Sore head after a night out on the town? Make a note of these foods to cure your hangover and thank us later.
Knowing how to cure a hangover after a few too many can mean the difference between a good day and a day spent wasted under the sheets. Yet whilst the answer may be not drinking alcohol altogether – we’ve found a host of delicious foods that are scientifically proven to help rejuvenate your body (especially if you failed to take measures to prevent a hangover the night before and are feeling it now).
From baked eggs to blueberry pancakes, these hangover-busting recipes are quick, nutritious and easy-to-do – giving you more time to curl up on the sofa or take on the day.
If you simply can't face any food in the morning, make this hangover smoothie instead. It's guaranteed to perk you up with its sweet, spicy and zesty mix of fresh carrots, apples and zingy ginger.
Get the recipe: Booster smoothie
Sometimes, eggs and bacon can just seem like too much in the morning. This tasty alternative of porridge is bound to make you feel better with its mix of nutritious oats, honey and energy-packed almonds. You can top it with whatever you fancy too, try nuts, fruit, honey or jam.
Get the recipe: Porridge
If you got up so late that you missed breakfast or you need a comfort food dinner to sort you out after making it through the day, this filling and flavoursome macaroni cheese will give you the pick-me-up that you need.
Get the recipe: Macaroni Cheese
There's nothing like a big stack of pancakes with berries to sort out that queasy morning-after feeling. This recipe makes them really easy to make if you're feeling a little less than your usual self. Plus you'll get all the goodness of the vitamin-rich berries too.
Get the recipe: American pancakes with berry compote
If you're organised, make a batch of these oaty, nutritious banana
muffins the day before your night out. They're perfect for the morning
after, especially if you can't face cooking or eating too much. But keep
them in a safe places so the kids don't get there first!
Get the recipe: Banana muffins
Hearty and filling, this poached egg and bacon potato cake is just the tonic. Use leftover mash, ready-made mash or potato pancakes for an even easier recipe. Have it with a big glass of orange juice for an instant energy top-up.
Get the recipe: Egg and bacon potato cake