Start the day off with delicious waffles containing hormone balancing Maca root powder!
2 Maca Almond Banana Chocolate Chip Waffles
½ cup coconut flour
2 tablespoons maca powder
½ tsp baking soda
2 tablespoons raw honey (or pure maple syrup)
¼ cup almond butter
½ cup unsweetened almond milk
¼ tsp pure vanilla extract
¼ cup mashed banana
3 tablespoons dark chocolate chips
pure maple syrup or agave nectar
dark chocolate chips
1. In a large bowl add combine the coconut flour, maca powder, and baking soda and mix.
2. In another bowl whisk together the eggs, almond butter, honey, almond milk, vanilla, and mashed banana until smooth.
3. Slowly add the wet to the dry and stir until a smooth batter is achieved.
4. Fold in the chocolate chips.
5. Heat your waffle iron as directed for the iron, once hot add the batter to the iron.
6. Repeat until all the batter is used up - my waffle iron made 6 large waffles.
7. Top the waffles with the optional toppings and enjoy!
(Recipe makes 6 waffles. In the recipe, reduce the almond butter to 2 tablespoons and increase the mashed banana to 1/2 cup)
Top waffles with 1/4 cup raspberries mashed with 1 tsp pure maple syrup
470 cal/57g carb/21g fat/15g protein/13g fibre
Keep blood sugars stable with healthy protein and fats at your morning snack.
1 mini Lemon & Dill tuna can (85g)
140 cal /2g carb /7g fat /18g protein
Bring in the hormone balancing benefits of spinach, broccoli, ginger, and free-range chicken with this tasty and filling Dragon Bowl.
1 serving Red Curry Dragon Bowl
1½ cups coconut milk (I mixed full fat and light)
2 heaping tablespoons natural peanut butter
1 heaping tablespoon tahini
2 tablespoons red thai curry paste
2 tablespoons coconut aminos or gluten-free soy sauce
½ tsp sesame oil
1½ tablespoons coconut palm sugar
juice of 1 lime
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons minced ginger or ginger paste
4 skinless boneless chicken breasts, diced into small pieces (cook with coconut or olive oil - see instructions)
1 red bell pepper, sliced
2 cups broccoli crowns, chopped
1 cup snap peas
2 cups brown rice or quinoa, cooked
2 cups spinach
¼ head of red cabbage, sliced
2 carrots, shredded
1 cup bean sprouts
½ cup cilantro. chopped
¼ cup peanuts, crushed
(Recipe makes 4 servings, in the recipe omit the peanut garnish, reduce the peanut butter to 1 tablespoon, and use only light coconut milk)
416 cal/ 42g carb/ 13g fat/ 30g protein/ 6g fibre
Chia Berry Protein Smoothie
Add a dose of healthy digestive boosting hormone-balancing chia seeds to your day with some healthy proteins for blood sugar stabilization.
1 scoop Natural Plant Based Protein Powder (hemp, pea, or rice)
1 cup frozen strawberries
1 tablespoon chia seeds
1 cup unsweetened almond milk.
235 cal/ 24g carb/ 5g fat/ 28g protein/ 8g fibre
Enjoy this wonderfully balanced salad with hormone-balancing salmon and leafy greens.
1 serving Massaged Red Kale & Lox Salad
2 bunches red kale, washed, chopped and massaged with ½ tsp sea salt for 1-2 minutes
5 ounces salmon lox (or smoked salmon or gravlax)
2 hard boiled eggs, sliced
1 cup green beans, cut and trimmed - blanched by plunging into boiling water for 1 minute then removing and running under cold water for 1-2 minutes.
½ cup olives (I use castella olives)
1 cup baby potatoes, roasted - pre-roast before making the salad at 400 degrees for 20 minutes (I usually just use leftover roasted potatoes for my nicoise salad)
¼ cup balsamic vinaigrette of choice (prepared or homemade)
1. Blanch the beans, set aside.
2. Prepare the kale, and add to a large bowl.
3. Layer with the roasted potatoes, lox, sliced egg, olives, green beans and roasted potatoes.
4. Drizzle with the dressing.
(Recipe makes 2 servings)
402cal/ 34g carb/ 18g fat/ 26g protein/ 5g fibre
1,663cal / 158g carb / 65g fat / 117g protein / 32g fibre