Butternut Squash with Shallots and Sage

Nothing says holidays quite like the smell of butternut squash roasting with some fresh sage. It has become incredibly popular outside of Thanksgiving dinner, not only because it’s so versatile, but it makes a great carb replacement. Butternut squash’s natural sweetness pairs wonderfully with cinnamon, nutmeg, and maple syrup, but you don’t have to turn…

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Butternut Squash, Kale and Brown Rice Casserole

Here comes another great fall-inspired casserole to solve all your ‘what to cook for dinner’ problems. That’s the great thing about casseroles- they’re easy to prepare, and everything bakes up together so nicely to create a well rounded, hearty meal. This time we’re loading up with fresh butternut squash, kale, brown rice, Italian chicken sausage,…

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Butternut Squash Soup with Apple and Bacon

Happy Halloween! Amongst all the sweets and treats that are so tempting this time of year, I like to try and at least make Halloween dinner healthy. Last year I enjoyed a big bowl of Butternut Squash Risotto. This Halloween I’m keeping the savory flavors of butternut squash, and adding in some Granny Smith apples…

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Butternut Squash Tacos

Butternut Squash Tacos are a delicious, highly requested meal that you’ll make over and over again. Quick and easy to whip up, and a great vegetarian option packed with flavor.

Roasted Butternut Squash Fettuccine

Pasta sauce like this should not be kept a secret. Butternut squash fettuccine is like the healthy version of an Alfredo sauce, with tons of added earthiness, fall flavor, and natural sweetness that comes from roasting the squash. I love the idea of making a butternut squash puree while cooking up some pasta, then marrying…

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Butternut Squash and Apple Bruschetta

Holiday appetizer time! We’re going with roasted butternut squash and apple bruschetta. Bruschetta is one of those appetizers that can be served again and again because it has so many customizable possibilities. I made a summer bruschetta topped with macerated strawberries, basil, and goat cheese last summer. This butternut squash and apple version is exactly what my…

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Butternut Squash Risotto

So. I’m pretty sure this butternut squash risotto is what fall tastes like. Risotto is one of my favorite dishes on its own- tender, creamy, and slow cooked until the rice has the perfect texture. But add in cooked butternut squash, nutmeg, sage, and Parmesan? Creamy, cheesy, perfection. This recipe makes a whole bunch (that arborio…

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Butternut Squash Quesadillas

Love this healthy twist on quesadillas. Butternut squash, spinach, and fresh mozzarella baked between two tortillas.