My Favorite Pregnancy Snacks

My Favorite Pregnancy Snacks

Even though I am not eating a lot more now that I’m pregnant, I am eating a lot more often! I used to just do three meals a day and a snack or two and now I’m finding it better to eat every couple of hours. When I was experiencing “morning” sickness in the first trimester, eating a little bit every couple of hours kept me from feeling nauseous. Now that I’m past that and into the second trimester, I’m finding I feel hungrier faster if I don’t eat every couple of hours and that a nighttime snack keeps me from waking up with a growling stomach at 3 a.m.

So let’s get into some of my favorite snack foods so far in pregnancy!

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Oatmeal Runner Reviews....Food Groove Mission SuperFood Bites

Oatmeal Runner Reviews....Food Groove Mission SuperFood Bites

I love a good snack but it’s sometimes hard to find something that’s portable, healthy and delicious tasting. So when I got my box of Super Food Bites from Food Groove Mission, I was super excited. Especially since two of the flavors are right up my snacking alley (Holy Truffle Punch and The Nutty Adventurer). And I was not disappointed!

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Cranberry and Coconut Oatmeal

Cranberries are one of my favorite dried fruits and I love this combination of cranberries and coconut flakes! You get just the right balance of tart and sweet, plus you can easily switch out the cranberries for your favorite dried fruit.

Cranberry and Coconut Oatmeal

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup liquid of choice (I’m currently using almond milk)

  • ½ cup oats

  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries

  • 2 tablespoons coconut flakes

  • 1 tsp cinnamon

  • ½ tsp nutmeg

  • 6 tbsp egg whites

Instructions:

  1. Bring liquid to a low boil on the stove top.

  2. Turn down the heat slightly and stir in oats and spices.

  3. Cook for 4-5 minutes until liquid is absorbed and oats are soft.

  4. Stir in egg whites. Let cook for about 30 seconds more, then put oatmeal in a bowl and top with coconut flakes and cranberries. Enjoy!

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