Hormone Balancing Meal
3 Reasons “Grass-Fed” is Better for Your Health!
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Do you ever wonder if the hype around grass-fed meat and organic poultry is legit…
Elements of a Hormone Balancing Meal: Tuna Nicoise Salad
This spin on a tuna Nicoise salad by our health coach @bodyblissbyjess is filled with hormone balancing ingredients that will help regulate blood sugar levels, keep your palate happy & boost brain function to help you power through your day! Some of the star players of this salad include: 👇
@safecatchfoods (sustainably caught & tested for mercury): a solid source of Omega 3's which are the anti-inflammatory fats that help improve cognitive function (i.e. keep you sharp & focused). It's also …
Cinco de Mayo: SF Margarita + Hormone Balancing Toast
Living a life of ‘balance’ is about making mindful, healthy choices as much as possible, while also making time to let your hair down without being overly restrictive (we call it the 80/20 rule)! To help you celebrate Cinco De Mayo in ‘balance,’ our holistic health coach @bodyblissbyjess teamed up with her husband, @ice_and_alchemy to bring you a sugar-free margarita that tastes just as good as the original!
Did you know that one margarita can range from 10 - 50 grams of sugar depending on h…
Elements of a Hormone Balancing Meal: Sweet Potato Toasts
This “sweet potato” spin on a traditional avocado toast by our health coach @bodyblissbyjess is a fun way to switch things up while keeping blood sugars balanced and your brain sharp and focused for a busy day! It’s also completely customizable so you can add what you love (this would also be delicious with the addition of smoked salmon or some organic turkey slices)!
Some of the key hormone-balancing ingredients include 👇
Your base is sweet potato “toast” which Jess got pre-sliced from @ca…
Hormone Balancing Foods that Boost Fertility
MORE FOODS THAT FEED YOUR FERTILITY 👇
Dark leafy greens like spinach & Swiss chard are rich in magnesium which is a nutrient crucial for healthy fertility!
Turmeric spice is anti-inflammatory & can help to improve circulation to the uterus and ovaries, important for boosting fertility!
Healthy Fats (monounsaturated and polyunsaturated) like avocados, nuts, seeds, coconut oil & wild-caught salmon help reduce inflammation keep blood sugar levels balanced, both incredibly important for fer…
Elements of a Hormone Balancing Breakfast Bowl
Yogurt bowls are a brilliant breakfast staple and can be slightly modified and enjoyed as a snack or dessert too. Plus, they're kid approved and an easy way to create a BYOB (build-your-own-bowl) breakfast bar on busy mornings which is also a sure way to reduce stress & balance those cortisol levels!
Here are the key players that make this bowl such a staple:
>>Non-dairy yogurt like coconut, cashew or almond: all of these options provide healthy fats, essential for cognitive function, vibr…
Elements of a Hormone Balancing Meal
Looking for a simple & customizable snack the whole family will enjoy? With a few tweaks to the traditional crudités, this one is packed with brain-boosting fats, energizing protein & carbs + filling fiber to keep blood sugar levels stable so you can feel productive all day! 🙌
-Veggies for dipping (the more color you add, the more vitamins & minerals). For example, radish is a great source of vitamin c (promotes collagen production & strengthens the immune system) and carrots are filled wit…
Hormone Balancing Recipe: Snack Time!
LEARN HOW THESE INGREDIENTS SUPPORT HEALTHY HORMONES (ESPECIALLY DURING ‘PMS WEEK” - LUTEAL PHASE) 👇
Crave chocolate right before your period like clockwork? The last 1/2 of the luteal phase (the week before your period), tends to be the time women have intense chocolate and sugar cravings (due to depleted magnesium levels, lower intolerance to pain & inflammation), but rather than go overboard with Hershey's chocolate OR try to restrict your cravings, tune in and find an alternative that …
Hormone Balancing Recipe: Seed Cycling Balls
Interested in seed cycling as a tool for regulating cycles, clearing up skin & improving PMS symptoms? Our health coach @bodyblissbyjess created this anti-inflammatory turmeric energy ball recipe that’s quick to make and the PERFECT addition to a busy routine! Even if you’re not seed cycling, it’s great for people trying to reduce inflammation and/or looking for a hormone balancing treat + it’s nut free for those with sensitivities/allergies.
- 14 tbsp ground flax seeds (for me…
Hormone Balancing Recipe: Paleo Pancakes
Make this delicious, simple 4 ingredient paleo pancake recipe by our talented friend, holistic chef, @livhungry! These pancakes include protein (eggs), fat (almond flour) & fiber (banana) which makes it a hormone balancing recipe that’s also easy to whip up on the days you’re craving something a little more decadent... like during your luteal phase (premenstrual week) OR in the middle of a stressful week!
Want a whole guide full of lower sugar suggestions + recipes for all your cravings? P…