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How To Make Pregnancy Super Smoothies?

Pregnancy Super Smoothies

If you are pregnant or even planning to get pregnant, taking care of your body and nutrients is very important. Having a full nutritious diet keeps you and your baby healthy. But when you are pregnant, it all comes with mood swings but it is also necessary to have proper nutrition for the healthy growth of the baby and healthy pregnancy. Pregnancy Super Smoothies are a great way to consume all the nutrients and be healthy.

So, when you declare the world those three magical words by saying ‘I am Pregnant’. It becomes your utmost responsibility to take care of your health. Pregnancy smoothies are loaded with fruits and vegetables which provides you with all types of nutrients and keeps you healthy and fit.

Check out some of the amazing pregnancy smoothies’ recipe-

1. Fuzzy Cocktail Smoothie-

Start your day with this amazing snazzy smoothie with a flavour of both sweet and tangy. This smoothie is rich in minerals, vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids.

How to make it:

  • You need vanilla flavoured yoghurt
  • Grounded Flaxseeds
  • Frozen Peaches
  • Banana, Frozen
  • Frozen Spinach          
  • Coconut milk
  • Orange juice
  • Blend all the ingredients together
  • You can add milk and water according to the consistency
  • Blend it again, your smoothie is ready.

2. Margarita with a Twist-

You won’t believe it but this non-alcoholic Margarita is a perfect and amazing drink for Pregnant women. It tastes gorgeous and its aroma can also help to reduce the morning sickness.

How to make it:

  • You will need Frozen Strawberries
  • Frozen Mango
  • Banana, Frozen
  • Broccoli
  • Coconut milk
  • Coconut water
  • Peeled lime
  • Blend all the ingredients in the blender with coconut water and milk
  • Chop the ingredients to make a fine paste
  • Pour the smoothie in the glass and drink it.

3. The Green Healthy Smoothie-

As beautiful this smoothie looks, it is also nutrition rich and delicious.

How to make it:

  • Take frozen Banana
  • Frozen Mango
  • Pineapple, Frozen
  • Coconut water
  • And any of your favourite green leafy vegetable
  • Mix all the ingredients in a blender
  • Blend the fruits at a high speed to get a smooth consistency.

4. The White Nut Smoothie-

If you do not like dairy products, this smoothie is not for you. Although milk is good for health as it provides calcium to the body. The ingredients in this smoothie are a good source of omega-3 fatty acids and also provide energy.

How to make it:

  • Take grounded flax seeds
  • Grounded walnuts
  • Almond Butter
  • Banana
  • Avocado
  • Almond milk
  • Mix all the ingredients and blend them in a blender
  • You will get a thick and creamy texture
  • Garnish it with nuts and drink it.

5. Peanut Butter Smoothie-

If you are a fan of Peanut butter, you must go for this smoothie. The ingredients in the smoothie help to finish up the chocolate craving and also provide healthy protein.

How to make it:

  • Take a Frozen Banana
  • Peanut butter
  • Cocoa powder
  • Soy milk
  • Tofu
  • Add all the solid ingredients in a blender and add soy milk in it
  • Run all the ingredients in the blender, to get a smooth consistency.

6. The Iron Powered Shake-

Iron is the most important nutrient needed for a healthy pregnancy. It contains amazing flavors for your taste buds to enjoy.

How to make it:

  • Take grounded flax seeds
  • Silvered almonds
  • Chickpeas
  • Peeled off kiwi
  • Frozen Broccoli
  • Grind almonds and flax seeds to make a fine powder of it
  • Add rest of the ingredients in the blender and smooth it out
  • Sit back and relax on this smoothie.

7. Breakfast Smoothie-

It is very necessary to have a heavy breakfast. And one of the best way to do is to have this yummy breakfast smoothie.

How to make it:

  • Take Almond milk
  • 1 cup Pineapple
  • 1 small Orange
  • ¼ cup Oatmeal
  • ! tbsp. of Protein Powder
  • Mix them in a blender to make a smooth drink
  • Relax and have a sip of this amazing drink.

8. Berry Smoothie for Pregnancy-

Berry smoothie is loaded with antioxidants, fiber content. It is very good for healthy heart.

How to make it:

  • Take 1-2 cup of Almond / Coconut milk
  • Frozen mango
  • 2 Bananas
  • Handful of Blackberries
  • 4 Date fruit
  • Mix all the ingredients in a jar and blend it
  • Blend it to make a smooth paste.

9. Smoothie for Nausea-

One of the best way to cure the morning sickness is this sweet and sour flavour smoothie. The ginger in the smoothie, makes a great balance between health and taste.

How to make it:

  • You will need frozen Mango
  • Grated ginger
  • Lemon juice
  • Apples
  • Blend the ingredients with the help of water
  • You will get a smooth drink to consume.

Essential Nutrients for Pregnancy

So, now that you know about the Pregnancy smoothies, you should actually understand what are the nutrients you need for Pregnancy.

  • Folic Acid- One of the most important nutrients every pregnant woman needs. Even if you are thinking of planning, starting a dose of folic acid will help you get all the nutrients. Folic acid helps in healthy cell production.

You can get Folic acid from Green leafy vegetable, Strawberries and Beets

  • Calcium- Since childhood, you must have been listening, that calcium is necessary for stronger bones and a healthy heart. It is true even when you are pregnant calcium is an important nutrient as it helps baby’s bones to develop.

Many of us do not know that we can even get calcium from leafy vegetables, flax seeds and sesame seeds.

  • Fibre- Eating fibrous foods is good for digestion even during pregnancy. It helps to even lower the blood pressure, it is good for you and your baby.

Fiber can be found in Carrots, Oranges, Flax seeds, Cinnamon, Pear, Strawberries.

  • Iron- Iron is the most required when you are pregnant. The doctor even prescribes iron medicines for the healthy mom and baby. It keeps your blood healthy and also helps in boosting the immune system.

Green leafy vegetables are packed with Iron.

  • Omega 3S- This nutrient especially gets sidelined many times. Omega 3S is needed for the development of the brain, consuming enough of Omega-3s will help in the healthy development of the baby.

Chia seeds, Walnuts and Flax seeds are enriched in Omega 3S.

  • Protein- You all know protein is the building block of the body and you would need tons of protein in your 2nd and 3rd trimester. Consuming on protein smoothie is good and very nutritious.

Leafy vegetables, Almonds, Almond milk, Chia seeds all are loaded with Protein.

  • Potassium- Potassium acts as an amazing energy booster when you are pregnant. It helps to maintain the electrolyte balance, helps muscle to contract and also provide energy.

Rich source of Potassium are- Carrots, Banana, Avocado, Coconut water.

  • Magnesium- Magnesium is necessary for tissue repair and growth. When your body works overtime it gets to tend torn, that’s when the magnesium nutrient comes into effect.

Coconut water and Leafy vegetables are a good source of Magnesium.

  • Vitamin B6- Vitamin B has many forms; one such is Vitamin B6. Vitamin B6 helps to create new Red Blood Cells and Antibodies. It is also needed for healthy brain development.

So, these are some of the nutrients loaded smoothie, which you can drink during pregnancy. Always make sure to use real food ingredients. To balance the sugar in the fruit you can include protein and healthy fats.

I wish you a healthy and happy pregnancy. Just take of your diet and you will enjoy this amazing phase.

Dr. Ritu Agarwal

Dr. Ritu Agarwal is an appreciated IVF expert in Jaipur for IVF therapy, owing to her more than ten years of experience in this field. She is the top IVF specialist in Jaipur who makes every attempt to provide correct counseling and emotional support to patients in order to help them find the ideal solution for becoming parents. She can assist you at our IVF center in Jaipur whether you are younger than 35 with a track record of miscarriages or are over 40 with a low AMH. Contact us to find out how Dr. Ritu can assist you with infertility therapy!