You guys should know by know how obsessed I am with this incredibly versatile squash. From soup to salad, eggs to pancakes this squash can be put in any dish and turn out good. I'm convinced I could live happily ever after if pumpkin ceased to exist and all that was left was butternut squash. Now I know what you're thinking. Why do all the peeling, cutting and chopping for butternut squash when you can get pumpkin in a can? Well, guess what? I take shortcuts to make all my recipes simple and easy.
You can buy butternut squash in a can too! A lot of supermarkets sell pureed butternut squash. You can also buy it frozen and some markets even sell it freshly cut. Winning! When all else fails, buy baby food. It's the same as the can, just be sure to make sure no other ingredients have been added. The best part of incorporating butternut squash in recipes, besides it's holly grail of deliciousness, is that it's low calorie and naturally gluten free. As we know, I'm the ninja of low calorie, gluten free recipes.
Today I'm sharing with you 8 Ways To Eat Butternut Squash or might I say Insanely Delicious because these recipes are some of my personal favorites that I make regularly at home throughout the fall & winter. Step aside pumpkin, the star of this show is butternut squash!
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Thick and fluffy Butternut Squash Maple Oat Pancakes made with simple ingredients and no added sugar. This gluten free stack is only 64 calories a slice!
A simple wholesome chocolate chip muffin turned healthy. These jazzed up Butternut Squash Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins made are made with bananas, butternut squash and gluten free whole grain oats. A healthy sweet treat everyone loves!
Loaded with spinach & roasted butternut squash this simple, low calorie egg bake is a favorite way to start a cold winter morning. If you like pizza, you will love this!
Made with carrot, sweet potato & butternut squash, this vitamin C packed soup is naturally gluten free, Paleo, Vegan and low calorie. Nothing like a warm, comforting bowl of veggie packed soup on a cold day!
Topped with roasted butternut squash, accessorized with candied pecans & dressed in a low-calorie dressing, this warm winter salad is the perfect gluten free meal for a cold day. But who am I kidding? You want to make this for the candied pecans!
Chewy skillet popped lentils meet apples, bell peppers & butternut squash in this gluten free, low calorie dish. These Harvest Skillet Lentils make a simple & healthy meal for any day of the week!
A warm fall salad with roasted butternut squash topped with a homemade orange cinnamon dressing, this salad makes a filling, low calorie meal for a cool fall or winter day!
Dark Chocolate Butternut Squash Bread
Insanely delicious Dark Chocolate Butternut Squash Bread made with gluten free whole grains, Greek yogurt & applesauce. This creamy, low calorie bread is what a chocolate lover's dreams are made of! Recipe coming soon!
Have I convinced you to eat butternut squash? Which recipe will you be trying first?
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