Wednesday April 10, 2013

Mom Appetit – Green Goodness Breakfast

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If you are always on the go like me, trust me, this easy green smoothie recipe will be your best friend during hectic mornings!  It’s a great source of nutrients with low calories. Great for getting back into shape after giving birth! Plus with all the iron in the Spinach, it can help you avoid Anemia, a common pregnancy issue that leads to fatigue and hair loss.  I didn’t think I would like spinach until getting diagnosed with Iron deficiency Anemia during my second pregnancy. But then it became a life saver.

What you’ll need:

2 Cups of baby spinach

1 Green apple

1 Pear

1 Cup of water

* Add a banana for an energy boost or a couple of strawberries to add natural sweetness to this healthy, easy-to-make smoothie.

It’s always fun to experiment with fresh green drinks.  There are so many recipes out there and we want to share some of our favorites so check often for more healthy recipes!  And if you have a recipe you’d like to share with us, send us an email at Karen@mychicbump.com. We’d love to hear from you!

Happy Wednesday!

Green smoothie

Green smoothie

Comments (3)  
  1. Sally Agrawal says:

    Anemia is the most common disorder of the blood. The several kinds of anemia are produced by a variety of underlying causes. It can be classified in a variety of ways, based on the morphology of RBCs, underlying etiologic mechanisms, and discernible clinical spectra, to mention a few. The three main classes include excessive blood loss (acutely such as a hemorrhage or chronically through low-volume loss), excessive blood cell destruction (hemolysis) or deficient red blood cell production (ineffective hematopoiesis)…`^..

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  2. shannon says:

    Just wanted to say thank you for this… after giving birth a year ago to my lil girl I have had major hair loss after lots of tests at the Dr saying possible lupus and so on they have kept me guessing but I know for a fact I have anemia so I have been taking my extra iron daily now and have been looking for healthy ways of eating since I just recently found out I’m pregnant with my second. Thank you for all your posts!

  3. Priscilla says:

    Is falling hair a symptom of low iron? My daughter has this issue and was just diagnosed low iron. Thanks for the recipe. Making it tomorrow for breakfast for her.

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