How Phytoestrogens Affect Women’s Hormones

My research into phytoestrogens and how they affect hormones started many many years ago and the very beginning of my health journey over ten years ago. At that stage, I

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Vegan Chocolate Almond Torte with Dark Berries

This cake is one of my most favourite recipes because it's so heavy on the chocolate! I really enjoyed having it in my freezer and munching away at it after the workshop, it was also really handy to have to serve to guests.

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Silken Tofu Chocolate Mousse

In terms of hormone health, this is the perfect dessert! It has some of my most favourite hormone friendly ingredients and is loaded with essential nutrients for hormone health. The chocolate provides the magnesium and iron (provided it is good quality dark chocolate) and the tofu provides beneficial phytoestrogens, extra calcium, and more iron.

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What I Eat in a Day in my Follicular Phase. Plant-Based eating for Estrogen

I have been meaning to do a what I eat in a day for my hormones post for a long time. Truth be told I have not spent a lot

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Vegan Chocolate Almond Butter Hemp Brownies- No Flour

I have tried a few vegan brownies over the years and I am most excited about this recipe. Not only does it contain no flour so it is completely gluten-free, texture-wise it is the most legitimate brownie I have made to date. It tastes just like a less sweet version of a traditional brownie

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Raw Vegan Avocado Cake

When I first made this cake a while ago I never intended to blog it because it is the exact same recipe as my vegan baked vanilla cheesecake but with the addition of blueberries and a little lemon zest. I was so thrilled my first attempt at a baked vegan cheesecake had worked so well that I wanted to try different flavour combinations.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse and Chia Pudding Parfait – Vegan

I have experimented with chia pudding a fair bit over the years and was never quite happy with all the different ways to make chia pudding. Chia pudding is usually eaten for breakfast but most recipes I have seen called for a plant milk base and quite frankly it is just not filling enough or flavourful enough.

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The Best Plant Based Foods for Low Estrogen

but when it comes to raising low estrogen for women in reproductive years (not postmenopausal women) they can only help once the root cause of low estrogen is addressed. In most cases the root cause involves; not eating enough, exercising too much and excessive stress. Addressing these issues is what brings about real change, and only after these problems are rectified is it ok to lean on these foods for extra support.

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