12 Squash Recipes: From Salad to Spaghetti!


You can do a lot with squash.

It’s not just a delicious and healthy vegetable, it’s also a versatile one.

In what kind of ways? Click through the following squash recipes and find out now!

  1. Broccoli Cheddar Spaghetti Squash Bake Recipe
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    • Winter time is all about feeling cozy and comfortable. It’s about putting on your favorite flannel pajamas, curling up with a soft blanket in that spot of your couch that feels like it was meant to fit your body, and spooning mouthfuls of warm cheesy goodness into your mouth. You know what I’m talking about, …
  2. Paleo Spaghetti Squash Recipe
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    • Are you guys fans of spaghetti squash? Spaghetti squash is sometimes the go-to vegetable replacement for pasta, but it doesn’t always jive with the recipe. The texture isn’t exactly like pasta, nor is the taste. Most often I find that putting the sauce or vegetables in a pasta dish over a bed of cauliflower rice or quinoa works much …
  3. Microwave Spaghetti Squash Recipe
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    • “Here, take this squash… it’s from my garden and I have no idea what to do with it,” my friend said to me, passing off a heavy, hard, yellow and crackly, orphaned vegetable. Ahhhh, a culinary challenge, I love it!! Bring it on!! So, I promptly went to my library of cookbooks for reference. And …
  4. Spicy Butternut Squash Recipe
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    • Last week, I was at our local gourmet grocery store. There’s always someone standing near the front door trying to get you to taste something. That day they were serving roasted butternut squash with kale and red onion. The staff person explained to me the required ingredients included their brand of Tuscan spice mix and …
  5. Spaghetti Squash Taco Skillet Recipe
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    • It must have been two years ago now that I was first introduced to spaghetti squash; I lived nearly all my life to that point without ever trying it. It was life changing. I absolutely LOVE cooking with spaghetti squash now and use it frequently throughout the week. I think I have a not-so-secret fetish with preparing it, …
  6. Vanilla Roasted Butternut Squash and Pecans Recipe
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    • I was compensated by Nielsen-Massey Vanillas for my time in developing this recipe and post. All opinions are my own. Summer has officially come to an end. I don’t know what it’s like where you are, but it seems that in my neck of the woods, Mother Nature is wildly confused. It’s October, yet we have had hot, …
  7. Roasted Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad Recipe
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    • Fluffy quinoa gets a fall makeover! This roasted butternut squash quinoa salad is full of every fall ingredient I could get my hands on. I love cooking with quinoa. Not only is it good for you – being a complex carb and all – but I find that it’s much easier to prepare than regular long-grain …
  8. Roasted Acorn Squash with Cranberry Sauce Recipe
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    • Thanksgiving is right around the corner. That means a big celebration with family and friends in a kitchen or dining room with delicious food. While most consider turkey the star of the meal, I look at dinner differently. I look forward to the stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and veggies. To me, the sides are the best …
  9. Butternut Squash Bisque Recipe
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    • January. That time of year when everyone vows to clean up their diet, then proceeds to be miserable for the next two weeks until they finally give up. Wouldn’t it be so much easier if New Year’s resolutions were made in July, when produce is in season and it’s actually warm enough out that a salad doesn’t …
  10. Spicy Butternut Squash Bread Recipe
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    • Here in New Jersey, the cold snap of winter certainly took its time getting here. Not that I was complaining. I thoroughly enjoying our 65 and 70 degree December days. But those are now long gone. Winter arrived and we’ve been fully chilled here now. These colder days have me craving comfort food. For me, that usually means I …
  11. Roasted Spring Vegetables with Butternut Squash Noodles Recipe
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    • Spring has sprung, or at least is trying very hard to do so. Here in Colorado, spring’s arrival feels more like a manic seasonal tug of war with winter. As the chill begins to fade, buds emerge only to be doused with wet spring snow. This dance continues usually well into May. Despite this I …
  12. Fried Squash Recipe
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    • Growing up my grandparents always had a humongous garden. Sometimes my parents would plant a garden but not every year. Being the sullen and lazy brat that I was, I absolutely hated helping in the garden. I did love to stand at the stove waiting on mom to fry up the squash though. It has always been …

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