Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is a winter squash that can range between 8 to 12 inches in length and weigh up to 3 pounds.

It’s an excellent source of two anti-aging nutrients –  beta-carotene and vitamin C –  and is delicious baked, steamed or simmered in soups or stews.

Estimated Glycemic Load=8
Antioxidant Score (ORAC)=396

Selecting and Storing Butternut Squash

Store butternut squash in the crisper of your refrigerator.

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About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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