Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

Congratulations on your pregnancy!  Now that you are pregnant it is more important than ever to the food that provides the nutrients for you and baby.  Eating a healthy diet is one of the best things you can do for your pregnancy.  After all, the food you eat is your baby’s main source of nutrition.  With all that being said we also want you to enjoy and savor the flavors of the food that goes into your body,  so we are posting a flavorful, nutrient packed recipe perfect you and baby!

Recipe - Crab Salad Sandwich
COLORFUL CRAB SALAD SANDWICH While some seafood is off limits during pregnancy (always check with your physician before partaking) you can relax and indulge in your seafood cravings with this tasty Crab Salad Sandwich:

6 oz. can drained Crab meat, 2 TBS light mayonnaise, 1/4 cup shredded carrot, 1/4 cup diced celery, 1 TBS diced red onion.

Mix ingredients together and spread on whole grain bread. Top with second slice of bread and serve with 1/2 cup rinsed, drained canned white beans tossed with 1 tablespoon chopped red onion, 1 teaspoon olive oil and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar.

NUTRIENT TOTALS: Calories: 564.4 Protein: 33.2 g Carbohydrate: 69.6 g Dietary Fiber: 11.9 g Total Sugars: 9.441 g Total Fat: 20.8 g Saturated Fat: 2.286 g Cholesterol: 110.5 mg Total Omega-3 FA: 1.186 g Calcium: 183.2 mg Iron: 6.462 mg Sodium: 1103 mg Vitamin D: 0 mcg Folate: 87.6 mcg Folic Acid: 0 mcg