What to Eat During the first trimester of Pregnancy

Breakfast
part 1) 2 whole grain crackers with 1 Tbsp peanut butter before leaving house, and
part 2) Sprouted grain toast spread generously with 2 Tbsp peanut butter or almond butter, and
part 3a) Large bowl of brown rice cereal with unsweetened almond milk, sliced strawberries and banana, or
part 3b) Second slice sprouted grain toast with 2 tsp Irish butter, 2 scrambled eggs cooked in 1 tsp Irish butter
Cup of English Breakfast or Earl Grey tea

Mid-morning
1 peach or banana and 1 handful of nuts or 1 Tbsp peanut butter straight from jar (no double dipping)
1 Q ginger drink or other carbonated beverage with natural sweetener

Lunch
1 cup mixed greens topped with tomato, cucumber, corn and 2 Tbsp balsamic vinaigrette dressing
1 cup brown rice
2 turkey or beef meatballs with marinara sauce
1/2 cup roasted veggies such as fennel, broccoli, red pepper
4 squares dark chocolate
1 decaf iced coffee with soy milk (3 days/wk)

Afternoon snack
12 tortilla chips
1/2 cup fresh cut mixed fruit

Dinner
Green salad with 1/3 avocado, cucumbers, tomatoes, ginger dressing
6 steamed pork dumplings with soy sauce (from Mizu)
1 cup miso soup
-OR-
3 pork meatballs (from The Meatball Shop)
arugula salad with sliced apples and vinaigrette
1/2 cup roasted beets
1/4 cup stewed red beans
4 squares dark chocolate

Bedtime snack
1 peach and handful of cashews

4 am hunger pains
1 pure butter shortbread cookie, or
4 large crackers

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