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18 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks (All Around 300 Calories or Less!)

Instead of reaching for a pint of cookie dough next time you need a snack, try one of these healthy and nutritious mini-meals. They’re approximately 300 calories (the sweet spot for pregnancy snacks, since you’ll want to add about one or two of them per day in the second and third trimesters). Each will make you feel satisfied without the guilt, and they’re packed with nutrients to give you and baby the energy to get through the day.

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Hummus, raw veggies and pita

Love dipping? Chop some of your favorite veggies, unwrap some pita bread and go to town.

The calorie breakdown
140 calories for two ounces (we used Sabra Original hummus)
Raw veggies: 30 calories for one cup of baby carrots, 0 for celery
Pita bread: 150 calories for one pita (Toufayan whole wheat pitas)

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