Butternut Squash Purée
1 medium butternut squash
1 Tablespoon coconut oil
1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
2. Using a sharp knife, cut squash lengthwise. Scrape out seeds with a spoon and discard.
3. In a glass baking dish, lay squash face-down in 1/2 inch water.
4. Bake for about 50 minutes or until fork pokes squash with no resistance.
5. Let cool for a couple minutes, then scrape out flesh and add to a food processor.
6. Add coconut oil and cinnamon and process until completely smooth.Suggested Uses:
- Spiced Butternut Squash Vanilla Pudding
- Bake in muffins
- Enchilada filling
- As a spread for wraps or sandwiches
- Over steamed vegetables
- In a soup
- good source of beta-carotene
- source of fiber
- high in potassium, vitamin B
- full of antioxidants
- great for skin
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Photo thanks to Emily © 2013.
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