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Mum shares some of her favourite Healthy Mummy recipes to help fight pregnancy cravings

Our Meal Prep Queen and Healthy Mummy Sascha Farley is currently pregnant with her third bub and experiencing her first pregnancy since discovering The Healthy Mummy, she has been sharing her experiences and tips with us.

Like other mums-to-be, Sascha is getting food cravings during her pregnancy but she is using some of her favourite Healthy Mummy recipes to help curb or fulfil those cravings.

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Sascha is using Healthy Mummy recipes to kill pregnancy cravings

Sascha says that this pregnancy she has been far more aware of literally eating for two and thanks to The Healthy Mummy has found dealing with food and pregnancy cravings to be easier.

“Cravings can be so hard to manage while pregnant! They can seriously take over. This is the first pregnancy I’ve had with The Healthy Mummy by my side, so the food  has been much easier.”

“I am still customising the 28 Day Challenges while pregnant! I’ve just made sure my calories aren’t in a deficit which is easy with the BMR calculator in the app!! It also means I can easily search anything I’m craving for and make it at home, so I know exactly what I’m eating!”

Sascha has shared some of the delicious recipes that have worked for her to help tackle her cravings.

Chocolate! The Lava Mug Cake is seriously amazing!

Sascha Farley Pregnancy mug cake
Who would have thought that chocolate cake would be on the menu as part of a healthy eating plan?

This cake is filled with fibre thanks to the wholemeal flour and high in antioxidants thanks to the cacao powder dark chocolate bits.

You can find the recipe here.

High protein dinner! “The Mexican Lasagna is one of our family’s favourites!” says Sascha 

Sascha Farley Pregnancy mexican lasagne

 

This delicious and easy to make recipe is bursting with veg and the kidney beans are very nutritious as they are high in fibre and protein.

You can find the recipe here.

Tuna Veg Bake from The Healthy Mummy recipe hub!

 

Sascha Farley Pregnancy tuna veg bake

This delicious bake is high in important fibre and thanks to the vegetables, is a great source of important vitamins and minerals.

The delicious recipe can be found in The Healthy Mummy recipe hub.

Healthy Mummy Protein Powder

 

Sascha Farley Pregnancy protein powder

Sascha says that she has The Healthy Mummy Protein Powder every afternoon. “It gives me an energy boost!” she says.

Healthy Mummy smoothies

Sascha Farley Pregnancy Smoothie
The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie is designed to complement, not replace, your prenatal vitamin intake.

Our nutritionists ensure that the vitamins and minerals in the smoothie are at a low level so there is no risk of doubling up on any pregnancy vitamins.

“These have been amazing to keep me full, satisfied and also provide me with those extra vitamins and minerals while pregnant!” Sascha explains.

Chocolate Snickers Smoothie

 

Sascha Farley pregnancy smoothie prep
Sascha’s smoothie prep so she can just mix and go

This recipe has the added peanut butter for protein and oats for fibre. “I love this recipe!” Sascha says.

The recipe can be found here.

Bliss Balls

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Bliss balls are a great snack that can be prepared in advance and stored in the freezer. They are the ultimate ‘grab and go’ snack when you are craving something sweet and nutritious.

Sascha says that her favourite Bliss Ball recipes are the chocolate cake bits from The Healthy Mummy recipe hub. The Healthy Mummy has an array of other Bliss Ball recipes.

They can be found here.

Protein Fudge Bars.

Sascha snack meal prep budget peanut butter fudge bars
“These are amazing!” Sascha says. These delicious bars contain peanut butter which is a great source of protein and sunflower seeds which are a great source of healthy fats.
Sascha added, “You can use The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie or Healthy Mummy Protein Powder in these.”

You can find the recipe here.

A typical day on the plate

As a Meal Prep Queen Sascha understands and preaches the benefits of meal prepping ahead of time so she preps her food as much as possible and says, “Meal prep is meant to be something that makes your life easier and prep can come in many forms – BIG and SMALL!”
sascha farley plate

Breakfast

Sascha has the Healthy Chocolate Protein Pancakes.

Lunch

Kangaroo Sausage Rolls. These can be found on The Healthy Mummy recipe hub.

Dinner

Moroccan Beef Rissoles with Couscous Salad. This recipe can be found in The Healthy Mummy recipe hub.

Snack

Strawberry and cream crepes. This recipe can be found on The Healthy Mummy recipe hub.

The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie

Sascha Farley Pregnancy Smoothie

Are you currently pregnant? Then you should try our yummy Healthy Mummy Pregnancy smoothie.

The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy Smoothie is designed to complement, not replace, your prenatal vitamin intake. Our nutritionists ensured that the vitamins and minerals in the smoothie are at a low level so there is no risk of doubling up on any pregnancy vitamins.

It is ideal as a high-protein, high-calcium snack in pregnancy. You can download the Pregnancy Smoothie Label here.

To purchase yours, click here.

*Please note that The Healthy Mummy Pregnancy range promotes healthy weight gain in pregnancy*

written by:

Amanda Fraser

Amanda is a mum of 3 children. She is a nutritionist with a passion for health and wellbeing and loves helping other mums with their journey to health.