The Secret Saviours team loves to get in the garden and pick fresh ingredients for a meal every now and again. Beans are in season right now so there’s no time like the present to indulge in this pregnancy superfood. This week’s recipe is courtesy of The Independent’s Julia Platt Leonard.
Not just a tasty source of vitamins B12 and D, omega-3 fatty acids and protein, a recent study has also found that it could prevent asthma in unborn babies! (Click here to read it.) We’re loving this superfood more and more.
The trick is, everything in moderation – emphasis on ‘moderation’ not‘everything’…
We totally understand that you could murder a pack of chocolate biccies. And yes, you could eat a horse. But needing to ‘eat enough for two’ is one of the biggest pregnancy myths ever. (Click here andhere to see more pregnancy myths.) Did you know, you only actually need an additional 300 calories during your second trimester and an additional 500 calories in your final trimester?
This House & Garden recipe’s got us all hot under the collar!
When it comes to a tasty but healthy meal, it’s all about editing. Doing something as simple as replacing full fat vegetable oil with olive oil can make all the difference. This week, we’re indulging in our love of meat with this gorgeous recipe by House & Garden. To ‘pregnify’ it, try swapping the potatoes with sweet potatoes.
It turns out you don’t need to leave the country for a taste of Italy. In fact, if this recipe from Asda wasn’t easy enough, you can even order all of the ingredients required direct from the recipe’s page!