Hard Boiled Egg, Toast, and Melon Plate

Many women combat nausea in their first trimester. Whether it lingers past the 8-week mark or it subsides shortly after, women might be finding it hard to gather an appetite.

This quick and easy, low-odor, easy-to-digest meal is gentle on your stomach but will give you a steady dose of energy to help you through your first trimester.

Makes 1 serving

30 minutes


  • 2 eggs
  • 2 slices whole grain bread
  • 1 cup cut melon (honeydew or cantaloupe)


  1. Place uncracked eggs in a single layer in the bottom of a saucepan and add enough cold water to cover by at least 1 inch. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low, and simmer for 12 minutes.
  2. Drain, keeping the eggs in the pot, and then immediately refill the pot with cold water. Let sit for a minute before draining.
  3. Peel eggs, toast bread, and serve eggs sliced on top of the toast with cut melon on the side. That’s it – Bon Appétit!

Adapted from Dr. Avena’s book, What to Eat When You’re Pregnant.

These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

This content is for informational and educational purposes only. The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician, pediatrician, or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding diet and exercise during and after pregnancy, or other medical condition.



CONTRAINDICATIONS: This product is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients.