Lactation Protein Balls to Increase Milk Supply

Lactation Protein Balls to Increase Milk Supply

These no bake lactation protein balls are the perfect healthy snack for breastfeeding mums

If your breastfeeding, it can be difficult to prioritise your nutrition and finding the time to prepare healthy snacks is a daily challenge.

These lactation protein balls are a delicious and nutritious way to ensure you're getting the nutrients to stay energised and support your milk supply as a breastfeeding mum

What makes these lactation bliss balls so nutritious for breastfeeding mums?

This recipe is packed with lactation supporting foods like rolled oats, nut butter and flax seeds. These protein balls are also blended with our delicious breastfeeding protein Lactation BoostThe combination of these ingredients creates a nutrient dense snack option, filled with protein & healthy fats, supporting your energy, blood sugar and overall nutrition as a breastfeeding mum. 

If you want to learn more about why your diet is so important while breastfeeding- make sure to check out our "Complete breastfeeding Nutrition eGuide". 

When to enjoy these lactation protein balls?

They are perfect for when you need a quick pick-me-up after a long night of cluster feeding or wanting a tasty, yet high protein snack to enjoy while pumping. If you love this recipe as much as we do, you can make a new batch every sunday to store in your fridge, so you can enjoy these lactation protein balls as soon as the breastfeeding hunger strikes!


Lactation Protein Balls

Dairy Free, No Bake

Lactation Protein Balls to Increase Milk Supply


1 cup quick cook oats (rolled is ok to use as well!)

1/4 cup dried cranberries 

2 tbsp hemp seeds

2 tbsp ground flaxseeds

12 dates, pitted

2/3 cup almond butter

2 tbsp melted coconut oil 

3 tbsp Maternal Essentials Lactation Boost- Wild Berry or Chocolate

1/2 cup desiccated coconut 


1. Add all ingredients (except the desiccated coconut) to a food processor and blend until a sticky mixture forms 

2. Pour the desiccated coconut onto a plate 

3. Using a teaspoon, take a heaped amount of the mixture and use your hands to create a well formed ball 

4. Roll the bliss ball in the desiccated coconut until well covered 

5 .Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week 

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