≡ Menu

Butternut squash

Butternut Squash & Spinach Salad with Pecans, Cranberries, Pomegranate with Poppy Seed Honey-Lime Dressing - a great choice for Thanksgiving or any other winter holiday menu!   This is a perfect Autumn or Winter salad , since it uses lots of seasonal ingredients that are available this time of the year.  Healthy, gluten free, packed with […] Read More

Butternut Squash, Kale, Pecan, Cranberry, Apple Salad with Maple-Lime Dressing - this healthy, gluten free salad combines lots of Autumn flavors and is a great side dish / appetizer during the Fall/Winter season! Maple-Lime dressing is perfect for kale: it softens and balances its flavor. I really enjoyed this salad, and so did my husband […] Read More

Butternut Squash and Spinach Tortellini

Creamy Butternut Squash and Spinach Tortellini - you will love the flavorful creamy sauce prepared with freshly made butternut squash puree and spiced up with lemon pepper, nutmeg and paprika! This is one of those truly seasonal recipes - perfect in the Fall and in the Winter when the fresh butternut squash abounds!  This dish […] Read More

One-Pan Maple-Dijon Chicken with Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts - a perfect Autumn/Winter dinner! Chicken thighs and butternut squash are coated with the maple-Dijon mixture making them super flavorful, along with the olive oil coated Brussels sprouts. Just put all ingredients in one layer on a rimmed baking sheet: And bake for 30-40 minutes […] Read More

Maple Butternut Squash, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Pumpkin Seeds, and Cranberries - perfect Autumn salad, bursting with colors and flavors! I love this recipe so much - to me it looks so much like Autumn on a plate. Last year, I made a very similar recipe but with pecans, this year my tastes have changed a […] Read More

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Cinnamon Butternut Squash, Pecans, and Cranberries - this easy Thanksgiving side dish is not only delicious and bursting with Fall and Holiday flavors (cinnamon, maple syrup), it's also healthy, gluten free, vegetarian, and packed with fiber! I love the combination of ingredients here!  Even if you don't like Brussels sprouts, you'll love […] Read More

Quinoa Salad with Bacon and Roasted Butternut Squash, Carmelized Onions, Feta Cheese

Healthy Quinoa Salad with Bacon, Roasted Butternut Squash, Caramelized Onions and Feta cheese, with French Vinaigrette salad dressing (I used Brianna's French Vinaigrette salad dressing). You can also top the salad with pine nuts (optional but delicious!) This salad is so healthy and it's gluten free! For this salad, you will need to roast peeled […] Read More

Black Bean and Butternut Squash Enchilada Casserole

Black Bean and Butternut Squash Enchilada Casserole - a delicious, super easy to make casserole dinner recipe! The vegetables are roasted in spices (cumin and chili powder) before we add them to the dish, which adds lots of Southwestern flavor! Other ingredients include green and red bell peppers, corn, salsa, enchilada sauce, sour cream, Mozzarella […] Read More

Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna

Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna

This Butternut Squash and Spinach Three Cheese Lasagna recipe is healthy, vegetarian, perfect for the Fall and Winter season, and popular with kids! The lasagna combines Ricotta, Parmesan, and Mozzarella cheeses with spinach and pureed butternut squash to create the ultimate Fall & Winter comfort food. This recipe uses butternut squash puree, which you can […] Read More

Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash, Pine Nuts, and Feta

Healthy Quinoa Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash, Pine Nuts, Caramelized Onions and Feta cheese, with French Vinaigrette salad dressing (I used Brianna's French Vinaigrette salad dressing - it's excellent! and it's gluten free!). This delicious salad is perfect for the Fall, and it's a great way to use butternut squash a little bit differently than […] Read More

Butternut Squash Chili with Beef and Beans

Butternut Squash and Bean Chili

Delicious Butternut Squash, Bean, and Beef Chili - perfect combination of flavors! Other ingredients include red kidney beans, green bell pepper, corn, garlic, tomatoes - there is really nothing NOT to like in this chili. My whole family loved it, and I will soon be making another large pot of it. It's very filling, which […] Read More

How to make butternut squash puree

How to make Butternut squash puree

Butternut squash is an amazing vegetable that can be used in so many ways: from soups and appetizers to main courses and desserts. Often, the recipe requires to use it in a pureed form, especially when we're talking about soups and desserts, so here is a quick tutorial on how to make butternut squash puree. […] Read More

Black bean butternut squash soup

Black bean butternut squash soup

I didn't want to make another sweet butternut squash (or pumpkin) soup, so I was in a search of a recipe where I could combine butternut squash with a second major ingredient that would neutralize the sweetness of butternut squash, without suppressing its flavor, something similar to what I did with carrot soup by adding […] Read More

Pumpkin (Butternut squash) turnovers recipe

My mom used to make pumpkin or butternut squash turnovers when I was a child, and I always loved their sweet peppery taste. It's been more than 10 years since I ate these last time, so I finally decided to make them again, using puff pastry. Butternut Squash Turnovers Recipe Prep time: 60 min Bake […] Read More