A mama has got to keep her energy levels up full-stop! It’s even more important if you’re breastfeeding.
Smoothies are great for a quick nutrient dense snack and this smoothie in particular has some key ingredients that will help support your milk supply. Namely galactagogues – substances that naturally support breast milk production.
Flaxseed: Flaxseed has phytoestrogens that can influence breast milk production. Flaxseed also contains essential fatty acids.
Chia Seeds: Chia seeds serve as a rich source of calcium, fatty oils, fiber, protein, vitamins, and anti-oxidants. The healthy nutrients aid in proper brain development of your baby. The food also enhances your breast milk production rate naturally.
Try this lactation smoothie for a healthy, nutrient dense snack that will be a great energy booster for you and help support the demands of breastfeeding.
1/2 cup Strawberries (fresh or frozen)
1/2 cup Blueberries (fresh or frozen)
1/2 cup rolled oats (cooked or uncooked)
2 tsp maple syrup or honey
1 cup almond milk
4 tbls natural yogurt
1 tsp chia seeds
1 tsp flax meal or seeds
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