ROASTED STUFFED SQUASH WITH GARLIC BROWN RICE (and some exciting news)

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Today I wanted to give you a recipe that will keep you healthy as we round out the winter season. This delicious dish is grounding from the acorn squash, warming form the garlic and easy to make.

ROASTED STUFFED SQUASH WITH GARLIC BROWN RICE

Serves 2

INGREDIENTS

1 tablespoon coconut oil

1 acorn squash, cut in half, seeds and pulp removed

Sea salt and black pepper

2 cups garlic brown rice (recipe below)

DIRECTIONS

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

Drizzle the coconut oil over the cut side of the acorn squash. Place it flat on a baking sheet. Bake for about 1 hour. Top with sea salt and black pepper and Garlic Brown Rice (below).

GARLIC BROWN RICE

Serves 2

INGREDIENTS

1 cup brown rice*

2 cups water or vegetable broth

1 tablespoon garlic powder

Sea salt to taste

DIRECTIONS

Add the brown rice, water, garlic powder, and sea salt to a pot. Cover and let it cook for about 20 minutes until the water is absorbed. If the rice is not yet soft, add a few tablespoons of liquid and cover for about 5 minutes before serving.

*Feel free to use any other grain in this recipe. If you your not eating grains, sauté kale or collard greens with garlic and seasoning and stuff your squash with the greens. There are many ways to make this recipe versatile.

** Double of the recipe for leftovers the next day.

I would love for you to leave a comment below and let me know if you made the recipe and if you made any changes.