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Favorite Pregnancy Smoothie, 6 Ways

This article will discuss the best smoothies for pregnancy and how they can help you to nourish your body with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals.

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Best smoothies for pregnancy

Stay nourished during pregnancy with an easy Pregnancy Smoothie. This is an easy way to get a dose of veggies, protein, healthy fats, iron, and Vitamin C-all in a really yummy (and low acid) smoothie!

pregnancy smoothie in mason jar with pink straw

Pregnancy Smoothie

During all three of my pregnancies, I relied on smoothies as an easy meal that would fill me up, not exacerbate my nausea (it was endless!) and help me get in the nutrients I knew I needed.

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This simple combination was one that I used as a base, and then varied it based on what I had on hand. It was a favorite pregnancy snack and it’s one that I still make for myself all of these years later.

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I did my best to make this low in acid, so it doesn’t cause any issues with reflux, and to pack it with nutrients—while still being delicious.

See the flavor options in the Notes of the recipe at the bottom!

ingredients in pregnancy smoothie

Ingredients You Need

To make this smoothie recipe, you’ll need:

  • milk (I prefer nondairy here but any will work)
  • frozen mango
  • frozen kale (or fresh will be fine too)
  • hemp seeds
  • avocado

I like to use frozen greens since the “green” flavor is much less intense (which is good if you’re sensitive to them in pregnancy.

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TIP: You can also add protein powder for additional protein if you like.

ingredients in blender for pregnancy smoothie

Step-by-Step Instructions

Here’s a look at how to make this recipe. Scroll down to the bottom of the post for the full how-to.

  1. Add the ingredients to the blender.
  2. Starting on low, blend smooth as you work up to high speed.
  3. Sweeten to taste.
  4. Serve immediately.

TIP: Use the stick that came with the blender or stop and start a few times as needed to get the mixture going. Add an extra splash of milk as needed if the mixture is too thick.

blended pregnancy smoothie ingredients in blender

Frequently Asked Questions

green pregnancy smoothie in jar with kids cup

Best Tips for Success

  • Blueberry Pregnancy Smoothie: Substitute frozen blueberries for the mango.
  • Banana Pregnancy Smoothie: Use 1 cup frozen banana slices for the mango.
  • Banana Strawberry Pregnancy Smoothie: Use ½ cup sliced fresh banana and ½ cup frozen strawberries.
  • Chocolate Banana Pregnancy Smoothie: Use 1 cup frozen banana slices for the mango and add 1 tablespoon cocoa powder and 1 tablespoon maple syrup.
  • Mango Pineapple Pregnancy Smoothie: Use ½ cup fresh pineapple cubes and ½ cup frozen mango cubes.
  • Add a splash or orange juice for additional sweetness.
  • Add a scoop of protein powder for more protein.
  • Use kefir in place of the milk for probiotics.
  • Add 2 tablespoons hemp or flax or fish oil for additional fats.
  • Use the stick that came with the blender or stop and start a few times as needed to get the mixture going. Add an extra splash of milk as needed if the mixture seems thick.
  • You may also like my Lactation Smoothie, Chocolate Smoothie (with Veggies), Easy Strawberry Smoothie, and my go-to Smoothies for Kids.

I’d love to hear your feedback on this recipe, so please comment below to share!

Filder Under:Dairy-Free, Egg-Free, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free, Recipes, Smoothies, Vegan, Vegetables

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