Honey-Glazed Acorn Squash

Honey-Glazed Acorn Squash
Amie Valpone


  • large acorn squash, halved lengthwise and seeded
  • 1 Cup  brewed green tea
  • 1 Teaspoon  honey, agave nectar, or stevia
  • 1 Cup  almond milk
  • 1 Teaspoon  vanilla extract, preferably organic
  • 1 Teaspoon  ground ginger, preferably organic
  • 1/4 Teaspoon  ground coriander, preferably organic
  • 1/2 Teaspoon  garlic powder, preferably organic

The honey adds such a fabulous sugary depth to this dish while the almond milk and vanilla extract give you that blast of sweetness that pairs so nicely with the savory garlic powder atop this ol' acorn squash.

You can enjoy this dish alone or alongside some protein for lunch or dinner. I actually just sliced up some leftovers and added it to my morning oatmeal and mid-day smoothie, so you can add it to your breakfast and snacks, too!


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Lay the squash skin side up in a shallow baking pan. Pour the tea over the squash and bake for 35 minutes.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the remaining ingredients and mix well. Remove the squash from the oven and flip over; pour the almond milk mixture over each half and return to the oven.

Bake until tender, for 20 more minutes. Remove from the oven and set aside for 10 minutes before serving. Serve warm.


Calories per serving:

35 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat, Low Sodium Fat Free, Low Fat Abs, Sugar Conscious, Vegetarian, Paleo, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 4g 6%
  • Carbs 134g 45%
  • Saturated 0g 1%
  • Fiber 18g 73%
  • Sugars 13g
  • Monounsaturated 0g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 10g 21%
  • Sodium 194mg 8%
  • Calcium 828mg 83%
  • Magnesium 389mg 97%
  • Potassium 4,034mg 115%
  • Iron 9mg 51%
  • Zinc 3mg 21%
  • Phosphorus 438mg 63%
  • Vitamin A 701µg 78%
  • Vitamin C 123mg 206%
  • Thiamin (B1) 2mg 105%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 1mg 38%
  • Niacin (B3) 8mg 40%
  • Vitamin B6 2mg 88%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 203µg 51%
  • Vitamin D 100µg 25%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin K 0µg 0%
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