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Gluten Free Slow Cooker Squash & Apples

This dish tastes a lot like hot apple pie, but is far more healthy! (I served it as a side dish to chicken nuggets, but it could be used with a vegetarian meal too.)
Course Slow Cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Author Rachel

Ingredients

  • 2 cups pureed butternut squash
  • 3 apples peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. Spread butternut squash puree in bottom of slow cooker.
  2. Layer sliced apples over the squash puree.
  3. In a small bowl, combine spices, honey, and coconut oil.
  4. Drizzle over apples and squash.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.
  6. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top for last 30 minutes of cooking time.

Recipe Notes

Adapted from "Sweet Potatoes and Apples" recipe in Healthy Meals for Less Cookbook by Jonni McCoy.