Best Ever Butternut Squash Soup | Recipe

 
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Dinner is definitely one of my favorite meals of the day, but it’s also typically the heaviest. I hate that bloated feeling I sometimes get after eating dinner, so lately I’ve been trying to eat lighter for dinner so I don’t spend the rest of the night feeling sluggish or bloated. This soup is perfect for days when I want to stay feeling light! It’s so yummy and nourishing, plus I can eat an entire bowl and still feel both skinny and full afterwards. I love it!

Something extra special about this recipe is that it is made in the crockpot! I don’t use the crock pot much, but something about fall makes me want to be cozy and break out the crock pot for warm dinners. Plus, I can get the recipe started in the afternoon and then spend the rest of my day being efficient and not worrying about dinner. It probably takes about ten minutes total to get all of these ingredients together and thrown into the crockpot so it’s definitely perfect for days when you want a healthy homemade meal, but you don’t have any time to spare. Believe me, when I say this recipe is healthy, I mean it. Every ingredient is wholesome and so good for you, so it’s totally a guilt-free dinner.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 butternut squash
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • 1 c. coconut milk
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme

Here’s what you’ll do:

  1. Peel and cube your butternut squash.
  2. Peel and chop your onion.
  3. Put all of your ingredients, except for the coconut milk and fresh thyme, into your crock pot.
  4. Stir.
  5. Cook on high for 3-4 hours.
  6. During the last ten minutes of cooking, add your coconut milk and let it finish cooking.
  7. Top with fresh thyme and serve.