Smoothies are one of the easiest to prepare, especially for those who get little time to prepare their meals or if you’re not in the mood to spend hours in the kitchen. Today, we’ve brought you the blackberry and banana power smoothie packed with essential nutrients required in your trying to conceive journey. So let’s get on with this!
Banana: – Packed with Vitamin B6, banana is one of the most commonly available fruits on the market. Vitamin B6 helps in making your uterus more receptive to the factors of pregnancy. It also helps in balancing estrogen levels and progesterone – reproduction largely depends on these two hormones.
Spinach: – Leafy greens, such as spinach, kale, and chard, are loaded with iron, is crucial for regulating ovulation. Studies have shown that women who get sufficient iron in their diet have, on average, 40% less risk of ovulatory-related infertility.
Blackberries: – Contains Vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant that helps reduce cellular damage throughout the body and helps increase iron absorption. It helps support sperm count and mobility in men and helps improve hormone levels and fertility in women.
Pumpkin Seed Butter: – The essential mineral in this ingredient is Zinc. It is the most important mineral for sperm formation and folate – the natural form of folic acid. Zinc is also known to improve conception and ensure the production of mature eggs for fertilization.
A handful of baby spinach leaves
125g of fresh blackberries
1 tsp of raw pumpkin seed butter
125ml chilled water
Honey, as per the sweet requirements
1 tsp of vanilla extracts
- Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
- Serve chilled.
The ingredients in blackberry and banana smoothie are easily available in the grocery stores. It will not just save you time, but also provide you with essential vitamins and minerals that will naturally contribute to your fertility health. And if you’re a fan of green smoothies, we’ve got your back – click here for another delicious smoothie recipe that is packed with gut healing ingredients.