3 Indulgent Iron Rich Recipes Perfect for Pregnancy

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February 27, 2019 | Exercise & Nutrition

So, you’re expecting! During this exciting time, there’s no question that you’ll be receiving advice from many different places, and your doctor is likely one of them. One common recommendation that health professionals pass along during pregnancy is to ensure your diet includes enough iron.

Learn why iron is so important and check out our list of 49 Iron Rich Foods for Pregnancy if you haven’t already!

Without further ado, let’s dive into our 3 sweet treat recipes that incorporate iron-rich ingredients.

1. No Bake Apricot Oat Protein Bars

Dried apricots, fibre, iron-rich oats, and our friend, dark chocolate, come together for this healthy snack that’s quick and easy to whip up.

Who knew iron could be so delicious? Grab the recipe from Cotter Crunch. (image above)

2. Black Bean Brownie Muffins

These delicious, chocolatey, rich treats are packed with black beans and dark chocolate, both of which pack a great iron rich punch!

Head on over to Ambitious Kitchen for this iron rich recipe for pregnancy.

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3. Oatmeal Almond Butter Breakfast Cookies

Did you ever think upping your iron for pregnancy could taste so good?

These healthy breakfast cookies incorporate iron-rich baking ingredients including wheat germ, oats, and almond butter. Swap out the regular chocolate chips for dark chocolate chips that are at least 50-70% cocoa to up the ante.

Try this iron rich recipe for pregnancy over at Simply Recipes.

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