Broccoli & Stilton soup

Broccoli & Stilton soup

Ingredients (4 servings) 2 tbsp rapeseed oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 stick celery, sliced 1 leek, sliced 1 medium potato, diced 1 knob butter 1L chicken or vegetable stock 1 head broccoli, roughly chopped 140g blue cheese, crumbled (blue cheese of choice) Method Heat the rapeseed oil in a large saucepan and then add…

Weight Gain

Menopausal Weight Gain

Weight gain, specifically a thickening around the waist, is another sign of changing hormones levels during menopause. While some sources claim that menopause has nothing to do with weight gain, hormonal changes during menopause actually influence weight gain and redistribution of fat. For example, fewer circulating estrogen hormones lead the body to retain more fat…