Packed full of vitamins, this is one tasty all-rounder
This week's #RecipeSaviour comes from the lovely Kirsten Davies at The Food Remedy, a fab website dedicated to sharing "good, wholesome, natural food". Yum!
Summertime and the drinkin’ is easy
With this unusual heatwave we’re enjoying in the UK, you must be absolutely parched. We certainly are! That’s why we’re sharing this gorgeous drink recipe from Candace Braun Davison at delish.com.
It’s the perfect way to quench your pregnancy thirst this summer
We’re loving this alcohol-free summer drink recipe by Kate Merker at Real Simple. Serve it at your barbecue; take it to the park. Wherever you enjoy this tasty beverage, it's sure to keep you hydrated and super-chilled.
Ring in the spring with this colourful dish!
They say variety is the spice of life, and it doesn’t get much spicier than this. This week’s #RecipeSaviour is courtesy of food blogger Ella, who launched Deliciously Ella after being diagnosed with Postural Tachycardia Syndrome and drastically changing her diet for the better.
Forgotten to take those supplements? Fear not – it’s all here!
This week’s #RecipeSaviour contains two top pregnancy ingredients – sweet potato and spinach. Between the two, there are enough benefits to ensure the healthiest pregnancy ever. Possibly.
We're loving this mouthwatering recipe from Cookie + Kate!
Pizza doesn't have to be avoided. And if you love kale, it could even be heaven on earth! This recipe from wholesome food blog Cookie + Kate ticks all the boxes when it comes to pregnancy nutrition.
It’s the perfect meal to kick-start your day
It’s the most important meal of the day and it’s just gotten a whole lot more special. With pregnancy superfoods including egg, spinach and lean meat, you can’t go wrong.
It turns out, every little really does help
Straight from the fresh food aisle of Tesco, this recipe creates a little dish that packs a punch. The salmon is a great source of protein and Omega-3 fats while the little piece of ginger could help with morning sickness.
It’s this season’s hottest superfood
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.
Celebrate National Picnic Week with this quick and classic recipe
As it’s National Picnic Week this week (raining evidence to the contrary!), we thought we’d share this classic recipe from Good Housekeeping to mark the occasion. And if it doesn’t stop raining, there’s no rule against having picnics in bed.
How sweet are these little bunny bums?!
For this Easter special, we’re going for something a little sweeter. Now, while it might not be packed full of superfoods, it does contain one ingredient lauded to be beneficial during pregnancy: dark chocolate!
Pig out with a twist
If you thought you’d have to wave goodbye to the beloved burger because you’re pregnant, think again. Fast food restaurants might be best avoided, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make it yourself, knowing exactly what’s in it and topping it off with a much healthier alternative to chips. With lean meat being one of the top pregnancy superfoods, it’s the perfect excuse to get stuck in.
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!
You’ll get more than your 5-A-Day with this delish dish!
While you’re pregnant, the more calcium and protein you can get your hands on, the better. This super-quick recipe from health.com offers all that and even more.
Try something ‘meaningful’ this week…
Including the all-important iron, this tasty, spring-ready recipe from food blog Meaningful Eats is sure to get your healthy juices flowing. Click here to check out more healthy smoothie recipes on Erin's blog.
Check out this shining ‘eggsample’ of a quick and nutritious dish
We’re stirring things up here at Secret Saviours Towers with this super easy and tasty recipe, from BBC Good Food. And it takes just TEN MINUTES!
The mother of all pregnancy recipes
This week’s #RecipeSaviour includes such great, healthy ingredients (spinach, eggs and mushrooms) and is so easy to make, we can’t think of a reason not to try it. Remix it by substituting the potatoes for sweet potatoes to really up the superfood factor.
In keeping with this week’s morning sickness post, we’re showing love for heroes lemon and ginger
While we’re sure this recipe is delightful as it is, if you want to make it super healthy for your pregnancy, why not substitute some ingredients. Instead of peanuts, try using walnuts instead, which are a great source of folate, fibre and protein. And as opposed to using Basmati rice, use a whole grain variety, packed with even more fibre plus vitamin E, selenium and phytonutrients, which ...
This week, we’re going fishing!
The hero of this recipe is smoked salmon which, according to the NHS, “is considered safe to eat in pregnancy”.
Its sidekick, lemon, is not to be sniffed at. This superfood works wonders on your body. It offers heartburn relief, aids in weight loss and hydrates. Click here for all the juicy facts.
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.
Chicken makes everything better
This week, we’re all about the salad and it doesn’t get better than this super-easy dish. Packed full of pregnancy goodies, the romaine lettuce is the star of the show – so no substitutes, please!
It’s all about the beans
In line with the superfoods theme of the week, the main attraction here is the bean. Full of nutrients for you and your baby, beans are the perfect centrepiece for your dish. This one is from Real Simple.
Take your palate on a vacation with this gorgeous, low-fat meal
Whether you’re staycationing or pining for balmy nights in Marrakesh, this recipe will send your mind to a sand dune daydream in no time.
LOVING this blogger, LOVING this recipe!
We love our food here at Secret Saviours, but we’re also partial to a good blog, and Sarah Barnes’ is fab!
Sarah’s blog Taming Twins started out as somewhere for her to vent her parental frustrations and has taken off to become one of the most Tweeted, Pinned, Facebooked foodie blogs around.
Check out this tasty recipe from the straight-talking blogger, where the lead character is quinoa – more than just a faddy ingredient, it tastes amazing, too.
This one’ll have you spinning right round, baby!
This week’s tasty treat comes from blogger Jemma Andrew-Adiamah of Celery and Cupcakes. Jemma has an eight-month-old son (he’s adorable!), and is all about keeping things healthy and tasty for mums (and mums-to-be!). Enjoy!
Cosy up to this warm and wintery dish
Winter’s here and what better way to keep warm than a lovely bowl of soup. But this isn’t just any soup. This is made with two top pregnancy superfoods, sweet potatoes and carrots. When it comes to vegetables, the brighter, the better; and it doesn’t get much brighter than the orange stuff.
Far from a student's meal
The ramen noodle is enjoying a rebirth (excuse the pun). No longer merely fodder for the poor, it’s the ‘It’ ingredient. Perhaps best loved for its versatility, you can cook it with virtually anything. Which makes it perfect for a pregnancy dinner. Pack it with all the superfoods for the healthiest ramen noodle recipe EVER!
The perfect lunch recipe that really packs a punch
Popeye’s not the only one who benefits from a generous helping of spinach. The delicious dark veg is full of vitamins and nutrients and has even been found to promote eye health! Turns out the sailor man really was onto something… This recipe also includes walnuts, which are also great for pregnancy.
Will it be Murray or Federer? Watson or Williams? Who cares! Let’s eat cheesecake!
What better way to enjoy the Wimbledon Tennis Championships than with the classic strawberries and cream? We’re loving this ever-so-slightly indulgent cheesecake recipe by senior food editor for BBC Good Food Cassie Best.
It’s September and the cold nights are drawing in. There’s nothing like a bit of pasta to help warm you up!
What did we do before pasta? Let’s try not to think about it, but rather indulge in this shockingly good recipe, full of pregnancy-friendly ingredients.
Packed with some of the tastiest pregnancy superfoods such as lean meat and broccoli, it tastes great, too!
This week’s recipe was originally in an issue of Good Food Magazine. Featuring vital pregnancy ingredients such as nuts, broccoli and lean meat, it’s perfect. And it only takes as long as an episode of Hollyoaks to make.
Ring in the new month with this low-calorie dish
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.
Bright and tasty!
This week’s recipe is courtesy of food blog The Awesome Green. Originally made with poached egg, we’ve decided to scratch that from the ingredients list for a vegan and pregnancy-friendly recipe.
Tasty, healthy and beautiful, it’s so colourful, it’ll have you thinking spring has come early.
It’s all about the peas…
Who else would you trust for a healthy AND tasty recipe but Jamie Oliver? This week, we look to the man himself for a delicious meal for two. So that’s one for you and one…for seconds?
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