Black Futsu – It’s what’s inside that counts.

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The black futsu squash is pretty darn ugly. There is no getting around it. But, don’t let the warty, greenish-grey skin put you off, these are one of the best darn squashes around. They are incredibly sweet with a hazelnut taste, plus you can eat the skin…no peeling required. The black futsu is an heirloom variety that is very difficult to … Read More

Spaghetti Squash, A Most Versatile Food

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Spaghetti squash can be baked, boiled, steamed, and/or microwaved. You can serve with sauce or butter it up. It is all the rage as a no carb substitute for spaghetti. Don’t forget the seeds, which can be roasted just like pumpkin seeds. Plus, it is packed with nutrients and low on calories (about 42 calories a cup). Spaghetti squash flavor is mild…okay sorta … Read More

Roasted Veggie Burritos: Spice It Up

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Recipes from The Sylvia Center, whose mission is to inspire young people to become healthy eaters and advocates for healthy food in their families and communities.  Right about this time of year before spring truly hits and stuff starts popping up again, we can all fall prey to squash-exhaustion, a cruel and bitter condition none of us (especially the squash) deserves. So: let’s … Read More