Natural Menopause Help

Soul Soup

I consider all soups and stews, anything slow cooked as soul food. So much love and presence goes into the slow ministrations of a simmering pot of chicken soup – a stir here, a taste there, a handful of herbs… Like other bone based soups and broths, this soup is a collagen injection. Collagen is …

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Bone Broth

Bone broth is a winter staple in the frugal kitchen. It is one of the healthiest, cheapest and easiest foods made popular by the GAPS diet. Bone broth is a fundamental food for women particularly in menopause, whether it is healing the gut, supporting immunity, maintaining healthy bones, pain free joints and glowing skin. This …

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Nut Milk

Just as limits are lifted on buying packaged milk in the supermarket, I am thinking why wouldn’t I go back to making my own anyway? I know it’s easy, cheaper and more delicious and of course free of added oils, sugars and other nasties. It’s what to do with the leftover almond meal? Here are some …

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Falafel Crackers

When you get the feeling that rice crackers are just a health and environmental hazard with all that packaging for very little nutrition, here’s a great option. Falafel crackers!  This is the basic recipe from the Thermomix community. I vary it depending on what nuts and seeds I have in the pantry and find a …

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