Butternut Apple Skewers

Authorlisa
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins
 1 medium butternut squash
 3 teaspoons cinnamon
 2 teaspoons nutmeg
 2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil, melted
 2 tablespoons almond or cashew butter
 1/2 lemon, juiced
 2 tablespoons maple syrup
 3-4 apples, chopped
 8-10 wooden skewers
1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2

Peel and dice butternut squash into about 1-inch cubes.

3

Mix together the spices, ghee or oil, nut butter, lemon juice and maple syrup.

4

Add a bit of water if too thick (should be like a thick dressing).

5

In a bowl, pour 2/3 of the mixture over squash and toss, covering all the pieces evenly.

6

Place squash on a baking sheet and into oven for 20 minutes.

7

Mix apple into remaining sauce mixture.

8

Remove squash from oven and allow to cool for a few minutes.

9

Alternate apple and squash pieces on skewers.

10

Put back into the oven and bake for 15 minutes or until both are soft.

Notes: These are great as an appetizer, dessert or snack. They will keep in the fridge for about 3 days.

Ingredients

 1 medium butternut squash
 3 teaspoons cinnamon
 2 teaspoons nutmeg
 2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil, melted
 2 tablespoons almond or cashew butter
 1/2 lemon, juiced
 2 tablespoons maple syrup
 3-4 apples, chopped
 8-10 wooden skewers

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

2

Peel and dice butternut squash into about 1-inch cubes.

3

Mix together the spices, ghee or oil, nut butter, lemon juice and maple syrup.

4

Add a bit of water if too thick (should be like a thick dressing).

5

In a bowl, pour 2/3 of the mixture over squash and toss, covering all the pieces evenly.

6

Place squash on a baking sheet and into oven for 20 minutes.

7

Mix apple into remaining sauce mixture.

8

Remove squash from oven and allow to cool for a few minutes.

9

Alternate apple and squash pieces on skewers.

10

Put back into the oven and bake for 15 minutes or until both are soft.

Notes: These are great as an appetizer, dessert or snack. They will keep in the fridge for about 3 days.
Butternut Apple Skewers

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