8 yummy smoothie recipes for your bump

Perk yourself up with a good-for-you smoothie. Plus when you are exhausted caring for baby, it’s a great way to stay in good health!

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For baby’s immunity

This vitamin C-rich sip is full of C for mama, hence also boosting your little one’s health and immunity. 

Make it Blend an apple, an orange, four strawberries and a small handful of rocket (arugula) for 30 seconds.

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For a quick breakfast fix

This drink may be just what the doc ordered if you’re in the habit of dashing out of the house without brekkie. Not only does the calcium in the yoghurt boost mum’s and baby’s bone health, the potassium in blueberries will help control your blood pressure. This fruit is also full of folate, which reduces the risk of neural problems in your baby.

Make it Whizz together a ripe medium banana, 100g blueberries, two tablespoons of Greek yoghurt and a drizzle of Manuka honey for 30 seconds.

This vitamin C-rich sip is full of C for mama, hence also boosting your little one’s health and immunity. 

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For easing morning sickness

Ginger has been used for centuries to combat digestive problems and nausea. Try this spicy drink to combat morning sickness.

Make it Blend several slices of fresh, peeled ginger (according to taste), a slice of mango, a peach, half an apple, two tablespoons of Greek yoghurt and a handful of ice.

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For more focus

A recent study found that one serving of dark-green leafy vegetables a day can boost your mental clarity and concentration, thanks to vitamin K, so make this one if you're having trouble concentrating.

Make it Roughly chop a slice of fresh pineapple, two apples, a slice of cucumber, half a stick of celery, a large handful of spinach or kale, juice of a lime, half a pitted avocado (optional), add 150ml water, or more if you prefer a thinner consistency, and 2½cm of peeled fresh ginger. Blend for 60 seconds.

How about a smoothie for a healthy heart, or one for cooling down? Read on to find out more...