3 INGREDIENT BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE – pregnancy & postpartum

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Smoothies are a great option when you are busy, nauseous or just too tired to consider chewing….but still want to stay well nourished !! This breakfast smoothie is one of my favourites as it only contains 3 ingredients. Plus, it’s high in protein, essential fats and amino acids to help you feel full and the…

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Green Goddess an essential pregnancy + postpartum protein smoothie

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Finding a protein powder that contains no nasties and is perfect for pregnancy, breastfeeding that is delicious in smoothies can be tricky ! Switch Nutrition has products that are all natural and contain zero artificial additives. Purity and high-quality is their main focus. Best of all their products are Australian Made and completely safe for pregnancy…

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Dairy Free Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Safe Protein Powder

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I am often asked “Where can I find a protein powder that is dairy free and also pregnancy and breastfeeding safe ? ” Firstly let’s confirm that not all protein powders are safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding. As not all protein powder are created equal, many contain weird additives and fillers. Read more on that…

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Protein : essential for a healthy pregnancy and postpartum journey

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Protein is an essential macronutrient for a healthy pregnancy and postpartum journey. As getting enough protein in your diet is one of the most powerful ways to keep all cells in your body happy and healthy. This includes the millions of cells that are used to grow a baby and produce breast milk. Most women…

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Healthy Iced Coffee – protein boosted.

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I am not a huge coffee drinker however during pregnancy I craved iced coffee ! Especially when the heat hit Brisbane in January/February. During pregnancy your daily protein requirements increase by 15% . So I have created a healthy version of iced coffee that is protein boosted …plus can be made caffeine free if required. This…

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Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Safe Protein Powder

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A pregnancy safe protein powder is hard to find. However after a long search I have finally found a a chemical free “no nasties” protein  supplements suitable for both pregnancy and postpartum breastfeeding by the amazing  SWITCH NUTRITION. Essential Protein Requirements during Pregnancy and throughout Motherhood During pregnancy and while breastfeeding it is recommend you…

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Green Smoothie – gluten free, dairy free, sugar free.

Pregnancy nutrition can be challenging, especially in the first trimester. One way to help keep morning sickness at bay (or help manage it) is to eat food rich in vitamin B6 and potassium. Avocados happen to be rich in both, with a 1 cup portion meeting 20% of the daily value for each. You’ll also…

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