It happened when I first moved to South Korea and was trying to find canned pumpkin to make some tasty Fall snacks. Keep it up with the "I only eat squash, yogurt and berries" deal and your fingernails will start to split and peel. I eat a large mass of vegetables everyday (yes, I have lots of protein too). Additionally, some people like to cook the squash a little bit before slicing and dicing. I may be biased, but I think the best way to cook a kabocha squash is to roast it at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 30-40 minutes, since making it this way is faster, cleaner and tastier.
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You can change your choices at any time by visiting Your Privacy Controls. Through roasting a kabocha squash, you can maximize the flavor by letting those sugars in the flesh caramelize while soaking in your choice of oil or spices. Then you have plenty of calories left to eat what you should. Remove seeds and stringy pieces. My first encounter with kabocha squash wasn’t through a blog or a food sale paper. I too am very curious about kabocha and the variances in nutritional content is frustrating. Yahoo is part of Verizon Media. If you’ve been convinced that eating kabocha squash can only benefit your health, then it’s time to get cooking! I was not convinced. Cut squash in half, poke outer skin with fork a few times, bake @ 350 until soft. You can store in the refrigerator for 2-3 days or in the freezer for a month. Devour! I can tell you that with OTHER winter squash -- and that is what I will be going by, you watch the stems and when they turn brown and look like the stems in the store, the squash is ready to harvest.
Not only is coconut oil delicious, but it’s also a superfood. If the seeds look slimy, or are an off color, the squash has spoiled.If you cook it and slice it open and see the same thing, toss it. I've been eating about 1/2 pound (cooked weight) a day for a month or two now and I have also put on a few pounds, which isn't a big deal, but it is surprising since everything else I eat is the same and exercise is the same too. For any of you still reading this post, I am remotely proud to say that I have been Kabocha squash free for about 3 weeks now. You are currently viewing the message boards in: I would compare it to pumpkin or butternut squash nutritionally. Kabocha squash has a brilliant yellow-orange flesh, like a pumpkin's.
Both the texture and flavor of Kabocha squash is similar to a sweet potato: the soft, moist, fluffy flesh is surprisingly sweet and slightly nutty. This exceptional pumpkin is unique and perfect for making soups, side dishes and can substitute for any recipe calling for sweet potatoes or pumpkin.
Damn tasty! it makes sense I guess, and the same for butternut too? When picking a kabocha squash make sure that it has hard skin and a dry, corky stem. Kabocha squash can be prepared by baking, roasting, simmering, boiling or grilling it. Fall is a great season not only because of the ideal weather, but also because it brings back those delicious comfort foods we all love.