Tag: winter squash

Can’t Get Enough Butternut Squash?

by in Uncategorized, November 19, 2013

Butternut squash is one of the most popular of the winter squash varieties. Sure, it can be tricky to peel (try these tips, or go for pre-prepped options), but the yield is high and the uses are many.

Delicata Squash with Sunflower Seeds

by in Uncategorized, October 12, 2013

It’s winter squash season which means sweet, savory roasted vegetables that warm us on cold days. It also means tough, thick squash skin that can be a pain to peel or cut away. Delicata squash is the perfect solution, as the small, delicate squash can be eaten, skin and all. Try this recipe for roastedRead more

Seasonal Ingredient Apothecary

by in Healthy Recipes, October 14, 2012

Beets, greens, winter squash, Brussels sprouts and apples are at their peak of freshness and nutrition. Learn what makes these vegetables super healthy and what to cook with them.

Market Watch: Winter Produce

by in Farmers' Market Finds, February 21, 2012

Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean you can’t get your hands on local produce. Eating locally year round is easier if you live in California or Florida but here’s how I do it in Connecticut. Farmers Markets Finds Farmers are extra good at holding on to their harvests. If you didn’t turn your own summerRead more

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Lesser-Known Winter Squash Varieties

by in Uncategorized, January 28, 2012

Try out some different winter squash varieties this season for something different every day of the week.

Weekly Bits: More Fall Faves

by in Reader Tips & Comments, November 14, 2009

Brussels sprouts have a bad reputation, but they got lots of praise — and some yummy serving suggestions — from you guys this week. Winter squash also had plenty of fans, and butternut squash seems to be the favorite variety from our informalFacebook poll.

Spotlight Recipe: Curried Winter Squash

by in Healthy Recipes, October 12, 2009

Now is prime season for winter squash. These hearty veggies are big on flavor and hunger-fighting fiber but still low on the calorie scale. One cup cooked has about 100 calories and covers more than 35% of your daily fiber. This Food Network Magazine dish calls for acorn squash and your favorite curry powder, butRead more

Embracing Spaghetti Squash

by in Healthy Recipes, January 29, 2009

There are many kinds of winter squash available now, but spaghetti squash is the most light and versatile of the bunch. If you’ve never tried one or don’t know how to prepare it, fear not – we’re here to help.