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PCOS Fertility Smoothies

5 Delicious Tried and True PCOS Fertility Smoothies

If you suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), you likely know that diet is the most important factor for improving symptoms, regulating your menstrual cycle, and helping you feel good again.

Since PCOS is linked to insulin resistance, it’s important for women with PCOS to avoid all foods that contain sugar OR that turn into sugar in the body, both of which disrupt blood sugar and exacerbate insulin resistance. This includes cereals, breads, bagels, desserts, pastas, candy, soda, crackers, tortillas – all that white, processed, refined stuff. Instead it’s critical to eat REAL, WHOLE foods, with minimal ingredient lists (or none at all!).


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Many women struggle with keeping their sweet tooth in check, but for women with PCOS, it’s important to be EXTRA diligent about keeping sugar out of your diet because your risk of developing diabetes is much higher. Smoothies can be a great way to feel like you’re getting a treat, but without all that excess refined sugar. AND, including lots of fresh fruits and vegetables in your meals also improves your insulin response.

Another bonus of smoothies is that you can pack a lot of superfood goodness into them! To make them both PCOS and fertility friendly, we have to make sure that we’re choosing low sugar fruit and balancing our carbs, fats, and proteins.

That’s where these delicious PCOS Fertility Smoothie Recipes come in :).

A few things to note before making these smoothies a part of your daily routine

Consistency is key To make sure it’s all creamy and delicious, I suggest adding a healthy fat — half of an avocado, BPA-free canned full-fat coconut milk, or ¼ cup of almonds or cashews.

You need to balance your proteins/fats/carbohydrates Most smoothies are just sugar bombs — filled with heaps of fruit and milk. These smoothies keep the sugar content low so you’re not spiking your blood sugar.

Use natural sweeteners to curb your sugar cravings Small amounts of ingredients like fruit, raw honey and maple syrup will satisfy your sweet tooth!

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Take Me To The Beach

½ cup frozen pineapple
½ of a frozen banana
1 teaspoon coconut oil
2 tablespoons hemp hearts
1 teaspoon maca powder
1 scoop vanilla flavored protein powder
¼ cup bpa-free canned full fat coconut milk (or homemade nut milk)
¼ cup filtered water

Blend all ingredients together, and add additional coconut milk until desired consistency is reached.

Pink Grapefruit Delight

¼ ruby red grapefruit (skinned and seeded)
¼ cup frozen strawberries
½ cup bpa-free canned full fat coconut milk (or homemade nut milk)
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons cashew butter
raw honey
1 scoop plant based protein powder
filtered water to create desired consistency

Blend until smooth and delicious!

Get Your Greens

1-2 handfuls of spinach
1 ripe banana
½ cups bpa-free canned full fat coconut milk (or homemade nut milk)
½ cup filtered water
½ tablespoon chia seeds
1 heaping tablespoon of coconut oil
1-2 tablespoons of nut butter (almond or cashew)
Add a few ice cubes if you like your smoothies extra cold

Blend all ingredients until well incorporated and enjoy!

Chocolate Cherry

½ cup frozen tart cherries
½ of an avocado
1 small handful of spinach
1 tablespoon cacao powder
1 tablespoon maca powder
2 tablespoon soaked chia seeds
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
½ cup bpa-free canned full fat coconut milk (or homemade nut milk)
½ cup filtered water

Blend until smooth and enjoy.

Berry Delicious

1-2 tablespoons soaked chia seeds
1 scoop plant based protein powder
1 handful of spinach
½ cup frozen blackberries
½ cup frozen tart cherries
½ cup bpa-free canned full fat coconut milk (or homemade nut milk)
½ cup filtered water
2 teaspoons grated nutmeg

Blend until desired consistency is reached, adding more almond milk as needed.

PCOS & fertility friendly smoothie ingredients

I also encourage you to mix and match the ingredients below and come up with your own delicious smoothie recipe!

Low Sugar Fruits
berries
tart cherries
peach
apricot
pineapple
pear
kiwi
cranberries
grapefruit
apple
strawberries
navel orange
nectarine
cantaloupe
honeydew
acai berry

Heart Healthy Vegetables
cucumber
spinach
kale
collard greens
swiss chard
spirulina
chorella
wheatgrass

Good For You Fats
avocado
full fat, organic coconut milk
coconut oil
soaked cashews or almonds
nut milks

Protein and Fiber
hemp hearts
flax seeds
chia seeds
sesame seeds
nut butters
plant-based protein powder

Optional Add-ins
cinnamon
raw cacao powder
pure vanilla extract
fresh spearmint
maca powder
royal jelly
bee pollen

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