Butternut Apple Skewers

Prep time:  10 minutes
 
Prep notes: 
 
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 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.
Notes: 
  • These are great as an appetizer, dessert or snack.
  • They will keep in the fridge for about 3 days.
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