Do you ever suffer from mood swings or low energy particularly around your menstrual cycle? Or have you perhaps passed the age of 40 and all of a sudden you have started to suffer from night sweats, hot flushes and weight gain around your middle? These are all symptoms that potentially indicate hormonal imbalances. Hormone issues can affect women of any age from puberty and onwards however, it is often menopause and the time leading up to menopause, i.e. peri-menopause that
| I knew that I was going to have a hard training session in the gym yesterday so decided to up the carbohydrates and nutrients I put in my smoothie to see how I got on. This green little beauty contains: 1/4 cucumber 1 celery stick 3 florets of broccoli 1/2 unwaxed organic lemon 1/2 apple 1 kiwi 1/4 gluten free oats 1/2 tbsp maca 2tbsp pea protein powder 1tbsp flaxseed 1/2 avocado Blend blend blend! Result, a great gym session :)
If there is any dishes I miss when being away from Sweden, it is a real Swedish fish soup! Light, yet filling, this really is delicious and so easy to make! For 4 people 300g White firm fish 1 Yellow onion, chopped 1 Carrot, cut into thin sticks 1 Fennel, cut into thin slices 1 Can crushed tomatoes 3 Garlic cloves, crushed 1/2g Saffron 1tsp Fresh thyme (lemon thyme is particularly great with this) 4
This vegan red pepper dip is so fantastically versatile, you can have it with your salad, spread on crackers or as an accompaniment to chicken or meat. Go on, treat yourself! 2 red peppers, deseeded 1 cup cashew nuts 1 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/2 lemon, juice of 1 clove garlic 1/2 tsp salt Dash black pepper Blend all ingredients together until smooth. Keeps in fridge for 48 hours.