Tag Archive for 'squash'

Monday’s post was a long one, and I’m tired tonight.  So today you get a spattering of random thoughts on wellness.  Because I have a little bit to say about a lot of things but not enough to say about any one thing for a whole post. (Nor do I have the stamina to write […]

Roasted Delicata Seeds

In yesterday’s recipe for Roasted Delicata Squash Rings, I urged you to save and soak your delicata squash seeds.  I did on a whim a few weeks ago and roasted them up.  My husband and kids begged me to make them again.  They are delightfully crispy and a terrific snack size.  One of my children […]

I love delicata squash. My busy-mama self appreciates the fact that the skin is entirely edible.  (Anything to cut down on prep time!) My five-year-old calls it “nature’s candy.”  It’s that good. If you’ve never bought a delicata squash, do not delay!  I’ve got two delicata recipes for you this week – one using the […]

Real Food for Real Life

One of the biggest obstacles to eating real food, well-prepared is time.  I find that it’s a little easier to manage in the summer when we have loads of bright, fresh veggies at our fingertips.  We can just toss them together for a salad, skewer them for some kabobs, or cut them up and eat […]

Stuffed Acorn Squash

I wasn’t kidding in this post when I said I had embraced autumn squash.  One of my family’s favorite recipes is the one below for Stuffed Acorn Squash.  My five-year old begs me to make “that thing with the beef where you can eat the bowl.” View this recipe as a general guideline if you are […]

Butternut Apple Soup

I am not one to let summer go without a fight.  I love everything about summer – the humidity, the heat, the pool, the produce.  Oh, how I love the produce.  I tend to overbuy and this summer, that tendency was coupled with some wild pregnancy-related hoarding habits.  Around 35 weeks or so, I had […]