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Delicious and Nutritious Postpartum Recipe: Quinoa and Vegetable Stir Fry

Updated: Jan 2

One of the best ways to support your body during this time is through nourishing foods.

Delicious and Nutritious Postpartum Recipe

Congratulations on your new bundle of joy! Postpartum is a crucial time for a mother's recovery and healing.

Here's a postpartum recipe that's easy to make, nutrient-dense, and delicious:

Quinoa and Vegetable Stir Fry 

  • 1 cup of quinoa

  • 2 cups of water

  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil

  • 1 zucchini, chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 cup of mushrooms, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon of grated ginger

  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons of tamari sauce

  • 1 tablespoon of sesame oil

  • 1/4 cup of chopped cilantro


  1. Rinse the quinoa in a fine mesh strainer and add it to a pot with 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and cover the pot. Cook for 15-20 minutes until the quinoa is fluffy and the water is absorbed.

  2. While the quinoa is cooking, heat the coconut oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.

  3. Add the zucchini, bell pepper, and mushrooms and sauté for 5-7 minutes until the vegetables are tender.

  4. Add the grated ginger and minced garlic to the pan and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

  5. Add the cooked quinoa to the pan with the vegetables and stir to combine.

  6. Add tamari sauce and sesame oil to the pan and stir to coat the vegetables and quinoa.

  7. Top the stir fry with chopped cilantro and serve.

This dish is packed with protein and fiber from the quinoa, as well as vitamins and minerals from the vegetables. It's also easy to customize - feel free to add or substitute your favorite veggies or protein sources.Delicious and Nutritious Postpartum Recipe , Enjoy! and take care of yourself during this special time!

Delicious and Nutritious Postpartum Recipe

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