Winter Goodness

Winter Goodness

Squashes! Their tough shells protect the wonderfully sweet, rich flesh inside which makes them excellent storage vegetables.Whichever variety you choose, always pick a winter squash that feels heavy for its size. Learn about two of our faves!

Acorn Squash

It’s sweet and moist with a tender flesh. Perfect for roasting, baking, and mashing. The skins of acorn squash are nutritious, and the ridges are perfect for slicing after you roast it. Go ahead; eat the skin!

Butternut Squash

This squash is also very nutritious because its flesh is filled with vitamins A & C. Roasting gives a naturally sweet flavor. Don’t ignore the seeds – they are also packed with protein and heart healthy fats. Makes a good puree for soups!

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