Acorn Squash

This delightful vegetable tastes good simply baked and bare, but the endless recipes involving acorn squash make it so much fun to cook with!  Coat it with cinnamon, brown sugar and  maple syrup, or opt for a heartier meal by stuffing it with your favorite vegetables, meat, beans, fruit…whatevaa.  I tried the classic, sweetened up version, as well as a quinoa filled one— loved both.

Acorn squash also happens to be really good for you- low cal, with 9 grams of fiber and 2 grams of protein in one cup, andd it’s packed with vitamin C.

A few more stuffed acorn squash recipes I found extra enticing: 

Roasted Corn Pudding
Cous Cous 
Quinoa and black bean
Broccoli and Cherry Rice

Cranberry Cornbread
Cinnamon Apple

Slice, scoop out the seeds and strings, add your sauce, bake, and fill it up with your mixture of goodies!

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Below:  Cinnamon, brown sugar and maple syrup (baked with the cinnamon, sugar and syrup)

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And my quinoa stuffed version:

-Drizzle sriracha over the sqaush; bake at 375 for 30 min.; fill it up with the mixture (in this case, quinoa, garlic mustard, onions, garlic, almonds, more sriracha.







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