Say hello to my newest favorite fall/winter vegetable, the butternut squash. No offense to the sweet potato, which still carries me through the fall and winter with its sunny and warm disposition. But now I can add another just as sunny and warm vegetable to my weekly grocery list. It has all the things you could want – it’s healthy, tasty enough the kids will eat it, and easy to prepare. Trust me, I’m not a fan of high maintenance vegetables. Roasting it in the oven (my newest favorite way to cook vegetables) really takes it over the top. If you haven’t already discovered the beauty of the butternut squash, don’t put it off any longer!
Here are some great tips for preparing this jewel: