Baked Acorn Squash, Seasoned Lean Ground Turkey & Wild Rice with Mixed Greens – Day 18

Huge shout out to my Mom & Dad who introduced me to this baked acorn squash HEAVEN!  I changed it around a little but to make it more Nutritional Cleansing friendly … but if it weren’t for them, I wouldn’t have thought of it :).

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This recipe will make 1 meal

(Obviously, you can double or triple ingredients if you’re making it for your family or friends)

Calories: About 400

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1/2 Acorn Squash
  • 3 oz Lean ground Turkey
  • Wild and Whole Grain Brown Rice (I use Lundberg: http://www.lundberg.com/products/rice/packaged_rice/Wild_Blend%C2%AE.aspx)
  • Mixed Greens
  • Coconut Oil
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg

Directions:

  • Preheat Over to 400 degrees
  • Cut acorn squash in half
  • Gut the seeds and center of the Acorn Squash
  • Place a small dollop of coconut oil in the center and sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg – Set Aside
  • Bring water to a boil in a pot
  • Add Wild Rice and cook for about 45 minutes
  • Place Acorn Squash in the Oven and cook for about 35-40 minutes
  • Place ground turkey in a heated pan with a little coconut oil and season with whatever you want (I used cumin, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper)
  • Place greens on plate and dress with olive oil and vinegar (or dressing of choice)
  • Place Rice and Ground Turkey on Plate
  • Place Acorn Squash on plate and mix the coconut oil / cinnamon & nutmeg throughout the entire squash .
  • Serve and Enjoy! 🙂

Happily & Healthily Yours,

Kristin

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