Slow Cooker Butternut Squash1 of 8
A good source of fiber, potassium, calcium and more, butternut squash is a healthy staple. And preparing it couldn't be simpler with this slow cooker recipe. Plus, roast the seeds just like pumpkin seeds for an added tasty treat.
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup2 of 8
Another great slow cooker recipe for butternut squash, this hearty soup is creamy thanks to the coconut milk and will keep you full due to the squash's fiber content. Grab some pre-diced squash at the store for even quicker prep!
Healthier Mac & Cheese3 of 8
What parent isn't looking for a way to sneak some more nutrition into their kid's mac and cheese? This recipe will do the trick–and all in one pot, no less. The dish packs enough flavor for the whole family to enjoy.
Baked Spaghetti Squash Two Ways4 of 8
It's quickly become a cult classic, and spaghetti squash couldn't be easier to cook in the oven. Plus, it's sturdy enough to support your favorite meaty pasta sauce (and it'll save you the carb bloat, too). Kids will love these skinny "noodles!"
Roasted Acorn Squash5 of 8
The preparation couldn't be easier for this squash recipe, and it makes the perfect side dish for any meal. Take advantage of its diversity by adding your family's favorite seasoning for a veggie everyone will devour.
Roasted Butternut Squash with Brown Sugar6 of 8
This sweet spin is a tasty detour from the usual savory squash recipes. Preparation is simple, and kids and parents alike won't be able to resist the warm, caramelized brown sugar coating, making this a no-fail "dessert" this season.
Sweet Baked Apples7 of 8
OK, OK we know apples are most certainly not squash. However, we couldn't help but throw in this unbelievably easy dessert for chilly fall and winter nights. They're the perfect follow-up to a savory squash meal or a healthier treat for even the pickiest eaters.