Baking

Chocolate Quinoa Protein Bars

A few weeks back when I got my protein awakening (preganant women need 60-70g per day!), I started thinking about all the different vegetarian items that have protein.  Of course lentils and beans came to mind, but then it occured to me - quinoa!  Quinoa is a grain that is a complete protein, meaning it… Continue reading Chocolate Quinoa Protein Bars

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Pregnancy & Protein

Did you know that pregnant women need 60-70 grams of protein per day in their third trimester?  I didn't realize that until last week when I got my 32 week e-mail from the hospital where I plan to deliver.  I was a little bit concerned since I don't eat meat except fish and being pregnant… Continue reading Pregnancy & Protein