Butternut Squash: The Perfect Fall Immunity & Energy Booster

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Did you know that just 1 cup of butternut squash contains 1/3 of your daily amount of vitamin C? And, if you are struggling with your energy levels, butternut squash is an excellant choice for blood sugar regulation. It’s also loaded with anti-oxidants which help reduce imflammation (helping to fight diseases like cancer and helping you look & feel young).

The most simple way to cook this autumn squash is by roasting, which consists of three simple steps:

  1. Slice the butternut squash into ½ inch thick half moon slices, or peel and dice the squash.
  2. Toss it with some olive oil, honey & cinnamon
  3. Roast at 400 F for 35 to 40 minutes.

Enjoy!

 

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