I made these lactation cookies to promote milk production for breastfeeding. They’re yummy! My supply is actually an oversupply. I ate these in the days leading up to giving birth as well as after Kurt was born. Perhaps they had something to do with the abundance of milk I came into.
I came up with the recipe based on a few that I looked at online. It seems like the key ingredients for milk production are probably:
- Brewer’s yeast (can not use any other kind of yeast – not nutritional yeast or other)
- Ground flaxseed (also helpful for treating PCOS)
- Oats and wheat germ (fiber is supposed to be good for milk supply)
- Organic Butter (healthy animal fat)
It’s very easy to veganize this recipe; instructions for both regular and vegan are below.
Ingredients (with vegan option)
- 3 tablespoons ground flaxseed
- 5 tablespoons water
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I have a *juicy* infographic for you today.
I am a big fan of juicing. I don’t do it that much at home anymore, but I used to use my Breville constantly when I lived out in CA.
Now I tend to buy my juices, but if you have the time and the space for a juicer I’d highly recommend it.
Since moving into my second trimester, I’ve had a lot of trouble with sloooooowwwww digestion and bloating. I don’t like to skip out on the veggies so I try to get them in with juice if I’m not feeling so hot.
When Macy’s sent me an infographic they made about the benefits of juicing I thought it was good timing to post it!
What’s your favorite juice recipe? I love green juices – kale, celery, cucumber, maybe 1/2 an apple, some lemon, and ginger. Yum.
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Over the weekend my sister and mom came up to NYC to visit me.
Julia (sister) brought me some chanterelles that my brother, Rob, and his girlfriend had foraged.
I didn’t take a picture before, but here is the after…
Simply roasted for 12 minutes at 450F. Drizzled with olive oil and some sea salt before roasting.
This roasting method (evoo + sea salt, roast for 10-14 mins @ 450F depending on the mushroom) is my go-to recipe for all kinds of mushrooms.
Here are some mushrooms from another night (maitake on the upper left and beech -I think- on the right; these are organic and from a Japanese grocery store on 59th street).
What’s your favorite way to have mushrooms? What’s your favorite mushroom?
I think my favorite kind of mushroom is maitake, prepared this way.
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