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Time is of the essence now that you’re a new mum. Smoothies are a great way to stay topped up with those essential nutrients, not only are they quicker to prepare than your average meal but it is also much easier to drink a smoothie while breastfeeding or carrying your baby than it would be to eat the same quantity of fruit and vegetables.

Postnatal Recovery Smoothie

Getting the right balance of nutrients will enable your body to heal much more quickly, and foods such as blueberries, avocado, and maca (all of which are found in this recovery smoothie) all have healing properties.

Ingredients:

3 tbsp probiotic yoghurt
200ml coconut water
1 banana
1 avocado (small)
Blueberries (a handful or so)
½ tbsp maca powder

Method:

Pop everything into a blender, whizz together, and enjoy!

Milk Boosting Lactation Smoothie

Not having enough milk to nourish a child can be a source of fear for nursing mothers, and traditionally oats have been used to ensure there is enough to go round. This smoothie is a great tasting alternative! 

Ingredients:

1 banana (small)
½ Mango (diced)
1 handful of spinach
200ml Almond Milk
1 tsp spirulina powder

Method:

Use a blender to blend everything together. Drink. Love it!

Energising Smoothie

Energy is something that many new mothers find they are severely lacking, especially after a restless night. Enjoying this lovely smoothie in the mornings will perk you up no end. 

Ingredients:

handful of coconut flesh
Handful of Fresh Spinach
One Cored Apple
1 tbsp Fresh mint
200ml coconut water

Method:

Use a blender to mix the coconut meat, spinach, and coconut water until smooth.

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