Cashew Berry Smoothie

cashew berry smoothie recipe by Anna, fertility nutrtionist

Fuel your body with our Cashew Berry Smoothie. This delicious blend of dates and collagen protein, both essential for supporting your body, it’s a perfect way to start your day. Enjoy this nourishing smoothie and feel good knowing you’re giving your body the best!

Maca Green Smoothie

maca green smoothie recipe by Anna, fertility nutritionist

Could there be a more perfect summer breakfast than a green smoothie? Quick, refreshing, and oh so yummy, this smoothie is made with maca, a Peruvian root known for its fertility benefits. For all you ladies trying to conceive or preparing for pregnancy, this is the summer breakfast you’ve been searching for. Bottoms up!

Oatmeal Raisin Lactation Cookies

oatmeal raisin lactation cookie recipe by Anna, fertility nutritionist

While scientific evidence supporting galactagogues is weak, these cookies boast nourishing ingredients like flaxseeds, chia seeds, and cinnamon, traditionally believed to support lactation. Enjoy them as a lactation cookie, or simply a healthy treat.

Milk Boosting Banana Muffins

easy banana muffin recipe by Anna, fertility nutritionist

Calling all nursing mamas! Boost your milk supply with our Milk Boosting Banana Muffins recipe. As a mom myself, I understand the importance of maintaining milk flow while juggling the demands of motherhood. Packed with galactagogues like oats and a special blend from Majka, these muffins are a delicious way to support lactation and keep your supply up. I love having these on hand for easy snacks and quick breakfasts. They also freeze well, so go ahead and double the recipe!

Blueberry Lactation Cookies

Blueberry lactation cookies, recipe by Anna fertility dietitian

Dive into the world of “lactation cookies” and galactagogues, but before indulging, let’s talk facts. While oats and fenugreek seed are often touted as milk supply boosters, research supporting these claims is limited. The real key to milk production? Directly nursing or pumping. For serious concerns, consult with an IBCLC-certified lactation consultant.

Double Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

Double chocolate peanut butter guilt-free cookie recipe by Anna, fertility nutritionist

These treats are not only easy to make but also provide a decent dose of protein, ensuring they won’t disrupt your blood sugar balance. Gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined-sugar-free, they’re perfect for satisfying your chocolate cravings without the guilt. They’re healthy enough to indulge for breakfast!

Turmeric-Spice Pumpkin Muffins

turmeric pumpkin muffins

These Turmeric-Spice Pumpkin Muffins are festive goodness! They are a yummy blend of antioxidants, healthy fats, and lean protein. Perfect for snacking in your fertility journey. Not only are they easy to make, but also a great treat for Thanksgiving or Christmas celebrations.

NutraMilk Cashew Peppermint Mocha Creamer

‘Tis the season for joy and fertility-friendly indulgence! This NutraMilk magic with the Cashew Milk Peppermint Mocha Creamer—a delightful blend for cozy holiday moments, helps spread the warmth by gifting this homemade goodness, bringing a sprinkle of love to your festive season. Happy holidays and happy sipping!

Turmeric Oatmeal

turmeric oatmeal recipe by Anna, fertility nutritionist

Eating a balanced breakfast is crucial year-round, but especially during the holiday season. This turmeric oatmeal recipe sets the tone for your day with protein, fiber, and healthy fats. The vibrant yellow oatmeal, topped with red pomegranate seeds, green pumpkin seeds, tangerines, and coconut flakes, is both festive and nourishing. Make a big batch for your guests and stay healthy through the New Year!

Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Salted-Maple Glaze (Gluten & Guilt Free)

Delight in the season with these Soft Pumpkin Cookies. Savor the perfect blend of sweetness and warmth, finished with a delectable salted-maple glaze. These gluten-free, guilt-free treats are not only a fall favorite but also perfect for those on a fertility or pregnancy journey, providing a delicious yet nutritious option for satisfying fall cravings.

Cashew Herb Cheese Spread

cashew herb cheese spread

Elevate your holiday gatherings with a delightful cashew herb cheese spread – a crowd-pleasing vegan, gluten-free cashew herb cheese spread.

Sweet and Spicy Walnuts

sweet and spicy walnuts by Anna, fertility nutritionist

Looking for a go-to item for holiday parties this year? These Sweet and Spicy Walnuts are the answer! They taste indulgent but are packed with protein from egg whites, and the walnuts supply a good amount of fiber and healthy fats. This makes them the perfect appetizer to nibble on while you celebrate this holiday season. Enjoy a snack that’s both delicious and nutritious!

Sparkling Grapefruit Paloma Mocktail

fertility nutrition with anna - sparkling grapefruit and paloma mocktail recipe

Are you expecting or trying to conceive? Say hello to our Sparkling Grapefruit Paloma Mocktail – a vibrant, alcohol-free creation for mama-to-be! With only 4 key ingredients, it’s a simple, refreshing indulgence perfect for baby showers or any preggo-friendly celebration.

Apple-Granola Muffins (Gluten Free)

apple granola gluten free muffin recipe by Anna, registered dietitian

After the routine fall apple picking with the fam, I was inspired to make a healthy-enough-to-eat-for-breakfast, lunch and dinner muffin. This recipe was a first for me, but came out sooo good! Hope you love them!

Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls

Perfect for an energy kick, these no-bake Pumpkin Spice Energy Balls are not just convenient, but they’re a fiber-filled delight. With a blend of oats, nuts, and pumpkin, they’ll fuel you through the 3 p.m. slumps and satisfy your hunger while you’re on the go.

Tropical Smoothie

tropical smoothie with pineapple

This vibrant blend combines the sweetness of frozen pineapple, banana, and mango with the nutritional punch of fresh mint. A refreshing taste of the tropics and a boost of nutrients in every wholesome glass.

Watermelon Gazpacho

watermelon gazpacho recipe by Anna, registered fertility dietitian

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of summer with this refreshing Watermelon Gazpacho recipe! Packed with hydrating watermelon, crisp cucumbers, and zesty herbs, this easy-to-make dish is perfect for those hot summer days. Plus, it’s loaded with ingredients known to support fertility and overall health, making it a delicious addition to your fertility-friendly menu.

Kombucha Basil Mango Mocktail

kombucha basil mango mocktail recipe by Anna Fertility Nutrition

This refreshing and alcohol-free kombucha mocktail is perfect for expecting mothers and anyone looking to enjoy a delightful summer beverage. Crafted with care and featuring Brew Dr. Kombucha, this mocktail ensures that you can celebrate in style without compromising on taste or safety. Sip on this fizzy concoction and raise a toast to summer gatherings and special occasions!

Blueberry Lavender Chia Jam

blueberry lavender chia homemade jam recipe by Anna, Fertility Nutritionist

Enjoy the flavors of Oregon summer with this delightful blueberry lavender chia jam recipe. Quick to make and versatile to use, it’s the perfect way to preserve the bounty of summer berries. Enjoy it on your favorite snacks and meals.

Lavender Vanilla Nice Cream

lavender vanilla ice cream - Anna, Fertility Nutritionist

We’ve all craved a sweet treat without the guilt. Now, look no further than this easy nice cream recipe! Made from blended frozen bananas, it’s a simple dessert that is also packed with nourishment. Infused with calming lavender, it’s perfect for unwinding after a long day. Plus, it’s dairy-free, gluten-free, and nut-free, making it accessible to all. Grab a spoon, indulge in relaxation, and savor every bite of this delicious frozen dessert. You were made for this!

Matcha Energy Balls

matcha energy balls recipe - Anna registered fertility dietitian

My matcha kick continues with these SUPER SIMPLE no-bake Matcha Energy Balls. Just 5 ingredients and 5 minutes to make. Enjoy for an energizing snack mid-day or breakfast boost first thing in the morning.

COLLAGEN GUMMY BEARS

recipe - gummy bears

Let’s put a fun twist to your wellness game with these Collagen Gummy Bears. Collagen packs a ton of benefits for fertility. This recipe is my Gummy Bear version of Lily Nichol’s original from her book, Real Food for Pregnancy. All credit goes to her on this one!

Energizing Snacks for Fertility

fertility blog - energizing snacks for fertility

Do you get in a snack-rut? Do you get bored of eating the same things, or do you go too long between meals because either nothing sounds good or because you simply forget to eat? Are you getting worn down – physically and/or emotionally? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then it’s time to explore some energizing snacks for fertility.

Chocolate for fertility: Too good to be true?

fertility blog - are you eating enough to get pregnant?

Do you hate the pressure around sex ever since you started trying to get pregnant? I thought that was one of the worst parts of the whole ordeal – making it a scheduled requirement steals all the fun out of it. I bring this up because Valentine’s Day is around the corner – another date for “obligatory” romance. If you ask me, chocolate is the best thing about this Hallmark holiday. Turns out, chocolate on V-Day may be good for your fertility too – NOT too good to be true! Stick with me here…