Sneaky Ways to Get Protein

picture of a bowl of trail mix

Protein is crucial part of a balanced prenatal diet. If you have difficulty coming up with variety, here some great sources of protein:

  • Eggs-keeping boiled ones available is handy
  • Protein Shakes
  • Nut Butters
  • nuts
  • Trail Mix
  • Whole Grains
  • Beans/Legumes
  • Wheat Germ
  • Nutritional Yeast
  • Lean Meats - rolled up turkey lunch meat is another easy one
  • Baked Tofu- available ready to eat -made by White Wave-(Thai is my favorite)

What you can eat on whole grain crackers or bread

  • nut butters
  • humus
  • black bean dip
  • cheese
  • cottage cheese