Minestrone Soup

Eat Yourself Pregnant Recipe – Chunky Minestrone Soup

This hearty, chunky soup is packed with an array of nutrient-rich vegetables – perfect for when you crave comforting, warming foods and great for nourishing your body to maintain healthy cells for fertility. Vary the vegetables according to the season – in the spring try adding asparagus, broad beans or courgettes. For additional protein try adding a little ham or cooked bacon. Read more

Flaked Trout Recipe for Fertility

Flaked Trout with Rocket, Lychees & Sweet Lime Dressing

In this Fertility boosting recipe from my book ‘Eat Yourself Pregnant’ the oily richness of trout contrasts beautifully with the sweet lychees and peppery rocket leaves. Hot-smoked trout requires no preparation, making this a speedy, healthy lunch or evening meal. Trout is an oily fish and a useful source of omega-3 fats. It’s also rich in protein and B-vitamins, including niacin, B12 and B6, which are important for ovulation. Read more

Lemon and Blueberry Muffins

Lemon Blueberry Muesli Muffins
From Eat Yourself Pregnant

These sensational low-sugar muffins, full of nuts and seeds, are perfect as a healthy option for breakfast, but equally delicious as a healthy snack. They are made with xylitol – a sweetener that raises blood sugar levels less than regular sugar – and wholemeal flour, which is a slow releasing carbohydrate that helps to balance blood sugar. Whole grains are also rich in soluble fibre and contain plenty of B-vitamins, which are important for producing healthy eggs and sperm. Using frozen blueberries creates a colder batter but fresh blueberries can also be used. Read more

Bowl of Fertility Granola

Fertility Boosting Granola
From Eat Yourself Pregnant

This is a healthy version of the classic breakfast option, with an array of seeds to provide plenty of healthy fats. Research has found that Brazil nuts can assist male fertility as well as boost testosterone. You can vary the ingredients according to what you have available. This will keep in an airtight container for 1–2 weeks. Read more

Fertility Pizza

Fertility Pizza

Who says you can’t have a healthy pizza recipe? This version is packed with an array of fertility-boosting foods on a delicious spelt base – perfect for when you want a carb fix. Spelt is an ancient grain with a deep nutty flavour. It is rich in soluble fibre, manganese and magnesium, and protein, making it an ideal energizing grain. Read more