15 Best Snacks for Breastfeeding Moms | Healthy Treats for Moms

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You should definitely anticipate having an even stricter diet after giving birth, especially if you plan to breastfeed your newborn baby. That isn’t to say you have to eat the same bland meals and snacks every time. After all of your hard work, you deserve some fulfilling snacks! And don’t worry, I’ve compiled a list of 15 delicious and healthy snacks that are ideal for breastfeeding mothers out there!

15.  5-Ingredient Cashew Energy Balls

Cashew energy balls are a sweet, nutty, kid-friendly snack. It’s a perfect naturally sweet treat, vegan, dairy-free, Whole30, gluten-free, and only requires 5 ingredients.

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14. Gluten-Free Banana Sunflower Mini Muffin

These healthy Gluten-Free Banana Sunflower Mini Muffins are so quick and easy to bake! They’re vegan, allergy-free, naturally sweet, and make for a great nut-free school & kid-friendly breakfast or snack!

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13. Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Balls

These chocolate peanut butter cookie dough balls are vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and oil-free! They are a delicious, healthy treat that is super quick and easy to make!

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12. Faye’s Parsley Fritters

My mother-in-law, Faye, was a fabulous cook, and would often land on our doorstep with a plate of something. Often, that plate was filled with these delicious little parsley fritters – still warm.

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11. Butterscotch Lactation Cookies {Boost Your Milk Supply!}

These butterscotch lactation cookies are so good! Even if you’re not a nursing mama, you can enjoy them (don’t worry, you won’t start lactating because you ate them). These butterscotch lactation cookies are packed with ingredients that encourage milk production.

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10. Salted Caramel Protein Bliss Balls

These no-bake, naturally sweetened with dates, salted caramel protein bliss balls are easy to make, gluten-free, and vegan if you replace whey protein with vegan protein. Enjoy them as a snack or a dessert.

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9. Mixed Berry Smoothie With Almond Milk

Try this 4 ingredient mixed berry smoothies made with almond milk, which is naturally sweet and refreshing for on-the-go breakfast or mid-day snack.

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8. Classic Hummus Recipe (How to Make Hummus)

The very BEST Classic Hummus Recipe is creamy, smooth, flavorful, and a million times better than even your very favorite store-bought version. Made using a handful of simple pantry ingredients including chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon, and cumin, learn how to make hummus and enjoy with all your favorite Mediterranean dishes or as a healthy snack.

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7. Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies

These Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies are delicious Breakfast Cookies and a great Healthy Snack. Made with 3 ingredients only, these kid-friendly soft and chewy cookies are super quick and easy to prepare with no eggs, no sugar and no flour. They are vegan and gluten-free friendly too!

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6. Banana Bread Protein Bites

Use these step-by-step directions with pictures to make some no-bake banana bread protein bites that are a delicious and healthy on-the-go breakfast or afternoon snack!

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5. Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

I have a confession to make – I eat peanut butter by the spoonful, straight out of the jar. Dare I confess that I even keep a jar of peanut butter at my desk at work.

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4. Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Hummus

Creamy, rich & sweet, this chocolate chip cookie dough hummus is the perfect dessert to curb your sweet tooth. Secretly healthy & incredibly easy to make!

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3. Chocolate Protein Mug Cake

Super fudgy & sweet, this vegan chocolate mug cake makes a really great healthy dessert for snack ! Extremely easy to make & is ready in 5 minutes.

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2. No-Bake Coconut Covered Energy Balls

These no bake coconut covered energy balls are the perfect bite for a healthy, vegan, superfood-packed option for snacking on-the-go. They’ll keep you full and satisfy your sweet tooth.

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1. Kale Pesto Pâté

Has it really been FOUR YEARS since I posted a pâté recipe??? Where are my priorities?! Well, let’s not go dwelling on the past, and instead, let’s talk about the present. And this present is in the shape of the cactus emoji. If you’d have asked me 4 years ago if there were a cactus emoji, I wouldn’t have been able to tell you. But now that all my friends are obsessed with succulents, I’m using that cacti emoji on the regular.

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15 Healthy Snacks for Breastfeeding Moms | Healthy Recipes for Moms

15 Healthy Snacks for Breastfeeding Moms | Healthy Recipes for Moms

I have here 15 delicious and healthy snacks that are perfect for breastfeeding moms out there!


  • Cashew
  • Banana
  • Peanut Butter
  • Butterscotch
  • Salted caramel


    1. Choose any breastfeeding snacks from the post that you like.
    2. Click on the link below the photo to get the full recipes and instructions.
    3. Try the best breastfeeding snacks and share your photo under my pin on Pinterest!

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