Spicy Butternut Polenta

Updated: Feb 9

Are you a chilly person? Cold fingers, toes and nose? Need a sweater to go to the grocery store? Grab your Cayenne!

Cayenne is a HOT spice and can help warm you up by increasing circulation to your capillaries.

Cayenne can also help in colds and flus. It increase mucus secretions so if you have sinus congestion, for example, it will help move it out.

It is also a great pain-reliever from migraines to arthritis.
The best way to use cayenne is every day! Watch the video below for more info and get the recipe below!

Spicy Butternut Polenta

5 cups water
1.5 cups of medium grind polenta
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 cup butternut puree
1 tbsp maple syrup (optional)
1-2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
sprinkle cayenne
1/2 cup grated parmesan (optional)

Add water and salt to saucepan and bring to boil. Lower heat, add olive oil and slowly whisk in polenta. Keep stirring as polenta can clump. Let cook stirring frequently for about 20 minutes until soft. Take off heat. Stir in butternut squash puree and pumpkin pie spice. Mix in cheese if using. Serve in bowls topped with a sprinkle of cayenne to taste.


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