Feeling Blah? Want something tasty but not sure exactly what? The First Trimester can leave you with a meh taste in your mouth BUT we think these healthy pregnancy smoothies are the answer.

 

Why Smoothies?

  • They’re super fast to prepare.

  • You can pack and freeze individual portions for an even quicker breakfast

  • You can drink them on the run

  • They’re good for you.

  • They’re healthy

  • And did we mention DELICIOUS!!

 

Before you get all Gordon Ramsey in the kitchen, You’ll need a whizz-bang blender or similar.

I use a ninja that I’ve had for years and its great. Also please wash produce carefully before use.

 

Here’s Our Top 5 Pregnancy Smoothie Recipes 

 

1. Berry Delicious

 

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups of apple juice (You can also use almond milk, skim milk or coconut milk for a more millkshakey smoothie)

1 banana sliced ( Fresh or Frozen)

1 1/2 cups frozen mixed berries.

3/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt.

 

Method

Pop the all the ingredients in your blender or smoothie maker and whizz until smooth. Add more liquid if too thick.

Tip: Top with Fresh Berries and a Sprig of Mint for an Instagram worthy smoothie pic!

 

2.Zesty Citrus 

 

Ingredients

1  orange peeled and chopped

1/2  lemon peeled and chopped

I peach

Half a handful of  spinach leaves

5 fresh mint leaves

1 1/2 cup almond milk (or your favorite milk )

 

Method

Pop the all the ingredients in your blender or smoothie maker and whizz until smooth. Add more liquid if too thick.

 

Zesty Citrus Pregnancy Smoothie

Zesty Citrus Pregnancy Smoothie

 

3.Green Goddess

 

Ingredients

1 cup packed kale leaves, Cut away stems.

1 cup packed spinach leaves.

Juice of 1/2 lemon.

1 green apple, cored and diced

Greek Yogurt

A handful of Ice

 

Method

Pop the all the ingredients in your blender or smoothie maker and whizz until smooth. Add more liquid if too thick.

 

Pregnancy Smoothie

 

4. Healthy Chocolate Smoothie (Yes there is such a thing!)

 

Ingredients

1 large frozen banana

1 cup of unsweetened almond milk

2 medjool dates, remove pip

1 large tbs of cacao powder

A pinch of cinnamon

 

Method

Pop the all the ingredients in your blender or smoothie maker and whizz until smooth. Add more liquid if too thick.

 

Pregnancy Healthy Smoothies

5.Mango & Chia Smoothie

 

Ingredients

250 ml of Orange juice

1/2 cup  Greek yogurt, plain

2 tablespoon of chia seeds

1/2 cup of mango cubes, frozen

1 cup of spinach

 

Method

Pop the all the ingredients in your blender or smoothie maker and whizz until smooth. Add more liquid if too thick.

 

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