Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods eBook: Want to Win a Copy?

Am I the only one who has begun a pregnancy with a super-nutritious daily checklist of foods to eat posted on my fridge? 2 servings of orange fruits or veggies, 2 servings of green veggies, 4 servings of dairy, 100 grams of protein.

It was with the very best intentions that I made just such a list (but far longer than the version above!) during my first pregnancy. I was determined to eat only the most excellent foods to nurture my sweet baby and myself during those 9 months. The idea was to ensure a varied and nutrient-dense selection of foods, making every bite count and meeting all of the minimum requirements (and then some).

The problem with my approach was that life happens. First trimester is not exactly a time when most mamas find it easy to meet any pre-determined eating requirements. Getting food down is accomplishment enough most days. Even later in pregnancy when nausea subsides and appetite returns, it’s difficult to force yourself to eat according to such a rigid checklist. You spend the day out with friends, you get the flu, you just really want to have pizza instead of chicken pot pie with salad.

As a mom who has been there 3 times myself, I’m really excited to recommend this new ebook to you, guaranteed to make pregnancy nutrition a whole lot simpler! Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods is intended to make it easy to get all those oh-so-important nutrients for both baby and yourself, minus all the stress and checklists. I wish I had read this back when that first stick turned blue, and I could have kissed my “checking-it-off” days good-bye.

I asked Kate, the author of Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods, to introduce it to you. Here’s what she had to say:

“If you have ever read a book about pregnancy nutrition, you know how confusing it can be. There are several different sources out there about what to eat, what to avoid, how much you need of certain foods, etc. Lots of books have charts on particular nutrients, food groups, foods that belong to multiple groups, etc. To follow these types of plans, you pretty much need a spreadsheet tacked to your fridge telling you exactly what to eat everyday! For many women, this just becomes too much and they abandon the idea of a perfect diet altogether.

It doesn’t have to be that way. You can eat well without worrying about so much information. In Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods, you have only two rules: 1) Don’t eat junk food, and 2) Eat super foods. The super foods were chosen because each has so many different nutrients. Each fulfills several requirements everyday. But you don’t even need to worry about that. If you fill your diet with super foods, even if morning sickness forces you to limit to only a few, you’ll get what you need without stress.

This book also contains 31 delicious recipes that use several super foods each, for optimal and tasty nutrition! There’s even a section on “Sneaky Ways to Eat Super Foods,” just in case there are some you just don’t think you can take. If you’re looking for the simplest possible method of pregnancy nutrition, this book is it.

Not pregnant? We could all use more super foods in our diet, and these recipes are delicious and family-friendly!”

Want to win a copy for yourself? I have 6 copies of Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods to give away!

(Please remember to leave a separate comment for each entry)

1. Tell me what you find most challenging about pregnancy nutrition and/or why you’d like to win Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods.

2. Subscribe to Keeper of the Home to get regular, free updates of each new post. You can subscribe by RSS, or get each post in your email inbox.

3. Share this giveaway through Twitter, Facebook, your blog or other social media of choice, and let me know what you did (you can find Keeper of the Home on both Twitter and Facebook as well).

Giveaway ends Monday, February 7th at 4pm (PST).

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A Parent's Guide to Natural Remedies eCourse

I don't know if you've seen it or not, but I've shared a couple times this week about a collection of resources I'm honored to be a part of with some really brilliant authors and bloggers.

Before it's gone, I wanted to make sure that you knew that "A Parent's Guide to Natural Remedies" eCourse is included in the collection. If you're anything like me, you want to learn more about using natural methods for taking care of your family, but sometimes it's just hard to know where to start. Roxanne and Wendi have done a masterful job of boiling down the complexities of wholistic family care - including homeopathy, cell salts, essential oils, probiotics, and a bunch more - and making it really accessible for regular moms.

The crazy thing is...although they usually sell the eCourse at $95 (and it's a steal at that!), they've agree to include it in the special collection of resources I've helped put together, for only $29.97.

But, if you think getting a crash course in natural remedies at two thirds off the regular price is awesome, I think you'll be surprised to learn that it comes with 98 other resources handpicked for moms like you and me.

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundleis a complete library of carefully selected eBooks, eCourses, audios, online conferences, and printable packs from many of the top homemaking bloggers and writers on the web, to help you be the best mom and homemaker you can possibly be.

Now, you're obviously not going to read every eBook, and every eCourse (that would be a bit much!), but I think you'll find a number of resources in the collection to inspire, teach, equip, and encourage you in your role as a homemaker for years to come.

Valued at over $1290 but at a price tag of just $29.97, this is one tool your home can't do without!

Plus, everyone who buys a bundle through Keeper of the Home gets a bonus 2 oz. liquid herbal remedy AND our very own 4 ebooks, all designed to help you with more affordable, healthy homemaking. Learn more HERE.

But time is running out! The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle will only be available from 8:00 a.m. EST on Monday, April 20 until 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, April 27. motionmailapp.com

About Stephanie Langford

Stephanie Langford has a passion for sharing ideas and information for homemakers who want to make healthy changes in their homes, and carefully steward all that they've been given. She has written three books geared to helping families live more naturally and eat real, whole foods, without being overwhelmed, without going broke and with simple meal planning. She is the creator of Keeper of the Home.

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  1. I subscribe to Keeper of the Home.

  2. I can hardly keep anything down in the first trimester, and the things that do sound appealing are usually not the healthiest. I always worry that I am not doing enough to nourish the baby! I would love to find out more about these pregnancy superfoods.

  3. I am currently 15 weeks pregnant and I had great intentions of eating healthy during my first trimester. I found it so difficult because I had no energy to cook and my husband works late into the evening. However, when I became naseus, I needed to eat something… anything… in order to feel better. I am not proud of what I have eaten thus far in my pregnancy. I am now feeling more like myself so I plan on cooking and planning meals again.

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