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Recipes for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women

Sweet Spinach Salad

Parents labelPrep time: 8 minutes

  • 4 c. fresh baby spinach
  • 3 clementines, peeled, segments separated
  • ¾ c. slivered almonds
  • 4 tbsp. fat-free raspberry vinaigrette
  1. Wash and dry the spinach.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine the spinach, clementines, and almonds.
  3. Just before serving, pour the dressing over the salad and toss until it’s coated.

Serves: 4

Serving size: ½ cup

This recipe has important nutrients for mom and baby, including:

Vitamin C

Vitamin C plays an important role in tissue growth and repair and bone and tooth development. Vitamin C also helps the body absorb iron. Good sources of vitamin C include citrus fruits, broccoli, tomatoes, and fortified fruit juices.

Reviewed by: Meredith Parkinson, RD, LDN