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Fast Food

Pre-cut produce is perfect during pregnancy, ready to be gussied up or gobbled straight from the bag. It even retains all the nutrients it had when it came off the farm. Our meal plan and recipes show you how to make the best of this supermarket abundance, with dishes that are halfway prepared before you’ve even unloaded your groceries.

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Hearty Oatmeal made with 2 packets instant oatmeal,
1 1/3 cups reduced-fat (2%) milk, 2 tablespoons cinnamon-glazed almonds or walnuts and
3 tablespoons chopped dates
1 cup 100% ruby red grapefruit juice
lunch
1 serving leftover Spanish Frittata*
1 whole-wheat English muffin, toasted and topped with 2 teaspoons butter
1 cup cooked green beans with 1 teaspoon butter
1 1/2 cups pre-cut cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon chunks
1 cup low-fat chocolate milk
dinner
1 serving Chinese Lettuce Wraps*
1 1/2 cups cooked whole-wheat angel hair pasta tossed with 1 teaspoon olive oil,
1 tablespoon chopped onions, 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic and a sprinkle of soy sauce
1 cup pre-cut pineapple chunks
1 cup reduced-fat (2%) milk


day 4

breakfast
1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
1 cinnamon raisin bagel, toasted and topped with 2 tablespoons
creamy honey-peanut butter and 2 tablespoons chopped dates
1 cup orange juice
lunch
1 serving leftover Chinese Lettuce Wraps*
8 whole-wheat crackers
1 mango, cut into chunks
1 cup low-fat chocolate milk
dinner
1 serving Roasted Vegetable Panini*
Garden Salad made with 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce,
1 cup spinach leaves, 1/2 cup garbanzo beans (chickpeas),
1/4 cup diced tomato, 1/4 cup sliced mushrooms and 1 tablespoon shredded Parmesan cheese
2 tablespoons light creamy Italian dressing
1 cup blueberries
1 cup reduced-fat (2%) milk

day 5

breakfast
1 1/2 cups wheat squares cereal
1 cup reduced-fat (2%) milk
1/2 cup blueberries
1 medium bran muffin
with 1 teaspoon butter
1 cup orange juice
lunch
1 serving Asian Cabbage Salad* served over 1 1/2 cups cooked whole-wheat angel hair pasta
1 cup pre-cut pineapple chunks
1 cup reduced-fat (2%) milk
dinner
4 ounces roasted pork tenderloin
1 cup cooked diced redskin potatoes
1 cup steamed asparagus with
1 teaspoon butter
1 whole-wheat dinner roll with
1 teaspoon butter
1 1/2 cups pre-cut cantaloupe, honeydew and watermelon chunks
1 cup reduced-fat (2%) milk

recipes

Spanish Frittata
Serves 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1-pound bag precooked, diced red potatoes
1/2 cup pre-chopped onions
2 bell peppers, any color, diced
1 teaspoon fresh chopped thyme
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 teaspoon salt
4 egg whites
4 whole eggs
4 ounces manchego cheese, diced

Preheat oven to 350° F. Heat oil in an oven-proof 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add potatoes. Sauté until lightly browned, about 12 minutes. Add onions, peppers, thyme, garlic and salt. Sauté for 8 more minutes. In a medium bowl, beat egg whites and eggs. Stir in cheese. Pour egg mixture over vegetables. Place uncovered skillet in oven for 20 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve hot.

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