Food Recipes for Pregnant Women: Lacto-Vegetarian Preparations

Food Recipes for Pregnant Women: Lacto-Vegetarian Preparations

  Autor Marin Gh. Ciobanu Data: 22.01.2010

Food Recipes for Pregnant Women: Lacto-Vegetarian Preparations
The taste of consumed food now pass from your blood in the amniotic fluid that the foetus swallows, being accustomed to them. There are created the chances that the child prefers them on his meal later. 

Legend: 1 cup = 240ml, K = potassium, Na = Sodium, Fe = iron, = Selenium, Mg = magnesium, Zn = Zinc, Ca = Calcium. 

Lacto-vegetarian recipes 

Baked noodles. Ingredients: 500g broad noodles, 500g cow cheese, 500g well washed and boiled spinach, 2 cups of tomato sauce. Boil the noodles, not too hard (al dente - to be a little hard when tested with a fork) then put them on tray smeared with butter. Sprinkle over them a layer of cheese, a layer of spinach. Then put another layer of noodles, spinach and cheese. Pour the tomato sauce over, and then put them in the oven. If you have, the noodles can be replaced with sheets of lasagne. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Fe, Ca, Mg, beef, B1, B6, folates, antioxidants. 

Baked broccoli with cheese. Ingredients: 2-3 hands thoroughly washed broccoli, 6 whole eggs, cup skim milk, 1 tablespoon mustard, 1 cup of grated cheese. Beat the eggs with milk and mustard. Put broccoli in a tray greased with oil, over which add the egg composition. Sprinkle cheese above. Place in the oven for 30 minutes. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Ca, Se, vitamin A, B2, B6, B12, D, folates, phyto elements. 

Baked Corn. Ingredients: 1-2 cups of boiled corn, 1 cup of skim milk, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon of sugar, 100 g grated cheese, 4 eggs, pepper. The corn with the milk, salt and sugar are mixed. Add the beaten eggs, cheese and pepper and hold them in the oven 40 minutes. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Ca, Se, Mg, Zn, vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, D, folates. 

Baked potatoes. Ingredients: 1 washed potatoes in peel, 2 eggs, 3 cups of milk, salt, pepper, 150 g cheese. Potatoes are cut into large pieces, and then placed in the pan. Beat the eggs separately and then mix them withmilk, cheese, salt and pepper. The composition is poured over the potatoesand placed in oven for about 1 hour at moderate heat. Halfway throughbaking remove the potatoes, mix them well with a spoon, and then put themback to bake. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturatedfats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Ca, Se, Fe, vitamin A, B1, B2, B3,B6, B12.

Baked potato shells. Ingredients: 4 large potatoes, 1 tablespoon of butter, 100 g cheese, salt and pepper. Place potatoes in oven pierced with a fork and bake them for 40-50 minutes. Then cool them, cut them into long, hollow them. The core of potatoes is used for puree. The peels are brushed with butter, sprinkled with salt and pepper. Bake them again for 10 minutes. Fill them with cheese and serve them hot. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Ca, Se, Fe, vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12. 

Rice pilaf with peas. Ingredients: 1 cup of whole rice, 1 tablespoon of oil, chopped onion, 4 cups water or meat juice, a pinch of salt, 1 cup of fresh peas, 1 cup of yogurt. Wash the rice well and rinse it. In a pan heat the oil, add the onion and fry it gently. The rice leaked of water is poured over the onion, add water and simmer about 10 minutes. Add peas. Boil 10 minutes longer. Cool 10-15 minutes and serve it with yogurt. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Ca, Se, Fe, Mg, Zn, vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, D, folates, phyto elements. 

Spinach omelette. Ingredients: 2-3 eggs, a pinch of salt, 1 handful of boiled spinach, 50g cheese. Beat the eggs well and place in a hot pan with the oil. When omelette is almost cooked, add cheese and chopped spinach. Fold omelette in half, cover with a lid, heat is given to a minimum and hold another 2-3 minutes. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Fe, Se, Mg, vitamin A, B2, B12, folates. 

Bread pudding with cheese and spinach. Ingredients: 6-8 slices of old bread, 4 eggs, 500g well washed fresh spinach, 1 cup of grated cheese, one cup of milk, 1 yoghurt. In a vessel greased with margarine, the slices of bread are dipped in the milk. Make a composition of chopped and stewed spinach, grated cheese and beaten eggs. Pour a part of this mixture over the bread in the pan, and then place another layer of bread and another layer of composition with spinach. Place it in the oven at moderate heat, 40-60 minutes or until evenly browned. Serve it warm with yogurt, or cold. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Fe, Ca, Mg, vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, B12, folates, phyto elements. Another pudding filling for the above can be made with boiled peas, boiled chicken, steamed leeks or any vegetables you have available. Mix all and add 1 cup of cheese and 4 well beaten eggs. 

Eggs with pepper. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon oil, 2 boiled potatoes in peel and cut into pieces, small chopped onion, salt, pepper, 2 large eggs, 1 chopped green pepper, cup cheese. In a pan heat the oil, add the potatoes, onion and let them brown slightly. Then add the pepper and hold for a minute longer. Beat the eggs well with a whisk and place them over the composition in the pan. Lower the heat and hold for another three minutes. Sprinkle the cheese at the end. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Fe, Ca, Mg, vitamin A, B2, B6, B12, folates, phyto elements. 

Sandwich. Whole bread with slices of chicken or turkey, cheese, 2 leaves of lettuce, avocados eventually. Bread can be rubbed with beans beaten, cheese or yogurt. Contains: protein, carbohydrates, saturated fats, unsaturated fats, cholesterol, dietary fibre, Na, K, Fe, Zn, vitamin A, B2, B6, B12, folates, phyto elements. 

'Mother and Child, vol1' 
Marin Gh. Ciobanu


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