Butternut Apple Skewers


Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

32 minutes

Yields

8 people

Ingredients

1 medium butternut squash
3 teaspoons cinnamon
2 teaspoons nutmeg
2 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil, melted
2 tablespoons almond or cashew butter
1/2 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons maple syrup
3-4 apples, chopped
8-10 wooden skewers

Directions

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 andmaple 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, coveringall 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.

Notes

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

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