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I love these, full of protein and good nutrition. I make them for all of my friends when they have a new baby.
You can add any nuts, seeds, choc chips that you like. Some type of liquid it needed too, I use apple sauce or juice or what ever I have in the fridge. Also I reduce the surgar in half
Not super healthy, but I love making little egg and cheese tortillas. I fry up an egg (or scramble), schlop it in the middle of a tortilla half with some cheese, fold in the sides to make a triangle, then slap it back in the pan for a second to seal it up. It's a great hand-held breakfast.
Sardines and crackers are my go-to snack. I keep some at work, in case I forget my lunch.. and I've actually got a few people hooked on them. They're extremely nutritious, but some people can't stomach them. I LOVE THEM! Might be a little hard to eat while holding little one, though?
Oh, I wanted to add.. I am a single mom, my first son was 2 months shy of 3 when my baby was born.. I had a c-section, and I remember just sitting in bed, STARVING (I know how you feel) because I didn't have the energy to cook something.
I literally kept getting shaky and dizzy, so much so that I went to see my doctor when the baby was 3 weeks old... she asked what I've been eating.. then I realized I WASN'T eating.
I stocked up on canned soup, drank lots of milk, ate instant oatmeal like it was going out of style, because I was too exhausted to cook anything.
Hang in there!
I only have one little one but somehow still couldn't find the energy to cook during the day. I made lots of smoothies with yogurt or even protein powder added (a little expensive but sometimes it's on sale at the natural food store.) I also ate lots of peanutbutter or almond butter on crackers and toast, whole grain cereal and granola, hardboiled eggs, and veggies with hummus or yogurt/ranch dip. Maybe you could make a big batch of a high protein soup (like chile or chicken stew) and eat it throughout the week.
So much respect and admiration for you---having a new born is hard enough even when you don't have other kiddos and have a supportive partner. I hope your hubby comes home soon. Best of luck staying full and healthy!