Hot flushes, lack of sleep, night sweats, mood swings - all this plus the stresses of organising the whole Christmas festivities for in laws, parents, grandchildren, grand children who would rather be with their mates and Uncle Charlie who argues with everyone.
Or maybe it is that time of the month and PMS looms on Christmas Eve. Donít worry as here is the answer to the Maidenís or Matronís prayer.
For optimum relief from menopausal symptoms or PMS, eat one slice daily.
4 oz (100 g) Soya flour
4 oz (100 g) whole-wheat flour
4 oz (100 g) porridge oats
4 oz (100 g) Barleans Fortiflax*
2 oz (50g) linseeds
1 oz (25 g) sunflower seeds
1 oz (25 g) pumpkin seeds
1/2 oz (12 g) sesame seeds
2 oz (50 g) flaked almonds
2 pieces stem ginger, chopped
8 oz (200 g) raisins
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
Approx 1/2 pint milk and soya milk (50/50)
2 free-range eggs
1 tbsp malt extract
*Barleans Fortiflax is a natural source of essential fatty acids and phytoestrogens which can also be sprinkled on your breakfast cereal. Itís available from www.healthyandessential.com
Put dry ingredients, except the almonds, into a large bowl and mix thoroughly.
Add eggs, milk and malt extract. Mix well and leave to soak for half an hour.
If mixture is too stiff, add more soya milk.
Spoon into a loaf tin lined with oiled greaseproof paper and press almonds into the top.
Bake in oven, gas mark 5, 190C or 375F for about 75 minutes. Turn out and leave to cool.
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