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What Are You Excited to Eat When You're Pregnant?

Do Tell: What Are You Excited to Eat?

I love food so whenever I'm around a newly pregnant woman, I'm fascinated by their cravings and aversions. I've always said that when I get pregnant, I'm going to take full advantage of eating everything and anything I crave — there isn't a better excuse to go off your diet, right?! So to all you mothers out there, do tell, what did you eat when you were pregnant? And you non mothers, what are you most looking forward to eating guilt free while prego? It'll be Reese's Peanut Butter Cups for me!

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Pepper Pepper 9 years
I craved hot and spicy foods but couldn't eat them due to acid reflux.
bealotus bealotus 9 years
Lemonade,iced tea, strawberries dipped in chocolate,marshmallows dipped in chocolate, ice cream,ice cream,ice cream, more ice cream,and more iced tea and lemonade, french fries. What can I say,I love food! By the way, I never dieted or did exercise to go back to my normal weight. Now I love exercising though. :)
Soniabonya Soniabonya 9 years
haven't been pregnant but i already have wierd cravings at wierd times. right now i'm craving tuna sashimi with mustard o.O my boyfriend worries that when we do gret pregnant, that my crazy cravings will be amplified.
techkim techkim 9 years
ugh anything that will stay down at this point in time. With my son it was pbj sandwiches on white bread.
yoan190 yoan190 9 years
At first, as I didn't know yet that I'm pregnant, I was crazy about olive. I ate it all day long, which is strange because I didn't like olive before. And then I was crazy about eggs, and then bread, choccolate, whatever hot and spicy, oranges, grapes, bananas... I hated sausages, and I still hate onions. :-)
rhin rhin 9 years
Was weird - I craved oranges when I was pregnant with my daughter - I ate tons of them - breakfast, lunch, dinner! With my son, I craved salad - again - breakfast, lunch dinner - I HAD to have a salad! Snack? mmm....salad! Dessert? mmmm..more salad! I expected some kind of kooky cravings - but nothin - just for healthy food. LOL!
koffeekat koffeekat 9 years
I enjoyed all the eating when I was pregnant. I normally don't eat a lot(small appetite), but when I was pregnant I was always hungry. And I ate a lot!! I seemed to crave things my body was short on. I wanted Cream Of Wheat with raisins. Every morning.( maybe low on iron?) And tuna. OMG! I craved tuna. I bet I ate it 4 or 5 times a week! And pork rinds. mmmmmm....... love me some pork rinds! ;)
vinnie vinnie 9 years
my cravings have all been for healthy food thank goodness, but I do indulge in dessert after dinner and pastries for a mid morning snack!
Asia84 Asia84 9 years
when i do have children, i will probably explode!
Asia84 Asia84 9 years
i eat guilt free now. . . i suppose i shouldn't, because it's not healthy and blah blah blah. but my weight doesn't flux, so it's not a concern. which is good; yesterday i bough brick chili and shreaded my own cheese and made chili cheese fritos (OMG). i love truffles. i love cheesecake! i love poundcake i love See's Candie Victorian Toffee ( i can eat the whole block in 24 hours. i love licorice i love macaroni and cheese!!!!! i buy these huge a*s carne asada burritos like every other day from this little cantina near my house (OMG) i love fettucini alfredo (but that's healthy, right?) i love the chicken burger from Chik-fil-A (OMG!!!) i'm getting hungry . . . there is this place in the south ( i lived in houston for 6 years) called Whataburger, it was 24 hrs. and i would go and get the chicken strips with the country gravy OOOOOOOMMMMMGGGGGGGG!!!!!
Jessie-M Jessie-M 9 years
I wanted baby carrots and feta cheese (yes, together)....sounds gross but WOW it was satisfying!!
graterfinn graterfinn 9 years
before i was pregnant i loved sweets and can't stand them now. i didn't get to eat any holiday sweets and it was killing me. i also was a 3 cuppa day girl with my coffee. now that i'm pregnant i can't stand that either. i'm craving cheeseburgers! i could eat them all day all the time!!
kell78 kell78 9 years
I'm 2 months pregnant now and I crave cheese doodles and watermelon (not together, don't worry). I don't have any food aversions which is odd. Just my luck, there is nothing I don't want to eat. :)
gigi_s gigi_s 9 years
I craved fruit all kinds. But my favorite snack was apples dipped in Nutella. But I was in love with dried fruit also.
thatgirljj thatgirljj 9 years
Haa haa... it won't be peanut butter cups. I had this idea in my head about the things I would eat when I was pregnant, and NONE OF THEM are things I actually want to eat now that I am pregnant. :-D Oh, I was going to eat cupcakes and cheesecake and ben & jerry's and warm chocolate chip cookies. Well, then the first trimester hit and I could only eat buttered noodles, yogurt, fruit and a little bit of cheese & crackers. In the second trimester it's been somewhat better, but I've still had a pretty major aversion to sweets. What I have wanted to eat? Salt and lots of it! Salt bagels, salt and vinegar chips, pretzels; if it's salty it's my friend. And I've been craving refried beans and canned pineapple (thankfully not together). You never know what you'll be able to eat until you're actually pregnant.
girlgreen girlgreen 9 years
wait...i would think that when i am pregnant, i would have to eat healthier than i do now! maybe more calores, but not junk food! i would want my body and my baby getting the best, healthiest things.
Jennifer777 Jennifer777 9 years
When you are pregnant you need 300 extra calories a day. So say you normally eat 1500 calories then you need 1800 calories when pregnant... There is no reason why some or even all of those calories can't come from the foods you are craving...hehehe...as long as you are eating healthy most of the time then I say GO FOR IT!! As for me...I am not hungry in fact I am having a severe food aversion issue at this point so if I crave somethin I eat it cause it is a heck of a lot easier to force feed myself something that kinda sounds good than it is to eat something I really don't want to be within 10 feet of...
CupcakeGal10 CupcakeGal10 9 years
I've never been pregnant, but I imagine peanut butter and marshmallows. Oh wait, I eat those anyway, LOL. But the combination is delicious.
katiekat katiekat 9 years
EGGS! any kind. I'm obsessed! I guess it's a healthier craving than candy...
FredJones FredJones 9 years
id like a nice bowl of mystery
CaterpillarGirl CaterpillarGirl 9 years
I have a feeling that i will want Fig Newtons, cheesecake and sweet gherkins galore.
nancita nancita 9 years
Ha, Dear, I also think about this all the time! I look forward to eating muffins and delicious cheeses.
nicachica nicachica 9 years
i always wanted to try the stereotypical "pickles and ice cream" even though it sounds gross!
LizL LizL 9 years
For me right now, it's Milky Way bars, but just the bite sized ones. Food aversions? Anything with a strong smell :)
Greggie Greggie 9 years
Nothing ever worked out the way I planned when it came to eating while pregnant. In fact, each pregnancy has left me with more severe food aversions rather than cravings.
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