How to Beat the Heat During Pregnancy

Posted by Adele Henderson on

berry smoothies

Being pregnant at the height of summer is no picnic. You’re hot, sweaty, swollen… and you can’t even cool down with a wine or cocktail!

Don’t despair, summer mamas: here are three refreshing treats you CAN enjoy. They’re ice-cold, incredibly tasty and take just minutes to prepare.

Best of all, each recipe contains the maximum daily dose of Oz Farm’s Pregnant Mother supplement: packed with essential nutrients like folic acid, calcium, iron, zinc and DHA. So you can sip away at these delicious treats knowing you and your growing bub are getting all the goodness your bodies need.

Enjoy!

chia pudding

Chia Pudding

Ingredients

6 scoops Oz Farm Pregnant Mother formula

150ml light coconut cream

1-3 tsp honey (to taste)

1/3 cup chia seeds

Blueberries, to serve

Toasted coconut, to serve

 

Method

  1. Add 6 scoops (50g) of Oz Farm Pregnant Mother formula to ½ cup water (either cold or boiled and then cooled to below 50 degrees). Stir until dissolved.
  2. Add more water to make 1 cup (250ml).
  3. Add coconut cream and chia seeds and stir well to combine. Add honey to taste.
  4. Cover and store in the fridge for 4 hours or overnight to thicken.
  5. Divide among serving glasses. Top with blueberries, coconut and an extra drizzle of honey.

 

Banana Berry Smoothie 

Ingredients

6 scoops Oz Farm Pregnant Mother formula

150g strawberries, hulled & roughly chopped

½ cup fresh or frozen raspberries

1 banana, peeled, chopped and frozen

1 Tbsp honey 

Method 

  1. Add 6 scoops (50g) of Oz Farm Pregnant Mother formula to ½ cup water (either cold or boiled and then cooled to below 50 degrees). Stir until dissolved.
  2. Add more water to make 1 cup (250ml).
  3. Pour into a blender together with the fruit and honey.
  4. Blend until smooth and frothy.
  5. Pour into glasses and serve.

 

mango lassi

Mango Lassi

Ingredients

6 scoops Oz Farm Pregnant Mother formula

250ml milk (cow’s milk or almond milk)

250g plain yoghurt

500g frozen mango, chopped

Honey to taste

 

Method

  1. Add 6 scoops (50g) of Oz Farm Pregnant Mother formula to ½ cup water (either cold or boiled and then cooled to below 50 degrees). Stir until dissolved.
  2. Add more water to make 1 cup (250ml).
  3. Pour into a blender together with the milk, yoghurt, frozen mango and honey.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Pour into glasses and serve.
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