Quick + Easy Pregnancy Meals
No time to cook? Tired after a long day? Try a few of these easy healthy pregnancy dinner recipes that require little effort!
#1 – Buddha Bowl On Cauliflower Rice
Love this simple, healthy recipe.
Superfoods —>>> Chickpeas, avocado
Tip: Make this recipe even easier by using store-bought frozen cauliflower rice.
#2 – Potato Salmon Asparagus One Pan Dinner
Sheet pan meals like this one are so easy! Plus asparagus is one of the best natural sources of folate!
Superfoods —>>> Salmon, potatoes, asparagus
Tip: Double up on portions and save the leftovers for lunches.
#3 – Artichoke and Garlic Broiled Chicken Thighs
With only 4 ingredients this easy sheet pan meal is a simple way to eat healthy.
#4 – Salmon Superfood Salad (gluten free, dairy free)
Want a light and healthy dinner? Try this superfood salad.
Superfoods —>>> Salmon, beets, blueberries, pepitas, olive oil, garlic, kale
Tip: Eat this with one of the soups below for a power packed pregnancy dinner.
#5 – One-Pan Balsamic Chicken Veggie Bake
Quick to prep and this sheet pan meal can be ready in under 30 minutes! Everything cooks on one pan, so its super easy.
Superfoods —>>> Broccoli, carrots, garlic, olive oil
Tip: Use boneless chicken thighs for added nutrients and to save money.
Paleo Dinner Recipes
Are you doing Paleo while pregnant? These recipes are all Paleo friendly. They are also super nutritious, protein based pregnancy dishes, so even if you don’t follow the Paleo diet, these are great pregnancy meals.
#6 – Harvest Chicken & Sweet Potato Salad
n easy and hearty salad. Great use with leftover chicken.
Superfoods —>>> Sweet potatoes, Pecans, Cranberries
Tip: Make this even healthier by using dark meat chicken.
#7 – Spinach Mushroom and Feta Crustless Quiche
This low carb quiche is sure to be a family favorite.
Superfoods —>>> Eggs, spinach, feta, garlic
Tip: Serve with soup or baked potatoes for a heartier meal.
#8 – Instant Pot Lamb Curry
Using the instant pot makes this paleo dinner recipe so easy!
Superfoods —>>> lamb meat, garlic, turmeric, coconut milk
Tip: Serve over quinoa or cauliflower rice for added nutrients.
#9 – Garlic Shrimp and Quinoa
This recipe is so simple to make! And did you know – eating only 4 ounces of shrimp contains over 100% of your daily value of selenium and over 75% of vitamin B12, two vital nutrients for baby’s development.
Superfoods —>>> Shrimp, garlic, quinoa
Tip: Use bone broth instead of vegetable broth for added nutrients.
#10 – 30-Minute Paleo Chicken Tenders
Need a healthy family friendly dinner? This recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Plus they will never know it’s healthy.
Superfoods —>>> Eggs, avocado oil, coconut flour
Tip: Serve this with roasted potatoes or sweet potato fries and something green like sauteed kale.
#11 – Venezuelan Beef Liver and Onions
Liver is an amazing superfood for pregnancy. Try this recipes to get a boost of vitamin A, folic acid, iron, and zinc.
Superfoods —>>> Liver, olive oil
Tip: Make sure to soak the raw liver in buttermilk or water + lemon juice for 2-12 hours for a better taste.
Vegetarian Pregnancy Recipes
Are you eating a plant based diet while pregnant? Or just want to pack in more vegetables and nutrients? These pregnancy dinners ideas are for you!
#12 – Vegan Quinoa Burrito Bowls
This recipe is super easy made in the Instant Pot!
Superfoods —>>> Quinoa, black beans, bell pepper, olive oil, avocado
Tip: This can also be made stove top in about 20 minutes.
#13 – Slow Cooker Beet Chili
A delicious and unique twist on a traditional favorite. Beets give this chili an added boost of potassium, betaine, magnesium, folate, and Vitamin C.
Superfoods —>>> Beets, carrots, kidney beans, bell pepper, garlic
Tip: Use bone broth in this recipe for added nutrients.
#14 – Detox Crockpot Lentil Soup
This soup is loaded with goodness! And bonus, it’s made in the slow cooker to save time and energy!
Superfoods —>>> Lentils, kale, carrots, garlic, potatoes, olive oil
Tip: Soak your lentils overnight to help make them more digestible.
#15 – Instant Pot Creamy Squash + Apple Soup
This is a super warming and comforting meal for pregnant moms.
Tip: This could easily be made in the slow cooker as well.
#16 – Vegan Lentil Chili
Make this recipe any way you please – stove top, slow cooker or instant pot!
Superfoods —>>> Lentils, black beans, avocado, bell pepper, garlic
Tip: Leave out the hot peppers in this recipe, if you suffer from pregnancy indigestion.
#17 – Moroccan Chickpea Quinoa Power Salad
This salad comes together very quickly. Hearty enough to be eaten alone, or serve as a side dish. It includes the pregnancy superfood dates which are high in calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and zinc.