Cabbage belongs to the brassica family and these vegetables are powerful supporters in detoxification in your liver. The avocado provides good fats to ‘feed’ your ovaries. The coriander and mint aid digestion and liver functions, as well as taste great! There’s plenty of fiber found in the lentils, which help to keep both the liver and gut happy, leading to happy balanced hormones.


  • 100 g (3½ oz) finely sliced wombok (Chinese cabbage)

  • 1 large ripe avocado, stone and skin removed, finely sliced

  • ½ long red chili, split in half lengthways, seeds scraped out, finely chopped

  • 1 small handful of fresh mint, washed and finely chopped

  • 1 small handful of coriander (cilantro) leaves, washed and finely chopped

  • 1 handful sprouted green lentils

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pickled ginger 

  • 1 packet rice papers – 19 cm x 19 cm (7.5 inch x 7.5 inch) or similar round size

  • Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 3 tablespoons tamari soy sauce

  • Additional options

  • Cooked peeled prawns

  • Firm organic tofu

  • Homemade nut butter or

  • Shredded chicken


  • 1.

    This is fun when you get together with some girlfriends. Put everything on a table and make up your

  • 2.

    Rolls as you go.

  • 3.

    Alternatively, mix the wombok, avocado, chili, mint, coriander, lentils and ginger in a bowl.

  • 4.

    Place a clean tea towel onto the kitchen bench, with the bowl of salad to one side, your protein to the

  • 5.

    Other and a tray in front of you.

  • 6.

    In a large bowl with hot water, submerge a piece of rice paper for about 12 seconds or until it softens.

  • 7.

    Take it out of the water and lay it flat on the tea towel.

  • 8.

    Put a couple of tablespoons of salad ingredients into the first 1⁄3 of the paper. Top this with your choice of protein — prawn, shredded chicken, slice of tofu or a dollop of nut butter.

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    Bring in both sides of the paper to fold partly over the ingredients.

  • 10.

    Then roll up your rice paper parcel as tightly as you can without the paper splitting. Pop onto your tray. Repeat until all the filling and protein has gone.

  • 11.

    Make the dressing in a bowl for dipping.

  • 12.

    If you wish, these rolls will keep wrapped in the fridge for the next day.


This recipe is from the Happy Hormone Cookbook. Visit Happy Hormones for more recipes.  

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