Friday, April 20, 2012

Snack Ideas for Pregnant Women

Put away the junk food and add these yummy, delicious snacks!! Parent Connect posted a great list of healthy food snacks for those preggys out there.  

  • Apple slices spread with Laughing Cow cheese.
  • Homemade muffins made with grated carrots or zucchini.
  • A smoothie made with fresh blueberries, plain non-fat yogurt and half of a banana.
  • Cottage cheese with fresh strawberries or peaches.
  • Air-popped popcorn sprinkled with Chinese Five Spice blend.
  • Peaches or nectarines dipped in light cream cheese.
  • Baked tortilla chips and salsa.
  • Celery slices smothered in peanut butter.
  • A frozen tube of Go-GURT (portable yogurt).
  • Bell pepper slices dipped in low-fat ranch dressing.
  • Homemade trail mix. Just throw some nuts, dried cranberries, coconut flakes (and some mini chocolate chips for balance) into a zipper bag and shake.
  • Pita chips and hummus.
  • Chicken salad on a whole wheat roll.
  • Frozen grapes.
  • A parfait made with low-fat yogurt, fresh berries and some granola.
  • String cheese (and a few crackers if you want).