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Spice Up Your Menopause Journey with Phytoestrogen-Rich Curry


Spice Up Your Menopause Journey with Phytoestrogen-Rich Curry
Phytoestrogen-Rich Curry

Welcome to the world of menopause food, where delicious meals can help support you through this transformative phase of life! While there's ongoing research on the link between nutrition and breast health during menopause, certain functional ingredients show promising potential.

 

Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA): Found in cheese, meat, or safflower oil supplements, CLA is believed to have benefits for breast health.

 

Flavonoids and Phytoestrogens: These powerhouses are abundant in tea, fruits, vegetables, and soy-based foods. They could be key players in supporting breast health during menopause.

 

Now, let's dive into a scrumptious recipe that's packed with these menopause-friendly ingredients: Phytoestrogen-Rich Curry!

 

Ingredients:

Serves 4

 

300g your choice of protein (chicken, tofu, or chickpeas)

300g Assorted vegetables (bell peppers, broccoli, carrots)

200ml Coconut milk

200ml/about 10tbs sweet chilli sauce

1 ripe mango (or a tin of mango)

Handful of nuts (cashews are great)

Rapeseed oil for frying (or coconut or sesame if you have it for an Asian flavour)

1 tbs chopped ginger

1 tsp Curry powder (mild, remember the hot flushes can be triggered by hot food)

1tsp paprika (mild)

Brown rice or quinoa to serve

 

Instructions:

 

Heat oil in a pan and sauté your protein until cooked through.

Add chopped vegetables and ginger, cook until tender.

Stir in curry powder and paprika, cook for a few minutes to release the flavours.

Pour in coconut milk and sweet chilli sauce, then simmer until the curry thickens.

10 minutes before serving add the mango and nuts.

 

 

Serve over brown rice or quinoa, or even a backed sweet potato, and enjoy the flavourful goodness!

 

Why It's Awesome:

 

Phytoestrogens Galore: With tofu or chickpeas as the protein base and plenty of veggies, this curry is bursting with phytoestrogen-rich ingredients.

Customizable: Don't have all the ingredients on hand? No problem! This recipe is flexible and can be adapted to whatever you have in your kitchen.

Suitable for All Diets: Whether you're a meat-lover, vegetarian, or vegan, you can easily tailor this curry to suit your dietary preferences.

So, why wait? Whip up a batch of this Phytoestrogen-Rich Curry and treat yourself to a nourishing meal that supports your well-being during your menopause journey. Your taste buds and your body will thank you! And if you would like more information about breast health and menopause read this blog post. 🌶️🍲 #MenopauseFood #NutritionSupport #HealthyEating

 

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