Tempura Broccoli

The perfect side to accompany any Asian dish or just as a tasty snack, which is great for the follicular phase as hormones start to pick up and you’re feeling more energised. Serves 2 Prep & cook time: 15 mins Stage of cycle: Follicular Phase Ingredients: For the tempura: 80g cornflour 30g plain flour 80ml sparkling water, chilled small handful crushed ice 1 Broccoli head, cut into florets Vegetable … Continue reading Tempura Broccoli

Seafood Roast

This garlicky one pan seafood dish may not be a dish for kissing, but it’s certainly a crowd pleaser and bonus, it saves on washing up! The seafood is full of Vitamin B12 and zinc to help balance hormones and low mood. Now go and stock up on chewing gum. Stage of cycle: Menstruation Prep & cook time: 50 mins Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 350g new … Continue reading Seafood Roast

Garlic and Herb Chicken with Greek Quinoa Salad

I’m hoping that this fresh and easy dish will help encourage the sun to come out and stay because let’s be honest, it’s time! This recipe has been create for the ovulation stage of the cycle using ingredients that support the liver while there might be excess oestrogen lying around and an added bonus for a quick, speedy turnaround too. Serves 4 Prep and cook … Continue reading Garlic and Herb Chicken with Greek Quinoa Salad

Dark Chocolate Honeycomb

Super easy homemade crunchies, with a dark chocolate outside for the menstrual cramps! Cook & prep: 1 hour 15 mins  Stage of cycle: Menstruation  Ingredients:  Butter for greasing 200g caster sugar 5 Tbsp golden syrup 1 Tbsp bicarbonate of soda 200g dark Chocolate Method: Grease a tin and set aside. In a large saucepan, heat the caster sugar and golden syrup. Stirring until the sugar … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Honeycomb

Baked Cod & Chorizo Butter Bean Bake

Here at Oh My Nosh we love nothing more than an easy dinner and this absolutely is it! This dish is also perfect for menstruation because of the slow releasing carbs, omega 3 and all round tastiness. Serves 2 Cook and prep time: 30 mins Stage of Cycle: Menstruation Ingredients:  2 Tbsp olive oil 60g chorizo, chopped  1 onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, crushed  Chilli … Continue reading Baked Cod & Chorizo Butter Bean Bake

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