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Soothing the Storm: Best Foods to Eat During a Migraine Attack

Soothing the Storm: Best Foods to Eat During a Migraine Attack

Migraines can cast a shadow over the brightest of days, making even the simplest tasks feel daunting. When a migraine strikes, the last thing on your mind might be food, but the right choices can play a pivotal role in your journey to relief. 


Let's explore some migraine-friendly recipes that not only nourish your body but also provide comfort during those challenging moments.


Veg Recipe: Roasted Kale Chips


Ingredients:

  1. 5-6 large curly leaf kale leaves
  2. Extra virgin olive oil in a spray dispenser
  3. Salt to taste

Instructions:

  1. Tear kale into 2-inch square pieces and spread out on a baking sheet.
  2. Mist with extra-virgin olive oil.
  3. Sprinkle with sea salt as desired.
  4. Pop it in the oven at 400 degrees for about 10 minutes until crisp.

Veg Recipe: Creamy Broccoli and Cauliflower Stir-fry


Ingredients:

  • 75g broccoli, broken up into small florets
  • 75g cauliflower, diced
  • 1⁄2 medium onion, minced
  • 50g sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil (or olive oil)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 100 ml thick coconut milk/coconut cream

Instructions:

  1. Heat a skillet and melt coconut oil. Stir-fry onions until translucent.
  2. Add sun-dried tomatoes to the onion and continue stir-frying.
  3. Add broccoli, cauliflower, paprika, Italian seasoning, and cumin. Cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Pour water and coconut milk over the veggies. Stir well.
  5. Lower the heat and continue cooking for 5 minutes. Adjust seasoning and serve.

Non-Veg Recipe: Crispy Fish Fillets


Ingredients:

  • 1 cup blanched almond flour
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 ½ pound flaky white fish fillets (e.g., cod)
  • 1 large egg
  • Canola oil for frying
  • ½ cup cheese
  • 3 tablespoons pickle relish
  • Lemon wedges for serving

Instructions:

  1. Mix almond flour, chili powder, and salt in a bowl.
  2. Beat egg in a separate bowl. Dip fish in egg, then in the almond flour mixture.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high. Cook fish until browned and cooked through.
  4. Combine mayonnaise and relish. Serve fish with the mixture and lemon wedges.

Non-Veg Recipe 2: Chicken Pot Pie


Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup onions, diced
  • 3/4 cup carrots, diced
  • 9 ounces red potatoes, 1/4" dice
  • 2 cups kale, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup peas, frozen and thawed
  • 3 cups cooked, diced chicken
  • 2 cups mushroom soup or chicken gravy
  • 1 unbaked pie crust (gluten-free)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C/gas mark 4. Spray a pie pan with cooking spray.
  2. Sauté onions in olive oil until golden brown.
  3. Add carrots, potatoes, kale, and peas. Stir until veggies are golden.
  4. Mix in cooked chicken and mushroom soup.
  5. Pour the mixture into the pie pan. Top with the pie crust.
  6. Bake for about 30 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.

Conclusion: A Culinary Haven in Migraine Moments

Navigating migraines can be challenging, but these recipes offer a delicious and nutritious way to support your well-being during those tough times. Whether you opt for the simplicity of Roasted Kale Chips or the heartiness of Chicken Pot Pie, let these migraine-friendly meals be a source of comfort, providing both relief and nourishment. And for an extra layer of support, consider incorporating MiGuard, the natural migraine relief supplement, into your routine. Together, these culinary and natural remedies can empower you on your journey to a brighter, headache-free tomorrow.

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