Apples provide fiber as well as vitamins C and A. Varieties range from super tart to super sweet, and of course they're great raw or cooked.
Spiral slicers turn butternut squash into super-quick cooking “noodles”: two to three minutes in a pan, and the orange curls are ready to star in a delicious lentil dinner.
Caramelized apples turn cauliflower soup into a sensational appetizer.
Puréed roasted butternut squash provides the creamy base for a hearty chowder. If making the chowder ahead, prepare the recipe through step 3, then assemble and reheat just before serving.