Providing Nutrition to Your Child From Day 1 + Delicious Summer Recipes

Ensuring that you have a healthy diet that provides all of the nutrients that you need is always important for one’s health, but even more so when for a woman who is pregnant. She is the sole source of nutrition for her growing baby. The very best thing that she can do for her future child throughout her pregnancy is to ensure that she is eating healthy snacks and meals that include foods that are full of essential vitamins and nutrients.

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According to the American Pregnancy Association, healthy eating is absolutely necessary and critical to a baby’s growth throughout pregnancy. It is important that any mama-to-be refine her eating habits to ensure that she is receiving adequate nutrition for not only the health of her growing baby, but for her health as well. This means eating from a variety of food groups including fruits and veggies, breads and grains, proteins, and dairy products and drinking at least 10 cups of fluids a day.

Luckily for you, many of the nutrients essential to a baby’s development are easy to find in some of your favorite fruits, vegetables, and leafy greens! Adding in a heaping handful of nutrients to your diet has never been easier or more delicious, especially with the recipes that we have put together for you.

Kale Yeah

One of the healthiest leafy greens that you can eat, kale, is super beneficial to the growth of a baby while still in the womb. It is a great source of Vitamin K, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C, in addition to folic acid, calcium, fiber, and iron. If you’re pregnant, one of the best ways to start off the day is with our Green Apple & Kale Smoothie Bowl, an easy-to-prep and delicious meal for breakfast.

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Green Apple & Kale Smoothie Bowl

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cook Time: 0 Minutes

Our Veggie, Mango, & Pistachio Stir Fry is another recipe that is full of nutrients that a baby needs for development while in the womb and is a perfect meal to put together for lunch or for dinner. The veggies pack a powerful punch in this recipe by providing vitamins A, B6, C, and K as well as folate, fiber, calcium, and more.

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Veggie, Mango, & Pistachio Stir Fry

Prep Time: 10 Minutes

Cook Time: 10 Minutes

If you’re currently pregnant or hoping to grow your family soon, how have you changed your eating habits to get the best nutrients possible to your growing baby? We’d love to hear all of your tips and suggestions for incorporating additional nutrients into your daily eating habits. Take photos of your culinary creations that are perfect for mamas-to-be and share with us on Instagram and Facebook by using #backtofresh!

If you’re currently pregnant or hoping to grow your family soon, how have you changed your eating habits to get the best nutrients possible to your growing baby? We’d love to hear all of your tips and suggestions for incorporating additional nutrients into your daily eating habits. Take photos of your culinary creations that are perfect for mamas-to-be and share with us on Instagram and Facebook by using #backtofresh!