Do you check the ingredients and pour over the nutrition facts labels for your kids’ meals and snacks? What about your meals? It’s easy for moms to forget to eat or to wait until eating becomes a hurried trip to the cabinet or drive-through for something quick and not so healthy. Meal prepping and having a quick and easy go-to like protein smoothies can help.
To avoid that less-than-satisfying rush of sugar and empty calories, Kate Rope, author of Strong as a Mother: How to Stay Healthy, Happy, and (Most Importantly) Sane From Pregnancy to Parenthood, recommends choosing nutritious foods and remembering to eat at consistent intervals. “No one operates well when they are hungry,” she says.
We’ve rounded up seven recipes for healthy, fulfilling protein smoothies so you can nourish yourself and be at your best.