Healthy Recipes for a Vegan Pregnancy : Salads and Vegetables (part 1) - Carrot and Date Salad,Edamame Salad, Italian White Bean and Fresh Herb Salad

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Carrot and Date Salad

If you’re used to carrot and raisin salads drowning in mayonnaise, this lighter version with tahini, dates, and mandarin oranges will be a welcome change.

SERVES 4

13 cup tahini

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 tablespoons agave nectar or 2 teaspoons sugar

3 tablespoons lemon juice

14 teaspoon salt

4 large carrots, grated

12 cup chopped dates

3 Satsuma or mandarin oranges, sectioned

13 cup coconut flakes (optional)

Folic Acid:

Vitamin B12: NA

Protein:

Iron:

Zinc:

Calcium:

Vitamin D: NA

1. In a small bowl, whisk together the tahini, olive oil, agave nectar, lemon juice, and salt.

2. Place grated carrots in a large bowl; toss well with tahini mixture.

3. Add dates, oranges, and coconut flakes; combine well.

4. Allow to sit for at least 1 hour before serving to soften carrots and dates. Toss again before serving.

Per Serving

Calories: 307 | Fat: 15g | Sodium: 220mg | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 5g

 

Edamame Salad

If you can’t find shelled edamame, try this recipe with lima beans instead.

SERVES 4

2 cups frozen shelled edamame, thawed and drained

1 red or yellow bell pepper, diced

34 cup corn kernels, fresh or frozen and thawed

3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)

3 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

1 teaspoon soy sauce

1 teaspoon chili powder

2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice

Salt and pepper, to taste

Folic Acid:

Vitamin B12: NA

Protein:

Iron:

Zinc:

Calcium:

Vitamin D: NA

1. In a large bowl, combine edamame, bell pepper, corn, and cilantro.

2. Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, soy sauce, chili powder, and lemon juice; combine with the edamame. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

3. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

Per Serving

Calories: 246 | Fat: 16g | Sodium: 133mg | Fiber: 9g | Protein: 10g

 

Italian White Bean and Fresh Herb Salad

Don’t let the simplicity of this bean salad fool you! The fresh herbs marinate the beans to flavorful perfection, so there’s no need to add anything else!

SERVES 4

2 (15-ounce) cans cannellini or great Northern beans, drained and rinsed

2 ribs celery, diced

14 cup chopped fresh parsley

14 cup chopped fresh basil

3 tablespoons olive oil

3 large tomatoes, chopped

12 cup sliced black olives

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Salt and pepper, to taste

14 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

Folic Acid:

Vitamin B12: NA

Protein:

Iron:

Zinc:

Calcium:

Vitamin D: NA

1. In a large skillet, combine the beans, celery, parsley, and basil with olive oil. Heat, stirring frequently, over low heat for 3 minutes, until herbs are softened but not cooked.

2. Remove from heat; stir in remaining ingredients, gently tossing to combine. Chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

Per Serving

Calories: 377 | Fat: 14g | Sodium: 279mg | Fiber: 12g | Protein: 16g

 
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