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20 Quick & Easy Pregnancy Snacks

20 Quick & Easy Pregnancy Snacks

As your pregnancy progresses, you’ll likely find yourself dealing with nausea, pangs of hunger, and odd hankerings. Your changing body can make meal planning a challenge for even the most organized mom-to-be. One simple solution is to have quick and easy snacks on hand.

For the most part, you’ll want to look for nutrient dense snacks with a good balance of protein, complex carbohydrates, and healthy fats. Pro-mom tip: eat the rainbow! Adding fruits and veggies in a variety of colors can help you add necessary vitamins and minerals, plus your plate will look much more appetizing.

  1. Apple Slices & Nut Butter
  2. Hummus with Carrots & Celery
  3. Fresh Cut or Roasted Veggies
  4. Shredded Wheat, Fresh Fruit, & Milk
  5. Toasted Ezekiel Bread, Nut Butter, Coconut Chips, & Maple Syrup
  6. Rice Cakes, Nut Butter, & Sliced Fruit
  7. Grapes (Bonus: try them frozen!)
  8. Pretzels & Hummus or Nut Butter
  9. Bananas, Nut Butter, & Puffed Rice Cereal
  10. Tortilla Chips, Guacamole, & Salsa
  11. String Cheese, Pretzels, & Carrots
  12. Cottage Cheese & Pineapple
  13. Cheese & Crackers
  14. Yogurt Parfait with Fruit & Granola
  15. Greek Yogurt, Maple Syrup, and Sliced Almonds (or Fruit!)
  16. Whole Fruit Smoothies (add Leafy Greens for Extra Nutrients)
  17. Protein Bars or Homemade Energy Balls
  18. Protein Shakes
  19. Hard-Boiled Eggs & Whole Grain Crackers
  20. Homemade Banana Muffins (Bonus: Make a big batch & freeze them!)

Don’t forget to stay hydrated! When it feels like you’re running to the bathroom every three minutes, you may find yourself wanting to avoid beverages, but water is a definite must for staying healthy throughout your pregnancy.

Be sure to talk with your healthcare team about specific recommendations or restrictions.

Do you have a favorite go-to snack? Share it in the comments below!

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