Swedish Meatballs

Stage of cycle: Menstruation Cook and prep time: 30 mins Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 Tbsp oats 750ml beef stock 750g pork and beef mince, combined 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp dried thyme  3 1/2 Tbsp plain flour 1 red onion, grated A dash of Worcestershire sauce 1 egg 1 Tbsp veg oil 100ml single cream To serve: Mashed potato, dill and cranberry sauce  Method: In … Continue reading Swedish Meatballs

Ginger Florentines

The perfect edible gift! Makes 8 Prep & cook time: 20 mins Ingredients: 50g butter 50g light brown sugar 50g golden syrup 50g self raising flour 35 flaked almonds 50g chopped nuts 50g glacé ginger 1 orange, zest 50g maschino cherries, chopped 150g dark chocolate Method: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. Line two baking trays with baking paper. Into a saucepan add the butter, … Continue reading Ginger Florentines

Baked Brie and Doughballs (Christmas Tree Bread)

Ok, she’s a bit of a wonky Christmas tree but for day 4 of Noshmas we have baked brie and doughballs with a cranberry glaze. It’s the ultimate crowd pleaser and perfect for sharing (or not!) Prep & cook time: 3 hours 30 mins Serves 4-8 people Ingredients:800g bread flour7g dried yeast2 x round brie cheese/camembert – I used brie1 tbsp dried rosemary2 garlic cloves1 … Continue reading Baked Brie and Doughballs (Christmas Tree Bread)

Christmas Arancini

These delicious balls of happiness have had a festive makeover with a sage and onion crust, brie & cranberry centre, as well as being vegetarian! #12daysofnoshmas Makes 8 balls Prep & cook time: 20 mins Ingredients:250g leftover mushroom risotto100g brie2 tbsp cranberry sauce1 egg, whisked4 tbsp flour100g sage and onion stuffing mix Method:1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Prep three separate dishes with the egg, … Continue reading Christmas Arancini

Roasted Parsnip and Chilli Soup

12 days of Noshmas is back, where Oh My Nosh brings you 12 delicious recipes everyday in the build up to Christmas day. Serves 2 Prep and cook time: 50 mins Ingredients:– 500g parsnips– 2 tbsp chilli oil– 1 tsp chilli flakes– 2 slices of bread, cut into cubes– 1 tbsp sesame oil– 900ml veg stock– 1 tsp dried rosemary– 1 tsp dried thyme– 100ml … Continue reading Roasted Parsnip and Chilli Soup

S’Mores Dip

The dark chocolate is perfect for the luteal stage of your cycle, they say it’s for antioxidants but we think it’s just necessary! Serves 8 Prep & cook time: 10 mins Ingredients:• 200g dark chocolate• 2 tbsp milk of your choice (I used coconut and oat)• 1 tbsp hazelnut spread• 300g marshmallows• 200g Ritz crackers Method:1. Preheat your grill2. In a saucepan melt the chocolate, … Continue reading S’Mores Dip

Buffalo Cauliflower Nuggets

Here’s the perfect weekend snack… buffalo cauliflower nuggets.  Stage of cycle: Follicular Prep and cook time: 40 mins Serves 2 Ingredients: 1 tbsp smoked paprika 1 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp garlic powder Pinch of chilli flakes (optional) 100g plain flour 200ml buttermilk 1 head of cauliflower, broken into florets 100ml hot sauce 2 tbsp maple syrup 1 tbsp … Continue reading Buffalo Cauliflower Nuggets

Chicken, Pineapple & Cashew Fried Rice

It’s easy to skip the takeaway when this chicken, pineapple and cashew fried rice is on the menu! It’s the perfect comfort food for a cold evening and is great for ovulation because it’s packed with zinc, wholegrains and protein. Serves 4 Prep and cook time: 40 mins Stage of cycle: Ovulation Ingredients: 200g rice 2 tbsp coconut oil 6 chicken thighs, diced 1 onion, … Continue reading Chicken, Pineapple & Cashew Fried Rice

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