Pistachio Lemon Spaghetti Squash from Virgin Vegan: Everyday Recipes

February 28, 2013 in Side Dishes, Vegan Recipes


Pistachio Lemon Spaghetti Squash from Virgin Vegan: Everyday Recipes

Pistachio Lemon Spaghetti Squash from Virgin Vegan: Everyday Recipes

We’re on day four of our celebration!

To celebrate our new cookbook, “Virgin Vegan: Everyday Recipes for Satisfying Your Appetite”,  we’re sharing a different recipe from our new baby every day this week – and at the end of the week, we’ll give away FIVE COPIES – to be announced on Monday.



You can enter each and every day, on each post, and we’ll tally up all the entries from all 5 posts to select our five winners via Random.org. Like so:

1. Any single comment counts as an entry all on its own (one per post)
2. Share that day’s recipe post on Facebook
3. Pin it on Pinterest
4. And of course, Tweet it.

The usual deal, in other words. When you post, please make sure you’re using a valid email address so we can get in touch with you for shipping info.

On to today’s sample recipe!

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Meatless Monday: Spaghetti Squash alla Low-Carb-onara

April 12, 2010 in Entrees, Healthy Fare, Vegetarian Entrees

We love the challenge every Meatless Monday of making an enlightened vegetarian dish out of a traditional meat dish. So, it was inevitable that we would revamp the classic pantry standby dish – Spaghetti alla Carbonara.

The Anne half of Team Triple-F needs to avoid gluten, but rather than simply replacing the semolina flour-powered spaghetti with another grain-based wheat pasta substitute, we thought we’d use spaghetti squash instead, making it low-carb to boot as a bonus (not to mention even more nutritious). Then all we did was replace the bacon with a vegetarian “bacon.”

This is Anne’s recipe, but Donna worked on it as well. Donna’s first batch of squash had to be thrown out – it was a soggy, overcooked mess. Donna *highly* recommends cooking the squash at 400 degrees for exactly 30 minutes. Exactly. Any less and the squash will be too tough, and any more and the squash will be a watery soggy mess.

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Phase One Has Begun: Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms & Kale

January 6, 2010 in Gluten Free, Healthy Fare, Side Dishes

The Anne half of Fab Frugal Food still has some baby weight left to lose, along with a couple standard holiday pounds. I’ve always found the most success with the South Beach approach to weight loss, as carbs have always been my nemesis. Read the rest of this entry →