9 Delicious Lactation Smoothie Recipes

Delicious lactation smoothie recipesThere is a some confusing information about whether or not certain foods called galactagogues can increase a woman’s milk supply. While the scientific research is limited regarding galactagogues, there are a lot of believers and anecdotal evidence that say they help. (1)(2)

Some of the most popular lactogenic foods that are suggested to boost breast milk supply are: fenugreek, oats, fennel, dark leafy green vegetables, avocados, nuts(cashews/almonds), carrots, and essential fatty oils.(3)(4)

Despite some confusion about the effectiveness of galactagogues, there are nutrition benefits to drinking a lactation smoothie while breastfeeding as they are full of important vitamins and minerals. (Disclaimer: While all of these ingredients are natural, none of the information in this post is meant to replace advice from your Doctor.)

Here are 9 Delicious Lactation Smoothie Recipes:

1. Avocado Lactation Smoothie

Avocado Lactation Smoothie

This easy banana avocado lactation smoothie is is packed with nutrition and healthy fat. You can also add 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseed for an extra boost.

 

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Avocado Lactation Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1 Small Banana
  • 1/2 Avocado
  • 1/2 Cup Spinach
  • 1/2 Cup Almond Milk (Vanilla)

Instructions

  1. Add honey to taste

 

2. Simple Lactogenic Smoothie

how to make a lactation smoothie

Source: Real Food RN

This Delicious simple lactation smoothie was created by a registered nurse who is also a mom. It tastes great but you can add chocolate for extra flavor.

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3. Delicious Green Lactation Smoothie

green lactation smoothie with coconut

Source: Detoxinista

This green smoothie recipe is delicious and packed with nutrition. It is similar to a traditional green smoothie recipe but has a boost of ingredients that cater to increasing milk supply. It uses coconut meat but you can easily substitute avocado for the coconut.

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4. Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

A rich, satisfying smoothie when you has a sweet tooth with the added benefit of helping with milk production. You can also add ice to this recipe to make it a milkshake.

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5. Strawberry Lactation Smoothie with Brewers Yeast

strawberry lactation smoothie with brewers yeast

source: Diary of a First Time Mom

I love this recipe as it tastes good and is loaded with galactagogue goodness to help with milk production.

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6. Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

This smoothie recipe is a little different in that it tastes like pumpkin pie (yum !). It is like having dessert while helping your milk supply. What could be better ?

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7. Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

Banana oatmeal lactation smoothie

This smoothie has a creamy rich taste with the banana and peanut butter with a nice blend of everyday spices that you have in your pantry. Includes beneficial lactation ingredients like flaxseed, brewers yeast, oats, and nuts.

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8. Super Lactation Smoothie

Ultimate Lactation Smoothie recipe

Source: Feed Me Mama

This recipe is loaded with just about every popular lactogenic ingredient and is called the “Ultimate Lactation Smoothie” for a reason.

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9 . Papaya Banana Smoothie

This refreshing smoothie has papaya, banana, and honey for tropical taste with a range of beneficial milk boosting ingredients like flax, chia, oats, and healthy fats.

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Please share and let me know what is your favorite lactation boosting smoothie recipe ?

 

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