Natural smoothies for pregnant women
One of the basic premises for staying healthy and following a balanced diet is to eat fruit every day, even more so when you’re pregnant.
Furthermore, hydration is fundamental for your skin and your organism to be in a perfect state and to prevent problems brought on by dehydration.
In order to make things easier and not have to look around for recipes, here are some natural smoothie recipes prepared with water to keep you perfectly hydrated.
This smoothie is prepared with many different fruits that will give you vitamin C, fiber and a good dose of antioxidants which will be great for your skin. You’ll be able to clean your organism while providing it with vitamins and minerals.
- 1/2 banana
- 1 stick (small) celery
- 1 lime
- 1/2 grapefruit
- 1 small Golden Delicious apple
- 100 ml cranberry and blackberry juice
- 3 strawberries
- 100 ml Solán de Cabras water
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
Preparation: Squeeze the lime juice and add the grapefruit and then pour into the blender. Add the chopped banana, the apples, strawberries and celery. Blend everything thoroughly until you get a homogeneous mixture. To finish, add the cranberry juice together with the Solán de Cabras. Blend everything again and then add the ginger. Ginger will also help to reduce any nausea when it hits. This smoothie is nutritious and sweet, thanks to the banana, but not excessively so since the grapefruit is bitter.
And your smoothie is ready…delicious!
Kiwi and redcurrant smoothie
A yummy and refreshing smoothie you can even make for guests as its red and green hues make it very appetizing.
- 1 large conference pear
- 1 peach
- 1 kiwi
- 1/2 Golden Delicious apple
- 2 teaspoons redcurrants
- 1 splash of lemon
- 100ml Solán de Cabras water
- Grated coconut
Preparation: The first thing you must do is to peel the fruit and place it in the blender. Then add a splash of lemon juice and half a glass of Solán de Cabras water. Set the redcurrants aside. Blend well and check to make sure it has enough water for your taste. The ideal way to serve is to scoop in a spoonful of redcurrants (crushed) or even whole if preferred. Then add the smoothie blend.
Topping off with grated coconut is optional, and then serve ice cold!
Peach, apple and kiwi smoothie
A super healthy and appetizing smoothie which will go down so well you’ll want to have it at tea time or even when hungry between meals. Furthermore, it is rich in vitamins A, B, C, E, potassium, phosphate, magnesium, sodium, folic acid and fiber.
- 1 apple
- 1 peach
- 1 kiwi
- Juice from one orange
- Juice from 1/2 lemon
- 4 tablespoons honey
- A little water
Preparation: Peel and cut up the fruit, then place in the blender.
Slowly add the orange and lemon juice , the honey and the water. Blend everything together and voilà!