Pregnancy Smoothie

This pregnancy smoothie is adapted from a recipe by Dr Elson Haas.  I drank this loads when I was pregnant, it was all I wanted many mornings.  It's so delicious and nutritious I still have it now on occasions.

ingredients

This smoothie is packed full of so many of the most important nutrients needed for a healthy pregnancy AND tastes delicious!

  • 1 cup milk of your choice
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened dairy-free yoghurt (coconut, organic soy etc)
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1 banana
  • 2 dates or 1 medjool date soaked (or 1T raw honey) 
  • 2T ground flax seeds/wheatgerm (omega3 fats for babes' brain dvlp & lignans to support hormones)
  • 1/2T blackstrap molasses (iron, chromium & magnesium)
  • 1/4 tsp kelp (iodine to support thyroid)
  • 1 tsp brewers nutritional yeast (b vitamins)
  • 1/4t green powder (eg wheatgrass or chlorella)

directions

Blend all ingredients together until fully broken down.  Use frozen banana or add ice for cold smoothie.