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13 Powerful Pregnancy Smoothies Recipes for Pregnant Women

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The pregnancy stage in every woman’s life should be the time for eating all the healthiest meals, which include different tasty smoothies recipes. This is because of the powerful nutrients in these pregnancy smoothies.

Many times, you may not even have the appetite to eat prepared meals, your next option should be smoothies after munching on some healthy snacks (which I wrote on recently here)

Moreso, there are various tasty pregnancy smoothies recipes you should try out as a pregnant woman. You may even wonder if smoothies are healthy for pregnant women. Yes! They are absolutely healthy and nutritious. Regular intake of tasty smoothie recipes for pregnant women will help them get more nourishment for themselves and their babies.

For some pregnant women, it is better to make smoothies during the first trimester especially when you feel nauseating. Then later munch on them as snacks later in pregnancy.

Let us take a look at the 13 tasty pregnancy smoothies recipes for pregnant women. All you just have to do is to blend everything together in your blender and sit down to enjoy these varieties of smoothies that are essential for you as well as the growth of your baby.

1). Murky Cocktail Smoothie

This fuzzy murky cocktail smoothie recipe is very good for a start off for the day. To enjoy this, you can make a mix of sweet and tangy flavors.

Health Benefit: The ingredients in this smoothie are rich in a variety of vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoon Flax seeds, grounded

2 tablespoon Walnuts, grounded

1 tablespoon Almond butter

1 frozen Banana

1 Avocado

1 cup Almond milk

2). Twisted Margarita

This is a non-alcoholic drink of the alcoholic margarita. It is very tasty and nutritious and one of its numerous health benefits is that it helps reduce nausea and morning sickness.

Ingredients:

4-5 Strawberries, frozen

1 Mango, frozen

1 Banana, frozen

Handful Broccoli

Peeled lime (from one lime)

Peeled and deseeded orange (from one orange)

½ cup Coconut water

½ cup Coconut milk

3). Full Green Smoothie

Also, for those looking for a less sweetened smoothie, here is the answer! Tasting is believing though.

Health Benefit: Highly delicious and nutritious, green smoothies contain protein and iron in the leafy greens.

Ingredients

1 Banana, frozen

1 handful Spinach/Broccoli/ Kale

1 Avocado

1 cup Coconut water/milk

4). White and Nut Smoothie

This is a blend of milk or dairy products and nuts.

Health Benefit: Nuts are a natural and good source of omega-3 acids which enhance healthy fats in the body.

Ingredients:

2 tablespoon Flax seeds, grounded

2 tablespoon Walnuts, grounded

1 tablespoon Almond butter

1 Banana, frozen

1 Avocado

1 cup Almond milk

5). Peanut Butter Smoothie

Who said sandwiches are the only great meals you can enjoy? This smoothie will leave your taste bud creamy and yummy.

Health Benefit: Chocolate cravers, this is just for you. This tasty smoothie recipe provides protein along with its nutritious taste.

Ingredients:

1 Banana, frozen

1 tablespoon Peanut butter

2 tablespoon Cocoa powder, unsweetened

50 g Tofu

1 cup Soy milk

6). Tropical Smoothie

This is the time to make a smoothie out of the tropical fruits we have been talking about. It not only contains protein but also adds flavors to stimulate your taste buds.

Health Benefit: When you combine both sweet and tangy flavors, the fibers in other ingredients enhance it which makes it unusually thicker.

Ingredients:

1 cup Coldwater

1 tablespoon Flax seeds, ground

Handful Slivered almonds

1/4 cup Chickpeas

1 Peeled kiwi (from one kiwi)

½ cup Tropical fruit mix, frozen

Handful Broccoli, frozen

7). Energy Booster

Sometimes, you may feel weak, here is the solution. It is called an energy booster or simply an energizer.

Health Benefit: This smoothie contains a variety of flavors that enhances the mood. It can also be dense.

Ingredients

½ cup Vanilla yogurt

1 Avocado

1 Apple

Handful Spinach, frozen

½ cup Mixed berries, frozen

½ cup Orange juice

½ cup Coconut milk

8). Anti-Nausea Pregnancy Smoothies

This is a great pregnancy smoothies recipe to treat your morning sickness.

Health Benefit: Although the taste of this smoothie is a combination of both sweetness and sourness. But be sure of its great balance of health especially when mixed with ginger.

Ingredients:

1 Mango, frozen

1 Ginger, grated

½ Lemon juice

1 Apple

1 cup Water

9). Folic Acid and Iron Smoothie

As a pregnant woman, folic acids and iron are smoothie recipes you need for yourself and your baby. They help produce red blood cells and serotonin in the baby.

Health Benefits: Folate is known to be one of the few nutrients that reduce the risk of your baby being born with some birth defects such as spina bifida. This birth defect affects the proper development of the spinal cord.

Ingredients:

1 cup Corn salad (lamb’s lettuce)

Handful Spinach

Various types of cabbage

4-5 Strawberries

½ cup Cherries

1 cup water or almond milk

10). Beet Smoothie

Raw beetroot is one of the rich sources of folate and can be used in this smoothie for both flavor and taste. You can make a blend of this smoothie with raspberries and blueberries.

Health Benefit: This vitamin promotes the proper division and growth of cells.

Ingredients:

1 orange

1 banana

100g mixed berries

1 piece beetroot, raw (about 60g)

½ glass apple juice

½ glass water

11). Spinach and Mango Pregnancy Smoothies

This is a fantastic combination of fruits for a pregnant woman. While spinach is a great source of iron, mango makes it taste good and a bit less green.

Health Benefit: The importance of iron in the body helps the boost and circulation of iron to the placenta to supply sufficient oxygen to your baby.

Ingredients:

1 handful baby spinach leaves

1 banana

½ mango

½ glass orange juice

½ glass water

12). Orange and Mango Smoothie

This is one of the healthiest tasty smoothie recipes for pregnant women. Let me start by saying that orange and mango which contain vitamin A are very important to your baby. However, an excess intake of this smoothie may be harmful to your baby’s growth.

Health Benefit: It boosts vitamin A in both the mother and unborn child. It has been researched that a woman’s vitamin A requirements are seldomly high during pregnancy. It is important to note that among other vitamins, Vitamin A is significant for healthy vision and a strong immune system.

Ingredients:

2 oranges

½ mango

1 carrot

1 tablespoon lemon juice (freshly squeezed)

1 teaspoon honey

½ glass carrot juice

13). Almond and Date Smoothie

If you are one person whose pregnancy cravings are constant and you clearly have to satisfy your sweet tooth, this smoothie is a great healthy choice.

Health Benefit: Naturally, dates are rich in minerals like potassium, magnesium, and iron. They are energy boosters for pregnant women.

Ingredients:

1 cup almond milk

1 banana

4 dates

2 tablespoons baking cocoa

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