Meat is not sounding good to me either. I have been making smoothies with some greek yogurt, fresh berries and then I add Chia seeds, flax seeds to get the omega 3's and protein that I am missing out on from meat. I also have been making a lot of bean and quinuoa dishes as a substitute.
Meat is also my worse nightmare. I'm a little concerned about my baby's health because i have no appetite, and have only been having coconut water, soups, porridge and teas.
I hear it soon pass but i have lost 2 lbs, good thing is i'm on pre-natal vitamins that will help...
I agree with incorporating spinach (or my favorite, kale) into smoothies. I haven't been hungry for veggies like I used to, so I sometimes add 1/4 cup of greens, and even a tablespoon of oatmeal and protein powder. A cup of yogurt mixed with some protein powder and chopped fresh fruits would be a great snack or light lunch that's easy on your stomach.
Quinoa is another great source of protein, and it can be eaten hot like oatmeal with soy/almond milk with some honey or agave syrup for sweetness.
I am finally starting to be able to eat some meat again. For about 3 weeks I maybe ate a tiny bit of chicken once a week.
I was worried but with the prenatal vitamins, fresh fruit and leafy veggies, cottage cheese and peanut butter on gramcrackers I felt I might be getting enough. I also could eat raw almonds and other nuts. I think our bodies naturally go through this phase as a way to cope with the nausea and vomiting. It was too hard on my body to digest the meats, much easier to digest breads, fruit and dairy.
Hang in there!
Ugh! Seemed like so far this pregnancy steak & chicken were just dry as could be. Fried fish sandwich and some baked salmon was alright. But this week has been NO to a lot of things. All I seem to be able to stomach is fresh fruit and veggies. I ate three salads today, by the third one I was ready to throw out the dressing just because suddenly I didn't like it either.
I do typically get some peanut butter into my diet each day. Today and yesterday it was apple slices with peanut butter. Some days I do a PB&J and others I have a toasted english muffin with PB & honey sprinkled with cinnamon & brown sugar.
In the beginning I ate a lot of pickles and popsicles (I'm lactose intolerant, so guess that was my body's substitute), but I haven't touched those in weeks. Also haven't tolerated eggs at all since this pregnancy started.
whole wheat eggos with peanut butter and a tiny bit of surup has been a staple for me. I love love love steak and i can't even look at it right now
no chicken no eggs no anything meat related since about 6 weeks. Hopefully it will pass soon.
Also, my Doc said as long as you are keeping the prenatals down you're getting what you need in the first trimester so heres to PreNatal gummys!