Juicing Recipes For Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an amazing time full of wonder, happiness, and worry. Are you getting enough to eat? Are you eating too much? Is your baby getting all of the vitamins and minerals that they need to be healthy?
Your stomach may be the safest place in the world for baby but sometimes it can feel like whatever is going on in there is completely beyond your control and that’s scary!
Thankfully, you can take back some of the control by being sure to provide all of the vitamin building blocks your growing baby needs to continue growing well. Here are a few fast and simple juicing recipes that provide the key nutrients you and your baby need while they’re forming along with a few to help you through some of the more unpleasant parts of this whole pregnancy thing.
This juice is full of folates which are an essential part of the building blocks you need to keep your child growing and healthy until their born. Blend it with an avocado after juicing; avocados don’t juice well!
- 3 large oranges
- a handful of raw spinach
- some papaya
While you can’t juice the below ingredients, pop your juice into a blender with these for added texture, body, and creaminess:
- 1 banana
- 1 avocado
Spinach has some incredible benefits as does papaya. Bananas are super nutrient dense, but like avocado, has to blended into the juice from the other ingredients.
Vitamin C is incredibly important when you’re expecting a baby because it boosts iron absorption. It’s also needed for the production of collagen and studies show a deficiency could harm brain development. This juicing recipe is packed with Vitamin C so you’ll be sure your levels are well enough for growing a bouncing baby that’s healthy.
- 2 oranges
- 1 grapefruit
- 3 kiwi
- Optional: a handful of strawberries (for added sweetness)
Constipation during pregnancy not only adds to your already expanding repertoire of aches but it can also be dangerous if not handled soon enough. This juicing concoction will help to keep everything running smoothly with it’s dose of needed fiber plus it has plenty of water to help with keeping you well hydrated.
- 3 apples
- 2 pears
- 2 handfuls of raspberries
Morning Sickness is not a joke. It’s not even remotely funny. How could it be with the never ending collage of the bottom of your toilet bowl morning, noon, and night. That’s why this juice may become your best friend as it helps to calm your stomach and balance you out.
- 3 cups fresh apple or orange juice
- small thumb of fresh ginger
- 2 or 3 peppermint leaves
While you can’t juice the below ingredient it does add body and smoothness so add it in via blender if you choose:
- 2 bananas
Important for your baby to grow that little heart, lungs, kidneys, bones, and eyes, the place of Vitamin A in your diet is not to be understated.
However, getting enough of it can be easier said than done. That’s why this juice is so great. It’s a quick, delicious, and convenient way to make sure your little one gets enough of this awesome nutrient.
- 3 large carrots
- 3 large apples
- a handful of alfalfa
- a small handful of kale
- a cup of spinach
- a small handful of parsley.
I understand your desire to make life for the baby healthy and that’s great, but juicing as a lifestyle carries many benefits.