Congratulations! You’ve had a baby!
Motherhood is a wonderful gift but it’s all too easy to forget about what YOU need, not just what your newborn BABY or OLDER CHILDREN need!
We at BeHappyMum know this, so here’s some ideas for HEALTHY energy BOOSTING Snacks for on the Go!
Mom365 Gives you some healthy & easy recipes for pregnant mothers and new moms that work a treat, full of good nutrients for your body.
If you have a blender, smoothies are a great way to put your fruit or veg in, wizz away and drink! Don’t miss out on this timesaver when you have little ones at your feet. BeHappyMum love this easy peanut butter split, and Mum365’s citrus and berry smoothies are full of antioxidants and a great source of energy.
Bustle.com gives some great tip snacks for healthy skin which all deliver the same goodness us mothers need when pregnant, with a newborn or generally to keep our body healthy. So many brands offer a variety of nuts and fruits these days and for mothers, they really are the perfect nibble to keep your energy topped up on those tough busy days!
Fresh fruit, Dips and Pitta Bread!
Mumsmakelists.com – 30 Super Healthy High Energy Snacks is the key for first time mums. Picking those high protein snacks will see you through the nappy changes and school runs longer than the fatty foods will!
We love this mummy blogger, from pitta breads and crackers to dips and fruit this Mum has tried and tested the snacks for tired Mums. Chop up some carrots, peppers even breadsticks and enjoy with some nice guacamole or houmous. Enjoy Mums!
Oatmeal, Honey & Peanut Butter!
Breastfeeding Bites! Don’t be scared of the funny name, these are becoming a trend and one of the easiest recipes for you to make from We’re Parents Blog! Oatmeal, honey peanut butter and honey roll into balls and let them set in the fridge. Great sources of calcium and goodness for breastfeeding mums or anyone who fancies a sweet snack!
Dips & Pitta Bread!
You’ll remember you had tastebuds before sleepless nights and cold food when you tear up a pitta and dip into a glorious pot of guacamole, houmous or tzatziki! Pinchofyum is a beautiful little website with tasty and easy homemade recipes like this houmous below. Of course you can buy these for convenience but why not make a deal with your partner or helper (after youve slept) and chuck these in the blender for homemade version they really make all the difference!
Dried & Baked Fruit & Veg!
Self.com – ‘5 Ways to bake your own fruit and veggie chips’ will prove to any doubtful new parents that this is much easier than it looks.
Simply chop and bake! Let them cool and put in Tupperware! Easy to manage when your baby is napping and leave to cook whilst you get on with the rest! What could be easier?
Enjoy Mums! For more mouth watering recipes in pictures, visit our Pinterest!
Don’t forget how important it is to keep your energy up and not neglect your body, because a tired body isn’t much use to your baby or little ones!
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