5 Easy And Healthy Pregnancy Smoothies You Must Try

5 Easy And Healthy Pregnancy Smoothies You Must Try

27 Apr 2022 | 4 min Read

Reema Shah

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Pregnant women need to include a nutritious diet which contains all the necessary minerals and vitamins required for a healthy pregnancy. It can sometimes be taxing to cook up a meal that includes all the nutrients. That’s when fruit smoothies make the best pregnancy food!

Pregnancy smoothies can be made quickly by mixing just a few ingredients and running them in a blender. While it’s super easy and quick to make, it tastes delicious and is healthy too! 

Here are some easy, yummy, nutritious smoothie ideas just for you.

5 Best Pregnancy Smoothies To Try At Home

1. Soothing Mango, Spinach and Apple Smoothie

If you are looking for pregnancy smoothies for nausea, then you must have this mango-based smoothie. It provides nausea relief and is delicious too. It is also great for upset stomach and digestive issues.

Ingredients
1 cup spinach
1 roughly chopped and cored apple
1 ½ cups of water
1 tsp peeled and sliced ginger
½ tsp lemon juice
8 raw cashews
1 cup frozen mango

Preparation

a. In a blender add all the ingredients and blend until the texture becomes smooth. This should take about 30 seconds.
b. You can make adjustments. If you want your smoothie sweeter, add in more mango, add water to make it thin and some ice if you like your smoothie chilled. If you want a thicker consistency, you can even add more cashews.

2. Berry and Banana Smoothie

The berry and banana smoothie is packed with antioxidants and potassium needed for growing baby / Image credit – pinterest.com

This smoothie is great to meet all the nutritional needs of the growing baby. It can be had during the first trimester too. Bananas provide potassium which is an important electrolyte that gets replaced in the body when there is vomiting. Berries are packed with antioxidants while spinach is packed with iron and vitamins.

Ingredients
1 banana
1 ¾ cup fresh or frozen berries
1 cup fresh spinach
1 cup milk
¼ block fresh soft tofu

Preparation

a. In a high-powered blender, add all the ingredients.
b. Blend everything until it turns into a smooth paste.

3. Beet, Spinach, and Orange Smoothie

This smoothie is packed with iron and also has vitamin C which is great to support the immune system. Additionally, it is packed with nutrients making it one of the best pregnancy smoothies.

Ingredients
1 tbsp honey
2 dates pitted
½  cup diced beetroot
1 cup spinach
1 cup water
½ cup orange juice

Preparation
a. In a blender, add the honey, beetroot, spinach and dates. Top it off with honey, water and orange juice.
b. Run the blender until everything is mixed together.

4. Berries, Avocado, and Spinach Smoothie

This thick and dense smoothie is a source of quick energy for you. The combination of the delightful flavours enhances your mood instantly. Avocado is rich in folate which is a nutrient that is essential for pregnancy.

Ingredients
1 cup vanilla yoghurt
½ cup orange juice
½ cup apple
½ cup avocado
1 cup spinach
1 cup coconut milk
½ cup mixed berries

Preparation
a. In a high-power jar, put all the ingredients together.
b. Run the blender until the consistency becomes smooth and everything is mixed well. You can add in more orange juice for a fruity flavour.

5. Ginger, Mango, and Lemon Smoothie

Ginger mango lemon helps expecting mums to combat morning sickness / Image credit – pinterest.com

This smoothie is great to counter your morning sickness and the ginger helps in relieving body pain and aids in digestion.

Ingredients

½ cup mango
½ cup grated ginger
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 chopped and cored apples
1 cup water

Preparation
a. Add all the fruits to a blender and run it well.
b. Top it off with ginger and adjust the quantity of water as per the consistency you want. 

Taking care of your nutrition is crucial when you are expecting and smoothies provide a variety of nutrients in a single jar while providing relief from common symptoms too. 

The best part is you can have smoothies for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Depending on what you are craving, pick a smoothie recipe and adjust it to your preference.  

Wishing you a pregnancy that’s as smooth as a smoothie!

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