7 Easy and Delicious Lactation Smoothies
With frozen wild blueberries and peanut butter, this crave-worthy smoothie evokes the sweet and nutty flavors of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Flax seeds, thought to boost milk production, provide fiber, antioxidants, and omega-3 fatty acids. For a dairy-free (but lower-protein) version, use unsweetened almond milk.
Mango Lassi Smoothie
Combining frozen mangos with Greek yogurt and a touch of cinnamon and cardamom, this lusciously thick and creamy smoothie is a delicious source of protein. Hemp seeds provide a boost of antioxidants, healthy fatty acids, and fiber.
Banana Oatmeal Smoothie
While you might not expect it, cooked oatmeal lends a thick, creamy texture to this banana- and maple-sweetened smoothie. Oats, nut butter, and brewer’s yeast are believed to boost milk supply, making this a perfect snack for nursing moms.
Mega Green Smoothie
Packed with baby spinach, avocado, and cucumber, this ultra-healthy green sip feels virtuous and tastes fresh and revitalizing.
Honey Peach Smoothie
Blended with ground flaxseeds, frozen peach slices and honey make for a mild, cream-colored drink with a bit of texture. Bonus: thanks to the cow's milk and Greek yogurt this smoothie delivers 15 grams of protein.
Blueberry Pancake Smoothie
Skip the pancakes in favor of this scrumptious calcium and protein-rich smoothie. For a pretty pink twist use raspberries instead of the blueberries.
Berry Tasty Smoothie
When soaked, nutritious chia seeds swell creating a gelatin-like texture which adds a creamy body to the smoothie. But, if you're in a rush feel free to skip that step.