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So I discovered Acorn Squash ...

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

... and I love it ! emoticon



That's baked Acorn Squash stuffed with apples, craisins, honey and cinnamon, based on this Spark Recipe :
recipes.sparkpeople.com/
recipe-detail.asp?recipe=1
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Thankfully, I didn't burn down the apartment in the process. emoticon emoticon


However, baking ended really late yesterday and now I'm feeling a little fuzzy-brained. Need to catch up on sleep emoticon


The new meal plan from the Head Trainer includes a treat day once every week. I've decided to use that day to try out new recipes. My goal is to learn as many yummy, healthy recipes as possible emoticon emoticon


A friend tried my dish at lunch today and said it tasted like something he'd eat at Christmas or Thanksgiving. Score ! emoticon


He only got one bite. I polished the rest off all by myself !
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MRS.CARLY 9/20/2013 10:44PM

    I'm an acorn squash fan too!

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GREGGWEISBROD 9/20/2013 10:50AM

    Excellent goal! To learn yummy healthy recipes, that is. For me, that's been a fun thing to invest my time in - researching what goes into snacks and treats, and looking for things that suit my diet and give me the most bang per calorie. Your baked acorn squash looks incredible!!! :-D

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MATTEROFHEART 9/19/2013 2:13PM

    Yummm! Looks delicious!

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SWEETNEEY 9/19/2013 3:35AM

    must try

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BRADMILL2922 9/17/2013 11:57PM

    That looks fantastic! I need to give it a try!

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MPLSKEN 9/17/2013 10:33PM

    Looks delicious! I love squash!
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KAT321123 9/17/2013 10:01PM

    Squash is a food I hated as a kid, but now adore. Acorn squash is delish and it looks so cute, too. Your dish looks beyond amazing -- nice work!

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KML410 9/17/2013 9:49PM

    I'm going to try it. Butternut squash is good too! emoticon

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HSMOMX2 9/17/2013 9:34PM

  It sounds and looks yummy!

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DALID414 9/17/2013 8:48PM

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SDTOHIO 9/17/2013 8:30PM

    Good emoticon ! I love it we grow it in our garden!

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MSHEL7 9/17/2013 6:54PM

    Sounds and looks wonderful. Good idea making a new thing once a week. Have fun.

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AUNTB63 9/17/2013 6:48PM

    Acorn squash is one of my fall/winter go toos as a comfort food. When growing up we used to have this all of the time. DH is not a squash eater (no matter how it is made) so I get to eat it all by myself :) This recipe sounds like a winner to me. Have to give it a try. Glad you liked it. Keep finding those terrific healthy recipes.

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MELKUBIC 9/17/2013 6:02PM

    Whoo! I love trying out things too. I also love the idea of a treat day :)

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JACKSGRAN 9/17/2013 5:28PM

    This sounds delicious. Thanks for the link too.

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STUDLEEJOE 9/17/2013 5:13PM

    Sounds really good I will have to try that.

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BOODIGGETY 9/17/2013 5:11PM

    I never thought of Acorn Squash. I'll have to give it a try. Looks pretty good. And congrats on not burning down your apartment! You're so silly! emoticon

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