Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Nutritious Lunch Suggestions During Pregnancy

Screen shot 2013-01-21 at 6.35.20 PMPublished January 2013: Mom.Me

Nutritious Lunch Suggestions During Pregnancy
Skip the sweets: Try a tasty — and healthy — treat instead

Article Excerpt:

When those cravings take over during pregnancy, it’s difficult to resist the temptation to tackle a chocolate bar or devour a bag of salty chips for lunch. Healthy options, though, can satisfy those cravings and lead you on the path to a healthier lifestyle while your little one grows stronger. Adding protein, vegetables and fiber to your meals is a great start. Make your lunchtime menu one that is tasty and hearty with some creative food choices. Continue reading

January 21, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | Leave a comment

The Top Nutrients for Pregnancy

Screen shot 2013-01-12 at 8.39.00 PMPublished January 2013: Mom.Me

The Top Nutrients for Pregnancy
Stock up on dark, leafy greens and these other tasty and healthy foods

Article Excerpt:

“During pregnancy, it is vital for women to take care of themselves and provide their baby with nutrients and vitamins that will aid their growth and development,” says Bridget Swinney, a Texas-based registered dietitian and the author of “Eating Expectantly: The Practical and Tasty Guide to Prenatal Nutrition.” Continue reading

January 12, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , , | Leave a comment