Best Spring Dishes For Pregnant Women
Spring is upon us and what better time to enjoy the freshness of spring dishes than now, more so if you are pregnant. The long winter months are past and the kitchen must be eagerly waiting for fresh vegetables and fruits to make an entry. This is the best time to be pregnant since there are ample choices of fruits and vegetable to choose from. Fresh salad greens, new potatoes, asparagus, peas etc are all waiting to be cooked or tossed into healthy dishes for the pregnant you.
Spring Dishes for the Pregnant Woman
Well, the winter is officially over and spring is knocking at the door. Spring bring in fresh produce and health to everyone. Let us look at some of the best spring dishes that can be tried by pregnant women.
Lemon asparagus pasta – This dish is east to cook and very healthy. Penne pasta is cooked with fresh asparagus and just a squeeze of lemon and some mustard. The dish can be served with salad and eaten for lunch or dinner. Asparagus and lemon provide all the vitamins making this a balanced meal.
Mache & Chicken salad with honey-Tahini dressing – A perfect salad for lunch. New red-skinned potatoes are tossed in along with fresh peas. The salad dressing is a mixture of lemony Tahini and chicken. Alternately, a combination of tofu and spinach can also be used.
Crab salad melts – A delicious spring lunch or dinner, this melt would satisfy your cravings. Even though pregnant women are advised against seafood, this dish can be tried out if there are no history of allergies to seafood. Crab meat and asparagus melt is best served with salad.
Spinach soup with rosemary croutons – Strongly flavored, rosemary should be used in limitation. The spinach soup is delicious and healthy for pregnant women providing iron, vitamins and proteins.
Spinach with tangerines and coriander crusted scallops – The taste of coriander and tangerines are perfectly complementary making this spring dish truly worth mentioning. Try this easy-to-make dinner salad for its taste and nutrient content.
Spring dishes are full of freshness and nutrients that would benefit all pregnant women. Women who are pregnant should consider consuming fresh fruits and vegetables during spring time.
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