Summer is here and I’m on a major smoothie kick!! I love making recipes up and today I’m posting one of my new favorites. This healthy smoothie is great because it also supports woman during their postpartum period, with specific protein, vitamin d drops, healthy fats and oat milk. I’m currently 4 weeks PP and I crave this drink! It gives me SO much energy and helps maintain my milk supply while breastfeeding.
If you didn’t just have a baby, don’t worry, it’s still really good for you! I suggest swapping out the Ritual Essential Protein – Pregnancy & Postnatal for the Vanilla Coconut Collagen from Primal Kitchen. It has no dairy, whey or soy, zero sugar and has 10g of protein per serving! This is the perfect addition to any smoothie.
See below for the list of ingredients and steps to make!
1 cup ice
1 scoop vanilla protein – I use Ritual Essential Protein – Pregnancy & Postnatal
1/2 cup frozen banana
1/4 cup frozen avocado – good fat & makes the smoothie creamy!
1 teaspoon hempseeds
1 teaspoon chia seeds
1 teaspoon flaxseeds
1 teaspoon brewers yeast – good for lactation support, I use this brand
1 Tablespoon almond butter – I use this brand (no sugar)
1 heaping Tablespoon cocoa nibs – I use this brand
1 cup oat malk
1. Put everything in a blender and mix well – smoothie should be creamy. Enjoy!
*If the smoothie isn’t mixing, add more oat milk!