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Luteal Phase Butternut Ginger Soup

Soups are perfect for the Luteal phase of your cycle, right before your period! You need 100-300 more calories during this phase because your metabolism is revved up. Throwing in root veggie soups such as the simple one below is a great way to get slow burnings carbs into your rotation.


-1 large, cooked, butternut squash (peel off skin)

-1.5 tbsp of chopped ginger

-1 yellow onion diced

-1 tbsp coconut oil

-2 cups of vegetable stock

-1 can of coconut milk

-1.5 tbsp of turmeric

-1 tbsp slivered almonds or pumpkin seeds as topping


-Saute ginger and onion in a tiny bit of olive oil in pan for 3-5 min

-In separate pot combine stock, cooked squash, onion and ginger, coconut milk, and turmeric.

-Use an immersion blender to blend or use Vitamix or food processor in smaller batches

-Reheat if needed and top with desired toppings

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