Some healthy acorn squash recipes include "Roasted Acorn Squash" found on Elanaspantry.com, "Mashed Maple Squash" from Eatingwell.com and "Acorn Squash Puree" on MarthaStewart.com. Acorn squash is at its peak from early October through December.
To make "Roasted Acorn Squash," the necessary ingredients are one acorn squash and one teaspoon of coconut oil, as seen on Elanaspantry.com. To roast the squash, cut it in half, scoop out the seeds and discard or save them for later use, rub the inside of the squash with coconut oil and bake at 350 degrees for 40 to 60 minutes. To make the "Mashed Maple Squash", the necessary ingredients are one acorn squash, halved and seeded, two tablespoons of pure maple syrup, one teaspoon of butter, 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and 1/4 teaspoon of salt as seen on Eatingwell.com. To prepare the "Mashed Maple Squash", preheat an oven to 400 degrees, coat a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with cooking spray, then place squash halves cut-side down in the prepared pan and bake until soft, about 50 minutes. The necessary ingredients to make the "Acorn Squash Puree" recipe are two acorn squash baked according to the "Basic Acorn Squash" recipe found on Marthastewart.com, one teaspoon of coarse salt and ground nutmeg to taste.