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Basic cupcake recipe

Ingredients: Basic cupcakes with a frosted toppingas seen on our Halloween Excitement Pinterest board   110g/4oz of softened butter or margarine 110g/4oz of granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 110g/4oz of self-raising flour 1-2 tablespoons milk Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas mark 4 and place 12 muffin cases in a muffin tray. 2. Beat ... Leer Más »

Carrot and Sweet Potatoe Soup

Ingredients: 1 large onion 5 medium-sized carrots 1 medium-sized sweet potato (peeled) 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 cup of natural soy milk 4 cups of vegetable broth 2 tablespoons of fresh dill (or 2 teaspoons of dried dill) Method: 1. Finely dice the onion, carrots and peeled sweet potato. 2. On medium to high heat, saute the diced vegetables ... Leer Más »

Spanish Rice

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups rice, cooked 2 tablespoons oil 1 onion, chopped finely 1 green pepper, chopped finely 1 small can tomato sauce 3 tomatoes, cubed pepper, cumin, and chili powder to taste (now mums we know spicy food isn’t the best idea for all pregnancies, so feel free to leave the chili powder out and if you want throw ... Leer Más »

Vegan Pancakes

Ingredients: 1 banana 1 1/4 cups fortified soymilk or rice milk 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour or whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons sodium-free baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt fresh fruit, maple syrup or whatever meets your fancy for serving Method: 1. Mash the banana in a large bowl and then stir in the milk and ... Leer Más »

Vegan Recipes

Having to think about what to eat when you're pregnant can be daunting, especially when you consider all of those important nutrients that you need to make sure you're getting for you and your baby's health. Below you can find a few vegan recipes to help you get started and if you have any ideas, feel free to post them ... Leer Más »

Vegetarian Recipes

Having to think about what to eat when you're pregnant can be daunting, especially when you consider all of those important nutrients that you need to make sure you're getting for you and your baby's health. Below you can find a few vegetarian recipes to help you get started and if you have any ideas, feel free to post them ... Leer Más »

Garbanzo Bean Sandwiches

Ingredients: 1 can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/2 onion, chopped 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon dried dill weed salt and pepper to taste Whole grain rolls, baguettes or pita breads (it’s your choice!) Method: 1. Pour chickpeas into a medium size mixing bowl and mash with a fork. 2. Mix ... Leer Más »

Green bean and mushroom stir-fry

Ingredients: 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons butter (If you have a teflon pan you can get away with using only 1tbsp., but it’s up to you) 1/2 pound crimini mushrooms, chopped salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup seasoned almond slices Method: 1. Melt the butter in skillet or frying pan. 2. Cook the beans. 3. Add ... Leer Más »

Home-made muesli

Ingredients: 4 1/2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup toasted wheat germ 1/2 cup wheat bran 1/2 cup oat bran 1 cup raisins 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds Method: Ladies you’re going to love this...all you have to do is mix it all up in a large bowl and serve with your ... Leer Más »

Lunch

Soup is a great pregnancy lunch! A big lunch is not a must, in fact during your pregnancy, it's better to have a few small meals throughout the day rather than three big meals. So keep it simple and embrace snack-time! Remember, your stomach is going to feel a lot smaller than normal due to your enlarged uterus, so eating ... Leer Más »