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Pregnancy Nutritionist Brisbane

Katrina Ridout

Meet Kat – your Accredited Dietitian to help you and your baby!

What matters is the health of you and your baby – therefore it’s absolutely crucial to firstly engage somebody who is properly qualified and recognised as an APD. (Accredited Practising Dietitian).

Katrina is not only an Accredited Practicing Dietitian & Nutritionist, and active member of the expert Early Life Nutrition Alliance (ELNA), but more importantly is somebody who cares for the health and nutrition for mums-to-be and mums alike – and wants to help with the deep-well of knowledge and experience she has acquired and masterfully applies.

Kat first earned her Bachelor of Business Management in Marketing at the University of Queensland. She then applied her passion for diet and nutrition as she earned her Bachelor of Applied Science in Nutrition and Dietetics, plus Graduate Certificate in Research (prenatal nutrition) at the internationally acclaimed QUT.

Kat is warm, friendly, positive and devotes her career to helping women by motivating, giving guidance, and passionately providing up-to-date evidence based nutrition advice to mums-to-be and mums who’ve already had their bub during their life-changing journey

Click here to see how she can help you to have the best pregnancy journey you possibly can and to help optimise your health and your little one’s health, development and growth


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Heaps of tasty recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacking! We are constantly adding more recipes that are easy to make and also super nutricious for you and your growing baby.

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Healthy Muesli Slice

This recipe is much healthier and more delicious than store-bought muesli bars! The best part about this recipe is that it is totally customisable, add in other dried fruits, chocolate chips, nuts, and seeds to your liking! The options are endless for these muesli slices.

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Roasted Carrot and Grain Salad with Chilli, Mint and Quick Tahini Dressing


Green Smoothie

A quick recipe for mornings or on the go when you need a good dose of energy and nutrients.


Capsicum, Tomato, Spinach and Mushroom Omelette

A nutrient and protein-rich breakfast option to help you stay full and give you a boost of energy throughout the morning. This also works well as a scramble on toast!

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Tuna Nicoise Salad

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Beef Teriyaki Stir Fry

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Perfect Grilled Salmon with Green Beans, Carrots and Broccoli

When you’re in need of a super healthy meal, you can never go wrong with a hearty salmon and wholesome veggies! It can be made for one, or quadruple the recipe for easy meal prepping or a family meal!

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Best Ever Bliss Balls

These bliss balls are a super popular, health-conscious option for a quick snack or dessert. They are also easy to take on the go for your out of nowhere sugar cravings.


Breakfast Burrito

This recipe is a great option for a filling meal to provide all your morning nutrients including protein, calcium, grains and legumes, iron, and veggies. If you are avoiding black beans, you can substitute for edamame beans. This breakfast is also great as you can wrap it up in aluminium foil and take it on the go!


Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Nutrition Tips for Managing Blood Sugar Levels

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy, affecting about 10% of pregnant women worldwide. It is characterised by high blood sugar levels, which can pose risks to both the mother and the baby if not managed properly. However, with the right approach to nutrition, women with GDM can effectively manage their blood sugar levels and have a healthy pregnancy. In this blog post, we will discuss some nutrition tips for managing blood sugar levels during pregnancy. Balanced Meals Eating balanced meals that include a variety of foods can help stabilise blood sugar levels. Aim to include carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in each meal to keep blood sugar levels steady throughout the day. Carbohydrate Monitoring Monitoring carbohydrate intake is crucial for managing GDM. Opt for complex carbohydrates such as whole grains, fruits, and vegetables, which are digested more slowly and have less impact on blood…

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