10 Favorite Lactation Smoothie Recipes for Toddlers

Lactation smoothie recipes for toddlers is best for breastfeeding moms with low milk production. Luckily, there are various things you can make, teas and beverages you can drink, chocolates and cookies you can eat and smoothies you can enjoy. The ingredients on these teas, snacks, and smoothies are milk boosters. They contain oats, fenugreek, brewer’s yeast, and nuts. Phytoestrogens which are present in spinach and flax also promotes lactation. What’s interesting about smoothies is you can mix some milk-boosting foods to make it tastier and nutritious. 

So, what are some of the tastiest lactation smoothie recipes for toddlers? We have here our 10 favorite recipes that we had to share.

PB&J lactation smoothie 

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 1/2 banana, frozen
  • 1 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 2 tsp of ground flaxseeds
  • 1/3 cup of rolled oats
  • 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter

How to make:

Add the milk in the mixer followed by the rest of the smoothie ingredients. Cover and mix it until it becomes smooth. Turn it off and scrape sides as needed for 30 minutes. 

Mango lassi smoothie

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cups of frozen mango pieces
  • 3/4 cup of low-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon of hemp seeds
  • 1/2 cup of plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon, and for garnish 

How to make: 

Put all the ingredients to the mixer, starting with milk. Cover and mix it all on high until smoothen. Stop and scrape the sides for 30 seconds. If it’s too thick, add more milk.  Drizzle with cinnamon before you serve.

Very berry lactation smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 2/3 cup fresh or frozen berries
  • 1/3 cup of rolled oats
  • 1 tsp Brewer’s Yeast
  • 1/2 cup of yogurt (Greek yogurt is recommended)
  • 1 tbsp of ground flaxseed or wheat germ
  • 1 tbsp honey or sweetener of choice (Agave is the best)! 

How to make:

First, add milk to the mixer. Then, add the berries, yogurt, and milk. Add flaxseed/wheat germ, oats, brewer’s yeast, and sweetener and mix again until it becomes smooth. Remember, this will take a while to soft because of oats. 

Mega green smoothie 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of baby kale or baby spinach
  • 1 cup of frozen green grapes
  • 3/4 cup cucumber chunks
  • 1/2 ripe of avocado, cut into pieces
  • 1 1/4 cups coconut milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon of skinned and grated ginger
  • Agave nectar

How to make:

Add all ingredients to the mixer, which starts with coconut milk. Cover and mix it thoroughly until it becomes smooth for about 30 seconds. Try a little to taste the sweetness and you can add more if needed.

Banana oatmeal lactation smoothie

In case you didn’t know, cooked oatmeal gives a thicker, creamier texture to this banana and maple-sweetened smoothie recipe. Oats, brewer’s yeast and nut butter are milk boosters, which makes this recipe best for breastfeeding moms.

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • 1/3 cup of rolled oats
  • 1 frozen banana, cut into thirds
  • 1 tbsp of Brewer’s Yeast
  • 1/4 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp maple syrup (add more to taste)
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes

How to make:

Start pouring milk to the blender and add all the ingredients. Cover the blender and blend until it becomes smooth. You need to stop and scrap as needed for 30 seconds. Taste the flavor and add more maple syrup if needed.

Berry tasty smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup of low-fat milk, (add more to taste if desired)
  • 1 1/2 cups of fresh or frozen berries
  • 1 cup low-fat strawberry Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons of chia seeds
  • 1-2 tablespoons Agave (if necessary) 

How to make:

1. In a small bowl, add 1/2 cup of water and stir the chia seeds. Let it sit for 2 hours. 

2. Add all the ingredients to the mixer. Mixt until all becomes smooth. If your smoothie is still thicker, add more milk.

Dark chocolate, peanut butter and banana lactation smoothie

If you’re a mom with a sweet tooth, this lactation smoothie recipes for toddlers is for you!

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 frozen bananas, sliced
  • 3 cups of almond milk
  • 1/4 cup of dark chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup of flaxseed meal
  • 1 tbsp of unsweetened dark cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp of raw cacao nibs (optional)
  • 2-3 tbsp organic peanut butter

How to make:

In a food processor, add 1 cup of almond milk, chocolate chips, cocoa powder, cocoa nibs, and peanut butter. Mix it for about 30 seconds. Then, add the remaining ingredients and blend it thoroughly until becomes smooth.

Blueberry pancake lactation smoothie

Are you craving for delicious pancakes; however, you want lesser calories that will still improve your breast milk production? Don’t hesitate to try making this calcium and protein-rich smoothie recipe. It’s just easy! To put a good twist of flavor, use raspberries instead of blueberries.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup of reduced-fat milk
  • 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup of reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/8 tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp of pure maple syrup

How to make:

Start adding the milk first to the blender, followed by all the ingredients. Cover and mix on high until it becomes smooth. You do can stopping and scraping the sides for 30 seconds as required.

Honey peach smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/3 cups of frozen peaches, sliced
  • 1 cup of reduced-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup of reduced-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup of ground flaxseeds
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

How to make:

First, add the reduced-fat milk into the blender and then, add all the ingredients. Cover the top and blend for 30 seconds until it smoothens.

PB&J smoothie

To freeze the bananas, put the ripe, peeled bananas into the zip-top freezer bags and chill it for about 1 hour until it becomes firm.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 of banana, chilled
  • 1 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup of low-fat milk
  • 2 teaspoons of ground flaxseeds
  • 2 tablespoons of creamy peanut butter

How to make:

Add the milk first into the blender and then followed by all the ingredients. Cover up and mix on high until smooth out, stop and scrape the sides for 30 seconds, as needed. 

Cheers!

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