From varieties produced on family-owned farms in Vermont to international picks from as far as Israel, Brent Delman, founder of The Cheese Guy, knows his fromage. So, who better to give you the inside scoop on what pregnancy-safe options are worth adding to your next cheese board?
- For saltier and more full-flavored selections, try a good cheddar, Gouda, pecorino or Parmesan.
- Add in some spice with a habanero jack or smoky chipotle cheddar.
- Sweeten things up with fresh fruits, like strawberries and figs, or a scoop of preserves.
Expectant women are advised to skip out on raw milk cheeses, particularly young, creamy and unpasteurized varieties, like Brie and feta.