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The oat bran and salt are my additions to this recipe, adapted from Nigella Kitchen. Children are very handy banana mashers.
The watermelon in this fruity beverage is packed with lycopene and vitamins A and C.
If you don't mind using another small skillet, toast the pine nuts in the olive oil and pour the hot mixture over the rest of the pilaf.
Stay cool this summer with this booze-free beverage.
A diminutive South American grain, amaranth has an earthy flavor and is naturally gluten-free. The seeds of the amaranth plant are rich in iron, a mineral that helps deliver oxygen to your baby for proper development. Amaranth can be cooked in liquid similar to other whole grains or - surprise! - popped like popcorn.
Give your ravenous self--and your bump--plenty of energy and nutrients with these delectable breakfasts.
Easy holiday dishes packed with healthy vitamins and nutrients
Spruce up your salad greens--or any food--with this no-recipe recipe for an unbeatable homemade dressing.
We asked five of the country's best chocolatiers (who are also moms!) to dish on their ultimate Valentine's Day chocolate dessert recipes. The results? Pure bliss.
Craving a bit of intimacy and a healthy dose of comfort food? Tuck into these tasty dinner recipes from Top Chef judge (and first-time mama) Gail Simmons.
Even the choosiest of palates will love the results of this roasting technique.
Quick-cooking quinoa (pronounced "keen-wah") has a light, nutty flavor, a slightly crunchy texture and comes in beige, red and black varieties. It's a good source of folate, a B vitamin that, when taken before conception and in early pregnancy, helps protect against neural-tube defects such as spinal bifida.
More than just a summer picnic favorite, watermelon offers important pregnancy benefits.
This recipe for a healthy breakfast smoothie comes from Leila Johnson, an Ayurvedic practitioner and yoga therapist in New York City - and teacher to Kourtney Kardashian, our December/January cover star. "Almonds are nourishing for mama and baby, and fat is excellent for supporting the nervous system," she says.
Finally, a dessert that's just as good for your body as it is your taste buds. This decadent-tasting mousse gets its rich, creamy texture from avocado, which delivers potassium to fend off pregnancy leg cramps. It's also loaded with folate, an important nutrient for your baby's neural development. Look for avocados that aren't too hard or soft, and garnish your mousse with fresh fruit or coconut flakes.
Embrace your passion for summer-friendly beverages - even when you're preggo.
Perfect for lunch boxes, hiking, after-school snacks or breakfast-on-the-go.
The sweet-tart fruit is loaded with antioxidants, while yogurt provides probiotics. For babies ages 8 months and up
This recipe delivers essential nutrients (calcium, plus vitamins A, C and K) to nourish you and your growing baby.
Your fave Mexican dish, made healthier.
Consider your holiday menu done with these delicious and good-for-you dishes from the Food Network star.