A nice bowl of soup is the best way to light your inner fire during the cold winter months. Squash is a versatile, easy to cook root vegetable. I used acorn for this recipe, but you could substitute with another variety (butternut, pepper, etc).
vegan squash soup
Vegan Squash Soup:
1 squash (acorn)
1 onion
4 gloves of garlic
1 tbsp ginger
1/4 tsp sage
1/8 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp salt
1 apple (peeled and cut into chunks)
4 cups vegetable stock
2 handfuls of spinach

Preheat oven to 400. Wash squash, cut in half, remove seeds. Lather with olive oil. Place on baking sheet, cut side down. Bake for 50 minutes.

In a saucepan, fry onions for 5 minutes, add garlic, ginger, spices and apple. Fry for 2 minutes. Add cooked squash and vegetable stock. Simmer for 15 minutes. Add spinach. Simmer 5 minutes. Enjoy!