Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Nov 15, 2016 | Using Essential Oils

Vegan Thanksgiving sounds like it shouldn’t be a thing. But we’re here to prove that wrong! This Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash recipe proves that Turkey Day tastes can be made using nothing but plant-based ingredients and still deliver all the fall flavor you love. With sweet, velvety acorn squash, crunchy quinoa, colorful veggies, and essential oils, this simple vegan recipe lets you enjoy the flavors of the season without needing to bust out your stretchy pants.

Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour

Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Ingredients

Instructions

Roasting the Squash
    1. Preheat oven to 450° F.
    2. Cut off ends of squash and cut in half lengthwise.
    3. Scoop out pulp and seeds.
    4. Brush squash halves with ½ tablespoon olive oil.
    5. Sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper.
    6. Cover baking sheet with parchment paper.
    7. Place squash sides face down on baking sheet.
    8. Bake for 25–35 minutes.
While Squash is Roasting
  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet.
  2. Saute celery, carrots, and onion for 5–7 minutes.
  3. Add mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add Brussels sprouts and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Combine quinoa, sautéed veggies, and wolfberries.
  6. Combine 1 teaspoon olive oil with Vitality essential oils.
  7. Pour over quinoa/veggie mixture and toss.
  8. Salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Fill each squash halve with mixture.
  10. Bake for 10 minutes.
  11. Let cool slightly; then dig into this festive fall dish!