Oven-roasted thyme butternut squash cubes

Oven-roasted thyme butternut squash cubes

One of our favorite things about the colder weather coming up is simple: butternut squash. It is so unbelievably rich and delicious, and is packed with health benefits. This oven-roasted thyme butternut squash cubes recipe is an amazing way to kick off the colder seasons. Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients.

Butternut squash:
Like we said earlier, butternut squash is loaded with benefits. Because it is high in omega-3 fatty acids, it has potent anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidant properties as well. It has also shown anti-diabetic benefits and blood pressure regulation.

Thyme:
It is packed with antioxidants, and was shown in a study from Natural Product Communications to have anti-cancer properties.

Turmeric:
The superspice has antiviral, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties, and has shown benefits in the area of breast cancer prevention, cold and flu, heart health, and Alzheimer’s.

Directions:

• Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
• Cut the squash in half and remove seeds
• Cut the squash into cubes
• Add just enough olive oil to coat the cubes
• Evenly sprinkle the squash with a pinch of sea salt
• Add 1 tsp of turmeric
• Pull some thyme flowers off of fresh thyme sprigs and add to the squash
• Bake in oven for 30 minutes

Make sure ingredients are organic
Enjoy this oven-roasted thyme butternut squash cubes recipe!

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REFERENCES:
1. “Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe.” Mercola.com. Mercola.com, n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2016.

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