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Boost Your Milk Supply With These Soup Recipes!

Do you need to increase your breastmilk supply? Try these delicious and easy milk boosting soup recipes at home! Perfect for busy, breastfeeding mothers! 

1. Chicken Soup

There is so much good nutrients in bowl of chicken soup! Chicken soup is known to boost the immune system and help with healing. Slow cooking the soup with bone-in chicken gives it extra nutrients. It’s the extra nutrients that make this such a good soup for lactating mothers.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 3 carrots
  • 3 celery stalks
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 5 chicken thighs (with bone)
  • 6 cups of bone broth (homemade or store bought)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Turmeric
  • 1-2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
  • Smoked paprika
  • 100g of spaghetti (optional)

Instructions

  1. Season the chicken, then brown it in a large pot.
  2. Add the chopped vegetables, salt and pepper and cook on medium heat until vegetables are soft. (About 10-15 minutes.)
  3. Stir regularly so that it does not stick.
  4. Add bone broth and add seasoning for taste, then bring to a boil.
  5. Once it boils, reduce heat and simmer for 1-2 hours (or longer)
  6. About 15 minutes before serving add spaghetti (optional)

You may share the soup with your family or save the leftovers for another day!

2. Carrot Soup

Carrots are another food that is considered beneficial for breastfeeding moms. This slow cooker soup is super easy and nourishing. It also contains coconut milk, curry powder (with fenugreek), garlic and ginger to help make more  breast milk.

Ingredients

  • 1.5L of butternut squash
  • 2 large carrots or 12 baby carrots
  • 2-4 fresh garlic gloves
  • 1 inch piece of fresh ginger
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp of curry powder
  • 2 cups bone broth
  • 1/2 cup full fat canned coconut milk

Instructions

  1. Chop up all the vegetables.
  2. Add in all the ingredients except for coconut milk into the stove.
  3. Bring it to a boil and then simmer for 2 hours.
  4. When finished add coconut milk and mix to combine.
  5. Puree the soup using an an immersion blender, potato masher, or blender. If using a blender, make sure to cool the soup first and not to overfill.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

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Source: https://www.birtheatlove.com/healthy-soup-recipes-breastfeeding/

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