photo by Lovely Hitchcock

Recipe: Maple Roasted Squash

November 2021

from the kitchen of lovely hitchcock

This seasonal sensation will be a treat for your dinner guests’ taste buds! 

Maple Roasted Squash


  • Acorn Squash 
  • Olive Oil 
  • Salt and Pepper 

Cut squash in half and clean out seeds. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. 


  • ½ Cup almond butter 
  • 2 Tablespoons maple syrup 
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder 


  • Toasted shaved coconut 
  • Chopped pecans 
  • Parsley 


Whisk together and add water until the drizzle reaches desired consistency. Pour over squash and garnish with toasted shaved coconut, pecans, and chopped parsley.  

Originally printed in the November 2021 issue of Simply Local Magazine

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