Pregnant and feeling the heat this summer? Cool off with a yummy smoothie featuring ingredients that’ll benefit both you and your baby. In our mouth-watering recipes below, you’ll find a smoothie to satisfy any pregnancy craving, from nutty or chocolatey to tart or sweet. Some even help with morning sickness. Click through the gallery to give them a whirl!

Chocolate Brownie Black Bean Smoothie

Protein can help with morning sickness and also provides the amino acids that become the foundation for your baby's cells. But beans in a smoothie? Yep! They add a creamy texture in addition to a protein punch. In this smoothie recipe from The Muffin Myth, they’re blended with cocoa powder, dates and banana for a rich, satisfying beverage.

photo: The Muffin Myth

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— Sarah Blight & Eva Ingvarson Cerise

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