Oven Roasted Squash With Paprika And Brown Sugar

Oven Roasted Squash With Paprika And Brown Sugar

Oven Roasted Squash With Paprika And Brown SugarOven Roasted Squash With Paprika And Brown Sugar

The perfect side dish or if your like me a full dinner served up with some greek yogurt, the roast garlic is the perfect compliment to this dish.

Oven roasted squash with paprika, brown sugar and a side of roasted garlic is a super easy dish and a perfect dinner when you need a light meal thats full of flavors.

Ingredients 

1 butternut squash (peeled seeded and chopped into bites size pieces)

4 – cloves of garlic (peeled and chopped)

2-3 – tablespoons of olive oil

1 – tablespoon of brown sugar (optional)

1 1/2 – teaspoons of smoked paprika

1/2 – teaspoon black pepper

Directions 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit

Toss all ingredients in a large bowl

Spread squash on a baking sheet evenly .

Bake for 25 – 35 minutes.

 Remove from oven and serve

enjoy

jen

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Squash Health Benefits

The squash health benefits are many while an important one being for the immune system. It has magnesium, vitamin C, and other essential antioxidant compounds to neutralize all the free radicals in the body. If you are unaware, free radicals are dangerous byproducts of cellular metabolism.

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jennifer rice

Jennifer Rice is a lover of all things living and has dedicated her life to making a difference to all those who cross her path.
A passion for mind and body movement has led her into a long and successful career in pilates; teaching on a global scale, with clients in Canada, New Zealand, Dubai,LA and Jordan and more recently, Spain.
Her understanding of how the human body performs, combined with her extensive knowledge of nutrition and natural health therapies, allow Jennifer to be the complete wellness expert.
Not content to just help humans, Jennifer has a heart for animals and has been known to spend her time, when she isn’t working with clients or in her garden, at her local animal refuge centre, donating her time to our furry or feathered friends in need.
A wanderlust spirit keeps Jennifer on the move and her worldly outlook on life brings a refreshing point of view; always with a smile and an open heart

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