Top 10 Pregnancy Vitamin Smoothie

Pregnancy Vitamin Smoothie
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Pregnancy is the period between conception and delivery. During this period, a woman’s body goes through specific bodily changes that can be unpleasant.

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Pregnant women must take care of their health. Adopting a pregnancy vitamin smoothie is an excellent way to do that.

Changing your diet to a healthy one can help you deal with bodily changes that come with pregnancy. The physical changes may include nauseous feeling, breast tenderness, morning sickness, specific skin problems, and many more.   

A healthy diet also provides you and your baby with the vitamins and minerals that you both need. Smoothie is an excellent blend of the right nutrients.

It also boosts your immunity and prevents certain conditions such as anaemia, resulting from iron deficiency, and keeping you healthy until delivery.  

In preparation for a smoothie, you will need a working blender to liquify and smoothen your mixture. Listed below are ten tasty and easy-to-make smoothies with the necessary vitamins required during pregnancy. 

1. The healthy green smoothie 

A first glance at this smoothie, one would think it is one of these bitter drink, but a sip would change your mind. 

Ingredients 

  • Frozen banana 
  • Frozen mango
  • Frozen pineapple 
  • Coconut water
  • Spinach or any green vegetable

Direction to make

  • Slice the fruits, and remove the mango seed, put the slice fruits in a clean blender then add the vegetable ‘’spinach.’’
  • Add the coconut water after a while 
  • Run the blender at full spend to attain the perfect texture
  • Pour into a glass and enjoy your smoothie

Benefit

  • This smoothie is a perfect blend of healthy oil, folate, and other vitamins and minerals.

2. The white nut smoothie

This milky and fruity blend is refreshing and healthy for everyone, particularly for pregnant women.

Ingredients 

  • Grounded flax seeds 
  • Grounded walnuts
  • Frozen banana 
  • Avocado 
  • Almond butter 
  • Almond milk

Direction to make 

  • Add the fruit’s first, sliced, and without seeds
  • Add the nuts before milk with the almond butter
  • You can add as much as you make, then blend
  • Let the blender run until a thick, creamy texture is attained
  • Pour into a glass, pop up a straw, add more nuts as garnishing (if you want), and then enjoy your tasty, healthy smoothie

Benefits

  • Nuts are good sources of omega-3 acids. Avocado provides you with fats to build up energy.
  • The fruits give pregnant women the necessary vitamins and minerals.

3. Peanut Butter Smoothie  

Another fantastic mix of pregnancy vitamin smoothie is having peanut butter spread on your bread. Expecting mothers will love this blend of goodness.

Ingredients 

  • Frozen banana 
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder 
  • Tofu
  • Soya milk 
  • Peanut butter

Direction to make

  • Add the banana, sliced before the other ingredient, and let the soya milk be the last thing to put in the blender.
  • Put on the blender and watch it run. Observe the mixture from time to time to ensure you get the desired texture. If you want a thinner blend, add more milk, but if you wish to thicken your shake, add more banana and peanut butter. 
  • Pour into a cup and enjoy.

Benefits 

  • Women with cravings for chocolates will love this shake, and it is healthy and satisfying.

4. High protein Tropical Smoothie 

This shake is rich in protein, containing sweet flavours that would rub your taste buds in just the right ways.

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Ingredients 

  • Grounded flaxseed 
  • Frozen broccoli 
  • Peeled kiwi
  • Frozen tropical fruit mix
  • Chickpeas
  • Silvered almonds

Direction to make

  • The flax seeds and the almonds need to be ground as fine as powder. You can use the coffee grinder and grind them together.
  • Add the ground mixture to the blender and the other ingredients, then turn the blender and let it run until the perfect texture is gotten.
  • Use a small glass to collect shake. You can have a slice of kiwi sitting on the edge of the glass and enjoy it.

Benefits

  • The ingredients provide both a sweet and tangy taste, and the fibres in the solid component make it firmer than usual.

Note – in preparing for this smoothie, a coffee grinder is required.

5. The powdered iron shake

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The iron powered shake is made from ingredients that have properties required during pregnancy, and it is considered an excellent addition to vitamin smoothies for expecting mothers.

Ingredients

  • Honey 
  • Diced beetroot 
  • Frozen spinach 
  • Water
  • Dates fitted
  • Orange juice

Direction to Make

  • Put all the solid ingredients into the blender before adding honey, water, and juice. Be cautious while adding the liquids to avoid getting a watery smoothie, but then suit yourself if you want it like that. 
  • Run the blender to have the mixture become smooth. 
  • Pour into a glass and enjoy it.

Benefits

  • This shake contains ingredients that are rich in iron and is very important for pregnancy. It is also rich in vitamin c and other necessary nutrients. 

6. The energiser

The energiser is a pregnancy vitamin smoothie that is made of ingredients that will give you energy quickly.

Ingredients

  • Frozen spinach
  • Frozen mixed berries 
  • Apple 
  • Avocado
  • Coconut milk 
  • Orange juice 
  • Vanilla yoghurt

Direction to make

  • The fruits should be washed, sliced, peeled, and seedless before other ingredients are added.
  • Run the blender until a smooth consistency is formed.
  • Pour your smoothie in a mug and enjoy your instant energy.
  • Peanut Butter Prune Smoothie
  • This is one of the healthiest smoothies to enjoy.

7. Peanut butter prune smoothie

This is one of the healthiest smoothies that pregnant women can enjoy any day.

Ingredients 

  • Frozen ripe banana
  • Peanut butter powder
  • Dried plums 
  • Coconut milk

Direction to make 

  • Put the banana into the blender before adding the rest of the ingredients.
  • Run the blender until a smooth blend is obtained.
  • Pour into a tall glass and enjoy its refreshing taste.

Benefits

Prunes and ripe bananas have fibre, which serves as roughages and provides constipation relief.

8. The nausea treatment 

This is an easy-to-make smoothie and is also quite tasty.

Ingredients

  • Frozen mango 
  • Apples 
  • Grated ginger 
  • Lemon juice 
  • Water

Direction to Make

  • Peel and slice up the mango
  • Add the fruits in the blender and blend
  • Add the ginger and water and blend
  • Pour out the content in a drinking glass and drink slowly

Benefits

  • This recipe has the right taste of sweet, sour, and tangy. It helps with early morning sickness that most pregnant women suffer from.

9. Fuzzy Cocktail Smoothie

This is a shake made from nutritious ingredients that give you the sweet and tangy flavours.

Ingredients

  • Vanilla flavoured yoghurt
  • Grounded flaxseed
  • Frozen Spinach
  • Frozen Banana
  • Frozen peaches
  • Coconut milk
  • Orange juice
  • Blender

Direction

  • Slice up the fruits and spinach
  • Put all the ingredients into the blender. You can adjust the amount of the liquids to put in to get the desired texture
  • Blend until a smooth consistency is obtained 
  • Pour your smoothie in a cup and enjoy

Benefits

  • The ingredients put together to form this smoothie are abundant in the necessary vitamins and minerals.
  • It also contains ingredients that are excellent sources of Omega-3 fatty acids.

10. Margarita with a Twist

Alcoholic margarita drink is right on a typical day, but not when you are pregnant. Fortunately, you can still enjoy some margarita that is healthy for you and your baby.

  • Margarita with a twist is a non- alcoholic smoothie that is rich in vitamins and minerals.

Ingredients

  • Frozen strawberries
  • Frozen mango
  • Frozen banana
  • Broccoli
  • Peeled lime
  • Peeled and deseeded orange
  • Coconut water
  • Coconut milk

Directions

  • Pour in the coconut water and coconut milk first before adding the chopped oranges and lime, then add the broccoli into it
  • Run the blender until it becomes smooth and fine
  • Add the remaining ingredients, then rerun the blender until you get that creamy consistency
  • Collect into a glass cup and enjoy

Benefit

  • Margarita with a twist is a blend of refreshing goodness that is tasty and helps with nausea and morning sickness during pregnancy.

Conclusion

Pregnancy Vitamin Smoothie
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During pregnancy, many women have cravings, and it is essential that your diet remains healthy during this period.

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Having a regular consumption of healthy blends of smoothie will give the following benefits.

  • Keep you and your baby fit and healthy. 
  • Smoothie can be classified as a light diet; therefore, you are less likely to put on loads of weight during and after pregnancy.
  • It provides you with the necessary vitamins and minerals.
  • Help alleviate and prevent specific bodily changes due to pregnancy.

You are free to throw in your favourite fruits, nuts, vegetables, and milk, and blend away. You are also likely to formulate your blend of goodness.

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Oluwafemi Michael
Oluwafemi Michael is an online Mental Health Therapist, Advocate for Mental Health Awareness, a programmer, and also a content creator from Edo state, Akoko-Edo LG.
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