Posts Tagged ‘squash’

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust – Low Carb Plus

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust lets you have your pizza while maintaining a low carb lifestyle. Most of us think of spaghetti squash as a replacement for pasta, but it can be used to replace bready pizza crust as well. Low carb plus extra vegetable servings. Win-Win! As with other winter squashes, spaghetti squash is a…

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Spicy Maple Roasted Acorn Squash – Packed Beta Carotene

Spicy Maple Squash

Spicy Maple Roasted Acorn Squash is a simple way to prepare this healthy winter squash. Acorn Squash is loaded with beta carotene, which gives it that bright orange-colored flesh. Our bodies turn that beta carotene into vitamin A which acts as an antioxidant in our bodies protecting it from cell damage that can cause a…

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Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup – With a Spicy Kick

Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup

Spicy Cold Zucchini Soup is an easy cold blender soup with a spicy kick to it that is delightful in the heat of summer.  I used yellow zucchini to make this, but use your favorite summer squash or whatever you have on hand. Summer squashes are a good source of most vitamins and minerals, as well as…

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Garlic Sesame Zoodles – A Quick and Easy Side Dish

Garlic Sesame Zoodles

Garlic Sesame Zoodles is a quick and easy side dish that could also be a light lunch or dinner with your favorite protein added to it. A healthy dish in about 10 minutes. Zucchini noodles are a fun way to serve summer squash. You just need a spiralizer to cut the squash into long noodle…

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Dandelion Greens with Roasted Butternut Squash

dandelion green butternut squash

Dandelion Greens with Roasted Butternut Squash is a great way to prepare these bitter, but very healthy dark leafy greens. The sweetness of the roasted squash and raisins balances the bitterness, while the nuts add a nice crunch and some healthy fats. Dandelion Greens get their bitterness from phytonutrients called glucosinolates which are great for…

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Edible Flowers – Not Just a Modern Food Trend

edible flowers

Edible flowers are not just a modern food trend. People have been using flowers in foods for millennia. Not only do they look pretty, but they are also tasty and nutritional too. Edible Flowers Add Nutritional Value: There has not been an extensive amount of studies done to date on edible flowers. But the research…

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Ginger Pear Butternut Squash Soup – A Twist On Traditional

Ginger Pear Butternut Squash Soup

Ginger Pear Butternut Squash Soup gives a slightly sweet and spicy twist to traditional butternut squash soup. The beautiful yellow color of butternut squash is due to the beta carotene, which gives this soup a potent dose of antioxidants. Ginger is also an antioxidant as well as containing anti-inflammatory properties. The pears add a little…

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