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Recipe of the Month: Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

Servings: 4-6
Prep Time: 25 mins
Cook Time: 35 hour
Ready In: 1 hour

Ingredients

2 Onions, chopped
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
1 large Butternut Squash, peeled and cubed (about 5 cups/1.25 L)
2 Apples, peeled, cored and cubed
2 cloves Garlic
4 cups (1 L) sodium-reduced chicken or vegetable broth
1 tsp (5 mL) chopped fresh Thyme Leaves
1 tsp (5 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
3 tbsp (45 mL) Maple Syrup
1/2 tsp (2 mL) ground nutmeg
Pumpkin seeds

Directions

In large pot, cook onions in butter over medium heat until softened, about 5 minutes. Add squash, apples, garlic, broth, 1 cup (250 mL) of water, thyme, salt and pepper; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes or until squash is tender. Let cool slightly. Purée soup in blender until smooth. Return to pot and stir in maple syrup and nutmeg. Reheat soup until hot. Serve garnished with pumpkin seeds.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 175
Protein: 5 grams
Fat: 3 grams
Carbohydrates: 34 grams
Fibre: 3 grams
Sodium: 460 mg

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  • Our award-winning curriculum was formed through in-depth research into early childhood learning and development. A blend of play-based (Frog Street) and child-led (Emergent) curriculums, all activities are hands-on, child-guided and exceed provincial early learning frameworks.

  • Our dedicated and passionate early childhood educators deliver an innovative, engaging and proven curriculum that ignites a love of learning and inspires and encourages individuality in every BrightPath child. Their nurturing and attentive approach offers each child a home-away-from-home experience.

  • Two-way communication is important. Monthly newsletters, curriculum nights, parent interviews, open houses and our proprietary app (BrightPath Connect™) are designed to increase the interaction between our centres and families.

  • Children need nutrition to grow in both mind and body. Believing that food choices throughout childhood fuel life long eating habits, our menu is crafted by a Registered Nutritionist and prepared in-house daily and reflects those beliefs.