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Apple Pie Lactation Smoothie

Apple pie smoothies

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The humble apple, it turns out, is actually a powerful galactagogue that increases your serum¬†prolactin levels, and therefore, your milk supply.¬†This vegan smoothie also harnesses the¬†power of almonds, flax and brewer’s yeast, and warming spices such as ginger and cinnamon, which are used in China and India to help women recover from birth and produce more milk.

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Milk-Boosting Almond Milk

Almond milk in glass bottles.

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Almonds are a rich source of protein, as well as vitamin E, vitamin B2, B3, and B1, and minerals like magnesium, copper,¬†phosphorus, calcium, iron, and zinc, all of which boost energy and help depleted moms recover their strength. Adding a touch of millet to this almond milk helps create a thicker, smoother consistency, and¬†adds additional B vitamins.¬† (more…)