Butternut Squash With Turkey Sausage



    • 2 butternut squash, seeded and quartered
    • 1 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 onion, peeled and cut into thin crescents
    • 1/2 head cabbage (purple or green), sliced thin
    • 2-3 shiitake mushrooms, diced (stems removed)
    • 2 links naturally smoked sausage (turkey, pork, pheasant, chicken, or tempeh)
    • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
    • 1/2 cup
    • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


    1. Preheat oven to 375 F Seed and quarter the squash.
    2. Lightly oil a baking pan and place squash flesh side down. Bake 45 minutes or until soft.
    3. Sauté onion 1-2 minutes. Add cabbage, shitake mushrooms, sausage, thyme and water.
    4. Season with sea salt and pepper and cook for 20-25 minutes or until vegetables are soft.
    5. Spoon sautéed vegetables into cooked squash and serve.

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    By the time she was 28, Andrea was diagnosed with thyroid disease, which she credits as her motivation to embark on a healthier lifestyle through natural and sustainable food choices. Her health improved after two years of natural food choices and therapies; those adjustments became the catalysts that changed her life and profession. She attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, where she currently teaches her mission to encourage a healthier world through nutritious meal solutions. Andrea is a Natural Nutritionist and Holistic Health Counselor accredited with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners. She is also the author of her self-published book, “The Whole Truth,” and her follow-up cookbook, “The Whole Truth Eating And Recipe Guide.” Andrea Beaman is the host of Wise Up! and Fed Up! on Z Living.