Energizing and Healthy Pregnancy Smoothies!

Check out these great smoothie recipes via www.parents.com that combines great ingredients with deliciousness!

All these smoothies take less than 5 minutes and yield two servings!

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Pineapple Power

Pineapple, basil, coconut. You’ll feel like you’re on a tropical getaway.

Pineapple Basil Smoothie
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 banana
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks
  • 2 basil leaves, torn
  • 1/8 teaspoon peeled and grated ginger, optional

 

Green ‘Baby Making’ Machine

With more greens than you can poke a stick at. Super healthy, super revitalizing.

Mega Green Smoothie
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup baby kale or baby spinach
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, cut into chunks
  • 3/4 cup cucumber chunks
  • 1 cup frozen green grapes
  • 1/4 teaspoon peeled and grated ginger
  • Agave nectar, to taste

 

Honey-Peach Smoothie

A great source of fiber, healthy fats and plenty of protein!

Honey Peach smoothie
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup reduced-fat milk
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/3 cups frozen peach slices
  • 1/4 cup ground flaxseeds
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey

 

Raspberry-Orange Punch

Great for an on the go breakfast, or as a pick me up between meals.

Raspberry Orange Punch
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup coconut water
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup frozen raspberries

 

Berry Blast 

Calcium rich, protein dense, berrylicious.

Berry Blast Smoothie
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup reduced-fat milk
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 1/4 cups frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup

These smoothies were curated from Parents.com, but for more healthy and delicious smoothie recipes check out

by Jenna Helwig, food editor at Parents.

 

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