Wellness Wednesday: Five Butternut Squash Recipes

Yesterday, I wrote about complex carbohydrates in my series Ultimate Guide to Nutrients. In that article, I listed 10 whole food sources of complex carbohydrates, and squash was one of them. One of my all time favorite types of squash is Butternut Squash. I absolutely love this stuff. It’s not too strong and has a smooth, slightly sweet buttery taste. Did I mention it’s good for you? 🙂 Here are the nutrients from whfoods.com

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So, how do you incorporate squash into your diet other than just roasting and eating it? Here are 5 recipes to get your creative juices flowing!


(BTW-I’d love to hear how you prefer to eat your squash!)

FROM DELISH: Bacon, Gruyere, and Butternut Squash Frittata


FROM DELISH: Butternut Squash Risotto with Parmesan


FROM WOMAN’S DAY: Roasted Sausage and Butternut Squash Hash


FROM WOMAN’S DAY: Potato and Butternut Squash Gratin


FROM MARTHA STEWART: Spicy Squash Salad with Ginger-Lime Dressing


8 Comments on “Wellness Wednesday: Five Butternut Squash Recipes

  1. Whfoods is one of my favourite sites! I’ve rarely seen anyone else mention them so I got a little jolt of excited recognition when I saw one of their charts in your post 🙂

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  2. Pingback: The Purple Almond: Food to heal the body, mind and soul Wellness Wednesday: Five Butternut Squash Recipes | My Meals are on Wheels

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