Being pregnant is a happy phase, for not only do you get pampered by loved ones but your pregnancy cravings can also be justified. The guilt sets in only after the baby is born and you realize the weight you've put on!
We have the perfect solution to this 2-in-1 problem! Here are tasty yet healthy recipes that will not only satisfy your cravings but also keep you and the baby inside you healthy.
Pregnant women must take extra care of their back and spinal cord. Beetroot contains folic acid, which prevents defects of the spinal cord.
This is a healthy breakfast to overcome the morning sickness during pregnancy. You could make these in bulk and store for a week.
Brown Rice Adai
Lentils are a great source of folate, which is essential for the baby’s brain development. They are also rich in fibre that prevents constipation in pregnant women.
Rice flakes or poha are rich in iron, the deficiency of which can lead to anaemia and cause fatigue in the mother and low birth weight in the baby.
Mustard leaves are a good source of Vitamin C which helps build immunity and aids in the absorption of calcium by the body.
Mixed vegetable paratha
Whole wheat and an assortment of vegetables make this paratha a healthy choice for a meal.
This flavourful dish is loaded with vegetables and lentils - serve with a dollop of ghee and a roasted papad to make a lip-smacking meal.