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Pregnant and breastfeeding Moms need certain nutrients to help build a strong foundation for their baby's development. So we're sharing new and exciting recipes that include them, from magnificent meals packed with protein to delicious dishes that include healthy fats. You may not be able to decide what's more fun, cooking or eating all these scrumptious meals.

Nutty Banana Smoothie

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Makes: 1 serving

Orange juice, bananas, and peanut butter are all high in folate, so we've blended them into a thick and creamy shake for breakfast on the run or a mid afternoon treat. Frozen bananas are the secret. Peel a bunch and stash them in a zip-closed bag. (If you are making this yummy recipe for your infant, you must skip the peanut butter and honey.) Learn more about folic acid


1 cup orange juice 250 mL
1 frozen medium banana cut into pieces 1
2 tbsp smooth peanut butter 30 mL
1-2 tbsp honey 15-30 mL


  1. Pour orange juice into blender.
  2. Add banana, peanut butter

Nutrients per Serving

Calories 472
Carbohydrate 77 g
Fat 17 grams fat (3.5 g saturated fat)
Fibre 5 g
Protein 10 g
Cholestrol 0 mL
Sodium 151 mg