Pregnancy Recipes (for the clean eating Mama)

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Eating healthy during pregnancy is super important for feeling your best and growing a healthy baby. You probably have a pretty good idea of the extra nutrients you need while pregnant. But it can be time consuming and exhausting trying to find meals and recipes that fit the way you want to eat. This list of out favorite pregnancy recipes can help make it easier for you to figure out what to eat while pregnant. 

These pregnancy recipes follow a few healthy eating principles. They focus on:

  • clean eating and real food based recipes
  • gluten free
  • easy to make – we include lots of crock pot and instant pot recipes, and recipes that can be made in under 30 minutes. 
  • family friendly (because you are not just cooking for yourself)
  • pregnancy super foods – these recipes include foods that can help you get the extra nutrients you (and baby) need during pregnancy

Learn more about having a healthy pregnancy here. 

Healthy Pregnancy Recipes

When pregnant it is important to eat a wide variety of foods to ensure that you are getting enough nutrition for you and baby. We all know that eating a well balanced diet is key to growing a healthy baby.

But how do you do that? What do you actually eat?

These are some of the best foods for growing a healthy baby:

  • Eggs
  • Liver and organ meats
  • Slow cooked meats with the bone
  • Bone broth
  • Vegetables – especially leafy greens
  • Full fat dairy products
  • Fermented foods
  • Salmon and other fatty fish
  • Seafood 

In order to eat the foods you need every day, you need recipes, a pregnancy grocery list, and meal ideas. This where healthy pregnancy recipes come in and why we put together this collection. 

Read on for recipes to help you eat healthier during pregnancy. 

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How to find great recipes for pregnancy

Pinterest and Google are the 2 best places to start your search for meals to eat while pregnant.  

Remember to look for recipes that follow the basic principles of a healthy pregnancy diet

Search by:

  • cravings – what do you feel like eating? Often your body is sending you signals during pregnancy on what to eat. Find a healthy way to follow your cravings. 
  • meal – breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert or snack
  • cooking method – want to cook on the stove, bake, use the crock pot or instant pot, or just grab and go.

Follow my Pinterest boards for some ideas for great meals while pregnant.


To make it a little easier to know what to eat during pregnancy, make sure to download your copy of The Ultimate Pregnancy Grocery List by signing up below. 

Print the pregnancy grocery list pdf, put it on your fridge and make sure to eat from the list daily for a healthier pregnancy. 

Best Pregnancy Recipes

Our goal here is to provide you with healthy pregnancy recipes and meal ideas that can help you and baby get the extra nutrients you need during this very special time.

Pregnancy Meal Ideas

Pregnancy Food Lists

Drinks for Pregnancy

Eating healthy during pregnancy also means staying hydrated. Healthy pregnancy drinks like tea and smoothies can also help you to boost your pregnancy nutrition.

Get a complete list of healthy drinks for pregnancy here.

Below you will find recipes for some of my favorite drinks while pregnant.


Want to learn how to get the best nutrition for you and your baby? Check out this online pregnancy course that will help eliminate the confusion about what to eat to optimize your pregnancy diet!

More Pregnancy Resources

Read my book review of Real Food for Pregnancy to learn more about how to eat healthy during pregnancy.

Figuring out how to take care of yourself during pregnancy can be a challenge. Read all about the pregnancy diet mistakes I made the first time around and the changes I made to have healthier pregnancies after that.  

Want to know how to have a belly only pregnancy? Yes, it’s totally doable. Learn more here. 

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