Simple Meal Plan for First Time Mums when Breastfeeding

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Below is a simple sample meal plan that can be adopted by new mums and customized to meet their personal needs.

Monday:

Breakfast: Fried eggs, wholemeal bread and tea
Snack: Fruit salad
Lunch: Bone-soup, rice and vegetable of choice
Snack:  Peanut butter sandwich
Dinner: Ugali and mixed vegetables

 

Tuesday:

Breakfast: Drinking chocolate or Milk with cocoa and sweet potatoes
Snack: Yoghurt
Lunch: Lentils, brown chapati’s and a vegetable of choice
Snack: Fruit Smoothie
Dinner: Rice, meat stew and a vegetable of choice

Wednesday:

Breakfast: Arrow-roots and tea
Snack: Fresh apple
Lunch: Boiled/ grilled bananas, meat stew and a vegetable of choice
Snack: Fruit salad
Dinner: Ugali and kienyeji vegetables

Thursday:

Breakfast: Porridge, hard-boiled egg and wholemeal toast
Snack: Fruit in season
Lunch: Spaghetti, minced meat and vegetable of choice
Snack: Fruit salad
Dinner: Brown chapati’s, lentils and a vegetable of choice

Friday:

Breakfast: Porridge and arrowroots
Snack: Fruit smoothie
Lunch: Rice and a vegetable stew
Snack: Yogurt
Dinner: Mashed potatoes, chicken stew and a vegetable of choice

Saturday:

Breakfast: Drinking chocolate or milk with cocoa, wholemeal bread and fruit
Snack: Vegetable sandwich (preferably made with wholemeal bread)
Lunch: Spaghetti, bean sauce and steamed cabbage
Snack: Fruit in season
Dinner: Bone-soup, rice and vegetable of choice

Sunday:

Breakfast: Tea and sausages
Snack: Fruit smoothie
Lunch: Rice and a vegetable stew
Snack: Vegetable salad
Dinner: Boiled/ grilled banana’s, meat stew and a vegetable of choice