Pregnancy Recipe: Dates Milkshake

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Pregnancy can be exhausting at times and your body might demand rest from routine chores. In such situations, it is good to listen to your body and give it a break. Most pregnancy symptoms rob your appetite for healthy nutritious food and you may end up eating crackers all day. Here is a simple yet powerful recipe to give you nutritional boost:

Dates & Banana Milkshake

This may not sound interesting but this powerful pregnancy shake will entice your taste buds and revitalize your tired body. It is filled with required calcium, iron, protein and vitamins and also be light on your tummy. This is a perfect drink for morning sickness and heartburn.

  • Dates – ¼ cup
  • Banana (ripe) – ½ – 1
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Ice cubes
  • Dry nuts – for topping


  • Remove seeds from the dates and soak it in warm milk for about 15 minutes.
  • Peal the skin and cut the banana in to small pieces.
  • Add banana, dates soaked in milk and ice cubes in a blender. Run the blender till the ingredients mix well and become smooth.
  • Take dry nuts of your choice, chop them and add them to the milkshake.
  • Serve cool.


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