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Third Trimester Nutrition: The Diet Change to Make Now!

If you indulged a few too many pregnancy cravings during your first and second trimesters, it’s not too late to turn things around in the homestretch. In fact, the third trimester is the perfect time to get on track—the foods you eat now can impact your baby’s health long after she's born, according to a new study published in Cell.

Kelsey Nixon's Grilled Vegetable Panzanella

Recipe by Kelsey Nixon  •  Photo by Sara Remington

Quick and Easy Recipe: Homemade Chicken Soup

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!

Banana Pancakes the Whole Family Will Love

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 . . .

The Red Quinoa Recipe You've Gotta Try

This protein-packed whole grain dish, featured on The Chew, will keep you full for hours. Here’s how to make it at home. Related: Daphne’s Favorite Prenatal Eats

Healthy Meal Ideas

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Kale Smoothie Recipe

“Smoothies are a great way to get a huge dose of nutrition and not think about it,” says Daphne, in the February/March issue of FitPregnancy. Here, how to make one of her favorites. Related: Quick and Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Pregnancy

What to Eat While Pregnant: Moroccan Lentil Soup with Sweet Potato

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! Related: Daphne’s Favorite Prenatal Eats

Gluten-Free Cookie: Almond Crisps

Related:  6 Recipes for Healthier Cookies

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