Recipe: Green Tea and Ginger Broth

Green Tea and Ginger Broth with Scallions

Green Tea and Ginger Broth with Scallions

We all know the wisdom of consuming ginger to relieve morning sickness, but did you know that it has to be taken for a few days for the best results? If you’re concerned about the sugar content of ginger ale or ginger snaps, or if you’re just not into ginger chews or ginger tea, here is a great broth recipe that is also tasty for the non-pregnant members of your household!

Not only is this broth good on it’s own, it’s also delicious as a base for wonton soup, noodle soup or a miso-less miso. If you want to make it a light meal, try it in Buzzfeed’s Spring Greens + Beans Soup.
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Eating Well in Pregnancy, Part Three: Trimester Concerns (and What to Do About Them)

Today concludes Laurie Meher’s three-part series on eating well during pregnancy. (Here’s part one and part two.) Meher is a Holistic Nutritionist and Mom specializing in family nutrition.   She shares recipes and information on baby and toddler food on her blog: www.lkmnutrition.wordpress.com.

When you are pregnant it is important to remember that your baby will take all of its nutrients from you, Mom.   While it is comforting to know that your baby will always get what it needs, you need to take care of yourself.  Otherwise you will find that once baby arrives you will not have the basics of healthy nutrition to get you through some long nights, a few emotional days and many exciting times.
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