Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash is the healthiest alternative to pasta that you will ever find! There are hundreds of ways to prepare this vegetable and you will be incredibly pleased by how many calories and carbohydrates you save. This is a must for anyone who is looking for a low calorie, low carb, gluten free side dish or even main course. Here is a simple preparation for you to enjoy as a side. Add a little cheese, and you can make it a main course!


  • 1 Spaghetti Squash

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 1 box of cremini mushrooms

  • 1 bunch of asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • Olive oil 


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly spray a rimmed baking sheet.
Half the squash length wise, place halves face side down, and bake for 30 minutes.  

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat 2 tbsp olive oil over low heat. Add garlic. Cook until fragrant and just starting to color. Add mushrooms, cook till tender. Add asparagus, turning the heat to high for 1 minute. Bring the heat back down to low, sautee stirring constantly for 3-4 minutes. The goal is to maintain the green color of the asparagus .

When squash is soft to touch, remove from oven, using a fork scrape the flesh into strands. Add the stands to the skillet, and toss with the asparagus and mushrooms. Season with salt and pepper to taste, serve immediately.

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