This quick and easy side dish is a great addition to any meal, even breakfast. Butternut squash has less carbs and more fiber than sweet potatoes, allowing you the same volume of food for less calories. Or more volume of food for equal calories. Loaded with potassium, Vitamin A and Vitamin C, this is one of many ways to prepare Butternut Squash that takes under 10 mins to prepare.

Baked squash

Prep time: 5-7 minutes

Cooking Time: 30 mins

Servings: 4


  • 4 cups of diced butternut squash (I recommend you buy it pre cut to save a LOT of time)
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • Cinnamon
  • Curry powder
  • Himalayan Sea salt


  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Line  large baking sheet with foil
  3. Spray non stick spray on foil
  4. Place diced squash on baking pan
  5. Top squash with cinnamon, curry powder & salt to taste
  6. Place small amounts of coconut oil around the pan evenly (just for some extra flavor it shouldn’t be covering the entire tray)
  7. Bake for about 20 mins, turn squash and bake for 10 more mins (cooking time varies on thickness of squash )

Nutrition Facts: per serving Calories 104,  Carbs 20g,  Fat 4g, Protein 2g , Vitamin A 300g, Vitamin C 50g, Potassium 504g