Relieve Cooking Stress And Focus More On Your Recovery With The Help Of Plant Sumo's Frozen Meals For Postpartum

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Knowing what to eat after a difficult childbirth is essential in your postpartum recovery process. You may be unsure whether a traditional Asian confinement diet is necessary, and you may be overwhelmed with information on the dos and don’ts. Most of these confinement practices are rooted in Chinese, Malay, and Indian cultures and frequently lack a solid scientific foundation.

Nursing mothers should eat a balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods, and dairy every day because it may affect the number of certain nutrients given to their newborns while breastfeeding. Aside from a nutrient-dense diet like plant-based, it will aid new mothers in postpartum healing.

However, cooking during postpartum healing might not be the best idea. Luckily, Plant Sumo serves plant-based frozen meals to reduce the stress of cooking and allow new mothers like you to focus more on recovery.

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Cleaner Breastmilk

We’ll get right to the one that has the most direct impact on your newborn’s health. We are exposed to toxins and pollutants daily through our eating, drinking, and breathing. We can’t choose the air we breathe, but we can certainly choose what we eat and drink. 

Regarding food, mothers who eat a plant-based diet have lower levels of toxic contaminants in their breast milk supply, some of which are known carcinogens. Don’t be too concerned! As far as we know, you would need to have high levels of such contaminants to cause any real problems, particularly when passed through breast milk.

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Better Bonding

Bringing new life into the world and connecting with them should be the highlights of your day. Unfortunately, 1 in every 7 mothers suffers from postpartum depression. What appears to others to be a joyful time can be a dark and lonely place for many new mothers. It’s not the mother’s fault, the baby’s, or anyone else’s fault. Depression can be defined simply as a chemical imbalance in the brain.

We know that all food travels throughout the body, including the brain; therefore, our food can and does directly impact our brain and how we feel. Certain plants contain a phytonutrient that improves the transmission of serotonin and dopamine (our feel-good chemicals) throughout the brain. As a result, we feel better. Those who consume a varied plant-based diet have lower rates of postpartum depression, an overall improved mood, and more energy throughout the day.

Help Combat Maternal Malnutrition

Maternal malnutrition, in combination with socioeconomic and environmental factors, can predispose some women to postpartum depression. During pregnancy and postpartum, specific nutrients are required in greater quantities, and deficiencies in these nutrients may increase the risk of postpartum depression.

Consumption of vegetables, fruits, and legumes increases micronutrient and antioxidant intake, which may improve pregnancy and birth outcomes, particularly in the second trimester, where oxidative stress has been shown to the peak.

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Plant Sumo's Best-Selling Food That Makes Good Postpartum Freezer Meals

Plant Sumo aims to help new moms through our plant-based and ready meals. Everything that is highly processed and artificial has been removed from our menu. Our plant-based meals are free of harmful additives, chemicals, and flavourings and are made with fresh, organic ingredients sourced from all over the UK.

We designed and tested our entire menu and nutritional content to create a perfectly balanced plant-based diet. Every freezer meal you receive has been prepared with your health in mind. Moreover, if you’re trying to avoid certain ingredients, you don’t need to worry because each ingredient is included in the menu, whether dairy-free or gluten-free.

Here are some of our best-selling frozen meals.

Salsa State Burrito

Are you craving a breakfast burrito?

With our stunning, sweet and spicy take on the classic Mexican burrito, we welcome you to burrito bliss. Smoked paprika, roasted peppers, sweet red onions, and chilled red kidney beans steal the show in this delicious wheat wrap topped with tangy coriander, cherry tomatoes, and red onion salsa. Plant-based salsa state burritos are great for weekday lunches or evening snacks.

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Better Not Gnocchi

Are you a fan of the humble potato? Better Not Gnocchi takes potatoes to a whole new level. We stuff the iconic Italian potato pasta with silky, delicious pumpkin, cover it in a creamy mushroom and wild garlic sauce, and top it with diced butternut squash. Don’t ‘gnocchi’ it until you’ve tried it; it’s a carbohydrate delight that will put a smile on your face.

Marinara V Balls

Oh, Mama Mia! Even an Italian grandmother would approve of this plant-based spaghetti bolognese. Our meatless meatball is a flavorful fusion of seitan, tofu, cannelloni beans, and mushroom that has been tenderly cooked alongside wholemeal penne pasta in a rich red arrabbiata sauce.

This hearty filling dish is full of tomatoey goodness and protein, making it ideal for a healthy freezer meal.

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Bringing Back Da Mac

One of our customers’ favourite freezer meal, Mac and cheese, is a classic comfort food. Plant Sumo is reintroducing ‘Back Da Mac’ with our own plant-based, innovative, and decadent spin. A creamy blend of pureed pumpkin, minced garlic, fiery mustard grains, and sweet shallots give the iconic macaroni shell a kick. This meal is a perfect plant-based accompaniment to a rainy day, snuggled up under a warm blanket with a cup of tea.

Enjoy Your Postpartum Recovery With Plant Sumo

You’ve probably heard people say raw vegetables and salads are not ideal postpartum foods. Whether you’re a vegan or just looking for healthy meal options, you may be wondering how you’re supposed to get what you need during that time if those foods aren’t suitable for your body.

Through Plant Sumo‘s meals, you’ll never need to look for things such as “easy freezer meal” or “freezer meal prep recipe” online. Our plant-based and ready-freezer meals are delicious and healthy that will surely satisfy your cravings. 

Enjoy the hassle-free freezer cooking and focus more on your recovery. 

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FAQs

Of course! We deliver everywhere in London, 8 am – 6 pm on Mondays and Thursdays. If you have any other concerns about delivery, click HERE.

A frozen meal, according to experts, is safe to consume indefinitely. However, food quality (i.e. flavour and texture) can degrade after about three months. As a result, we recommend eating foods within three months after you freeze them.

Listen to your body if you find yourself craving meat after your baby is born. However, if you enjoy eating plant-based foods, it is completely safe and healthy to do so.