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Newly Pregnant And Ravenous!

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Hello, I have been gluten-free for almost two years now and I'm finally pregnant! Yay! The thing is, I am hungry all the time. Also, I am nauseous all the time. Its really hard because I crave things that I didn't necessarily like when I WASNT on a gluten-free diet!! (uhh..subway? I have always hated that!) It seems that my body is hungry all the time, I try to eat as much protein as I can to sustain the hunger, but I'm still hungry! Any snack ideas? I avoid dairy and soy as well. I am running out of ideas! Help!

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First of all, Congrats of your pregnancy! :D

For food/snack ideas what about...

Lara Bars

Rice cakes with almond butter (and jelly?)

Potato chips (can be good when you're nauseous)

Food For Life Brown Rice tortillas with rice, beans, chicken as filling

Corn tortillas with black beans and beef/chicken with avocado as filling (great small, quick snack)

Carrot sticks

Apple slices with almond butter

I hope that helps!

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Hi and Congrats! You must be so excited. I'm 23 weeks and lived on pickles and potato chips the first 8 weeks of being pregnant (i'm also gluten-free, DF & SF) Chicken noodle soup helped (minus the chicken - I just really wanted the broth!). I think it was anything salty that helped alleviate some of the nausea and also naps. Lots of fresh fruit and veggies was good too - i feel in love with celery and almond butter which i've never liked in my life!

I hope your "morning" sickness passes soon!

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