Butternut Squash originates in or around Mexico. It is a type of winter squash with a sweet, nutty flavor similar to a pumpkin. In fact, it makes a delicious pumpkin pie. It can be roasted, grilled, pureed, and used for baking. The seeds can be toasted and eaten, and the skin can also be eaten when softened by cooking. It’s high in vitamins A and C, fiber, manganese, magnesium, and potassium.