Deep orange fleshy squash that is perfect for baking with a little butter and brown sugar on top. </br> </br> Classified as a winter squash but technically in the same species as most summer squashes (i.e.: zucchini), Acorn Squash are named so for their shape. Typically a dark green rind gives way to a rich orange flesh that is characteristically creamy and very flavourful when baked. The seeds are also edible, especially when roasted.
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The flesh of the buttercup squash has a sweet and nutty flavour, with a creamy consistency more in line with that of a baked sweet potato than a pumpkin. </br></br>All squashes provide vitamin A and vitamin C, some of the B vitamins, and are a good source of fibre. They are also rich in carotenoids. The darker the flesh of the squash the higher the concentration of beta-carotene.
The Blue Hubbard Squash—which is also called the New England Blue Hubbard—is a great choice for a sweet tasting winter squash to serve on a cold, late autumn evening. The flesh of the Blue Hubbard is deep orange. It is dense and starchy and has the nutty, sweet taste of a sweet potato.
Don't judge a book by it's cover!! Black Futsu is a small sized dark green/black squash that has a rich golden flesh with a flavour similar to a pumpkin and chestnut cross. Edible skin, and fine, nutty-flavored flesh. Great roasted, fried in tempura, pureed in pies or soups, or pickled! </br></br>Very high in vitamin A, C, calcium and iron. Winter Squash are excellent source of dietary fibre, and are a part of a healthy diet.
Considered one of the sweeter squashes, Delicata is very tasty and lends itself well to baking, roasting, and steaming. </br></br> Delicata squash is not as rich in beta-carotene as other winter squashes, but is a good source of dietary fiber and potassium, as well as smaller amounts of vitamins C and B, magnesium, and manganese.
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A personal size spaghetti squash. A great size for everyone to get their own "bowl". </br> </br>The flesh of the spaghetti squash is bright yellow or orange. When raw, the flesh is solid and similar to other raw squash; when cooked, the flesh falls away from the fruit in ribbons or strands like spaghetti.
If you’re looking for a new low carb noodle option, try these Butternut Squash Noodles – a fun colorful swap for pasta. You can enjoy them simply seasoned with salt, pepper and butter or olive oil, or you can add a sauce to them like Alfredo or marinara. Once you make the zoodles, you can boil, sauté or oven-roast them for a delicious fall-inspired low-carb noodles.
Also known as the Long Pie, this pumpkin is perfect for that Christmas dinner, it is virtually stingless and has a smooth orange flesh. Also makes a beautiful pumpkin soup, pumpkin curry or try it in some baking for a rich moist flavor.
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