With a newborn baby, time is on short supply and prioritizing yourself may feel like the last priority on your to-do list. But finding simple and efficient ways to add some self-love into your daily routine can be a game-changer. One way to do that, is by making sure that your diet is working for you in your new role and delivering you the nutrients you need.
To help with your meal prep, we tapped holistic nutritionist and health coach, Kelly LeVeque of Be Well by Kelly, to share a postpartum recipe you can easily add to your grocery list. Best known for her celeb-loved Fab 4 Smoothies, this quick and grab-and-go smoothie is perfect for a new mom's busy schedule. Plus, it has added ashwagandha to help promote some much-needed calmness and relaxation.
The Recipe: Kale & Hemp Heart Smoothie
- 1 serving vanilla protein powder
- 1 tbsp almond butter
- 2 tbsp chia seeds
- Handful of greens
- 1 tbsp mct oil
- 1 tsp ashwagandha
- 2 c unsweetened almond milk
- Hemp hearts to top
- Place ingredients in high-speed blender and blend until smooth.
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