Sunday, April 1, 2012

Pregnancy Nutrition: Green Smoothies

Yesterday I attended the second class of the Hypnobabies class I am auditing. This was the nutrition portion of the course, and we talked A LOT about healthy nutrition during pregnancy. One of the easiest ways to get tons of nutrients in one pop is to drink GREEN SMOOTHIES. I know it may not sound so great, but I have finally decided to start the green smoothie journey myself. When I first started looking for recipes, I felt overwhelmed by all of the combinations out there. I decided to just experiment with what I had, and voila! I have just a few recipes that my entire family enjoys. Yes, even my almost two year old loves them.

2 bananas
1/2 cup milk (or a little more if the blender gets stuck)
1 handful of ice cubes
2 handfuls of frozen strawberries
1 handful of frozen peaches
5-6 handfuls of fresh baby spinach

This one is the all-time favorite of my entire family.

I have more recipes here, and I update this page pretty often. Be warned. I am on a journey and I am experimenting. Some of these are gross. :o)

Good luck on YOUR green smoothie journey!!!!

1 comment:

  1. We love green smoothies, especially chocolatey ones!

    My favorite recipe is:
    2 handfuls spinach
    2.5 T raw chocolate
    1 T agave nectar (or honey)
    1 frozen banana
    2/3 c frozen raspberries
    1/2 - 1 c non-dairy milk (I'm currently using flax milk)

    Seriously delicious and it is a healthy way to feed a chocolate craving! :)