It's that time of year again! It's cooling down and your body is starting to crave warm foods. Walking around the markets reminds you of just how wonderful fall is, with all of those beautiful pumpkins and squash varieties for decoration and for eating!
If you are eating Paleo30, Whole30 or PaleoFlex, butternut squash has a place in your belly.
Roast it, toast it, smash it and make it into soup.
This beauty has a wonderful sweet flavour and is considered a Qi tonic and a warming food that is medicinal to the Spleen, stomach, large intestine and lungs in Chinese Medicine.
It improves energy.
YES!!! It improves energy!!! If my latest batch of clients are any indication of general energy levels out there...well then, we could all use a little boost!
If you've been told your spleen needs a little help, well then this is a great recipe for you.
This squash is a source of carbohydrates and beta-carotene. Want to reduce Vata and Pitta? This is your veg!
Buy a bunch because they say this squash will keep for up to 6 months! If you can keep them around that long.
Enough chit chat, let's get to this recipe.
Warming Spice Butternut Squash Soup