The SoberMe-up Frittata
Courgette, ½, sliced An aubergine, sliced A red pepper, sliced Eggs, 6, beaten Goat’s cheese, 150g, sliced into thin discs Ground black pepper Chives, pinch, chopped When an afternoon session has you worse for wear, this grab-and-go snack will sharpen you up – and line your stomach for the next event.
01/ Prep this in advance, if you like, then break out a portion from your fridge in emergencies. Brown the veg in a dash of oil; red and purple veg in particular contain compounds that have been shown to inhibit liver inflammation, says nutritionist Jo Travers. 02/ In a separate pan, fry the eggs over a low heat. By feeding your body with healthy fats, they’ll slow the release of alcohol into your blood, helping you to keep your composure when the festivities resume. 03/ Finally, tip the veg onto the eggs, then top with the goat’s cheese, pepper and chives. Dairy’s saturated fats may get a bad rap, but research in the Journal of Nutrition found it can increase your liver’s resistance to oxidative stress. Pop it under a hot grill to soften the cheese, then grab a slice of instant absolution.