Great Recipes for Pregnant Gals: Introduction

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About the blog: Hi! I love food, I love being healthy, and I don't like wasting time in the kitchen. To be honest, I don't even like to cook. That combination isn't always compatible. Solution? Get someone else to cook or make it so simply that it becomes painless!

So to help meet my goals of eating healthy without putting forth much energy towards cooking, I've started this blog. It will contain recipes that a partner can easily make. Many an older child can put together without much supervision. All are low preparation time, most cook quickly, all focus on whole grains, healthy fats, and lots of fruits and veggies.

Hope you enjoy!


Here is my mom's all times favorite. As a matter of fact, he thinks it's a panacea for everything, and absolutely essential for a pregnant woman and a fetus - black caviar. There is a price tag attached, but absolutely no cooking effort, and you need very little of it. In a small amount you get enormous amount of nutrients. (Make sure you get a real thing, not an artificial imitation).

You can put it on a cracker, or make a little sandwich - rye bread cover with a thin layer of buter and then a thin layer of caviar. Enjoy!

-Sarah Johns

Submitted by rihanna_P on

What is true is that during pregnancy a woman has to provide good nutrition for two individuals. The growing baby gets all its nourishment from its mother through the umbilical cord, so diet is very important. If the mother is lacking in any vitamins and nutrients her baby might lack them too. Every time a pregnant woman intake not important food like for example if she smokes, drink alcohol, of course this will have effect to the brain system or if not, to other organs of the baby inside. Better take good food because once your baby is abnormal upon delivery, is not enough to give her/him medication.

Your recipes look delicious. Here's another simple one I threw together last night but just estimating on the quantity because I don't measure.

Cut 1 1/2 baby back ribs into individual sections

Heat a skillet with ~2 tbsp garlic pepper & 2 tbsp mushroom seasoning over high heat

Once it's hot (the granules of mushroom seasoning start to melt) add the ribs

When it starts to caramelize after couple minutes, turn the ribs so other side caramelizes too. add enough water to halfway cover the ribs. once water boils skim off the foam then turn heat to low.

Cover & simmer at least 1/2 hr. I left it on ~1 hr & the bones slipped out easily so I could cut into bite size pieces for the kids.

I forgot to say I added ~ 1 tsp honey after skimming off the foam. Stir to mix/coat then lower heat. optional but adds a touch of sweetness.

serve over rice with a side of veggies & you have an easy painless meal. everyone loved it Smile

Submitted by sonakshi on

Well I am very new to this site, i am from India and found your site very useful and especially this article. I want to know you from you guys which is the best vegetarian food that you will suggest during pregnancy. My doctor suggested to eat lot of green vegetables so I am following their diet.

Submitted by SAHM of 2 on

I really enjoyed reading your blog. You have some great recipes with some pretty healthy ingredients.

I am totally in to eating as healthy as possible and your blog is a great way to get the word out on how easy making healthy food can be. We don't need to swing through the nearest drive-through, we just need to use our imaginations a bit.