Dark Chocolate Honeycomb

Super easy homemade crunchies, with a dark chocolate outside for the menstrual cramps! Cook & prep: 1 hour 15 minsĀ  Stage of cycle: MenstruationĀ  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

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)

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

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

Cheese & Marmite Pinwheels

It’s tradition in our family to make cheese straws on Christmas eve. This is a great alternative! Makes: 10 Prep & cook time: 25 mins Ingredients: 320g pre-rolled puff pastry 4 tbsp marmite 150g cheddar cheese, grated 1 egg Method: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Prepare a lined baking tray. Lay out the pre-rolled puff pastry. Add on the marmite and the grated cheddar … Continue reading Cheese & Marmite Pinwheels

Pigs in Blankets Toad in the Hole

God tier Toad in the Hole! Serves 6 Prep & cook time: 1 hour Ingredients: 140g Plain Flour 2 Eggs 175ml milk 1 red onion, chopped 1 tbsp balsamic glaze 8 Cumberland sausages 8 rashers of smoked streaky baconĀ  Method: Preheat the oven to 190 degrees In a large mixing bowl, pour in the flour, eggs and milk. Whisk until smooth and small bubbles have … Continue reading Pigs in Blankets Toad in the Hole

Panettone French Toast

Whether you’re looking for a brunch on Christmas morning or need to use up your panettone post festive season, this breakfast is sure to be a crowd pleaser! Prep and cook time: 10 mins Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 slice of panettone 2 eggs 80ml milk 60ml double cream 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 orange, zest & juice 1 tsp icing sugar … Continue reading Panettone French Toast

White Chocolate and Cranberry Bread & Butter Pudding

Not a fan of Christmas pud? Why not make this sweet, sticky, luscious dessert post Christmas dinner? Serves: 8 Prep & cook time: 1 hour, 30 mins Ingredients: 50g butter 400g brioche bread, sliced 350ml Milk 50ml Double cream 2 eggs 25g caster sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 180g white chocolate 100g fresh cranberries Method: Grease a large oven proof dish. Slice the brioche into … Continue reading White Chocolate and Cranberry Bread & Butter Pudding