Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Heathy Eats


I've been trying to eat a lot of healthy fresh foods lately. Not that you shouldn't eat healthy all the time but I think it is especially important when you are pregnant. My main drive for doing this is my energy levels. They have been super low lately and since I can't just pop open a redbull, I need to find other sources to give myself more energy. I find that when I eat fresh food and drink tons of water my energy always goes up. So, I thought I'd share my favorite lunch and breakfast meal with you in case you need a little healthy inspiration.

Green Smoothie

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2 big handfuls of baby spinach
1 frozen banana (I wait until mine start to go brown and then peel them and freeze them in sandwich bags)
1-2 tbsp of Better N' Peanut Butter
1/2 tbsp chia seeds
1 cup of almond milk

If you don't have a frozen banana you can use a fresh one but throw a couple of ice cubes in with the mix. Also I think it's important to put your spinach on the bottom so the rest of the ingredients weigh the spinach down so that it chops finer.


Veggie Lunch Plate

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This lunch is easy fresh and delicious. Just get a bunch of your favorite raw veggies and sprinkle with salt, pepper & balsamic vinegar. On this plate I have tomatoes, baby spinach and bell peppers. Then get a few pieces of sesame Melba Toast and spread on some hummus and top with sliced cucumbers. Sooo good- even Aubs approves but then again she will eat pretty much anything that I put balsamic vinegar on.


Make sure you stop by tomorrow for my big gender reveal! The baby was a little shy at first but then started to show off towards the end so we got a pretty clear shot of his/her goods.



4 comments:

  1. Yum, that does look good. And I'm guessing it's a he!

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  2. This veggie plate looks delish! And you're killing me with anticipation, dude! I predict it's a GIRL!

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  3. MMMM both entrees look delish! Can't wait to hear=)

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