Raspberry Chocolate Mousse (with a twist)

Just before a period (luteal phase) I’m a sugar fiend and while I would never suggest limiting it all together, making an alternative could help balance hormones and help with the dreaded PMS. Makes 4 Prep time: 10 mins Stage of Cycle: Luteal Phase Ingredients: 100g dark chocolate 4 tbsp honey 1 tbsp vanilla extract 5 tbsp oat milk 2 tbsp cocoa powder 2 ripe … Continue reading Raspberry Chocolate Mousse (with a twist)

Fig & Pistachio Rolls

Who doesn’t love a sweet treat, particularly washed down with a cup of tea (oh so British!). This bake has been designed for ovulation week, figs are iron and fibre rich and the nuts have protein – important for that particular stage of the menstruation cycle. Makes: 20 Prep & cook time: 1 hour, 45 mins Stage of cycle: Ovulation Ingredients: 140g plain flour 85g wholemeal flour … Continue reading Fig & Pistachio Rolls

Green Eggs and Ham Frittata

We’re on Ovulation week and it’s the time where our bodies are probably feeling fairly energetic, which means that carbs aren’t as necessary (that doesn’t mean they’re cut altogether) However, the body will naturally crave high protein and fats to maintain the positive energy. This dish is filled with those ingredients, high in Vitamin B and with fibre rich veggies! Serves 8 Prep & cook … Continue reading Green Eggs and Ham Frittata

Sesame Prawn Toast

Happy Chinese New Year! Ingredients: 200g prawns, raw and peeled (can be frozen, but make sure they’re fully defrosted) 1 garlic clove, chopped 3cm piece of ginger, grated 2 eggs 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp sweet chilli sauce 2 spring onions, finely chopped 4 slices white bread 2 tbsp sesame oil 100g sesame seeds Vegetable oil for frying Method: Preheat the oven to 120 … Continue reading Sesame Prawn Toast

Miso Caramel Nuts

Let’s talk about snacks baby! This snack has been created with the follicular phase in mind. It’s common that the hormones are still low – although they’re creeping in slowly but surely. You may find you have more energy in comparison to your menstrual week, so eating foods like miso is great for gut health and metabolism. Prep & cook time: 20 mins Stage of … Continue reading Miso Caramel Nuts

Butter Chicken with Cumin Rice & Parsnip Chips

Takeaway dinners don’t have to only be at weekends. You can make this delicious dinner in the comfort of your own home (and with a hot water bottle stuffed down your tracksuit bottoms). This recipe has been created for menstruation week, not only for the comfort food factor but with specific ingredients that could help ease your symptoms. Turmeric and ginger are great anti inflammatory … Continue reading Butter Chicken with Cumin Rice & Parsnip Chips