The foundations of a healthy diet: part two

As you know, there is a lot going on in your body when you're pregnant - your body is adapting to the incredible fact that you're growing a baby! Nutrition plays a huge part in keeping you healthy and supporting your baby's healthy development. But with so many mixed messages …

The foundations of a healthy diet: part one

Fad diets and 'healthy' eating plans hit the internet almost daily, and it often means you have to stop eating certain food groups - usually carbohydrates and fats! This article explains why getting the right amount of protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats in your diet whilst pregnant is important your …

Delicious seeded yoghurt pots

Yogurt is an important part of a healthy diet whilst you are pregnant, as it contains protein, calcium and other nutrients your baby needs. This recipe serves one, so simply double for two, triple for three etc. Ingredients 3 tablespoons of yogurt 2 tablespoons of mixed seeds 1 tablespoon of mixed …

When is organic the better choice?

Where possible it is always good to try to buy locally grown produce as it will be fresher and have a higher nutrient content. Local produce from farmers markets is typically cheaper than supermarket produce and avoids excessive food miles whilst supporting your local farmers. Whilst it's preferable to buy organic …

Fill your freezer – before your baby arrives!

If you speak to any new mum, she'll tell you that a full freezer was a godsend with a newborn in the house. Finding time to shower and dress can be a struggle, so the last thing you'll want to do is whip up a tasty meal. And there really …