Acorn Squash because it is rich in beta-carotene has many health benefits. It contains omega 3 fatty acids, manganese, and Vitamin C. Potassium, dietary fiber, manganese, folate, Vitamin B complex, , copper and tryptophan. You might say the Acorn Squash is perfect for dieting. It is good for heart health & diabetes, as it prevents the oxidation of cholesterol in the vessels and is low in carbs. 1/2 of an Acorn Squash is very Filling and naturally fat free. See More info for recipe
Cut squash in quarters, remove seeds, and rinse clean. Place squash quarters in a baking pan, sprinkle with cinnamon, place 1/2 water in pan, cover, bake at 350 for 45 to 60 minutes or microwave until tender. Tastes is similar to a sweet potato.
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Whenever I start to feel bored with-food, exercise-whatever I try something new. Now have discovered do not like acorn squash but butternut squash and spaghetti squash I love. Don't like elliptical or stairclimber but like the elliptical beast as I call the cross trainer/climber creature. Don't let boredom put you off track.
I learned the hard way that when handling raw butternut squash (or any other orange squash) that it's a good idea to wear latex gloves. Butternut squash has enzymes that can act like a chemical skin peel. My fingers turned orange and the skin got really tight and then started peeling over the next day, but only on the hand touching the raw squash. My right hand, which held the knife, was fine. Had to research online to figure out what happened.
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