Gluten-free: Vegetarian (opt vegan)
½ cup (90g) raw buckwheat groats
¼ cup (20g) shredded coconut
2 tablespoons (30g) sunflower seeds or pepitas
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4cm piece of orange rind
1 1/2 cup water
½ cup unsweetened Greek yogurt or soy yogurt for a vegan option
100g fresh or frozen mixed berries
Rinse and drain buckwheat groats, then combine with shredded coconut, sunflower seeds/pepitas, cinnamon and lemon zest in a bowl or glass container. Pour water into a bowl, mix to combine and place in fridge to soak overnight. In the morning, mix with greek yoghurt and berries and enjoy.
For further advice, check out Day One Fertility’s Gestational Diabetes Guide which contains tips on supplements, further detailed dietary advice and a 7-day meal plan. By following these guidelines, you can help ensure a healthy pregnancy for both you and your baby.
Written by Brittany Darling, Nutritionist Day One Fertility.