Chicken, Butternut Squash and Swiss Cheese Pocket Pies

Chicken, Butternut Squash & Swiss Cheese Pocket Pies

Behold these beauties with their golden brown crust and savory middles. Flaky pie crust surrounds a stuffing of chicken, butternut squash, baby spinach and Swiss cheese. My version of chicken pot pie. A modern reinvention.

Spicy Butternut Squash and Chickpea Soup

Spicy Butternut Squash and Chickpea Soup

My 4 year streak of not catching a cold is over. My immune system turned on me. Just like that. One day I’m basking in the glory of good health and the next I’m coughing my brains out. Desperately needing soup, I dragged my sick self to the kitchen and whipped this up. While chicken… 

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Side Dish Saturdays: Twice Baked Butternut Squash

Twice Baked Butternut Squash

Butternut squash with sour cream, smoked paprika, a dash of cinnamon for good luck and chives. Just like a twice baked potato, the squash is roasted first, then the flesh is removed and beaten with sour cream and seasonings. It goes back into the squash shells with a sprinkling of bread crumbs for a second… 

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Creamy Gnocchi with Butternut Squash and Spinach

Creamy Butternut Squash and Spinach Gnocchi

Clouds of gnocchi nestle themselves in a creamy sauce amongst sweet hunks of butternut squash, tender baby spinach, fresh herbs and Parmesan cheese. Swoon. Lately I am obsessed with gnocchi, little Italian potato dumplings that are soft and pillowy, kind of chewy and in my mind, so versatile. I can’t get enough of them –… 

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Butternut Squash Ziti

I know your asking yourself why I’m posting a recipe using winter squash when the first day of Spring just smacked me in the butt. I bought this squash a week or two ago when Spring was still a long-away wish in my heart and the market’s bins were overflowing with newly stocked squash and… 

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