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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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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The Best Plant-based Foods for Low Progesterone

Progesterone is a very important hormone in women’s health. It is produced by the ovaries (in the corpus luteum) after ovulation ( in the luteal phase) and is responsible for

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Why I went plant based for my hormones

I had a close friend that was diagnosed with PCOS in her late twenties. She would get only one period a year ever since she was 16. She had been

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What I wish I knew about birth control

What I wish I knew about birth control   I’m not sure if things have changed but when I was growing up birth control pills were being given out like candy. Nearly

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5 Steps to Improving Insulin Resistance PCOS with Plant Based Diet

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is thought to be the most common hormone imbalance affecting women today. It is not something that I personally struggled with, but since so many hormonal

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Top 6 Reasons for Low Libido in Women

I was staring at a screen watching music videos the other day when I was getting my nails done and it struck me how over-sexualized our society is. It’s not

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How Weight Loss Diets Affect Women’s Hormones

How Dieting and Restrictive Eating Can Lead to Hormonal Imbalance in Women Most women diet to lose weight, thinking that weight loss also leads to health. If we are honest

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How Carbohydrates Effect Women’s Hormones

How Carbohydrates Effect Women’s Hormones   Hormones are extremely sensitive to diet (and everything else) and so it’s no wonder that carbohydrates have a direct effect on our hormones and

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Vegan Baked Vanilla Cheesecake. No coconut

I’m sure it’s obvious through the recipes on my blog that I love raw desserts! Not only are they nutritious, perfect for balancing hormones and delicious they are also so

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Easy Hazelnut Granola with Chocolate Chips

I have been meaning to make a Nutella inspired granola for quite some time. It didn’t turn out tasting anything like Nutella but it turned out amazing! It tastes like

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Easy Vegan Fudgy White Chocolate, Macadamia and Cranberry Cookies

Easy Vegan Fudgy White Chocolate, Macadamia and Cranberry Cookies It’s no secret that I’m not the best at baking. Until recently I’ve been relying heavily on my foolproof almond meal

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Raw Vegan Double Chocolate Berry Tart

I made this dessert in a quick hurry as I promised a friend I would make some desserts for her birthday party. This was the third dessert I made for

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