Calcium in a Plant-Based Pregnancy

why calcium is so important for mama-to-be and baby - and how you can be sure to get enough from plant foods.

In this article, we’ll cover why calcium is so important for a plant-based pregnancy and how you can be sure to get enough from plant foods. As you can imagine, the importance of many individual nutrients increases during pregnancy. You are, after all, growing another human! One of these essential nutrients is calcium. We often…

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Baby Cereal Pancakes

Stack of pancakes made with iron-fortified baby cereal on a white plate topped with blueberries

Making sure plant-based babes get enough iron through baby-led weaning can pose some challenges, but it’s not impossible! Here’s an easy way to help meet your PBJ’s iron needs using baby cereal in a non-traditional way.

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Red Lentil Pasta Primavera

red lentil pasta recipe

Our favorite Red Lentil Pasta Recipe! This red lentil pasta primavera is so delicious, naturally gluten-free, vegan and kid-friendly. One of our favorite pieces of nutritional advice is to “eat the rainbow” and you can do that with this brightly-colored pasta dish. Packed with five different vegetables and our favorite red lentil pasta, it’s the…

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DHA Needs During Pregnancy

DHA Needs During Pregnancy and what every pregnant mom needs to know

Most people know about the common nutritional recommendations during pregnancy – focus on getting enough folate, take a prenatal multivitamin, and eat a little extra. However, not everyone is as familiar with another very important nutrient for pregnancy: the omega-3 fatty acid, DHA.  What Is DHA? DHA is a very long chain omega-3 fatty acid…

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