During the first few months of pregnancy, chances are you may not feel like eating much if you have morning sickness. Once this wears off, however, your body will start to crave foods you never thought you would like. Those cravings can also be incredibly unhealthy and not very filling. You also may not be able to eat much as your pregnancy progresses because your child will start pressing on your stomach. This will result in much more snacking as well as smaller meals. To remedy all these problems, try eating delicious, yet nutritional snacks to keep you fuller for longer as well as healthy as possible. Here are 12 great snack ideas to eat while pregnant.
Almonds are such a great snack because they are easy to eat, to take on the go, and they are very healthy for you. They are packed full of good fats and are a great source of protein. As a result, you can eat a handful and it will take the edge off of your hunger. Throw a bag in your purse for when you get hungry while you’re out and about and you’ll be full and happy.
Apples are a great snack option because they’re a healthy fruit and are easy transport when you need to throw a snack in your bag, but don’t want it to get smashed like bananas or peaches. Because they are sweet and juicy, they’ll also satisfy your craving for something sweet.
Grapes are another great fruit to eat as a snack because they are easy to eat. All you need to do is grab them out of the refrigerator, run them under the water and pop them in your mouth. They’re sweetness satisfies your craving for sugar and they’re nice and juicy. They’re also low calorie, yet high in vitamins and nutrients.