The Perfect Postnatal Snacks

The Perfect Postnatal Snacks

Breastfeeding Cookies by Lauren Daye - MODERN DAYE NATUROPATH 

10 mins prep / 12 mins cook

These cookies are full of essential vitamins and minerals to help nourish new mums. They include certain ingredients known as galactagogues that are associated with increasing milk supply.


·      2 1⁄2 cups oats

·      4 tablespoons ground flax seeds

·      1⁄2 cup water

·      6 tablespoons extra-virgin coconut oil

·      3⁄4 cup coconut sugar (or brown sugar) 

·      1⁄4 cup Brewer’s yeast

·      1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

·      1⁄2 teaspoon baking soda

·      1⁄4 teaspoon Himalayan salt/sea salt

·      2/3 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)


·      Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and line a tray with baking paper.

·      Add 2 cups of oats into a blender and process into a fine flour.

·      In a large bowl combine the ground flax seeds with water and stir well to mix.

·      Add the coconut oil, coconut sugar, brewer’s yeast, vanilla, baking soda and salt, and stir until well combined.

·      Gradually stir in the oat flour until a dough is formed, then fold in the 1/2 cup of oats and dark choc chips.

·      Roll the mixture into 3cm balls and place on the lined baking sheet, then use a fork to flatten the cookies.

·      Bake at 180 degrees for 10-12 minutes, until the cookies are lightly golden around the edges.

·      Allow the cookies to cool for 10 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely. Enjoy!

 NOTE: Cookies can be frozen in zip-lock bags for up to 3 months.


Energy Boosting Bliss Balls - Our Everyday Eats

Serves: 16 balls 



  • 1 cup of medjool dates, pitted 
  • 1 cup of roasted almonds 
  • ½ cup of shredded coconut 
  • 2 tbsp of almond butter 
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract 
  • ¼ cup of activated buckwheat 
  • 1 cup of oats
  • Pinch of salt 


1 - Combine all the ingredients in a food processor until well combined. If the consistency is too soft, add additional oats. Alternatively, if you feel it’s too dry, add extra almond butter.

2 - Roll into tablespoon sized balls and place onto a lined baking tray. 

3 - Place the balls into the fridge (or freezer) to set 

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