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Butternut Apple Skewers

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 32 minutes

Yields: 8 people



  • 1 medium butternut squash

  • 3 teaspoons cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons nutmeg

  • 2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil, melted

  • 2 tablespoons almond or cashew butter1/2 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. Add a bit of water if too thick (should be like a thick dressing).

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

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

  6. Mix apple into remaining sauce mixture.

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

  8. Alternate apple and squash pieces on skewers.

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



  • These are great as an appetizer, dessert or snack.

  • They will keep in the fridge for about 3 days.

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