Fall is upon us, and time to look at squash, for healthy eats. You will feel like you are eating well, and satisfied (aka full). Spaghetti squash is something you can cook on a Sunday and have 1 cup at a meal all week long. (Picture on the left is what a spaghetti squash looks like.)
Start by cutting the spaghetti squash. TIP: put in microwave for approx 5 min to soften making easier to cut.
Next scoop out the squash removing all of the "guts" (like your cleaning a pumpkin) Discard the innards.
Picture on the far right is what the squash should look like when finished cleaning.
Place squash in a shallow baking dish, place approximately 1 inch of water in the bottom of the glass baking dish. Cover the dish and bake at 375 degrees for approximately 45 mins, or until soft.
Picture on the left is a soft spaghetti squash.
Scoop out the inside of the squash and place into a storage container.
A serving is a cup which has 31 calories, 0.6 fat, 7 carbs, 1.5 fiber, 0.6 protein. You'll gt 9% of the recommended intake of dietary fiber, also delivering nutrients; vitamin C and A, Potassium, &
Suggestion for toppings: 1/4 cup marinara sauce, 3 oz of lean ground beef, and 1/4 cup parmesan cheese.
Spice it up with oregano, garlic, red pepper, and basil.
Easy lunch you can eat all week!
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