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3 Recipes for Period Cramps and PMS

3 Recipes for Period Cramps and PMS

Cramps during PMS and your periods can be excruciating—sometimes so much so that regular activities can become an immense challenge. During that time, we may want to resort to comfort foods like chips, chocolate, and other junk food. Well, I can tell you that our cravings aren’t always the best for helping our bodies feel better. So, I’m going to give you 5 recipes for period cramps and PMS to help keep the pains to a minimum and allow you to get back up and running in no time. Let’s get into them.

1. Thai Chicken Ginger Stir Fry

Both chicken and ginger are excellent period foods because they help manage pains and headaches. So, here are the ingredients you’ll need.

Ginger Chicken

  • 1 lb. skinless and boneless chicken breast strips

  • Half cup of ginger cut into long, thin pieces

  • 2 tbsp. avocado oil

  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp. fish sauce

  • 1 tbsp. honey

  • 2 tbsp. oyster sauce

  • 3 minced garlic cloves

  • 1 red bell pepper (thin, long slices)

  • 2 cups of leaves of baby bok choy (trimmed ends)

  • ¾ (0.75) cup of shiitake mushrooms (sliced)

  • 1 cup brown rice (cooked)

  • Salt and pepper


  • Mix the honey, garlic oyster sauce, soy sauce, and fish sauce in a bowl

  • Place a wok on medium-high heat and heat the avocado oil

  • Add salt and pepper to the chicken, and place the slices in the wok to cook.

  • Add the bell pepper, ginger, and mushrooms to the wok and stir fry for 2 minutes

  • Increase the heat to high and add the mixed sauces, and stir immediately

  • After a minute, when the sauce thickens, turn down the heat to a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes to cook the chicken

  • Stir in the bok choy leaves

  • Top the two bowls of rice with the stir fry


2. Cinnamon Dark Chocolate Chip Oats

Dark chocolate contains iron and magnesium, both of which are helpful in keeping pains away and feeling energized. Then, you can feel confident in doing anything as long as you have your organic cotton pads on.

Cinnamon Dark Chocolate Oat


  • Half cup of Old Fashioned rolled oats

  • 2 tbsp. dark chocolate chips

  • Half cup milk

  • 1 tbsp. of honey or pure maple syrup

  • ⅓ (0.33) cup Greek yogurt (plain)

  • Half tsp. cocoa powder (unsweetened)

  • Half tsp. cinnamon


  • Mix all ingredients in a mason jar or bowl with a lid

  • Place the bowl in the refrigerator for 6 hours minimum or overnight

3. Salad Smoothie

This smoothie includes a wide variety of nutrients that will help keep your PMS pains away. You just have to blend the following ingredients together.

Salad Smoothie

  • Half avocado

  • 2 handfuls of baby spinach (fresh)

  • 5 cups of orange juice

  • ⅓ (0.33) cup of Greek yogurt (plain)

  • ⅓ (0.33) cup of raspberries (frozen)

  • ⅓ (0.33) cup of banana (frozen slices)

  • ⅓ (0.33) cup of blueberries (frozen)

  • Half cup of milk

  • 1 tbsp. flax seeds

  • 1 tbsp. chia seeds


Last Few Words

These 3 recipes for period cramps and PMS will make a significant change in the long run. Also, if you’re looking for premium-quality chemical-free organic cotton pads and liners to stay more comfortable and confident, then check out Livlit!

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