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Pastrami Stuffed Delicata Squash

Delicata winter squash is high in vitamin A and C. Besides for its beautiful designs, the skin is edible after roasting or baking, which saves you time in the kitchen. It also boosts your nutrient intake — the skin of vegetables often contains fiber and other vitamins and minerals.  This squash bakes very quickly in the oven.  Ingredients: 1 Delicata Squash 4 slices pastrami deli, 4 ounces   ) 1 ounce fresh spinach leaves 1 shallot, about 1 ounce ½ fresh red grapefruit, peeled 2…

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Butternut Cashew Bake, 10 grams protein, 375 calories

In my opinion, butternut squash has the texture of potato with the sweetness of yams. Topped with nuts, these two textures will blend beautifully in any temperature (eaten warm or cold). Butternut squash is an excellent source of potassium. At 582 milligrams of potassium per 1 cup (cubed), this winter squash tops the charts when compared to bananas at 422mg. One cup of butternut squash provides a whopping 437% percent of your vitamin A needs for the day. Vitamin A helps your eyes adjust to…

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Spaghetti Squash Alfredo Bites, 10 grams protein, 319 calories

In this recipe, I used gluten-free spaghetti squash and full fat cream cheese. You can substitute with lowfat, but do make sure the nutrition facts show you that there will be 2 grams protein per 2 tablespoon serving. Many whipped brands cheat on that and only have 1 gram at most. These little alfredo bites are perfect for a warm meal, but also tastes delicious straight from the refrigerator. Store 3 per zip-lock bag and freeze. Grab one bag in the morning when heading to…

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