FERTILE FOODS RECIPE: SAVORY SQUASH SOUP

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This soothing, warm, pureed soup helps prevent cramping and miscarriage by promoting a healthy uterine lining. The mixture of Vitamin E, potassium, and B Vitamins (such as folate, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6), and are a winning combination to form the membrane of cells, and particularly placental cells!

For these reasons, this soup is best enjoyed post-ovulation, or after your embryo transfer if you’re doing IVF.

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 – 3 lbs chopped butternut squash
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tbsp fresh sage, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken broth

Directions:

  1. Brush squash with olive oil to coat.
  2. Bake for 45 min at 400°
  3. Remove squash and place aside (the steps above can be done in advance).
  4. In large soup pot, sauté onion in olive oil until soft. 
  5. Add sage, squash and chicken broth. Simmer for 20 minutes.
  6. Allow mixture to cool, then puree in blender

Tip: You can roast the squash up to 2 days in advance and store in fridge until ready to make the soup.

Yields 8 servings


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