I love to take advantage of summer squash while it is in abundance in our baskets, at farmer’s markets or from friends who are eager to get rid of their bumper crop. Wherever you are getting your summer squash fix, they are perfect for blending with other ingredients or in very simple preparations because of their subtle flavor.
This salad is perfect on a hot evening when a cheesy or fried squash dish just won’t do.
Spaghetti squash is a very versatile vegetable. It can be used as a nutritious substitute for any pasta. For our family weekend barbecue, I decided to make a pasta salad. I used spaghetti squash as the pasta in my recipe for Asian Salad. It was a family favorite!
I really need a protein rich breakfast to get my day started. One of the easiest and healthiest protein breakfasts is for me to scramble up some eggs. This is a great recipe to use up a variety of vegetables and it is fast so it is perfect for weekday mornings. I will pretty much use whatever I have on hand but some of my favorites are tomatoes, spinach, kale, onion, broccoli, carrots, summer squash, zucchini, herbs, leeks, and potatoes. Continue reading “Veggie scramble”
I really wanted to transform my summer squash into a simple vegetarian meal. The way this turned out exceeded my expectations. My family and I were impressed by how delicious it was. This gratin would also be a delicious side for a summer or fall meal. Take a look at that cheesy, squashy goodness. Continue reading “Squash & Potato Gratin”
I told Sally that I’d be providing the “Manly Produce Perspective” on the blog since I’m one of the two male VACs (Volunteer Area Coordinators). I do love to cook but I have to admit that before I met my awesome wife, who happens to be an incredible cook, I like many men used cooking as a way to impress. I suppose I still do. Continue reading “Summer Squash Supreme”