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What is the Healthiest Squash?

Who doesn't love squash? Whether roasted or mashed, grilled or steamed, squash is delicious. I haven't met a squash I don't love. While there are many varieties, some of the most popular include: acor…

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Stuffed Acorn Squash with Barley, Apples and Walnuts

Autumn fruits and nuts and woodsy sage combine with quick-cooking barley for a hearty, healthy filling for winter squash. YIELD 4 servings Ingredients 2 acorn squash, about 1 pound each 1/2 …

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Spicy Roasted Acorn Squash (Recipe)

  Looking for a (slightly) milder version? Remove the seeds of the fresh chile, and add a little of the chopped chile at a time to reach desired taste. Spicy Roasted Acorn Squash. Ingred…

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Stuffed Acorn Squash (Recipe)

Though the recipe calls for white rice, brown rice, barley or quinoa would work nicely too. Stuffed Acorn Squash. Ingredients: 2 1-Pound Acorn Squash, halved crosswise, seeded, and bottoms t…

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Squash: Powerfood For All Seasons

Squash is a member of one of the oldest vegetable families in the world. It is a very versatile vegetable that can be used in soups, stews, purees, desserts and pies. There are also many kinds which a…

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Acorn Squash with Citrus and Chile

Something magic happens when you roast an autumn squash—it transforms from a hard, grainy, starchy thing to a mellow, creamy, sweet miracle. Matching autumn squash with flavors like cinnamon and brown…

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Acorn Squash with Jeweled Wild Rice

We're so accustomed to seeing a huge, bronzed turkey on the Thanksgiving table that it is a treat to make a vegetarian main dish with as much flair. I have to say that this razzle-dazzling arrangement…

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Acorn Squash and Red Lentils with Toasted Walnuts

In this nourishing dish filled with colors reminiscent of fall foliage, squash is a standout. The fiber-rich goodness of lentils and the vitamins and minerals of bell pepper and carrot along with the …

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