Maple Pepper Butternut Squash Fries

Tonight for dinner I wanted to try something new. So instead of making sweet potato fries to go along with our fabulous Fools Gold chicken nuggets (almond flour crusted deliciousness from Eat Like a Dinosaur), I used butternut squash. The result was really tasty and got 2 thumbs up by 2 of my 3 kids. I consider that a majority vote, and a victory!

MAPLE PEPPER BUTTERNUT SQUASH FRIES

1/2 of an average sized butternut squash (I diced and stored the unused half for an easy roasted veggie side dish later in the week)

1/2 Tbsp grass fed ghee or coconut oil, melted

Maple pepper to taste

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Peel and cut butternut squash lengthwise, remove seeds (little hands love this part!), and then into fry sized pieces

Combine squash fries and oil in bowl and toss. Add maple pepper or your favorite seasoning (I actually put aside a batch for me with curry and they were amazing)

Bake at 425 for 10-15 mins, flip with a spatula and bake an additional 10-15 mins.

IMG_2868IMG_2873IMG_2872IMG_2876IMG_2877IMG_2882

And heres a shot of the kids plate with their nuggets and apple slices. My (Whole 30 compliant-more on that later) plate is a chicken burger with fresh mango salsa, avocado, steamed broccoli and curried fries

IMG_2880 IMG_2881

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Maskcara

Get out there, gorgeous.

Fit with Four

Fitness blog for real, busy lives.

My Paleo Lunch Boxes

Grain-free, gluten-free, low carbohydrate, locally sourced Paleo lunches, all boxed up and ready to go! No microwave required!

cupcake went paleo.

from dairy and sweets to plants and meats, cupcake goes primal.

Live.Laugh.WOD

rambles, rants, & raves about living in my world

Grok's Big Family

Big Family. Small Budget. Grok Style.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close