In the kitchen

What we’re eating: lactation cookies

September 21, 2016

I’ve been making this “healthy/lactation” cookie recipe for years now and love eating them when pregnant and nursing, but also when not. They’re easy and fast to make. Our whole family has been eating a lot of them recently, and I’ve been making a big batch of dough to keep in the fridge for near-nightly baking. They […]

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What we’re eating: Easy lentil salad

September 15, 2016

I love finding quick and healthy foods my toddler likes as much as I do. This is my recent favorite: Trader Joes Lentil-bruschetta salad. You mix one packet of pre-cooked lentils and one container of TJ’s bruschetta sauce (+/- avocado or cucumber or mango or whatever else is in your kitchen) and you’re done! I […]

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Are you getting enough iodine?

September 12, 2016

I love Dr. Greger’s NutritionFacts.org and the weekly high-quality and evidence-based videos on nutrition. This week’s videos were excellent – see below: Why you should care about nutrition:  Why you may want to consider an iodine supplement (especially if pregnant or breastfeeding):As a nursing mother I am now going to make sure I am getting 150 micrograms/day of […]

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