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August is in full swing and momma’s to be, momma’s of little ones, and mommas prepping their growing kids to get off to school need ideas for quick afternoon snacks. Thank you to Caroline Gea for this weeks What to Eat Wednesday! These date snacks are super fast and a great alternative if you have a sweet tooth. Add any of your favorite toppings to the ones listed below. Some favorites: coconut, sesame seeds, pomegranate seeds, and toasted oats. Dates are a great way to add potassium, magnesium, and iron into your diet. Looking for other information for nutrition during pregnancy and beyond? Check out our Food and Fitness class – A Program For The Childbearing Year.

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  • 3-5 dates
  • Choice of nut butter
  • Hemp seeds
  • Cinnamon and or cocoa powder (optional)


  • Cut dates in half
  • Fill with nut butter
  • Sprinkle with cinnamon or cocoa powder

What are your best go-to pregnancy snacks? Have a recipe you would like to share with Birth Boot Camp for What To Eat Wednesday? Share away!

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