ImLuuvd's Journal, 28 June 2010

Anyone care to share their all time fave squash recipes? I love all squash and am looking to expand my squash recipes. I only currently have about 4 different ways I make it and that gets old when I eat squash a few times a week.
I took some before pics yesterday in my bathing suit. Nothing motivates you more than seeing your body stuffed in a bathing suit and actually seeing how other people see you!
Here's to a healthy and happy week!

Diet Calendar Entry for 28 June 2010:
1291 kcal Fat: 61.44g | Prot: 91.25g | Carb: 101.01g.   Breakfast: Iced Coffee (Brewed From Grounds), lowfat cottage cheese, LowSodiumV8. Lunch: taco salad, acorn squash, raw almonds. Dinner: My own Dinner Salad, Beef and Vegetable Stuffed Peppers. Snacks/Other: goji berry omega 3 trail mix, Golden Spoon Yogurt, Peanut butter/Chocolate, beer. more...
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I wish I could help you with the recipies but I don't have any sorry. Pictures can also add weight on to you so don't go trusting it completely. I am sure that what you see and what other people see is not the same because we tend to be so critical of ourselves. Try to be unbiased. Have a great day and talk to you soon!! 
28 Jun 10 by member: chattycathy1955
I thinly slice zuchinni or yellow squash (or both). Saute a small chopped onion until lightly carmelized then add a few sliced mushrooms. Saute a little longer then add the squash slices. Now you can eat it that way if you like or in the morning I will add a beaten egg to the mixture for a hearty filling breakfast. A sprinkle of parmesan over the egg one is yummmmm. :) 
28 Jun 10 by member: dawn0001
Dawn that sounds really yummy. I will have to try it. 
28 Jun 10 by member: chattycathy1955
I have a recipe that calles for garlic and rosemary and a sprinkling of EVOO. I cubed it and baked it with the flavorings and it was delicious. You can do that with any winter squash or vegetable mixture. :) 
28 Jun 10 by member: sararay
I'll have to tune in later for more recipes!!! I fear I have nothing to offer ... I think I must have given up cooking for lent or something some number of years ago and forgot to start up again!! LOL!! 
28 Jun 10 by member: madaboutmoose
I love ratatouille, sprinkled with a little very soft goat cheese and baked or broiled until the cheese is bubbly-so good! I make ratatouille my way (no peppers!), using different squash-not butternut (zucchini, summer, yellow, etc), eggplant, tomatoes (canned plum), a dash of oil for sauteing the onions and garlic. I'll add whatever herbs I have on hand. I have a huge bag of herbs de Provence, so that is what I usually use. It's delicious! 
28 Jun 10 by member: Densible
I almost always just peel and steam squash. Then I add some EVOO and sea salt. Easy but delicious. 
28 Jun 10 by member: GilmoreGirl
I do zucchini stuffed- slice lengthwise and leave a 1/2 thick shell and scoop center- in pan heat with pam, chopp mushrooms, onions, your scooped squash and chopped tomatoes garlic any other veggie- ground turkey, turkey or soy sausage or just leave it all veggies, mix, fill the shells spinkle with parmasean and bake at 350-yum!! 
28 Jun 10 by member: sharonfriz
dang...those sound really good. I make zucchini and yellow squash similar to dawn, but I add olive oil, onion, garlic and a tad of butter while it's cooking. Also I have recently quartered my zucchini and roasted them with some sea salt and olive oil in the oven @ 400 degrees. I've also done the stuffed zucchini and it's delish!! 
28 Jun 10 by member: Tammy1625
I'm getting ready to make a quiche with zucchini and yellow squash also...I'll let you know how it turns out! 
28 Jun 10 by member: Tammy1625
I love it grilled, but I don't have a grill so it's always a treat to find it. I'll have to try roasting!  
29 Jun 10 by member: amryk
I usually roast it, or make zucchini boats (stuffed), or just saute it with garlic & onion, but I just LOVE so many of these ideas. Thank you so much everyone! I will post as I make them. 
29 Jun 10 by member: ImLuuvd
Amy-get a George Foreman Grill. You will be so happy! 
29 Jun 10 by member: Densible
Great tip Densible, those are awesome for those that don't have an outdoor grill. 
29 Jun 10 by member: ImLuuvd
holy smokes y'all have made me hungry!!! 
29 Jun 10 by member: madaboutmoose

     
 

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