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Spaghetti Squash Goodness – who needs noodles???!!!!

I made spaghetti using spaghetti squash as our noodles and it was AMAZING!  I have been doing this for years and tonight I was reminded how yummy it is!!!

Ingredients (including turkey burger & spaghetti squash)
Cook upside down at 375 for 45 minutes.  Take out of oven once it’s squishy on top.
Squash4It will look like this once it’s done.  A fork will scrape out the insides like noodles. Squash2Homemade spaghetti sauce that only took a few minutes and did NOT come out of a jar! Squash3END RESULT = YUM YUM YUM!!! Squash1Ingredients:
1 spaghetti squash
1lb turkey burger
Coconut Oil
1 onion
10 cloves of garlic
1 orange pepper (or color of choice)
3 zucchini
4-5 heirloom tomatoes
4-6 chopped mushrooms
Lots of fresh basil
Salt / Pepper
Organic garlic salt

Cook your spaghetti squash on a cookie sheet for 45 minutes at 375 or until squishy on top.  Turn it over once it’s out of oven as it’s SUPER hot.  In meantime put a spoonful of coconut oil in a pan and sauté chopped onion, garlic & bell pepper.  Add in turkey meat and brown.  Chop up and add the tomatoes, zucchini, mushrooms & basil.  Season GENEROUSLY with salt, pepper & garlic powder or salt.  Put a lid on it and let it simmer for 4-5 minutes.  Use a fork and scrape out the squash like noodles.  Serve the meat sauce on top.  Top with nutrition flakes (if desired) which will resemble parmesan cheese.

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Squash is IN Season!!!

Squash is super nutritious, warm, sweet, EASY, inexpensive & is IN season right now.  Here are a few of my favorite recipes:

Butternut Squash
Butternut & bison or beef
Same as above with brussels sprouts
Meatball Veggie Soup
Butternut Squash Soup (horrible photo but great soup!)
Veggie Stirfry
Roasted with grapeseed oil, salt & pepper
Leftovers chunked into my salads for a 5 minute lunch

Acorn Squash
Stuffed Acorn Squash
Roasted Balsamic Acorn Squash ***My FAVORITE!
Roasted Acorn Squash Mash ***GREAT for Thanksgiving!
Roasted with coconut oil, salt, pepper & cinnamon

Spaghetti Squash
Spaghetti w/ Meatsauce
Spaghetti Squash warm w/ salt, pepper & Bragg’s flakes – YUM!
Spaghetti Squash mixed into my salad

Get eating your squash this Fall season…Amy Approved!!!

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Who Needs Noodles??


Spaghetti Squash has the same texture as noodles – give it a try!

Just cut one in half, scoop out the seeds & bake upside down at 400 degrees for 30 min or so. Scrape out with a fork and they will resemble noodles.

Spaghetti Sauce: Trader Joe’s organic spaghetti sauce (I cheated)
4 or 5 chopped mushrooms
1 pound ground turkey breast
Bragg’s nutrition flakes
1/2 jalapeno (if you like spicy)
Oregano or other Italian spices if desire

Cook squash.  Brown meat with chopped jalapeno.  Add sauce, mushrooms & spices.  Top with Bragg’s Nutrition Flakes – serve hot!

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