Healthy Recipes for a Vegan Pregnancy : Vegan Breakfasts (part 1) - Carob-Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothie, Strawberry Smoothie, Vanilla-Date Breakfast Smoothie

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1. Carob-Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothie

Yummy enough for a dessert but healthy enough for breakfast, this smoothie is also a great protein boost. Grab a whole-grain muffin and you have breakfast to go.

SERVES 2

7–8 ice cubes

2 bananas

2 tablespoons peanut butter

2 tablespoons carob powder

1 cup fortified soymilk

Folic Acid:

Vitamin B 12:

Protein:

Iron:

Zinc:

Calcium:

Vitamin D:

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend together until smooth.

Per Serving

Calories: 262 | Fat: 10g | Sodium: 136mg | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 9g

 

2. Strawberry Smoothie

If you’re craving fruit during your pregnancy, this is a great way to start your day. Add silken tofu to a simple fruit smoothie for a creamy protein boost.

SERVES 2

12 cup frozen strawberries (or other berries)

12 (16-ounce) block silken tofu

1 banana

34 cup orange juice

3–4 ice cubes

1 tablespoon agave nectar (optional)

Folic Acid:

Vitamin B12: NA

Protein:

Iron:

Zinc:

Calcium:

Vitamin D: NA

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend together until smooth and creamy.

Per Serving

Calories: 154 | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 6mg | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 5g

 

3. Vanilla-Date Breakfast Smoothie

Adding dates to a basic soymilk and fruit smoothie adds a blast of unexpected sweetness. This recipe works as either a healthy breakfast treat or as a cooling snack for the times when those pregnancy hot flashes hit.

SERVES 1

4 dates

Water

12

34 cup fortified soymilk

2 bananas

6–7 ice cubes

14 teaspoon vanilla

Folic Acid:

Vitamin B12:

Protein:

Iron:

Zinc:

Calcium:

Vitamin D:

1. Cover the dates with water and allow to soak for at least 10 minutes.

2. Discard the soaking water and add the dates and all other ingredients to the blender.

3. Process on medium until smooth, about 1 minute.

Per Serving

Calories: 439 | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 93mg | Fiber: 11g | Protein: 9g

For a Smoother Smoothie

Soaking your dates first will help them process a little quicker and results in a smoother consistency. Place dates in a small bowl and cover with water. Let them sit for about 10 minutes, then drain.

 
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