Broccoli Squash Bake

  Ingredients 2 cups fresh broccoli florets 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups sliced yellow summer squash 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 3 minutes longer or until the vegetables are crisp-tender. Transfer to a … Continue reading Broccoli Squash Bake

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. Microwave, cut sides down, on large microwave-safe plate on high … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Alfredo

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 lot of yummy recipes that are perfect for vegan, vegetarian, … Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos

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 375 degrees. In a large bowl, toss butternut squash with … Continue reading Curry-Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpeas

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. freshly ground pepper 1 egg yolk fresh dill (optional) DIRECTIONS … Continue reading Lemony Ricotta Summer Squash Galette

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 squash, sliced into 1/4-inch pieces 3.1 tablespoon finely chopped thyme 1 … Continue reading Garden Veggie Pasta in a Creamy Vodka Sauce

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 chopped fresh thyme Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F … Continue reading Italian Spaghetti Squash Pasta

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 the seeds. Cut the squash into 1 1/4 to 1 … Continue reading Caramelized Butternut Squash…An Easy Recipe From Sweet Basil

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 baking pan with parchment paper. Cut spaghetti squash in half … Continue reading Easy Spaghetti Squash Pasta…A healthy recipe from Sweet Basil

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 half lengthwise & seed.  I scrape out a little of … Continue reading