Lactation Smoothies

Not only are these smoothies tasty and nutritious, but they’ll help support milk production. Perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack!

Strawberry Banana Oat Smoothie

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This delicious lactation smoothie has three milk-boosting ingredients (oats, brewer's yeast, and flaxseed) to help you increase your milk supply and satisfy your appetite!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup oats old fashioned

  • 1 banana

  • ~ 1 cup frozen strawberries 

  • 1/2 cup oat milk (or sub for another milk)

  • 1 tbsp agave syrup (can sub for honey or maple syrup)

  • 1/2 tsp vanilla (optional)

  • 1 tsp brewer's yeast

  • 1 tsp ground flax seed 

Instructions

  • Put oats into blender and process until the oats are well ground.

  • Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.

Papaya Banana Smoothie

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Papayas are known to have a lactogenic effect which helps in increasing milk production. It tastes sweet but it’s low in sugar - it also boosts immunity and helps manage post-natal weight.

Ingredients

  • ~1/2 cup of fresh papaya

  • 1 frozen banana

  • 1-2 tbsp of whole fat greek yogurt (plain)

  • 1/2 cup soy milk (or sub for another milk)

  • 1 tsp chia seeds

Instructions

  • Blend all ingredients until smooth.

Let me know what you think of these recipes and leave a comment below!