Foodie Blog Roll 2

Pregnancy Foodie Project


I recently announced that we have a Bun in the Oven, and I am so excited to be able to update you on the status of Baby Hann! We can't wait to meet our little cowgirl and I have loved learning about what baby is up to each week. They change SO much from week to week during pregnancy so I wanted to come up with a way to document each step, from poppy seed to pumpkin.


I started a little project the week we found out we were pregnant {week 4} called the Pregnancy Foodie Project. Each week I research the size of the baby and find out what food it is most similar to. Then I use that as the special ingredient for my next dish. Some of the items have been especially easy and some have been quite challenging! {And how fun for a food blogger?!} So as I continue the wonderful journey of pregnancy, I will update you with new happenings as well as how big Baby Hann is getting. I hope you enjoy the updates as much as I have enjoyed the project!

First Trimester {Fertilization ~ 13 Weeks}

Baby at 4 Weeks, Size of a Poppy Seed


Baby at 5 Weeks, Size of a Sesame Seed


Baby at 6 Weeks, Size of a Lentil


Baby at 7 Weeks, Size of a Blueberry
{Blueberry ~ Blueberry Oatmeal Bake}


Baby at 8 Weeks, Size of a Kidney Bean


Baby at 9 Weeks, Size of a Grape


Baby at 10 Weeks, Size of a Kumquat


Baby at 11 Weeks, Size of a Fig


Baby at 12 Weeks, Size of a Lime


Baby at 13 Weeks, Length of a Medium Shrimp
{Shrimp ~ Bang Bang Shrimp}

Second Trimester {14 Weeks ~ 27 Weeks}

Baby at 14 Weeks, Size of a Lemon


Baby at 15 Weeks , Size of an Apple


Baby at 16 Weeks, Size of an Avocado
{Avocado ~ Creamy Avocado Pasta}


Baby at 17 Weeks, Size of a Turnip
{Turnip ~ Parmesan Garlic Mashed Turnips}


Baby at 18 Weeks, Size of a Bell Pepper
{Bell Pepper ~ Sausage Rice Casserole Stuffed Peppers}



Baby at 19 Weeks, Size of an Heirloom Tomato
{Heirloom Tomato ~ Quinoa Tabouli with Heirloom Tomatoes}


Baby at 20 Weeks, Length of a Banana
{Banana ~ Banana Hazelnut Bread}


Baby at 21 Weeks, Length of a Carrot
{Carrot ~ Carrot Cake Oatmeal Cream Pies}


Baby at 22 Weeks, Length of a Spaghetti Squash
{Spaghetti Squash ~ Spaghetti Squash and Skillet Meatballs}


Baby at 23 weeks, Weight of a Mango
{Mango ~ Mango Salsa}


Baby at 24 weeks, Length of an Ear of Corn
{Ear of Corn ~ Skillet Corn Bread with Grilled Sweet Corn}



Baby at 25 weeks, Weight/Size of a Rutabaga
{Rutabaga ~ Oven-Baked Rutabaga Fries}


Baby at 26 weeks, Length of an English Hothouse Cucumber
{Cucumber ~ Cucumber Black Bean and Feta Salad}


Baby at 27 weeks, Weight/Size of a Head of Cauliflower
{Head of Cauliflower ~ Parmesan Roasted Cauliflower


Third Trimester {28 Weeks ~ 40 Weeks}


Baby at 28 weeks, Weight/Length of a Chinese Cabbage
{Chinese Cabbage ~ Cabbage Chicken Stir-Fry}



Baby at 29 weeks, Weight/Size of a Butternut Squash

{CauliflowerButternut Squash ~ Butternut Squash & Wild Mushroom Rotini}


Stay tuned to see what's coming up next!
Sources: Baby Center

If you missed our "Bun in the Oven" pregnancy announcement, click here.

11 comments:

  1. This is such a cute and creative idea!! So excited for you!

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  2. Wow, what an original cute idea! It's amazing how quickly they grow!

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  3. Adorable idea!! Congrats and hope you're having an easy pregnancy!

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  4. Congratulations and all the very best for a wonderful pregnancy!

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  5. What an awesome presentation! Prayers for a wonderful pregnancy. I enjoy your blog and recipes!

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  6. This is a cool post and I am expecting right now so it's nice to stumble upon :)

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  7. This is so creative! You did a great job presenting this! Nice work!

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  8. This is so cool! We have a 3.5 month old and I wish I would have found this when I was pregnant! I've bookmarked it just in case we get blessed with another pregnancy.

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  9. i need one for 32 weeks im doing before baby book with all the ultrasounds but i need picks like this to as a cute funny add on

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    1. Hey there!! I obviously got busy and didn't complete the rest of these posts, but here's the awesome source with ALL the weeks! http://www.babycenter.com/pregnancy#band1

      Week 32 is a jicama, YUM!

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  10. I just found your blog today. I also find the reply above about jicama and your post a few days ago about Jicama, Pineapple, Black Bean Salad. Coincidence? I think not ;) Btw, I also lived in OK for 10 years. We're going to get along just fine. LOL

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