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The Best Healthy Squash Recipes for Fall
When fall rolls around, so do the squashes! There are so many varieties of squash all over the supermarket produce shelves. Butternut squash, honey nut squash, spaghetti squash, and acorn squash are just a small handful of squashes that are popular and readily available almost everywhere.
Squash is inexpensive and can be used in so many different recipes. It is easy to cook for meal prep lunches and dinners during the week, great to throw in salads, stir-fries, soups, stews, and tons more. Squash is also so versatile because you can eat it both sweet and savory.
Squash is also so great because it is packed full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants. It can easily up your vitamin intake for the day in a tasty and fun way!
In this post, we have put together some of the best healthy squash recipes for fall you can east all season long and into the winter. We have also included some fun desserts that may not be the healthiest, but they sure are sinfully yummy.
Honeynut Squash with Radicchio and Miso
If you are looking for something different and packed with unique flavor, this is the squash dish for you! Honeynut squash is super sweet and subtle in flavor, making it the perfect pairing with the bitter flavor of radicchio and the strong savory flavor of miso. This is a great side dish or can be eaten as a full meal.
Hasselback Butternut Squash with Bay Leaves
This is a show-stopper recipe that is great for holidays and entertaining and could not be more beautiful. It is easy to make, easy to serve, and is sweet, salty, and a little bit tangy from some apple cider vinegar.
Squash and Caramelized Onion Tart
This tart is perfect for any meal, breakfast, lunch, brunch, or dinner. With squash, herbs, nutty cheese, butter tart crust, and sweet caramelized onions, you are going to fall in love with this fancy and festive fall dish.
Lamb and Winter Squash Soup
Sometimes a warm and hearty soup is all you crave during the cold fall months. This soup is packed with squash and lamb, a winning flavor combination. Warm spices like coriander and cumin give the soup an amazing depth of flavor and ancho chili gives just enough spice to warm up your belly.
Maple-Glazed Acorn Squash
If you are looking for a sweet accompaniment to your dinner, this maple-glazed acorn squash makes a wonderful side. It pairs well with all types of meat from turkey to chicken to lamb.
Spaghetti Squash Meatball Casserole
Casseroles are a great fall dish because they are hearty, easy to make, and comforting. This casserole uses spaghetti squash in place of regular pasts and is paired with yummy meatballs and tangy tomato sauce. It is a perfect dinner for the whole family, kids included.
Maple Butternut Squash Donuts
Squashes do belong is desserts and in particular this sweet donut recipe. These donuts and baked and make with some healthier ingredients like fresh butternut squash, maple syrups, and oats.
Butternut Squash Waffles
Butternut squash waffles are definitely something you are going to want in your life. These waffles are similar to pumpkin waffles and have vanilla and warm spices to round out the subtle and sweet flavor of the butternut squash.