Note: These are known benefits of the listed vitamins and minerals. Butternut squash benefits may vary based on serving size and other factors.
How to Serve Butternut Squash for Babies and Kids
Butternut squash can be served starting at 6 months. An extremely versatile fruit, it can be enjoyed solo or incorporated into both sweet and savory dishes. If you are making squash for your kiddos, there are numerous ways to prepare and serve it depending on the texture and flavor you are hoping to achieve.
Roast: Peel and cut into cubes, slices, spears, or fun shapes, then roast
Steam: Peel and cut into cubes, then steam
Mash or purée for all ages
Serve as finger foods or incorporate into other dishes for older children and adults
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