Hormone imbalance is the root cause of many diseases and disorders. The percentage of women with hormone imbalance symptoms is increasing day by day. A healthy diet, along with proper exercise, can help your body correct imbalances such as deficiency or over-production of hormones. Below you will find some of my favorite food and drink recipes from around the web to help balance your hormones and give your body and mind a reset.
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1. Maca and Pumpkin Hormone Balancing Smoothie
Two superfoods come together to create this healthy and super tasty smoothie that’s packed full of nutrients and deliciousness!
2. Avocado Sweet Potato Grain Bowl
This bowl is the perfect combination of healthy fats, complex carbohydrates, vegetable proteins and fresh vegetables. Each ingredient in this recipe is beneficial in creating hormonal balance within our bodies.
3. Seed Cycling Energy Bites
Seed cycling supports hormonal balance during the different phases of a woman’s menstrual cycle. The seeds in this recipe provide essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients that help alleviate hormone related symptoms throughout your cycle.
4. Stress Busting & Mood Boosting Dark Chocolate Bark
It’s no secret that stress can affect our physical and mental health. Too much stress can wreak havoc on your hormones. This recipe is not only a tasty treat for when you are craving sweets and chocolate, but its ingredients are proven to reduce stress and boost your mood.
5. Happy Hormones Hot Chocolate
This simple, yet decadent recipe contains Maca – an adaptogenic superfood – that helps your body correct deficiencies and stabilize hormones. It’s the perfect guilt-free indulgence that is as delicious as it is healthy.
6. Chipotle Cauliflower Tacos
Who doesn’t love tacos? This fresh, healthy spin on a classic favorite is loaded with antioxidants, fiber and nutrient dense ingredients. And cauliflower is a versatile cruciferous vegetable packed with sulfur-containing compounds such as glucosinolates that help support the body in a multitude of ways.
7. Summer Garden Salad
It’s easy to see from the picture alone why this salad made the list. From the fresh, colorful berries and dark leafy greens, to the healthy fats from the nuts and seeds, this salad provides so much of what your body and hormones are craving.
8. Superseed Morning Glory Muffins
Seed cycling makes an appearance again! Providing your body with various seeds throughout the different phases of your menstrual cycle has been proven to help restore hormone balance and provide relief from premenstrual symptoms. These muffins are lightly sweet and crunchy and full of flavor!
9. Iced Golden Milk Turmeric Latte
This vegan, paleo friendly, anti-inflammatory healing drink is a great alternative to caffeinated beverages and is even great to drink before bedtime!
10. Chocolate Peanut Butter Maca Truffles
Maca for the win…again! If you don’t have Maca root in your cupboard already, you need to! The health benefits it provides are essential for maintaining energy, hormonal balance, improved mood and restful sleep. Dates are also a key ingredient in this recipe. Dates are a wonderful natural sweetener that you can add to just about anything as a refined sugar alternative.
11. One Pot Spinach Rice
Easy and healthy don’t often go hand-in-hand. This super easy, one-pot recipe is ideal for when life is super busy (as it usually is) but you still want to maintain healthy eating habits. With whole grains and vegetables, it’s full of vitamins, protein and fiber. Did I mention it’s easy?
12. Hormone Balancing Gluten Free Toast
This gluten free loaf recipe is chock full of hormone happy ingredients. Best of all, you can top it with whatever you’d like for a sweet or savory snack.
13. Farmer’s Wife Sunday Breakfast
Skip the Sunday morning pastries and opt for this well-balanced, satisfying meal. Gut health is crucial for optimal hormone balance and the fermented foods in this recipe, along with protein, fat and fiber, will help make your body feel easy like Sunday morning!
I hope you enjoyed going through some of my favorite hormone balancing recipes. Your body and mind will surely thank you!
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