Winter Butternut Squash Bruschetta

With butternut squash as the main ingredient, this warm and very easy recipe is rich in phytonutrients, antioxidants and fiber, and can also help reduce your risk of inflammation-related disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and asthma. Plus, the caperberries included are a good source of B-group vitamins that are essential to enhance the energy production from the foods. Feel healthy and enjoy!

Ingredients Amount
Butternut squash 2 Cups, peeled, seeded and cubed
Caperberries 10, chopped
Walnuts 10, chopped
Honey 2 Tbs
Olive oil 2 Tbs
Red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp
Kosher salt 1/2 tsp
Black pepper 1/8 tsp
Whole wheat baguette Sliced
Walnut oil To taste
Asiago cheese Grated

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except baguette slices, walnut oil, and cheese. Spread in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  2. Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes, stirring halfway through.
  3. While baking bruschetta mix, lightly coat one side of slices of baguette with olive oil.
  4. After 17 minutes of baking the bruschetta mix, place tray of baguette slices in the oven (same temperature of 400 degrees) on the top rack. Toast for 7-8 minutes, or until golden brown.
  5. Top toasted baguette slices with squash bruschetta. Drizzle with chopped walnut oil, sprinkle with cheese, and enjoy!
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A Chi Running Love Letter

I wanted to take a minute to thank Danny and everyone involved at Chi Running. On January 1st 2010 I limped off the Buckeye Trail in NE Ohio with another pulled calf muscle, I have to admit I was done running. 

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