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December 11, 2017 • Healthy Eating & Nutrition

Winter Squash is a Superstar Food – Two Great Ways to Prepare It

winter squash

Although they come in a dazzling array of colors, shapes, and sizes – all varieties of winter squash have show-stopping nutritional excellence. A single ½ cup serving provides over 100% of the daily requirement for vitamin A along with a big hit of fiber, vitamin C, B vitamins and precious minerals for just 37 calories. Use this super-healthy, colorful “starch” to replace the nutritionally defunct white starches like white rice, pasta, and bread. Here are two of my favorite butternut squash recipes:

Mashed Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash Soup