Maple Millet and Squash

Have you ever used millet? Try it in your next meal or as a side dish for added protein, fibre, and minerals. It’s low on the glycemic index so it’s a safer grain option for those with diabetes and other blood sugar issues. It’s also gluten-free, making it another great alternative for individuals with celiac and gluten intolerances.

Maple Millet and Squash
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins
  • 2 cups cooked millet
  • 2 cups cooked butternut squash
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon or allspice
  • 1-2 tbsp pure maple syrup
  1. Combine all the ingredients and serve as a side or add chickpeas to make it a main dish.


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Nicole is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist specializing in digestive issues and food sensitivities but with a passion for all things nutrition and wellness. Nicole also focuses her work on providing healthy cooking tools and resources, menu planning and working with a variety of special diets. With a Masters in Rural Planning and Development and focused research on local food, Nicole provides a unique perspective to nutrition and the food we eat.