Healthy Butternut Squash Casserole makes Best Butternut Squash Recipe

healthy Butternut Squash Casserole makes best butternut squash recipe and easy butternut squash recipes

Best Butternut Squash Recipe is my Delicious Butternut Squash Casserole

Looking for the best butternut squash recipe?  My healthy Butternut Squash Casserole recipe in Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook that I call a souffle will add gourmet flair to your holiday table – but I promise it is so easy. I believe in eating healthy even on the holidays and you can do it with my healthy easy recipes. Easy butternut squash recipes are all over but this one is so simple and delicious. With a sweet nutty taste similar to pumpkin, butternut squash goes well in savory or even sweet dishes.  It is a good source of fiber and carotenoid antioxidants. Add choices to your table as this is a diabetic butternut squash recipe.  Also, the recipe is vegetarian.

Butternut Squash Souffle from Holly Clegg’s Trim and Terrific Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook

Had extra butternut squash and made this creamy yummy casserole. I love easy butternut squash recipes and you’ll especially like this creamy casserole.  Pick up pre-cut butternut squash for short cut. This is a diabetic butternut squash recipe also.

Makes 4 (3/4-cup) servings

3 cups cubed peeled butternut squash
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup skim milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Salt to taste
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 egg
1/4 cup crushed honey nut toasted whole grain oat cereal
1 tablespoon light brown sugar

1. Preheat oven 400°F. Coat 1-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
2. Place butternut squash in microwave-safe bowl with a little water, microwave until soft, 6-8 minutes. Drain and mash.
3. In prepared dish, combine mashed squash, sugar, milk, vanilla, salt, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon and egg, mixing well. Combine cereal and brown sugar. Sprinkle on top. Bake 20 minutes or until set.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 162 Calories from fat 9% Fat 2g Saturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 53mg Sodium 61mg Carbohydrate 35g Dietary Fiber 3g Sugars 21g Protein 4g Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 other carbohydrate

Spicy Advice: If you never had butternut squash, it has a sweet, nutty taste similar to pumpkin. I think this healthy butternut squash casserole will quickly become a staple holiday side.

Too Hot in the Kitchen Cookbook Keeps You “HOT” In The Kitchen!
Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age - 200 Simple and Sassy RecipesToo Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets to Sizzle at Any Age – 200 Simple and Sassy Recipes

I know I have a lot of cookbooks but honestly, people who have this Too Hot in the Kitchen cookbook say it is their favorites. Probably because the recipes are a little more trendy and the chapters are just so great! From Easy Entertaining to Quickies–yes, you heard me right!

The Butternut Squash recipe is actually from the Fill Up With Fiber Chapter.  This woman’s cookbook includes easy healthy recipes that you probably have all the ingredients in your pantry. And, wait until you read all the women’s quotes! More about my women’s health cookbook!

Go Convenient and Creative with Healthy Butternut Squash Casserole!

Look for packages of peeled, cubed squash in the produce section for extra ease – Shhhh; your secret is safe with me! I think this is one of my favorite convenience products as I did hate cutting up the squash. Then, making easy butternut squash recipes is so easy. Yes, this healthy butternut squash casserole recipe is also an easy diabetic recipe! Just a little light brown sugar, cereal topping that complements the savory squash. I have so many easy seasonal holiday recipes for Thanksgiving or Christmas.  However, this can be a wonderful easy recipe year round for a great side. I keep cooking easy with my top silicon products I use in my own kitchen!

Pull Out This Mini Food Processor For Your Easy Butternut Squash Recipes To Mash

Cuisinart Mini Prep Plus Food ProcessorCuisinart Mini Prep Plus Food Processor

I LOVE this smaller food processor for chopping, blending or mashing. I use to only use the huge one and then when I was at my mother’s house, she had a mini food processor. Then, I found this 4-cup mini processor and it’s the perfect size. So convenient I use it for my Banana Bread all the time.

Easy to pull out and easy storage.  You will find yourself using this mini food processor all the time for quick cooking! I use it all the time for chopping a few ingredients – couldn’t be easier than with this mini food processor.  I have this exact one and use it all the time. .

I can keep you cooking with so many healthy holiday recipes.


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With over 1 MILLION COOKBOOKS sold, Holly Clegg has become a culinary expert on easy healthy everyday recipes through her nationally recognized best-selling trim&TERRIFIC® and Eating Well cookbook series, including Eating Well Through Cancer, (English, Spanish and Chinese editions), Eating Well to Fight Arthritis and Diabetic Cooking with the ADA. Clegg attended the Cordon Bleu Cooking School, London and has appeared on Fox & Friends, NBC Weekend Today, QVC, The 700 Club, USA Today, Cooking Light Magazine, Web MD, and Huff Post. She consulted and did spokesperson work for Walmart, Teflon, DuPont, The Coca-Cola Company, and hospitals throughout the country. For more information, visit About Holly or The Healthy Cooking Blog for more recipes and tips.
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