Butternut squash has many nutritional benefits. Also, it’s like a blank canvas in terms of flavor, so there are a variety of ways to cook, season, and serve butternut squash. In this recipe for maple pecan butternut squash, the squash is combined with coconut oil, maple syrup, salt, pecans, and dates and baked to make a symphony of warmth and goodness.
“I absolutely love butternut squash and am ashamed to say I had never eaten it before I went Paleo. I have a ton of butternut squash recipes on my site now and have a feeling that number will continue to exponentially grow. It is the most versatile ingredient ever that tastes amazing. You can make brownies, soups, hashes, etc and the flavor combinations are endless. Just sitting here, I realized that there are probably thousands of ways to enjoy this heavenly ingredient that I may be missing out on. Leave me a comment below with your favorite recipes or ways to eat butternut squash so I can get to trying them.
This recipe is one of those weeknight classics that can be made in huge batches and snack on through out the week. You can serve it with chicken, beef, seafood or even eggs. My favorite thing so far has been making scrambled eggs and serving this on the side as a hash. All too often we over complicate meals or think they have to be difficult, the truth is the simpler the better. Enjoy this recipe and I can’t wait to read your comments.”