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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

I’m a big fan of easy recipes. My slow cooker is my favorite kitchen tool for easy prep and yummy dishes that take little effort. Toss the ingredients in for this Butternut Squash Soup before you head out the door in the morning and when you return for dinner, it’ll be ready to be spooned in to a bowl. Yum! Dinner can’t get much easier than that. Happy cooking and enjoy!



  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and diced
  • 1 medium (uncooked) butternut squash, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 sprig fresh sage
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, or more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper, or more to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne, or more to taste
  • pinch of ground cinnamon and nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup canned coconut milk
  • optional garnishes: extra coconut milk and a sprinkle of cayenne pepper (or smoked paprika)

For detailed preparation instructions, you can find the original recipe on Gimme Some Oven. Love what you taste? Follow Gimme Some Oven on social media: Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.

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Fall Favorites: Pumpkin Ravioli

Pumpkin enthusiasts be warned – this undeniably fall recipe is sure to be your next kitchen creation. Pumpkin Ravioli may not the first idea that comes to your mind when you think of a pumpkin themed recipe, but this fact still remains – it’s absolutely delicious. To achieve the made from scratch ravioli, this Recipe Redo calls for a ravioli mold. Don’t be discouraged, homemade pasta is not just for over-ambitious chefs – you can do it too! See the original recipe on Julia’s Album for easy-to-follow instructions. All together this made from scratch Pumpkin Ravioli is savory, sweet and the perfect dish for a fall table! Happy fall and enjoy!8576150970_91d70af75e_z

Pumpkin Ravioli

Makes 24 Ravioli.


For the Ravioli Dough:

  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Pumpkin Filling:

  • 1/2 can pumpkin organic
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the Brown Butter Sauce:

  • 1 stick butter 
  • 2 and 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted pecans

This recipe was originally published on Julia’s Album. Visit Julia’s Album for detailed directions for Pumpkin Ravioli. On the search for healthy recipes to fill your weekly meal plan? Julia’s Album is an excellent resource for healthy and creative dishes. Follow Julia’s Album on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest for more healthy eats.