Miraculous Lactation Smoothie

Miraculous-Lactation-Smoothie

When you’re a breastfeeding mom, your supply can become a bit of an obsession. So many things can impact it, and when your baby is 100% dependent on that liquid gold for nourishment, it can definitely send you into a panic when your supply takes a hit. I got sick with the flu a month ago, and my supply dwindled to scary levels. Thankfully I had a nice supply of frozen milk to get us through the rough patch, but it was still harrowing.

To get my supply back up, and to keep it flowing, I take Motherlove More Milk Blend, Shatavari, and Malunggay, and I drink this smoothie at least 4 times a week.  You guys, this stuff is no joke. After a week of taking the supplements 3 times a day and drinking this smoothie, I was pumping 5 oz. per breast, which is crazy for having a 3 month old. I actually cut back the supplements to even things out, but still drink the smoothie regularly.

This puppy is loaded with galactogogues like brewer’s yeast and oats, superfoods like chia, healthy fats like coconut oil and almond butter, and protein, which, on top of the antioxidant fruit and folate and iron-rich greens, makes it the perfect food for a mama!

Miraculous Lactation Smoothie

1 banana

1 cup organic spinach or kale

1/3 cup mixed organic berries

1 tbsp almond butter

1 tbsp coconut oil

1 tbsp brewer’s yeast

1/3 cup gluten free rolled oats

1 cup almond milk

3 tbsp hemp protein powder

1 tbsp chia seeds

1 cup organic unsweetened almond milk

1 tsp organic raw agave

Blend and enjoy!

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