Balancing the demands of a career, juggling a busy family, and maintaining a nutritious diet to ensure your continued good health can pose a very serious challenge, but it’s a task that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Aside from protecting your own physical wellbeing, you’re also responsible for modeling the good dietary habits that your children will emulate. These 30 blog entries offer great recipes, tips and meal ideas for today’s busy mom, making it a bit easier to maintain the healthiest diet possible.
Moms-to-be have different dietary requirements and restrictions than their non-expecting peers, which means you’ll have to do a bit of research to ensure that you and your impending bundle of joy get all of the nutrients you need. While these five entries do offer advice and ideas for expecting moms, they’re no substitute for the advice and guidance of your physician.
- A Healthy Real Food Diet for Pregnancy
- Immune Boosting Raw Foods: What To Eat When You’re Expecting
- 50 Foods Every Pregnant Woman Should Eat
- What Foods You Should Eat (and Not Eat) When Pregnant
- Plant-Based (Vegan) Pregnancy
Moms on the Go
Between commutes, carpools and sports practice, it can be difficult to grab more than a few moments to throw a meal together. These five bloggers understand the demands placed upon the modern mother, and offer great meal solutions to suit your packed schedule.
- Moms On The Go: Check Out These Great Recipes
- Gourmet Mom on the Go
- Make-Ahead Recipes for New Moms
- RECIPES: Easy Meals for Moms on the Go
- 14 Snack Recipes for Busy Moms
Vegetarian and Vegan Moms
Whether you’re simply a meat-free vegetarian or eschew animal products of any kind as a vegan, the challenges of providing a well-balanced, nutritious meal while adhering to your dietary restrictions are nothing to sneeze at. These five blog entries approach vegetarianism and veganism cooking, and offer real-world meal solutions for meat-free families.
- The Vegan Mom
- Frugally Green Mom
- Busy Vegetarian Mom
- Mom’s Vegan Kitchen
- A Vegetarian Recipe Just for Mom
Whether you or someone in your family suffers from gluten sensitivity, or you’re simply making the choice to eliminate gluten from your diet, you probably know that finding meals to suit your lifestyle isn’t always easy. From kid-tested recipes for family meals to more grown-up gluten-free fare, these five bloggers are serving up great recipes.
- Adventures of a Gluten-Free Mom
- Gluten-Free Mommy
- Confessions of a Gluten-Free Mom
- Our Gluten-Free Family
- Mom’s Place Gluten-Free
Struggling to shed the last of your baby weight or battling more serious obesity requires not only discipline and self-restraint, but also the ability to assemble quick, healthy meals. These five blogs cover a variety of method diets, and offer advice and weight-loss solutions. While some of them are tested by the bloggers themselves, it’s still important that you consult with your doctor before starting any new diet.
- The Working Mom Diet: Easy Ways to Stay Healthy
- Diet Recipes – A Great Source
- Cabbage Soup Diet Results, Tips, & Recipes
- The 17 Day Diet
- Gina’s Skinny Recipes
Who says healthy has to be boring? These five blogs are serving up meals with serious foodie flare from a more nutritious perspective. There’s no need to sacrifice flavor in the interest of good health with the recipes, meal ideas, hints and tips offered by these health-conscious foodie moms.
- Jeanette’s Healthy Living
- The Full Plate Blog
- Healthy Baby Beans
- Lexie’s Kitchen
- The Way to His Heart