5 Healthy Recipes for Happy Hormones

5 Healthy Recipes for Happy Hormones


Balancing your hormones is key to overall well-being. Pretty Please is here with delicious recipes crafted to promote hormonal balance. Let's explore these healthy habits that align with your journey of self-discovery and connection.
Boosting Avocado Toast: Avocado, a powerhouse of omega-3s, takes centre stage. Not only does it taste amazing it is great for nourishing your body with essential fatty acids for hormonal health.
Ingredients:
  • Whole-grain bread slices
  • Ripe avocado
  • Flaxseeds
  • Lemon
Instructions:
  1. Toast the whole-grain bread slices to your desired level of crispiness.
  2. While the bread is toasting, mash the ripe avocado in a bowl.
  3. Spread the mashed avocado evenly over the toasted bread slices.
  4. Sprinkle flaxseeds generously over the avocado.
  5. Squeeze a dash of lemon juice on top for added freshness.
  6. Optional: Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil for an additional boost of healthy fats.
2. Hormone-Regulating Berry Smoothie: Berries are rich in antioxidants that support hormonal balance. This yummy smoothie is packed full of Vitamins that promote hormone harmony.
Ingredients:
  • Mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • Greek yogurt
  • Banana
  • Chia seeds
Instructions:
  1. In a blender, combine a handful of mixed berries, a generous scoop of Greek yogurt, a ripe banana, and a tablespoon of chia seeds.
  2. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. Optional: Add a handful of spinach for an extra nutrient kick.
  4. Pour into a glass and savour this hormone-regulating berry smoothie!
3. Quick Chicken and Hummus Wrap: This savoury delight is the perfect balance of satisfying soul food and nourishing ingredients, providing a protein-packed option that's quick to assemble.   
Ingredients:
  • Whole-grain tortilla wraps
  • Hummus
  • Grilled or cooked chicken breast, sliced
  • Sliced cucumber
  • Sliced bell peppers
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Fresh spinach leaves
Instructions:
  1. Spread a generous layer of hummus onto a whole-grain tortilla.
  2. Layer sliced grilled or cooked chicken breast, cucumber, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, and fresh spinach leaves on top of the hummus.
  3. Roll up the tortilla, ensuring all ingredients are securely enclosed.
  4. Slice in half for a snack or enjoy it whole as a quick and savoury chicken and hummus wrap!
4. Mediterranean Chickpea Salad: Our refreshing Chickpea Salad is a vibrant symphony of delicious Vitamin rich veggies and herbs. Savour the essence of the Mediterranean in every delightful bite.
Ingredients:
  • Canned chickpeas (rinsed and drained)
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Cucumber, diced
  • Olives, sliced
  • Feta cheese, crumbled
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • Fresh oregano (optional, for garnish)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions:
  1. In a bowl, combine the canned chickpeas, cherry tomatoes, diced cucumber, sliced olives, and crumbled feta cheese.
  2. Drizzle olive oil and lemon juice over the mixture.
  3. Gently toss the ingredients until well combined.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Optional: Garnish with fresh oregano for an extra burst of flavour.
5. Relaxing Chamomile Tea Elixir: Chamomile tea is renowned for its calming properties. This multi-tasking drink aids relaxation and hormonal balance.
Ingredients:
  • Chamomile tea bags
  • Almond milk
  • Honey
Instructions:
  1. Brew a cup of chamomile tea according to package instructions.
  2. Add a splash of almond milk to the tea.
  3. Sweeten with honey to taste.
  4. Stir well and enjoy this relaxing chamomile tea elixir, especially before bedtime for a restful night's sleep!
Nourish your body with these hormone-friendly recipes and embrace a holistic approach to well-being. These culinary delights are the perfect way to support your journey toward hormonal balance and self-love.
Balance your bites,
Pretty Please xo
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