Lactation Smoothie

Breast feeding isn’t easy. But this smoothie makes those first few weeks a little bit more tolerable. Smoothies are a great alternative to lactation cookies as they keep you fuller for longer. And then you don’t feel like you’re eating a box of cookies everyday (unless you want to!).

You can find powdered peanut butter, flax meal and brewer’s yeast at most supermarkets or health food stores. And I like to use a frozen banana to make it more frothy, but you can use any ripe bananas you have on hand too.

Lactation Smoothie

  • Servings: 1
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1/4 cup oatmeal
  • 1 tablespoon powdered peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon flax meal
  • 1 tablespoon brewer’s yeast
  • Dash of pumpkin pie spice or cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 cup almond milk
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2tablespoon honey 


  1. To prepare ahead of time, combine oatmeal>pumpkin pie spice in a bag and store until ready.
  2. Once ready, combine remaining ingredients in a blender and blend to desired consistency. Enjoy! 


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