Sure, fall is the season of pumpkin spice and everything nice but this time of the year also means squashes everywhere. From spaghetti squash to delicata squash, the possibilities are endless, but today we're celebrating butternut squash. It's not only a great source of fiber, but it's also filled with other key nutrients that give the squash its beautiful deep orange color. You won't believe, for example, that one cup of butternut squash has more potassium than a banana. The best part, health aside, is that this vegetable is just as delicious in sweet or savory dishes.
If you've never cooked with butternut squash before or just want to get creative, we have 15 slow-cooker recipes, so you can enjoy squash season stress-free.