Energy Boosting Snacks: Yogurt with Fresh Fruit
A serving of Greek yogurt is a protein powerhouse and you can add some fresh fruit to the mix for a nutritious energy boost. You need plenty of calcium during pregnancy and yogurt is a healthy source of this essential bone-building nutrient. Top this off with some ground flax seeds for a dose of healthy fats and fiber.
Energy Boosting Snacks: Hummus with Pita Bread
Hummus also provides a steady source of energy and since it’s high in fiber, will keep you full for a few hours. Enjoy some hummus with pita bread for a tasty, filling and satisfying snack. Add some veggies to your diet by snacking on carrots, cucumber spears and celery sticks with hummus as a dip.
Energy Boosting Snacks: Fruit Smoothies
Bananas are a great source of potassium and you need this nutrient to keep pregnancy-related fatigue at bay. Make yourself a banana smoothie with a whole banana, fresh fruit, some protein powder, and skim or almond milk for a nutritious energy boost.
You can also add some Greek yogurt for a boost of protein and calcium.