PCOS Diet

Posted by Amy on March 4, 2014 in: Articles, Featured, PCOS Breakfast, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Recipes.

Today my family celebrates Pancake Tuesday. Pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent because they were a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar, before the fasting season of the 40 days of Lent.  I’ll be serving these tonight with some organic turkey sausage.
 
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Posted by Amy on February 8, 2014 in: Articles, Ask Amy, Nutrition, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet.

I am trying to say away from Splenda and am wondering if agave is a PCOS- friendly sweetener? Sharon W. , New York, NY
 
Amy says:  In my opinion, agave is not a PCOS friendly sweetener.  I’ll admit, years ago I was duped into thinking that is was a natural low …

Posted by Amy on January 26, 2014 in: Articles, Featured, PCOS Breakfast, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Recipes, Snacks.

Sometimes it is nice to have a grab and go breakfast or snack.  I have been working on developing a cookie that can take the place of a Cliff Bar.  My boys really love them, but I don’t because they contain gluten and soy.

Cranberry Pecan Breakfast Cookies

Makes about 1 dozen …

Posted by Amy on January 2, 2014 in: Featured, Nutrition, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Meal Planning Tips.

At this time of year, many of us with PCOS who have found themselves over-indulging in holiday treats, especially sugary ones have a hard time getting back on track.  We watch the numbers on the scale creep up as we try to gain control over our cravings. If this is you, …

Posted by Amy on November 16, 2013 in: Articles, Nutrition, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet.

I stumbled upon a wonderful little protein bar during my last visit to Vitamin Shoppe.  I am always on the lookout for new whole food or protein bars when I am out and about.  Few meet my criteria of tasting great with adequate protein, but without the the addition of …

Posted by Amy on October 29, 2013 in: Articles, Nutrition, PCOS Diet, PCOS Treatment.

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Your body’s pH level is measured by the balance of acidity and alkalinity in your blood. Typically, mechanisms in your body do an incredibly good job of regulating these levels, though food and certain habits that can affect the health of your organs can also have an …

Posted by Amy on July 20, 2013 in: Articles, PCOS Diet, PCOS Recipes, Snacks.

I am a New Englander who moved down to Atlanta after college seeking adventure and a job.  I found both, and eventually a husband as well.  My husband is a Southern Boy, with a mom who can cook.  It  was my mother-in-law who first introduced me to Cobbler.  There is …

Posted by Amy on June 27, 2013 in: Dinner, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Recipes.

Macaroni Salad is a simple, summer supper.  My kids love it and is a perfect dinner for a hot night.
I don’t eat a lot of pasta.  But when I do, I eat it in a balanced way.  This recipe has lots of veggies and protein to balance out the pasta. …

Posted by Amy on April 23, 2013 in: Articles, PCOS Breakfast, PCOS Clean Eating, PCOS Diet, PCOS Recipes.

When my husband and I were first married, we used to enjoy going out for Sunday breakfast.  I would always start with a large orange juice and coffee, extra light, extra sugar.  Belgium waffles with real maple syrup and whipped cream was my main course.  We would then make our …

Posted by Amy on March 23, 2013 in: Articles, Featured, Fertility, Nutrition, PCOS Diet, PCOS Treatment.

I am going to lay it unequivocally on the line here –   If you have PCOS and are trying to get pregnant, then I believe you need to avoid gluten.
I have written extensively on the subject of living a gluten-free lifestyle for managing PCOS. Read my previous post here.  I receive …