It's getting chilly outside, so let's make some chili! I love warm, cozy meals as the seasons start to change into fall and winter. Regardless of the season, however, our luteal and menstrual phases are our body's internal fall and winter, hence why many of us crave comforting, warm meals during these phases. We also crave very mineral and vitamin-dense foods. We crave grounding carbohydrates, such as root vegetables. We crave warming herbs and spices to comfort our uterus as it prepares for its cyclical shedding.
Cue my sweet potato pumpkin chili recipe which is delicious and nutrient dense. It also contains complex carbohydrates to nourish your adrenals, and gut-healthy fiber to keep things moving along...especially during the luteal phase when progesterone can make many of us feel constipated. To support your gut health and liver detoxification even more, take my herbal bitters remedy before (and after if needed) meals.