Winter Squash Bisque

Hello dear readers. Yesterday, I referred to a soup recipe I was hoarding from you. I made squash soup and it was the perfect thing on a chilly, fall afternoon.

Heartwarming Winter Bisque

Recipe: Serves 1

2 cups roasted butternut squash (or any other squash or pumpkin!)

1/2 cup 1% or 2% milk

2 tsp real butter

a few pecans and walnuts

cinnamon

nutmeg

pumpkin pie spice

1/2 tsp ground mustard

cloves

chili powder

pinch cayenne pepper

salt

Place it all in the blender and shazam! Top with ground flax and pecans.

Another idea is to make it sweet by subbing in some apple and vanilla and nixing the mustard and chili powder.

Benefits:

Cinnamon * In one study, after taking 1/4 ā€“ 1 tsp cinnamon daily for 40 days, all participants benefitted from a reduction of fasting blood sugar levels, blood triglycerides, and LDL (bad) cholesterol! It is very high in antioxidants and can help stabilize blood sugar levels, which will help prevent an insulin spike, and thus the storage of fat.

Butternut squash * A great source of Vitamin C, A, potassium, manganese, and folate. It is also very high in fiber and water content!

Cloves * super high in manganese and antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory effects on the body!

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12 thoughts on “Winter Squash Bisque

  1. You are on a roll with these pumpkin and squash recipes! I’m lovin’ on this one though- the name, the texture, the photo, the ingredients! YUM!

  2. Confession : at first I thought that was a whipped type of pie. Probably because it looks so beautiful and whipped up. You have such an eye for presentation!
    Even though it was like 82 here in Irvine today I’ve still been craving some warm soup all day. Just want sumthin’ comforting šŸ™‚
    Have a wonderful wknd lovely

    1. Woh, I cannot believe how hot it is over there! Its freezing cold here! But I love it. I have never had 4 seasons before… :)))And yes, the “soup” was super thick, but thats how I like it! People could definitely thin it out more

  3. Looks delicious? I’m curious, though—the soup seems more like cream than soup… Is the consistency runnier in person?

    Beautiful presentation, though!

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