutmeg.
  1. Grease a sheet of filo pastry with the cooking spray. Place it in a pie dish.
  1. Add the spinach and cheese filling and fold the filo pastry.
  1. Lightly grease the filo pastry on top.
  1. Bake the filo pastry until it turns golden and crispy.

15. Spaghetti With Butternut Squash And Pine Nuts:

Spaghetti with butternut squash, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 1 lengthwise halved butternut squash
  • 40 g rocket leaves
  • 100 g spaghetti
  • 75 g pine nuts
  • 1 clove crushed garlic
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper as per taste
  • ½ cup of grated Parmesan cheese

How To:

  1. Put the butternut squash in the microwave and cook it on a high temperature for ten minutes.
  1. Cook the spaghetti as per the package instructions. Mix the rocket leaves, garlic and olive oil in a bowl.
  1. Toast the pine nuts until they turn brown. Scoop out the flesh of the squash using a spoon and add it to the garlic mix. Add a dash of seasoning.
  1. Drain the pasta and add it to the squash mix. Add the toasted pine nuts and grated cheese on top before serving.

You can always sprinkle some nuts and seeds on your spaghetti to add a bit of crunch. Ensure you consult with your doctor before adding these to your diet.

16. Low Fat Creamy Chicken Pasta:

Low fat creamy chicken pasta, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 375 g spaghetti
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 500 g chicken breast fillet
  • 1 finely chopped brown onion
  • 2 thinly sliced garlic cloves
  • 250 g cherry tomatoes
  • 375 ml creamy and evaporated milk
  • 2 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 100 g baby spinach
  • ½ cup of grated parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper as per taste

How To:

  1. Cook the spaghetti as per the instructions on the packet.
  1. Heat oil in a pan and cook the chicken until it turns tender. Mince the cooked chicken.
  1. Again heat oil in a pan and sauté the onion and garlic. Add the tomatoes and cook until they turn soft. Add the milk, thyme, spinach, and the chives. Season with salt and pepper and bring the mix to a boil. Add the chicken and spinach mix to the pasta. Stir well and garnish with cheese before serving.

17. Creamy Chicken Pasta With Sun Dried Tomato:

Creamy chicken pasta with sundried tomato, healthy meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 400 g pasta
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 300 g thinly sliced chicken breast fillet
  • 2 thinly sliced green onions
  • ½ cup of chopped semi-dried tomatoes
  • ¼ cup of pitted black olives
  • 1 Tbsp cornflour
  • 375 ml creamy and evaporated milk
  • 50 g baby spinach
  • 1 Tbsp cold water
  • Crusty bread for serving
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How To:

  1. Cook the pasta as per instructions on the package. Drain and keep it aside.
  1. Heat the oil and sauté the chicken and onion. Add the tomatoes and olives and mix well.
  1. Mix the cornflour and water to form a paste. Add the milk to the paste. Add the milky paste to the pan and cook until the mix begins to thicken. Add salt and pepper.
  1. Add the chicken mix and spinach to the pasta. Cook for about two minutes. Serve with crusty bread.

18. Avocado And Chicken Salad:

Avocado and chicken salad meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 1 ripe peeled and chopped avocado
  • Juice of a lemon
  • 2 Tbsp pomegranate seeds
  • 1 cup of Salad leaves
  • 100 g chopped chicken
  • Chopped quarter of a cucumber
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp apple juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh thyme

How To:

  1. Place the salad leaves in a bowl. Add the chicken, cucumber and avocado to the bowl. Sprinkle the pomegranate seeds.
  1. Now, mix olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar, and apple juice in a bowl. Add some thyme, salt, and black pepper. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Refrigerate the salad before serving.

19. Creamy Haddock And Salmon Pie:

Creamy haddock and salmon pie meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 350 g Haddock fillet
  • 200 g salmon fillet
  • Sliced white part of a leek
  • 500 ml skimmed milk
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 20 g butter
  • 1 Tbsp plain flour
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp chopped parsley
  • 800 g potatoes
  • 2 Tbsp butter

How To:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  1. Add bay leaves to the milk and poach the salmon, haddock and leek in it for ten minutes. Discard the bay leaves.
  1. Take the fish out and chop them fine. Place the fish in a greased dish and place the pieces of the leek on top.
  1. Melt the butter and add the flour in a pan. Add milk and stir well to make the white sauce. Let it simmer until it thickens. Season the sauce and add parsley. Pour it over the fish.
  1. Boil the potatoes and mash them in a bowl. Add butter and a little milk. Mix well. Add a layer of potatoes over the fish and bake for 30 minutes.

If you’re looking to add some Omega-3 fatty acids and Vitamin D into your diet, this is the perfect dish for you.

20. Gujarati Curry:

Gujarati curry meal during pregnancy

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You Will Need:

  • 2 Tbsp besan (Bengal gram flour)
  • 1 ½ cup of yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp ginger and green chili paste
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp chopped coriander
  • Water
  • Salt to taste

For The Tempering:

  • Oil
  • ½ Tbsp cumin seeds
  • ½ Tbsp mustard seeds
  • Pinch of asafetida
  • 1 dry red chilli
  • 2 curry leaves

How To:

  1. Mix the besan, yogurt and water in a pan.
  1. Add ginger chili paste, sugar, and salt to the mix and bring it to a boil.
  1. For tempering, heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin and mustard seeds. As they start to crackle, add the asafetida, red chili and curry leaves. Cook for 15 seconds. Pour the tempering over the curry and let it simmer for another two to three minutes.
  1. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander and serve with steamed rice.Try the healthy recipes shared above to tantalize your taste buds in a healthy way during your pregnancy.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is it okay to skip breakfast while pregnant?

Breakfast is an important meal of the day. Skipping breakfast frequently is linked to an increased risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (1). Also, without a healthy breakfast, you may get weak and feel sick till the next meal of the day.

2. What is the best breakfast to have during pregnancy?

A breakfast containing all nutrients, including fiber, protein, calcium, iron, and whole grains, may be a good choice during pregnancy. Avoid consuming high amounts of caffeine, but increase your water intake. Find foods that can ease your queasiness or nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

3. What should I eat for dinner when pregnant?

For your dinner, you can include a variety of foods, such as cereals, pulses, green leafy vegetables, and curd, to ensure that your daily nutritional needs are satisfied (3).

4. What foods should be avoided during pregnancy?

Pregnant women should abstain from eating raw meat (poses a small risk of toxoplasmosis), mercury-containing fish (may affect the baby’s developing nervous system), raw eggs and shellfish (may cause food poisoning), and smoked seafood (may cause risk of infection). Additionally, unpasteurized milk (may pose the risk of listeria contamination), soft cheeses, caffeine, and alcohol should be avoided (4).

5. How many times a day should a pregnant woman eat?

To ensure that the nutritional needs of both you and your infant are satisfied, a general recommendation is to eat three small, balanced meals and three nutritious snacks throughout the day consisting of a mix of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy, lean meats, and beans (5).

6. What foods should a pregnant woman eat daily?

Each day, pregnant women are typically advised to consume fruits, vegetables, whole grains such as brown rice, oatmeal, fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, beans, eggs, peas, lean meats, and mercury-free seafood (6).

During pregnancy, regular and healthy meals will ensure your baby’s proper growth and development while keeping your body well-nourished. To attain this, you need to have a well-balanced and nutrient-rich diet plan while keeping in mind the foods that may cause allergies or harm your baby. Inform your dietitian or nutritionist of foods that tend to create allergies so you might know the alternatives. Also, do not skip meals and try to eat small meals at regular intervals for a safe and happy pregnancy.

Infographic: Healthy Meals To Have During Pregnancy

Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet during pregnancy is crucial for the mother and baby’s health. It can be challenging to resist cravings and stick to a nourishing diet, but it is possible to indulge your cravings in moderation while still prioritizing a healthy diet routine. Check out our infographic for nutritional and delicious meal ideas to incorporate into your pregnancy diet.

healthy and delicious dishes for pregnant women to try (infographic)

Illustration: Momjunction Design Team

Key Pointers

  • Before trying the recipes, consult your doctor and confirm if you are allergic to any ingredients.
  • Ensure to include all the essential nutrients in your diet if you are pregnant.
  • Quick lunch recipes include Portobello and black bean burritos, pear and cheese sandwiches, fiesta salad, and pizza salad.
  • Chicken and tomato pasta with snow peas, creamy chicken pasta with sun-dried tomato, and low-fat creamy chicken pasta are some good pasta recipes.
  • The creamy haddock and salmon pie and beef and black-eyed bean casserole recipe are proteinaceous and tasty recipes.
Healthy Meals During Pregnancy_illustration

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Eating well during your first trimester is essential for a healthy pregnancy. Learn how to make nutritious meals and snacks to nourish your body and baby.

References

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  1. Jia-Yi Dong et al.; Skipping breakfast before and during early pregnancy and incidence of gestational diabetes mellitus: the Japan Environment and Children’s Study
    https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/111/4/829/5727363
  2. Oats.
    https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/food-features/oats/
  3. Diet Chart for pregnant women.
    https://wcd.nic.in/sites/default/files/Diet%20Chart%20For%20West%20India.pdf
  4. Foods to avoid in pregnancy.
    https://www.nhs.uk/pregnancy/keeping-well/foods-to-avoid/
  5. Diet During Pregnancy.
    https://americanpregnancy.org/healthy-pregnancy/pregnancy-health-wellness/diet-during-pregnancy/
  6. Health Tips for Pregnant Women.
    https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/weight-management/healthy-eating-physical-activity-for-life/health-tips-for-pregnant-women
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