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The Menopause Journal

My intention with this blog is to educate and inspire women to live the life that they desire and feel healthy and blissful along the way.  I want women to understand that the transition into peri-menopause is a natural stage and with some diet and lifestyle changes the transition can be smoother and symptom-free. 

Inspiration for navigating menopause

Guacamole to Nourish Your Yin
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The Best Guacamole Toast

Avocado, in Chinese medicine, is great for people who are experiencing hot symptoms like hot flashes, constipation, night sweats, a dry cough and an itchy rash. 

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I’m Jeanette.
My mission is is to inspire and educate women to live a healthy life using ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine and whole foods to balance your hormones in every stage of your life, from puberty to menopause
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How to get rid of hot flashes

    Reducing your hot flashes may seem near to impossible, but eliminating these 10 foods could really help! Are you waking up in the middle of the night drenched? Are you needing to rip off the covers and feel exhausted in the morning from lack of sleep? You have come to the right place, […]

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Coffee For Menopause Symptoms

  Can coffee be causing my menopause symptoms to be worse? The answer is yes, possibly. Ok, so hold on a minute I am not saying never to drink coffee…..  I know how that gets people all riled up. Please don’t take away my coffee. I need it to survive, and everyone seems to have […]

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PMS Brown Sweet Rice

This rice is a delicious dish to eat a week before you are going to menstruate.  It is a cozy hug for the stomach and digestive system.

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This salad is refreshing, cooling and is easy to digest. I highly recommend this salad for all the ladies that are having hot flashes and night sweats.

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This basil pesto has potent anti-inflammatory properties and can be used to help with stomach spasms and respiratory infections.

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Balancing Yin and Yang Smoothie

Balancing out our yin with the yang keeps us positive and happy. Here is a smoothie recipe to lift your mood and nourish your yin!!!

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Cleansing Spring Arugula Pesto

Help digestion and lower blood pressure.This pesto is easy to make and cleansing for the liver and gallbladder.

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Dandelion Berry Smoothie

This smoothie is great for the liver and is ideal for spring time when the liver needs cleansing after a long winter.

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Cucumber and Apple Juice

Happy Liver Juice! The liver is a pretty important organ and its main roles are to filter blood coming from the digestive tract, detoxify, coagulation and immune modulation.

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Chickpea Quinoa Salad

A balance of everything on one plate. This salad you can prepare at the beginning of the week and eat it every day for lunch.

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Butternut Squash Soup

Warming from the Inside! This soup is good for those cool winter days and for women and men who are always cold from the inside out.

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