Acorn Squash

Perfect for chilly dinner nights in SoTex

I love these it’s what’s for dinner 😉 little butter little brown sugar YUMMY!!! Perfect for this chilly day in SoTex

Acorn squash, also called pepper squash or Des Moines squash, is a winter squash with distinctive longitudinal ridges on its exterior and sweet, yellow-orange flesh inside. Although considered a winter squash, acorn squash belongs to the same species as all summer squashes.

Acorn squash has a glycemic load of 8, which means that a single serving does not raise blood sugar levels significantly. Foods with glycemic load scores lower than 10 are considered appropriate for a diabetic diet or a low-glycemic diet for individuals trying to lose weight.

A 1-cup serving of acorn squash delivers 37 percent and 18 percent of the recommended daily values for vitamins C and A, respectively, and 23 percent and 20 percent of the recommended daily values for thiamin and vitamin B-6, respectively. Acorn squash contains a wide variety of minerals, as well. A 1-cup serving supplies more than 20 percent each of the daily values for magnesium, potassium and manganese, and just over 10 percent of the daily value for iron. Acorn squash also contains trace amounts of niacin, calcium, zinc, phosphorus, copper, selenium and folate. #godbless #HighEnergyHealthyEating “JesusLovesYou” ❤️‼️🫶🙏🏾

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