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Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs

When cooked, this squash separates easily into long strands with a fork, resembling spaghetti. It half acts as its own edible bowl to fill with saucy meatballs or chunky sauce, top with cheese and bake, pasta-style.

Roasted Squash And Ricotta Stuffed Shells With Alfredo Sauce

These creamy, decadently delicious stuffed pasta shells are the ultimate comfort food.

Squash stuffed with rice, kale and bacon

You can stuff acorn or other smaller-sized squash with just about anything; it’s a great way to use up leftover rice or other grains, or bits of fresh or cooked veggies.

Squash & sweet potato gratin with greens

This cheesy gratin makes a nutrient-dense alternative to the usual scalloped potatoes; it’s a delicious use of both squash and sweet potatoes.


Roasted squash & ricotta ravioli

Ravioli is simple to make using wonton wrappers – and filling and pinching them closed is a great activity for kids to take on in the kitchen.

Ginger-squash muffins

Grated raw squash behaves like grated carrots in these moist muffins; try a thick neck of butternut squash or chunk of pumpkin, which is easier to grate than more awkwardly shaped gourds.

Mac & cheese with butternut squash

This version uses a food processor to combine the ingredients for the cheese sauce – including puréed squash.

Easy, hearty homemade soup

A soup lover and vegetarian, I am always on the hunt for great protein-filled and hearty soup. This soup only takes an hour to make.

Moroccan chickpea stew

This Moroccan-inspired chickpea stew is hearty and healthy, loaded with pulses like chickpeas, black beans, kidney beans and lentils that are packed with fibre, protein, essential vitamins and minerals.

Cheesy baked veggie ‘trifle’

This multi-coloured and layered casserole with mashed potatoes, sautéed chard and mashed squash is topped with cheese and baked until bubbly and gooey.

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