Two Ingredient Flaxseed Rosemary Crackers

A long time ago a saw a recipe on youtube for these 1 ingredients flaxseed crackers. They seemed so interesting to me but I never got around to trying them

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Vegan Blueberry Choc Chip Flaxseed Muffins

I have recently written a blog post all about the benefits of flaxseeds for women’s hormones which you can find here: https://hazelandcacao.com/the-benefits-of-flaxseeds-for-hormone-balance/. I have created a series of recipes using flaxseeds

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3 Ingredient Flax Banana Bars

I am sharing a few flax seed recipes to go along with a flax seed series I am doing on Instagram. I have to say that flax seeds have been

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The Benefits of Flaxseeds for Hormone Balance

Flaxseeds or linseeds (they are pretty much the same thing) are one of the most well-known foods for promoting hormone balance, especially estrogen balance. Flaxseeds contain an impressive array of

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How Caffeine and Coffee Affects Women’s Hormones

Coffee and caffeine have both positive and negative health effects. Outside of the known effects of increased energy and mental clarity coffee can be a rich source of antioxidants and

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Vegan Nectarine Tofu Custard Yogurt Pots

I struggled to know what to call this recipe. It’s not really a custard and it’s not really a yogurt either. It doesn’t have any added probiotics so I can’t

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Banana Peanut Butter Oat Bars

There is something about the peanut butter banana and oat combination that I find so comforting. This combo is probably my most typical breakfast combination for oatmeal that I have

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Raw Vegan Strawberry Cheesecake with Chocolate Base

I made this quick vegan strawberry cheesecake for Valentine’s day and I am so glad I did because it tastes just like strawberry candy, but unlike candy which is full

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No Bake Vegan Blackberry Chocolate Tart

Recently I visited a Chinese Medicine place to get some acupuncture. The practitioner looked at my tongue and told me that he is shocked that my gut health looks so

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What is Cycle Syncing?

The main difference between women of reproductive age and men is that women are cyclical beings. While it can be tempting to want to force the female body to perform

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Easy Vegan Chocolate Pecan Crumble Bars

Although I make a lot of impressive healthy desserts on my blog, actually only a few of them make it to my favourite list. I know they are favourites because

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The Benefits of Resistant Starch for Women’s Hormones and Vegan Green Banana Flour Chocolate Cake

I first discovered green banana flour many years ago when I visited a banana farm in North Queensland. The banana farmers there had made a fortune by turning their wasted

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Mini White Chocolate Raspberry Vegan Cheesecakes

This is my first Christmas inspired recipe for this Christmas season. It was something I created for Everyday Rewards with ingredients from Woolworths using their bank for Christmas feature where

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How Protein Affects Women’s Hormones

Benefits of protein for women’s hormones Protein is a macronutrient and is essential for health. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. There are 20 amino acids, 9 of

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Vitamin A for Thyroid and Sweet Potato Flour Crepe Recipe

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin. There are two main forms of vitamin A: preformed vitamin A from animal products (retinol and retinyl ester) and provitamin A carotenoids (eg. beta

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Benefits of Chai Spices for Womens Hormones and Vegan Chai Oatmeal or Overnight Oats (caffeine free)

I remember many years ago when chai lattes became all the rage. I loved the idea of chai because of all the beautiful spices but have always stayed away from

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The Best and Worst Oils for Hormone Health

Recently oils and fats, particularly polyunsaturated fats (PUFA’s) are getting a bad reputation. Some health professionals are advocating for the complete removal of all high PUFA foods while others focus

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Adrenal Cocktail Benefits and Recipe

I first introduced a small adrenal cocktail into my diet a few months ago. I had heard about them for a while but didn’t get around to trying one myself

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Cinnamon Tea for Insulin Resistance and PCOS

As progress along in my health journey, I have come to love and appreciate herbs more and more. Although diet and lifestyle will always be the absolute foundation of true

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Are PUFA’s Bad For Hormones and Metabolism?

Polyunsaturated fats of PUFA’s are essential fats (meaning we need to consume them and our body can not make them on their own) are usually found in nuts, seeds, vegetable

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