Simple Roasted Acorn Squash | BoneCoach™ Recipes

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In search of a super simple, super delicious way to enjoy acorn squash?

This is it!

Rich in bone-boosting nutrients like beta-carotene, folate, magnesium, and vitamin C, our Simple Roasted Acorn Squash recipe is both sweet and savory, giving it wonderful versatility to be paired with almost any main dish.

Even folks who aren’t fans of squash can enjoy this recipe. Its easy preparation comes together with only a few pantry staples.

Serve alongside your favorite protein dish for a well-rounded meal.

Try this recipe today!

Bone Coach Recipes | Roasted Acorn Squash | Bone Loss Bone Healthy Food Nutrients Osteoporosis

Simple Roasted Acorn Squash | BoneCoach™ Recipes

SERVES: 4

TOTAL TIME: 35 minutes

Ingredients

1 acorn squash

1 tbsp (15ml) melted ghee / butter / fresh pressed extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp (15 ml) pure maple syrup

1/4 tsp (1ml) sea salt

Pinch freshly cracked black pepper (omit for Paleo AIP)

Directions

1) Preheat oven to 375F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Halve the acorn squash lengthwise and remove the seeds. Cut the halves into 3/4 inch thick slices and lay on the baking sheet.

2) Stir together the melted ghee or oil and maple syrup. Brush each slice of squash with the maple mixture. Season with salt and pepper. Bake for 30 minutes, or until just fork-tender. Enjoy immediately!

Recipe created by BoneCoach™ Team Dietitian Amanda Li, RD & Chef.

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