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Natural Pregnancy Cookbook Reviews

Natural Pregnancy Cookbook Reviews


Physician Dr. Sonali Ruder takes the guesswork out of planning a healthy diet and presents over 125 delicious, nutritious recipes to suit any taste or palate in The Natural Pregnancy Cookbook. This new recipe collection is doctor-designed, ensuring that both mother and baby get the nutrition they need, while still enjoying everything they eat. It is the perfect resource for expectant mothers!

But don’t just take our word for it! Read what some food bloggers, nutritionists and mothers have to say about The Natural Pregnancy Cookbook below. Click on their website link for their full reviews and for a bonus treat, most have even re-created some of the wonderful recipes from the book! More reviews to come…

“…includes a wealth of information on eating while pregnant—from managing morning sickness and mid-day cravings, to knowing how much food is enough for you and your baby.”
—Carrie Farias, Carrie’s Experimental Kitchen (+ Lemon Ricotta Blueberry Pancakes Recipe!)

“…believe me, you don’t have to be pregnant to benefit from this cookbook…the recipes are just flat out, down and easy nutritions and delicious for anyone~young, old or in between!”
—Alice Phillips, Ally’s Kitchen (+ Quick & Easy Miso-Glazed Salmon Recipe!)

“…this book is going to become a classic–one of those books recommended by practitioners to their newly-pregnant patients to help them discover how to eat for two.”
—Lisa Samuel, Nourish RDs (+ Green Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe!)

“The dietitian (to be), blogger and amateur chef in me all jump on board with this book!”
—Chelsey Amer, C it Nutritionally (+ Salmon Oreganata Recipe!)

“This book is perfect for any mama-to-be!”
—Emily Hein, Zen & Spice (+ Seared Scallops with Creamy Corn Recipe!)

“…definitely recommend to all women, pregnant or not, who are seeking a more nutritious lifestyle; an invaluable tool in making healthy, informed decisions for yourself that will in turn help your baby if you are pregnant.”
—Melanie Starita, Be Truly Nourished (+ Cider Baked Apples Recipe!)

“…every woman can benefit from the information provided, regardless where they are in their pregnancy or their nutrition knowledge.”
—Crissy Cavanaugh, Begin Within Nutrition (+ “Pump Up Your Milk” Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe!)

“…is filled with recipes (many of them vegetarian) designed specifically to boost your health, and your baby’s.”
Caroline Kaufmann (+ Rise and Shine Bluberry Oatmeal Muffins Recipe!)

“You do not have to be pregnant to try out + love the food in this book!”
—Farrah Whey, Fairy Burger

“Even if you’re not expecting this cookbook is full of healthy recipes the whole family will enjoy.”
—Lauren Sharifi, Bite of Health Nutrition (+ Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Recipe!)

“…there are over 125 nutritious recipes to help support a healthy pregnancy. Not only are these for moms-to-be but are overall fantastic recipes for everyone! There was not one single recipe I wouldn’t try in this book.”
—Alanna Waldron, Eat Real Food

“More than a cookbook, it’s as comprehensive a resource on nutrition for pregnancy as you can get without being overwhelming.”
—Rachel Hartley, Avocado A Day Nutrition (+ Classic Green Smoothie Recipe!)

“The nutritious recipes in this book are perfect for anyone, so being pregnant is not a prerequisite for enjoying this cookbook, you’ll love it regardless.”
—Amee Livingston, Amee’s Savory Dish (+ Banana Nut Health Shake)

“…if you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, know of someone who is pregnant, or just want to eat wholesome, flavorful, and easy to follow recipes – I highly recommend.”
—Dixya Bhattarai, Food, Pleasure and Health

“…I love this cookbook and I wish I had it when I was pregnant, there is a plethora of information and great tips.”
—Lynette Moore, Moore or Less Cooking (+ Apple Cinnamon Dutch Baby Recipe!)

“…is an excellent resource that combines the science of nutrition with the culinary skills necessary to plan and prepare your way through a healthy pregnancy.”
Diane Boyd (+ Maple Glazed Acorn Squash Recipe!)

“…full of helpful information about how to eat healthy during pregnancy, as well as many really delicious recipes that moms, dads, and the entire family will request over and over.”
—Anne Danahy, Craving Something Healthy (+ Salmon Oreganata Recipe!)

“…is a great resource for general healthy eating- expecting or not.”
—Lauren Gibson, Eating With a Purpose

“…you will want to pick up this book because the recipes are amazing.”
—Jessica Levinson, Nutritioulicious (+ Miso-Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Root Veggies Recipe!)

“…delivers some delicious and nutritious recipes for all seasons. I will recommend it to my expecting clients, friends and family and anyone really.”
Marisa Moore (+ Tuscan Kale and Apple Salad Recipe!)

“…has so many fabulous and nutritious recipes in it, I didn’t know which one to make first.”
—Lauren Kelly, Lauren Kelly Nutrition (+ Apple Cinnamon Dutch Baby Pancake Recipe!)

“… if you simply crave healthy, easy, and delicious whole food based recipes, I highly recommend.”
EA Stewart (+ Pumpkin Custard Recipe!)

“…my first hope was that she had a good lactation cookie or muffin recipe and ohhh.m.geee this muffin is a winner.”
—Kristina LaRue, Love & Zest (+ “Pump Up Your Milk” Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe!)

“… if you are the type of person that enjoys reading cookbooks like I do, or know of a friend who is having a baby, this cookbook is for you [it makes a great gift].”
—Katie Serbinski, Mom to Mom Nutrition

“…a bundle of smart and practical information about eating during pregnancy. Like the recipes on her blog, the ones in her book are wholesome and inspiring.”
—Katie Morford, Mom’s Kitchen Handbook (+ Spaghetti Squash Lasagne Recipe!)

“…a great guidebook that you’ll want to keep on the kitchen counter even after your bundle of joy arrives.”
Meme Inge, Living Well Kitchen (+ Miso Glazed Salmon Recipe!)

“…highly recommend [the book] for anyone who is thinking of getting pregnant or is pregnant.”
Jeanette Chan, Jeanette’s Healthy Living (+ Strawberry Almond Breakfast Quinoa Recipe!)

“I wish I’d had a fabulous resource like this book when I was pregnant!”
Ann Krause, Sumptuous Spoonfuls (+ Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks Recipe!)

“…is filled with sound nutritional advice and recipes that are, mostly, quick and easy to make.”
—Genevieve Yam, Gratitude & Greens (+ Vegan No Bake Granola Bars Recipe!)

“…is jam packed with over 125 nutritious recipes for just about everyone!”
Shashi Charles, Runnin Srilankan (+ Crispy Spiced Chickpeas Recipe!)

“The muffins turned out great and I can’t wait to whip up a batch when it comes time for baby number two.”
—Katy Skrzypek, Healthy Aperture (+ Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe!)

“…includes gorgeous, full color photography of the dishes, which make it a delight to look at while you make magic in the kitchen.”
—Melissa Placzek, Chin Deep (+ Chia Pudding Recipe!)

“…was impressed by the variety and quality of recipes as well as the informative guide to nutrition and pregnancy.”
Ann Fulton, Fountain Avenue Kitchen

“…is an excellent resource if you are looking to eat a flavorful and well-balanced diet.”
Jenny Shea Rawn, My Cape Cod Kitchen (+ Preggo Parmesan and Herb Popovers Recipe!)

“My family has already enjoyed several recipes from this cookbook and I’ve got many more that I want to try!”
Elizabeth Abrahamson, Enjoy Every Bite (+ Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Recipe!)

“…celebrates delicious foods and places them in the context of nutrition to support a healthy pregnancy.”
Justine Fontinell, Full Belly Sisters (+ Simple Sesame Roasted Broccoli Recipe!)

The Natural Pregnancy Cookbook is available wherever books are sold including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Penguin Random House, and Hatherleigh Press. You can learn more about author Dr. Sonali Ruder and see more of her wonderful recipes over at her blog The Foodie Physician.