Recipe: Peanut Butter + Banana Lactation Smoothie

Recipe: Peanut Butter + Banana Lactation Smoothie

As a little girl, I always dreamed of being a dairy cow. Well, not really. But as a mama that is exclusively breastfeeding, I know the importance of keeping my milk supply up. Therefore, I wanted to throw together a lactation smoothie recipe that contained the holy trifecta (ingredients said to boost milk production):

  • Old-fashioned Oats
  • Debittered Brewers Yeast (I use this one)
  • Ground Flaxseed

Each morning, I steep myself a cup of Mother’s Milk Tea to go with my breakfast. I then drink this peanut butter banana lactation smoothie as my midmorning snack. I’ve noticed that this smoothie keeps me satiated until lunch and has increased my milk supply.

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Recipe: Peanut Butter Lactation Cookies

Recipe: Peanut Butter Lactation Cookies

These peanut butter lactation cookies are delicious and are so simple to make. The batch yields about 12-15 cookies and are good for up to 3 days at room temperature (in an air tight container). Once cool, I break each cookie in half. I then eat half a cookie after each feeding to get the ball rolling for the next feeding or pumping session. The ingredients are simple:

  • Peanut butter
  • Sweetener of choice (I use monk fruit since its lower in the glycemic index than sugar)
  • An egg
  • Brewers Yeast (make sure it’s DEBITTERED)
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