One of my vegetarian friends is pregnant with her first child and on the hunt for protein and vitamin-filled recipes. I'm a big fan of quinoa, a grainy seed that's high in protein, and decided to adapt a delicious sounding Martha Stewart quinoa cluster recipe for her as a treat to include wheat germ, which is high in pregnancy-nutrition musts Vitamin E and folate (folic acid), and flax seeds, which boast Omega-3 fatty acids. I added chocolate chips to the healthy clusters for a little sweet-tooth appeal and packed them up in a mini mason jar as a pregnant-Hostess with the Mostess gift.Get the mom-to-be and kid-friendly recipe after the jump.
It's recommended that women get 25 grams of fiber each day to help lower your risk of heart disease, as well as some types of cancer and type 2 diabetes. Eating a little bit more - 30 grams of fiber a day - can reduce your risk of getting breast cancer by 50%!
Since yummy dried fruits are a great way to get your fiber, add them to your salads, baked goods, or chow them alone.
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