Healthy Eating for Moms

You don't need a personal chef on your payroll to dine right. Get our top tips for eating healthy, getting the nutrients you need, and preparing delicious meals.

Fruit Hand Pies

No plates or forks required! Purchased pie crusts make these hand pies a breeze, but of course, feel free to use homemade dough.

Cucumber Ribbon Salad

Toss thin strips of cucumber in a vinegar and oil dressing for a quick side dish or snack.

Sunny Broccoli

Steamed broccoli is seasoned with a light orange sauce then served on clementines for a healthy side dish.

Healthy, Energizing Smoothies for Pregnancy

Whether you're suffering from morning sickness or starving all the time, smoothies can be life-savers for expecting mamas. Full of fiber, healthy fruits and veggies, and other essential nutrients, these sweet sips from the cookbook Smoothie-licious are perfect for breakfast, a light lunch, or a nutritious snack. Each recipe makes two smoothies. Drink one now and save the other for tomorrow. Your body--and baby--will thank you.

How to Shop Healthier at the Grocery Store

Feeding your family healthy meals starts at the grocery store. Learn how to improve the quality of your cart with these expert tips, from taking advantage of in-store dietitian services to shopping the perimeter of the store.

Best Food Orders For a Healthy Pregnancy

Knowing what to eat during pregnancy (and what not to eat!) can be tricky when eating out, but our handy cheat-sheet can help you order a healthy meal.

Healthy Snacks for Nursing Moms

To make breast milk, your body burns an amazing 500 calories a day. No wonder you're one hungry mama! Add one of these yummy, nutrient-rich, 300-calorie snacks to your meal plan. Because these plates are super-filling, you'll be less likely to crave candy or empty-calorie carbs throughout the day and more likely to shed the baby weight for good.

Nutrition Labels: 3 Things To Avoid

Here are three things to avoid when reading nutrition labels.

Common Mommy Eating Traps

Get help losing the baby weight with these smart solutions for your post-natal diet dilemmas.

Mini Vegetable Cakes

Zucchini and beets are baked into corn muffins to make a great side dish for chili, soups, or beef roast.

Mini Vegetable Pancakes

Leftover pancakes can be refrigerated for up to 3 days or frozen, well-wrapped, for up to 3 months.

Teriyaki-Orange Chicken

Prepare this healthy dinner recipe ahead, then let it cook in the slow cooker until after work. Serve on brown rice to complete the meal.