Pregnancy

Zucchini & Corn Muffins – Healthy Pregnancy Lunchbox Snacks

To avoid choosing unhealthy foods when you are hungry during your pregnancy or having a savoury craving, have snacks like these muffins on hand to add to your lunch box or snack on in between meals.

Zucchini & Corn Muffins

A healthy pregnancy includes following a healthy pregnancy eating plan to make it easy to get all the nutrients you and your baby need.

Recipe thanks to Nikki Boswell, Nutritionist.

Ingredients

  • cooking oil spray for greasing
  • ½ cup tin corn (no added salt)
  • 1 cup reduced fat plain yoghurt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 zucchini, grated
  • 1 cup self raising flour
  • ¼ cup reduced fat tasty cheese
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped

Method

  • Pre-heat oven to 200C and lightly grease the holes of a muffin tray with cooking oil spray.
  • Place corn, eggs and yoghurt in a food processor on high until well combined and corn is roughly chopped.
  • Place corn mixture into a large mixing bowl and stir in zucchini, cheese and spring onion.
  • Fold through flour until well combined, but do not beat.
  • Spoon mixture evenly into greased muffin tray holes and bake in the oven for 20 – 30 minutes or until golden.
  • Perfect for lunchboxes and freezer suitable.
  • Makes approximately 12 muffins with 112 calories per muffin.

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Disclaimer: Always speak to your doctor before changing your diet,taking any supplements or undertaking any exercise program in pregnancy. The information on this site is for reference only and is not medical advice and should not be treated as such, and is not intended in any way as a substitute for professional medical advice..

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