Chocolate cravings and PMS seem to go hand and hand much to the dismay of many women. What’s to blame for this sneaky occurrence? During PMS, your levels of estrogen fluctuate, which could decrease serotonin, the hormone responsible for feeling good and regulating your mood. Decreases in this vital hormone tends to cause symptoms of irritability, carbohydrate cravings, and depression.
Fortunately, there’s no need to resist when there’s a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Here’s a vegetarian recipe for Devil’s Chocolate Cake from P.S. It’s Healthy that’s also sugar- and butter-free.