Postnatal Fennel Bites Recipe


We all know how long to do lists can get as we set goals in the new year. But it’s important for all you mamas out there to take care of yourselves, especially if you’ve just given birth. If you love to host, or are attending a new years gathering, we have the perfect Premama appetizer that you can bring. It’s not only tasty but it has a special ingredient that will benefit all new mamas ringing in the new year with healthy recovery goals in mind.

These postnatal fennel bites are a postpartum mama’s best friend. It’s loaded with essential nutrients that increase breast milk supply and improve its quality, which can help to soothe abdominal pain and colic in babies. And who doesn’t love freshly grated or sliced parmigiano reggiano cheese! These bites are not only a crowd pleaser and one more thing you can do to take care of yourself and your little one during the holiday madness. 

Take things one step further with our Postnatal Vitamins. We've made it easy for you to restore the nutrients in your body so you can get back to feeling like yourself and start the new year right! Packed with everything you need to heal during your early stages of motherhood, consider these vitamins our gift to you. 

Postnatal Fennel Bites Recipe

Gluten Free | Nut Free

Servings: Approx. 12

Prep Time: 10 minutes

What You’ll Need: 

  • Sharp Knife 
  • Cutting Board 
  • Serving Board


  • 1 bulb of fennel, thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ ounces of Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, shaved
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. Grab a cutting board and cut fennel in half lengthwise, then slice into 1/4-inch-thick wedges.
  2. Using a sharp knife (or vegetable peeler), cut the parmigiano into thick, bite-size shavings and place on top of fennel wedges.
  3. Place your fennel bites onto your serving board or platter. 
  4. Season fennel bites with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil. 
  5. Top with fennel fronds to garnish and serve!

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