Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe








Yes, Vegan Thanksgiving IS a thing and this Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe proves that holiday tastes can be made using nothing but plant-based ingredients and still deliver all the fall flavor you love. With sweet, velvety acorn squash, crunchy quinoa, colorful veggies, and essential oils, this simple vegan recipe lets you enjoy the flavors of the season without needing to bust out your stretchy pants.


What You Need:
What You Do:
    Roasting the Squash
  1. Preheat oven to 450° F.
  2. Cut off ends of squash and cut in half lengthwise.
  3. Scoop out pulp and seeds.
  4. Brush squash halves with ½ tablespoon olive oil.
  5. Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper.
  6. Cover baking sheet with parchment paper.
  7. Place squash sides face down on baking sheet.
  8. Bake for 25–35 minutes.
    While Squash is Roasting
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Saute celery, carrots, and onion for 5–7 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add Brussels sprouts and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Combine quinoa, sautéed veggies, and wolfberries.
  6. Combine 1 teaspoon olive oil with Vitality essential oils.
  7. Pour over quinoa/veggie mixture and toss.
  8. Salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Fill each squash half with mixture.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes.
  11. Let cool slightly; then dig into this festive fall dish!


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