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roasted delicata squash
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Roasted Delicata Squash

Have you heard of delicata squash? Not to be confused with butternut, acorn, or summer squash! This nutty, slightly sweet + satisfying seasonal squash is a hott commodity come late September/early October and can be tough to find. Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods carries them,

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Blood Sugar, Insulin, Diabetes, Health, Stress, Insulin Resistance
Hormones
Lahana Vigliano

Insulin Resistance + High Insulin {Episode 240}

Transcript You are listening to Functional Nutrition Radio, with me as your host, Lahana Vigliano, the owner of Nuvitru Wellness and a board-certified clinical nutritionist. Hello!! I am so excited for today’s episode on high insulin and insulin resistance. I have been so inspired by

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organic dark chocolate apples dipped in nuts
Recipe
Michelle Thomason

Dark Chocolate Apple Dippers (Organic)

Yesterday, my son wanted one of those massive 1000g of sugar candied apples at the store, which is why i decided to make these dark chocolate apple dippers. They are the perfect 2-3 bite treat made with tart green apples, organic 70% dark chocolate and

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bruschetta stuffed avocado, cold lunch idea, paleo
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Bruschetta Stuffed Avocado

If you need an incredible cold lunch idea, you have to throw together this bruschetta stuffed avocado. Loaded with quality satiating fats and protein to keep you full throughout the afternoon. Bruschetta can be homemade or store bought (as long as it is made with

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spinach artichoke chicken, dairy free cream cheese, gluten free dinner
Poultry
Michelle Thomason

Spinach Artichoke Chicken (Dairy/Gluten Free)

This creamy spinach artichoke chicken dish will rock your world. You won’t even be able to tell that it is filled with veggies and made with dairy free cream cheese… say what? My kids devour this meal and yet it’s usually a fight to get

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Weight Gain, Hypothyroid, Hypothyroidism, Hormone Health, Women's Health
Hormones
Lahana Vigliano

Hypothyroidism Causing Weight Gain {How To Improve It Today!}

Hypothyroidism can bring a lot of uncomfortable symptoms, like fatigue, but an annoying symptom is weight gain. For the average person, no one wants to have increased weight gain, unless it’s muscle, am I right?! While we know that low functioning thyroid can bring weight

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tzatziki dip, dairy free, gluten free
Condiments/Misc
Michelle Thomason

Tzatziki Dip

Tzatziki is a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean salted strained yogurt dip made with cucumber, olive oil, garlic, lemon, and herbs. Authentic tzatziki is made with sheep or goat yogurt which is better for digestion in my opinion. If you are sensitive to cow dairy proteins,

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