Seed Cycle Chocolate Thins

Seed Cycle Chocolate Thins

Today we're excited to share with you a recipe for delicious and nutritious seed cycle chocolate thins. These recipe is a great way to incorporate the seeds for seed cycling into your diet, in a delicious chocolate snack. It is also a great way to use up any left over seeds from your Seed Cycle Subscription.  We've combined The Seed Cycle blends with all natural ingredients including almond meal, rice malt syrup, coconut oil, cinnamon and salt to make the seed cycling chocolate thins.  Seed cycling chocolate thins recipe on board with jar of chocolate chips

How seed cycling works

Seed cycling is a natural approach to supporting hormonal balance in the body. It involves consuming a specific combinations of seeds at different phases of the menstrual cycle in order to support the production and metabolism of hormones. Seeds are a nutritious and tasty addition to any diet, but incorporating them into your routine through seed cycling offers a powerful range of benefits, including improved PMS symptoms, fertility, and overall hormonal balance.

The seed cycling seeds

The 4 key seeds used in seed cycling are flax, pumpkin, sesame, and sunflower seeds. Seed cycling involves dividing the menstrual cycle into two phases: Phase 1 the Follicular phase and Phase 2 the Luteal phase.

Seed Cycling Phase 1 

Organic, ground flaxseeds and pumpkin seeds are consumed during the first half of the menstrual cycle (the follicular phase) because they are a rich source of lignans, compounds that can help regulate estrogen levels. Flaxseeds are a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, and plant-based protein.  Pumpkin seeds are high in zinc, magnesium, and plant-based protein, as well as antioxidants and other important nutrients. 

Seed Cycling Phase 2

Organic, ground sesame seeds and sunflower seeds are consumed during the second half of the menstrual cycle (the luteal phase) because they are a rich source of zinc, which is important for progesterone production. Sunflower seeds are a good source of vitamin E, magnesium, and selenium, as well as monounsaturated fats and antioxidants. Sesame seeds are rich in minerals, including calcium, iron, and zinc, as well as antioxidants and other important nutrients. All of these seeds are also a good source of fiber, which can support digestive health.

Seed Cycling with the moon phase for irregular periods or menopause

If you have irregular periods, are on the pill or menopausal you can follow a variation of seed cycling that involves aligning the protocol with the phases of the moon. This version of seed cycling is very effective as the lunar cycle influences hormonal changes in the body, and consuming the seeds during specific moon phases can support hormonal balance. The basic principles of this variation of seed cycling are the same as traditional seed cycling, with the addition of aligning the protocol with the moon phases. During the new moon, which is associated with the beginning of the menstrual cycle, you would consume Phase 1, as they are a rich source of lignans, compounds that can help regulate estrogen levels. During the full moon, which is associated with ovulation, you would consume Phase 2, as they are a rich source of zinc, which is important for progesterone production.

Seed Cycling Recipes

There are many different ways and recipes that you can use to incorporate the seeds into your diet during seed cycling. One tasty and convenient way to incorporate seeds into your diet is through these delicious chocolate thins. Not only are they easy to make, but they also make for a healthy and satisfying snack that can support your seed cycling efforts. Whether you're just starting out with seed cycling or are looking for a new and tasty way to include these nutritious seeds in your diet, these chocolate thins are sure to be a hit! Images provided by Evolve Midwifery Services. seed cycling chocolate covered seed thins recipe cut into bars

Seed Cycle Chocolate Thins Recipe

  • 1 container of Phase 1 or Phase 2
  • 1/2 cup of rice malt syrup or honey (add more for sweeter recipe)
  • 1.5 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup melted coconut oil 
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • Pinch of salt
  • Quality chocolate, melted (we love Pana Organic or Alter Ego)
  • Optional: add-ins like chopped nuts, shredded coconut, or dried fruit.
  1. In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients. Mix well and add more coconut oil if the mixture is a little dry.
  2. If desired, add in any additional ingredients like chopped nuts, shredded coconut, or dried fruit.
  3. Evenly spread the mixture out onto a lined baking sheet.
  4. Add a thick layer of quality melted chocolate and freeze for at least an hour until firm. Store the thins in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer.
You can make a batch of the thins that use Phase 1 during the follicular phase, and another batch of thins with Phase 2 for the luteal phase. Divide the thins evenly into 14 large bars or 28 smaller bars and consume 1 or 2 each day to ensure the correct seed cycle dosage.  It is always recommended to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new dietary protocol. Melissa Kovacevic founder of The Seed Cycle in white kitchen with products wearing jeans and orange blazer Mel Kovacevic Founder and visionary behind The Seed Cycle. Melissa is a Functional Nutrition Consultant and a Certified Clinical EFT Practitioner. Since starting her EFT and functional nutrition clinic, Mel has helped hundreds of clients release limiting beliefs and mental blocks and find optimal health and happiness.
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