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5 Tasty and Healthy Snacks for Pregnant Mamas

We know the manta of five small meals a day but when you’re pregnant, sometimes you want just a snack. They’re a great way to keep you feeling energized throughout the day, as long as you’re reaching for the right things.  Andrea from Dietetic Directions recommends pairing a carbohydrate with a protein to give you energy and keep you feeling full.

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Pear and Almonds

Andrea suggests a juicy pear (or other fruit!) with 1/4 cup of almonds for a snack.  The pear is a source of carbohydrates and a great way to satisfy any sweet cravings, while the almonds are a source of protein and fat to keep you feeling satisfied. Continue reading