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Iron, protein, and vitamins A and C, make this steak the perfect prenatal dinner. Pair it with a folate and calcium-rich spinach salad for the ultimate pregnancy power meal. Bonus: It’s so delicious you won’t even miss your usual glass of Malbec. Related: 5 Ways to Rock Your Pregnancy Diet
Looking for a healthy, decadent snack to ease your chocolate cravings? (Umm, always.) Try this easy-to-make bark recipe, courtesy of Edward Marc Chocolatier.
Recipe by Kelsey Nixon • Photo by Sara Remington
This chicken soup gets an infusion of extra hearty, home-style flavor, with a simple trick. Simmer the rotisserie chicken and fresh herbs in store-bought stock, while you prep and cook the veggies for the soup. Then, add one of several optional ingredients to customize the bowl to your taste. Related: The latest Easy Soup Recipes on Pinterest!
Every Sunday during our family summers up in Maine, we would spend the morning feasting on pancakes. Sometimes we made them with heaping handfuls of wild Maine blueberries, but the sweet caramel of bananas and buttery pecans has always been my favorite. My mom would get up early to get the batter started, and by the time my siblings and I came down, there would be perfect cakes lining the griddle. We piled them high, poured on the maple syrup, and then went back for seconds . . .
This protein-packed whole grain dish, featured on The Chew, will keep you full for hours. Here’s how to make it at home.Get More: See the full Daphne Oz cover story in our Feb/March issue, on newsstands January 27th.Related: Daphne’s Favorite Prenatal Eats
Daphne’s been making this twist on traditional Turkish lentil soup throughout her recipe—she calls it “super nutrient-dense” and adds that “you can’t f--- it up…sorry, screw it up.” It’s cozy and filling and, yep, super easy. Make it tonight!Get More: See the full Daphne Oz cover story in our Feb/March issue, on newsstands January 27th.Related: Daphne’s Favorite Prenatal Eats
Between tying up loose ends at work before maternity leave, running from your OB-GYN’s office to Lamaze class, and diving into full-on nesting mode, getting a healthy dose of fruits and vegetables can feel more stressful than the thought of having your least favorite in-law in the delivery room.
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