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Get the party started with these adorable and delicious baby shower cakes, well worthy of sharing. (The ideas, not the cake. You'll want that all for yourself!)
With fresh tomatoes and legumes, this medley offers vitamin C and protein. For babies ages 8 months and up
You can make these ahead for eating on the run, or savor them at the table with all the toppings of your choice. Either way, they make a great morning fuel choice, thanks to whole grains, yogurt, and nut butter. This recipe was originally inspired by a whole wheat peanut butter waffle recipe from the waffle iron of the excellent Melissa Clark.
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.
To get the best texture, use only frozen berries when making this smoothie recipe.
Give your ravenous self--and your bump--plenty of energy and nutrients with these delectable breakfasts.
The oat bran and salt are my additions to this recipe, adapted from Nigella Kitchen. Children are very handy banana mashers.
Expand your baby's palate with these easy, colorful recipes from the cookbook Around the World in 80 Purees.
Spruce up your salad greens--or any food--with this no-recipe recipe for an unbeatable homemade dressing.
Even the choosiest of palates will love the results of this roasting technique.
The OBGYN made famous by the TV series The Doctors came on Fit Pregnancy and Baby's Facebook page to broadcast a live video with two recipes that are perfect for quelling those early pregnancy waves of nausea: a mommy mix snack and a ginger peach Soothe-Me Smoothie. Here's how to make them...
Craving a banana beverage - without the mess? New moms should try Jamba Juice's Triple Revitalizer; it's part of their new line of freshly squeezed juices. (Preggos will need to wait, since the juices are non-pasteurized.)
A touch of fresh ginger in this creamy peach blend can help ease a queasy stomach.
Cool and refreshing, these ice pops are a great way to use up leftover ripe fruit. Strawberries are loaded with folate, a B vitamin that helps protect against neural-tube defects (such as spina bifida), while peaches are an excellent source of vitamin A, which helps fight infections.
It gets its kick from ginger, which has been shown to calm queasiness and nausea.
A meaty chicken salad sandwich on 9-grain bread is a serious challenge to the 3pm blahs.
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.