Hangman that Hangover, Without a doubt the best hangover cures you will ever have


To help with a hangover We need to replenish our bodies with a few of these elements to get rid of the following side effects, here s why we feel like that…


TO HELP TAKE THE STRAIN OFF OUR LIVER Cysteine is an amino acid that breaks down hangover causing toxin “acetaldehyde which depletes glutathione in the body.


REPLACE THE NURTITIENTS THROUGH FLUID LOSS Potassium and certain body salts are lost which are necessary for healthy nerve and muscle function they are depleted after drinking. Alcohol


REPLACE ENERGY through loss of glycogen which the body turns into glucose and is excreted through urine causing fatigue, weakness and lack of co ordination vitamins such as b and c also need replenishing


REPLACE BODY SALTS THROUGH FLUID LOSS Sodium contains the main 5 electrolytes including others that are lost during urination. Just as extreme physical activity deplete the body so does alcohol


REPLACE WATER is what the body is mostly made of and severe alcohol consumption will lead to severe dehydration, the body will attempt to take water from the brain to replenish lost moisture causing that thumping headache

Now here’s a good recipe to help fix that

  1. drink lots of water
  2.  if you can get some coconut water it will also help replace electrolytes Gatorade will do the same job
  3. follow it up with some fresh berries, banana and yoghurt
  4. Then tackle this recipe below and you should be well on your way

Corn-fed chicken breast and vegetable omelette

4 serves or 2 for burley big blokes


2 eggs or (9 whole quail eggs as a substitute for the chicken eggs, if you can get hold of them, they are lower in the bad cholesterol so a much better choice for your health, after all alcohol is full of bad cholesterol already)

1 egg white

1 cooked skinless corn fed chicken breast or thigh finely chopped

2 tablespoons water

1/4 teaspoon salt

Pinch of cracked black pepper

1 cooked potato, sliced

1 tomato, chopped

1 small head of broccoli, chopped

1 whole avocado, sliced

3/4 cup shredded, organic mozzarella cheese

¼ Bunch flat leaf parsley

5 ml canola spray


Preheat grill to 200˚c.

Whisk egg white with salt and water, fold in beaten whole eggs  (If using quail eggs, just lightly beat them together) add cracked black pepper. Coat a non stick frypan with canola spray and place over medium-high heat. Add chicken, broccoli and tomato and cook. Stir often. Add potato and cook for one minute, place in small bowl and cover.

Wipe the pan with paper towel. Coat with cooking spray and place over medium  to high heat. Pour in the egg mixture and top with the cooked vegetables. Cook for two minutes or until the bottom begins to set. Add the sliced avocado mixture and the cheese. Place under a hot grill and cook for a further 2 minutes or until the cheese melts (test the middle with a knife to check the omelette is cooked all the way through) continue cooking if required until set.

To serve Cut the omelette into half or quarters depending on how many you are serving and sprinkle with flat leaf parsley,

  1. And if all else fails
  1. A little alcohol can help level the blood sugar levels to make you feel better after plenty of water of course, here’s a fantastic Bevvie

Bloody Mary

1 serve

1 cup ice cubes

1 ½ tablespoons vodka

2 teaspoons lime juice

A dash of Worcestershire sauce

A dash of Tabasco sauce

125 ml tomato juice or half a cup (vegetable juice)

Celery stick to garnish

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Cassandra Austin

Kitchen Coaching, Nutrition and Selfcare

A Corporate Chef with extra qualifications in< Diet and Nutrition, Food and Wellness, Food Psychology, Kitchen Medicine Vocational education trainer in Commercial Cookery, Dip Hospitality Management  & Business



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