Spaghetti, acorn, butternut, pumpkin, kabocha, and hubbard are just a few of the popular winter squashes available in most grocery stores. They are all rich in nutrients and relatively low in calories. In fact, one cup of cooked butternut squash has only 63 calories, yet it has almost 300% of a day’s supply for vitamin A and 50% for vitamin C.
Most people love winter squash because, when cooked, their flesh is sweet and smooth like pumpkin pie. These squash can ev