Southwestern Roasted Butternut Squash

Southwestern Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted butternut squash cubes coated in southwestern-inspired spices like chile powder, cumin, paprika and red pepper flakes. The spicy kick is delicious with the natural sweetness of the squash and roasting them turns them into little flavor explosions. Utterly addicting flavor explosions. If this recipe looks familiar it’s because I copied it from my southwestern… 

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Baked Butternut Squash Risotto

Baked Butternut Squash Risotto

Luxurious baked risotto with cubes of roasted butternut squash and Parmesan cheese. No need to stand at the stove babysitting your risotto! This baked version cooks up just as creamy if not creamier than it’s stove-top counterpart. Pinky swear.

Roasted Brown Butter Butternut Squash, Apples and Brussels Sprouts

Butternut Squash, Brussels Sprouts and Apples

A medley of fall vegetables roasted and seasoned with the nutty flavor of brown butter and all the brightness of lemon zest. In the mix are the sweet, tart and pungent flavors of butternut squash, brussels sprouts, apples, onions and garlic. My favorite flavors of the season.

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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