I am obsessed with spaghetti squash.
While it does take awhile to cook in the oven, it is extremely easy and it’s the kind of side you can cook while you are doing other things. Like, writing a piece for your blog, or doing a quick home workout, or (more likely) preparing the rest of whatever meal you are making with the spaghetti squash.
hat’s not to love about spaghetti squash? It’s packed with vitamin C, A, B-6, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid and vitamin K, and it fills the fiber bill as well, packing in 2.2 grams per serving....more
Roasted Spaghetti Squash and Garlic Chips This year was the first time that Ben and I planted a real garden. Not a pot with some herbs in it but a real deal raised garden bed with 17 different types of fruit and veggies and over 40 plants. It became a serious ritual of mine to walk out each morning and gawk over our growing plants....more
Spaghetti squash, part of the winter squash family, is an oval fruit with yellowish skin, on the inside the stranded flesh looks like spaghetti. This fruit is
low in cholesterol
low in fat
excellent source of dietary fiber
vitamins B6 and C
Spaghetti squash is healthy and its versatility makes it a great substitute for regular pasta. Comparing spaghetti squash with whole wheat pasta you can save a few calories and carbs eating spaghetti squash.
I'm not a noodle hater by any means. You gotta put Sunday Sauce on something, right? And spaghetti is my favorite. Unfortunately, pasta isn't exactly a conquering hero for the department nutrition. But I fret not. Finally after all these years of twirling my fork full of empty carbs, I found a healthier substitute that meets my fancy....more
I'm old enough to remember when spaghetti squash first made an appearance on the culinary scene, but it's now a beloved vegetable among people who are interested in keeping calories and carbs low or avoiding gluten in traditional pasta. Spaghetti squash is a type of winter squash, so called because it can be stored through the winter.