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The best snacks to prepare in advance for breastfeeding moms

Breastfeeding is a process that demands a lot of energy from new moms. To maintain this energy level and provide all the necessary nutrients to their baby, they need healthy and nutritious snacks. Here are some breastfeeding snack recipes to prepare in advance to make your breastfeeding routine easier.

1. Energy balls with dates and cashew nuts

These little sweets are a concentrate of energy that will help you through your busy days. Easy to prepare, they keep perfectly in the refrigerator. Translation finished

Energy balls with dates and cashew nuts
**Ingrédients :**
- 200g de dattes dénoyautées
- 100g de noix de cajou
- 50g de noix de coco râpée

**Préparation :**
1. Mixez les dattes et les noix de cajou dans un robot jusqu'à obtenir une pâte collante.
2. Formez des boules avec la pâte obtenue et roulez-les dans la noix de coco râpée.
3. Placez-les au réfrigérateur pour qu'elles durcissent. Elles sont prêtes à être dégustées !

2. Mini-quiches in muffin form

These mini-quiches are not only delicious, but also rich in protein. Make a large quantity in advance and heat them up as needed. Translation finished

Bacon and cheese mini-quiches in muffin form
**Ingrédients :**
- 6 œufs
- 200g de lardons
- 1 oignon
- 100g de gruyère râpé
- Sel, poivre

**Préparation :**
1. Préchauffez votre four à 180°C.
2. Battez les œufs dans un saladier, ajoutez les lardons, l'oignon émincé et le gruyère. Salez et poivrez.
3. Versez la préparation dans des moules à muffins et enfournez pour 15 minutes.

3. Yogurt crunches with fruit and white chocolate

These yogurt crunches are an excellent way to satisfy a sweet craving while benefiting from the goodness of fruit and yogurt.

Yogurt crunches with fruit and white chocolate
**Ingrédients :**
- 500g de yaourt nature
- 100g de fruits de votre choix (fraises, framboises, myrtilles...)
- 50g de chocolat blanc

**Préparation :**
1. Étalez le yaourt sur une plaque à pâtisserie recouverte de papier sulfurisé.
2. Disposez les fruits coupés en morceaux sur le yaourt.
3. Râpez le chocolat blanc sur le tout.
4. Placez la plaque au congélateur pendant au moins 2 heures.
5. Une fois le yaourt congelé, cassez-le en morceaux pour obtenir vos croquants.

4. Zucchini and cheddar cheese muffins

These savory muffins are an ideal snack for breastfeeding moms. They are easy to eat with one hand and are full of flavors.

Zucchini and cheese muffins
**Ingrédients :**
- 200g de farine
- 1 courgette
- 100g de fromage cheddar
- 3 œufs
- 50ml d'huile d'olive
- 1 sachet de levure chimique
- Sel, poivre

**Préparation :**
1. Préchauffez votre four à 180°C.
2. Mélangez la farine, la levure, les œufs et l'huile d'olive dans un saladier.
3. Ajoutez la courgette râpée et le fromage cheddar râpé. Salez et poivrez.
4. Versez la préparation dans des moules à muffins et enfournez pour 25 minutes.

5. Apple pancakes

These apple pancakes are a light and nutritious dessert or snack for breastfeeding moms.

**Ingrédients :**
- 2 pommes
- 150g de farine
- 50g de sucre
- 1 œuf
- 1/2 sachet de levure chimique
- 50ml de lait
- Cannelle (facultatif)

**Préparation :**
1. Préchauffez votre four à 180°C.
2. Mélangez la farine, le sucre, l'œuf, la levure et le lait dans un saladier.
3. Ajoutez les pommes coupées en petits morceaux. Saupoudrez de cannelle si vous le souhaitez.
4. Formez des petites galettes sur une plaque à pâtisserie recouverte de papier sulfurisé.
5. Enfournez pour 15 minutes.

Other healthy and quick snack ideas to munch on throughout the day are fresh fruits and vegetables, muffins, whole grain bread, soft bars, nuts, oat protein balls, cucumbers topped with cream cheese and smoked salmon, crackers and cheese, dried fruit, nut butter, and hemp, pumpkin, or sunflower seeds. The most important thing is to always prioritize nutritious and easy-to-eat foods.

Remember to drink plenty of water to stay well hydrated throughout the day. Breastfeeding can be very demanding on the body, and good hydration is essential for your well-being and that of your baby.

In conclusion

Breastfeeding is an important and demanding period in a new mom’s life. These snack recipes are designed to help you maintain your energy level and provide your baby with all the nutrients he needs. Feel free to prepare them in advance so you can enjoy them at any time of the day.

For more breastfeeding-friendly snack ideas, feel free to check out this article from NutriChallenge or this guide from Mom Eats Well.

You can also watch the video from Amourmaternel for more recipe ideas.

And most importantly, we would love to hear from you! If you’ve tried any of these recipes or if you have your own favorite breastfeeding snack recipes, feel free to share them in the comments below. Your experience could help other moms who are on the same breastfeeding journey.

Remember, your health and well-being are paramount for you and your baby. So, eat well, hydrate, and rest as much as possible!

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