Super Easy Drinks, Soups, and Smoothies for a Healthy Pregnancy: Quick and Delicious Meals-on-the-Go Packed with the Nutrition You and Your Baby Need

Super Easy Drinks, Soups, and Smoothies for a Healthy Pregnancy: Quick and Delicious Meals-on-the-Go Packed with the Nutrition You and Your Baby Need

by Fiona Wilcock
     
 

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An optimal supply of vitamins and minerals is important in any diet but nutrient needs increase dramatically during pregnancy and are critical for ensuring baby’s healthy development. However, common pregnancy complaints such as nausea often make eating properly difficult. Smoothies, juices, and soups provide a easy and digestion-soothing way to get essential

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Overview

An optimal supply of vitamins and minerals is important in any diet but nutrient needs increase dramatically during pregnancy and are critical for ensuring baby’s healthy development. However, common pregnancy complaints such as nausea often make eating properly difficult. Smoothies, juices, and soups provide a easy and digestion-soothing way to get essential vitamins and minerals—and can be prepared quickly and easily. Super Easy Drinks, Soups, and Smoothies for a Healthy Pregnancy provides over 100 recipes developed to meet the nutritional needs of pregnant and nursing women, ease pregnancy complaints such as nausea and sleeplessness, and keep moms-to-be nourished and energized.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592335206
Publisher:
Fair Winds Press
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
550,255
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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Tropical Delight Smoothie

This mixture of fruits makes a smoothie with all the taste sensations of an exotic island. Put a few ice cubes in the blender to chill it down on a hot day or use frozen fruit instead of fresh for the same effect.

Good for: Quenching thirst

Source of: Vitamin C

Makes 2 9.5 oz (275 ml) servings

Per serving: 104 calories, 1.4 g protein, 23.4 g carbohydrate (of which 22.4 g sugars), 0.5 g fat (of which 0.2 g saturates)

Ingredients:

—1⁄2 cup (100 ml) unsweetened pineapple juice, preferably freshly made

—2⁄3 cup (150 ml) coconut water

—1⁄2 small melon, such as Honeydew or Galia, cut into chunks

—1 medium banana, cut into chunks

—Ice cubes (omit if using frozen fruit)

Directions:

1. Place all the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.

2. Serve immediately.

* Not suitable for storing.

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