Gluten Free Penne with Smoked Bacon and Butternut Squash

I love learning about healing your body through diet and nutrition. It helps alot that the recipes are delicious.

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Gluten Free Penne with Roasted Butternut Squash and Smoked Bacon

Butternut squash and also refereed to butternut pumpkin in Australia and New Zealand, is a winter squash. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to pumpkin.

Butternut_squash The value of the nutrient content increases when cooked

According to Specialty Produce the butternut squash was developed in Stow, Massachusetts in 1940 by Charles A. Leggette.

The squash is a member of the gourd family and is the most widely grown winter squash. In the United States, Florida is the largest squash-producer with California ranking second.

Butternut is rich in fiber, and low in calories. It also is a good source of minerals, including magnesium and potassium. Those who have asthma or breathing problems, this squash can help, because of its magnesium, and vitamins A and C content.

Medical studies since 1994 have reported that low magnesium intake is linked to asthma and chronic obstructive airways. Many studies also have…

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Posted on October 1, 2015, in Everyday Life. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Thanks Honey for re-posting this for your readers. Just sent out news letter this morning. You should see the recipe featured!!

    Your garden posts show that your garden is coming along nicely!!

    Hope you enjoy the rest of your evening Honey and the weekend coming up!!

    • You are welcome on the re-posting.
      We have had 5 beautiful fall days in a row. Today we took a drive to enjoy the fall colors. We took the dogs with us. Hopefully tomorrow we will be back working in the garden. I am replanting plants into larger ceramic pots to get ready for winter. I store them in our mini green house.The Sunsets have been magnificient these last 5 days. I hope you and your family have a wonderful weekend as well.

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