I love to cook! One of my favorite inspirations for creating new recipes is making food for and with my friends. It is one of the ways I show my love for them to nourish them. Here is an example of how I create an recipe. I was having brunch with a dear friend and he asked me if I had a recipe to make butternut squash soup. I didn’t at the time but I had created an oven-roasted butternut squash recipe for another friend of my a couple months before. A few days later I decided to make soup to take to a friend’s house and used the roasted butternut squash recipe as the base for a yummy creamy butternut soup recipe. I taste tested this recipe with another dear friend and a fellow naturopathic doctor, Deirdre Orceyre, and it was a hit. It is simple recipe and a nice complement to meal. Here it is. Enjoy! Oh! By the way, I did send the recipe to my friend too. After all, he was the one that got my juices simmering to create the soup in the first place! I hope it nourishes you too.