Want a tasty prenatal vitamin hit?! This melon smoothie recipe is packed with vitamins A and B for your healthy pregnancy diet! Easy and delicious!
Melons are a great source of prenatal vitamins including Vitamin A, Vitamin B and Vitamin B6 – and also of niacin and potassium. These nutrients are important for the development of your baby’s vision, brain, nervous and immune systems, whilst potassium regulates water balance in the blood and body tissues during pregnancy. Choose honeydew or cantaloupe melon for this recipe.
Half a melon cut into chunks
6-7cm of cucumber cut into chunks
Generous sprig of fresh mint (adjust to taste)
1 cup of apple juice
Juice of half a lime
Whizz all the ingredients together until smooth. Taste and add more mint as necessary.
Serve over crushed ice with a sprig of mint.