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It is important to like what one eats. Learn some tips for meal preparation after bariatric surgery. Use a variety of fruits and vegetables to keep things interesting.
Here, we talk about the benefits of butternut squash.
- For a delicious fall addition to meals or snacks, roast cubed butternut squash with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
- If you want to add a more savory flavor, add cumin or for sweeter tastes try cinnamon.
- Butternut squash makes a delicious and nutritious side dish or snack.
- Keep leftovers in a glass container in the fridge and add to salads, pizza, or mix with other roasted vegetables.
- Because cooked butternut squash is very tender, it is a great choice for those early post-op and those further out!
Nutrition Facts of Butternut Squash
Serving: Half a cup
- Calories: 40
- Vitamin A: 223%
- Vitamin C: 26%
- Vitamin E: 7%
- Niacin: 5%
- Vitamin B6: 7%
- Folate: 5%
- Vitamin K: 9%
- Manganese: 9%
- Magnesium: 8%