lose_baby_weightI’m 38 weeks pregnant and have been enjoying the healthy mummy smoothies as an afternoon snack, and a great way to obtain the extra fibre, protein and fruit serves a pregnant woman requires – thanks Lose Baby Weight!
Today I decided to use my Probiotic Kefir Yoghurt in the smoothie instead of the usual A2 milk.
Probiotics are so important in pregnancy and breast feeding as it can help prevent skin and other allergies in babies, promote healthy immune function, remedy constipation, bloating and digestive disturbances, and can even increase breast milk supply – an added bonus to the already great ingredients found in the healthy mummy smoothies.
For those of you who don’t know about Kefir I’ll give you the lowdown. Kefir is of Turkish origin from the word ‘kief’ meaning vitality, wellbeing and longevity. It is also a very potent probiotic with about 20 billion of friendly bacteria per 100ml. This is almost as strong as 1 Inner Health Plus capsule.
It is made using skim milk and probiotic cultures so it is extremely low in fat and high in protein. It also has no added sugars. Per 100ml Babushka Kefir has around 3g protein, 0.2g fat, 0.7g fibre (inc. inulin),4.6g sugar (naturally occurring from skim milk) and a low 34mg of sodium.
You can buy it from the fridge of your local health food store or Harris farm market. If you feel creative you can also make it yourself using the kefir culture and whatever type of milk you prefer.
Here is a recipe I made today, its so yummy and so good for you!

Berry Beautiful Probiotic Punch
  • 2 Tablespoons Strawberry Healthy Mummy Smoothie Mix
  • Handful of strawberries
  • ½  Banana
  • ½  cup of Watermelon
  • ½  cup of Babushka Kefir Probiotic Strawberry Yoghurt
  • ½ cup water
  • Couple of ice cubes

Blend and drink, yum
Had to fight my toddler for this one, she thought it was yummy too!
Sent in by
Elisha Danine, Nutritionist
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