Smoothies are an easy A.M. grab-and-go, but did you know that they can also curb morning sickness?
“For me, for my kids, [a smoothie] is their one big boost of protein, of nutrition, first thing in the morning,” Daphne Oz explains. “And of course, for me, it’s cold and a little bit sweet, which [while pregnant and with morning sickness] is easy to suck down and get a bunch of nutrition.”
Daphne’s hearty blend is rich in probiotics, fiber and protein, and even makes for great popsicles if you have leftovers. Watch the video above for more tips!
To try Daphne’s go-to yourself, blend a ½ cup of whole-fat yogurt or kefir with 1 cup of fresh spinach (or use ½ cup, if frozen). Add a tablespoon of flax or chia seeds (these little guys are chock full of fatty acids and fiber!), and a tablespoon of nut butter. Top with your favorite fruit and add water to blend. Daphne recommends a small frozen banana or another low-glycemic fruit such as berries, an apple or a mango.