Broccoli Squash Bake

  Ingredients 2 cups fresh broccoli florets 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups sliced yellow summer squash or zucchini  1 egg 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1/4 cup milk 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard Dash cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese Directions In a large skillet, stir-fry broccoli in butter for 3 minutes. Add squash. Cook…

Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

INGREDIENTS 4 lb. spaghetti squash ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. Pepper 1 c. half and half 3 tbsp. butter 1 c. Parmesan cheese 4 tbsp. shredded mozzarella cheese DIRECTIONS Scoop out and discard seeds from spaghetti squash halves. Prick outsides all over with sharp knife; season insides with 1/4 teaspoon with each salt and pepper….

Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos

Colorful butternut squash tacos with crisp slaw, black beans and guacamole are perfect for #TacoTuesday! These tacos are a simple weeknight meal and a great option for vegan and gluten-free eaters. Recipe yields about 8 tacos (4 servings). I discovered this recipe on Cookie and Kate, make sure to check out her website…she has a…

Curry-Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas

This recipe is easy…healthy…and fun! INGREDIENTS 2 large butternut squash (5 1/2 pounds) 1 can chickpeas ¼ c. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. mild curry powder ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 3 c. plain whole-milk yogurt ¾ c. finely chopped cilantro 3 tbsp. fresh lemon juice DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to…

Lemony Ricotta Summer Squash Galette

INGREDIENTS  2 medium summer squash (and/or zucchini), thinly sliced 1 refrigerated pie crust (reserve the other for a decadent treat!) 3/4 ricotta cheese 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 clove garlic, minced 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 tsp. finely shredded lemon peel 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp….

Garden Veggie Pasta in a Creamy Vodka Sauce

INGREDIENTS 1. 1 pound pasta (linguine, spirals or rigatoni) (If you are serious about healthy, use sweet zucchini or sweet potato spiraled into pasta!) 1 bunch thinly sliced kale (remove woody stems, leaving only the leaves cut thinly) 2. 1 bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped 2 medium zucchini, cut into 1/4 pieces 1 pound summer…

Italian Spaghetti Squash Pasta

Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded (Need tips? Click here.) 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped (yellow=traditional, white=milder, red=mildest, Vidalia or similar=sweet) 1 clove garlic, minced 1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 3 tablespoons sliced black olives 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary 1 tablespoon…

Caramelized Butternut Squash…An Easy Recipe From Sweet Basil

INGREDIENTS 2 medium butternut squash 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Cut off and discard the ends of each butternut squash. Peel the squash, cut them in half lengthwise, and remove…

Easy Spaghetti Squash Pasta…A healthy recipe from Sweet Basil

Hands down – this is the easiest way to enjoy one of the best squashes. Swap regular pasta out for this healthier version!   INGREDIENTS  1 medium spaghetti squash ½ Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. fresh basil, minced ½ tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. fresh ground black pepper DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 375º and line a…

INGREDIENTS  1 1/2 c. broccoli (chopped) 2 med. acorn squash 1/2 c. grated white cheddar cheese 1 egg, 2 egg whites (whisked) 1 c. milk 1/2 c. onion (diced) 2 med. garlic cloves, minced 1/4 tsp. fine grain sea salt 1 Tbsp. olive oil black pepper Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Cut squash in…

Got Squash? Got Questions?!

So…you want to try a squash casserole, or maybe even a savory soup? But then…the choices begin. There are two types of squash, soft skinned a/k/a summer squashes and tough thick skinned gourd squashes a/k/a winter squash. Your typical summer squashes are zucchini and yellow squash. Winter squashes have much more variety and are very…