Saturday, September 7, 2013

Playing Squash

When is a nut not a nut?
When it's an acorn squash, silly!  :P

Happy National Acorn Squash Day!
Sweet nuttily delicious acorn squash is high in fiber and potassium, amazingly easy to make and superfun to play with...get creative!

from Miriam at Sometimes I Veg

from Modern Hippie Cooks

from Gina at Running to the Kitchen
from Heather at Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes

from Kathy at Healthy. Happy. Life.

from Meg at Beard + Bonnet

from Marie at citronlimette

from Sylvia at Feasting at Home

from Vegan Richa

from Isa Chandra at Post Punk Kitchen

from Meghan at Oatgasm

from Allyson Kramer

And toast up your seeds with any spice you like...Sweet & Spicy Toasted Squash Seeds
from Sarah at StrawberryPlum

Video variations...
How to Cut Acorn Squash from Miranda Valentine
Vegan Acorn Squash Wrapped in Foil from Dr.Zarif
Maple Glazed Baked Acorn Squash from foodwishes
Balsamic Glazed Roasted Acorn Squash from Laura in the Kitchen
Vegan Stuffing & Acorn Squash from The Vegan Zombie
And Heather's superyumful version of Allyson's Chocolate Squash Baked Custard!  :)

What's your fave way to play with squash?


  1. I'm kind of learning to love butternut squash at the moment - I'm experimenting with roasting it and adding it wherever I can. Soup does it for me, but I'm pretty sure that the pasta up there has won me over!

    1. Yep, that pasta dish is hard to resist.
      Jerry at Cooking Stoned has a bunch of fabulous butternut does Vegan Richa and Maple ♥ Spice. Hope you post about your squashy experiments! :)

  2. Awesome list of squash recipes! Thanks for sharing! Squash is a beautiful produce for the fall season!

    I used squash in:

    1. goodgolly I've never heard of Kañ looks so good in your grilled veggie salad!
      Thanks for all the yumful your photos!

  3. What a great roundup of vegan recipes featuring squash. This is just perfect for the fall weather that I'm *hoping* is just around the corner for us Southerners.