Green smoothies have been a staple during my pregnancy. Not only do they provide a good source of folate, calcium, iron and other vitamins and minerals needed for healthy fetal development, they also make a convenient and healthy snack or meal.
This section of Incredible Smoothies will feature articles about pregnancy and natural health, as well as the best green smoothies for fetal development. I will also share my tips and experiences that helped me stay on track with my healthy diet and lifestyle throughout my pregnancy.
Pregnancy Articles & Tips
These are some of my best articles that deal specifically with green smoothies and pregnancy.
- Smoothie Foods Pregnant Women Should Avoid And Why
- Top 5 Green Smoothie Foods For Pregnant Women
- How To Make Homemade Baby Food
- 3 Easy Steps To Lose The Baby Weight
Green Smoothie Nutrients For Pregnant Women
Pregnant women have specific nutrient requirements. These articles will help you create green smoothie recipes that help fill your nutritional needs.
My Favorite Green Smoothie Recipes For Pregnancy
Green smoothies play a significant role in my diet, and that doesn’t change one bit now that I am pregnant. Here are some green smoothie recipes that are particularly rich in folate, protein and calcium.
- Chocolate-Peanut Butter Green Smoothie
- Pomegranate-Pluot Green Smoothie
- Cherry-Vanilla Peach Green Smoothie/li>
- Chocolate-Berry Superfood Smoothie
And if you’re experiencing morning sickness, try using ginger in your green smoothies.
Kick Sweet Cravings With Healthy Alternatives
Dessert cravings have been strong during my pregnancy. Instead of fighting these cravings, I’m beating them with these healthy indulgences.
- Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
- Coconut Cherry Ice Cream
- Chocolate Pudding
- Chocolate Coconut Balls
- Ginger Spiced Cookies
Tracy Russell is the creator of RESET 28: A 28-Day Program For Energy, Weight Loss & A Healthy Glow, and founder of Incredible Smoothies. She has been helping people take control of their health and well being with green smoothies, a whole foods diet, and fitness since 2009.