Acorn Squash with Turkey Bacon + Weekend Happenings
What a weekend! This was a crazy fun weekend and I am exhausted but it was worth it!
Let’s begin with Friday…
I really haven’t been into the salads lately. I’m thinking it’s because it’s cold outside and I’m craving more warm foods. However I made myself a nice little salad on Friday for lunch and I actually enjoyed it! In the mix: dark greens, tomato, peas, avocado, olives, sunflower seeds, cottage cheese, and drizzle of olive oil infused with Italian spices.
Friday afternoon we celebrated Ted and Annie’s wedding!
It was so great to see the beautiful couple enjoy their special day and it was a lot of fun to see so many of my high school friends!
On Saturday, I was a lazy bum for the majority of the day. Dana made us a hearty, protein-packed lunch of eggs with chicken-apple-gouda sausage and onions. Seriously delicious and satisfying.
I watched New Girl and eventually whipped up a batch of this awesome and super easy bean dip for a Halloween party we would be attending in the evening.
In the evening we headed out to our friends Adam and Stacy’s house for the annual Halloween party. Every year they impress me more and more with their Halloween decorations. You can only see half of my costume but I was a Food Safety Inspector (you can’t see my badge or meat thermometer and I don’t have my clipboard with me) and Dana was an Italian chef. Unfortunately his restaurant broke too many codes so I had to shut’er down. 🙂
Thanks Adam and Stace for an amazing party once again!
On Sunday, Dana and I had a bunch of errands we had to run in the morning. I spent the rest of my day prepping for my big TV debut (more to come on this) and I also squeezed in a 3-mile walk around the neighborhood. The weather was absolutely perfect and the scenery was beautiful.
For dinner I baked up one acorn squash and served it with organic butter and Applegate Turkey bacon, salt, and pepper.
I wasn’t in the mood for anything sweet but I think maple syrup would have been really good on this too!
So there you have it. My weekend was a blast and went WAY too fast as it always does.
How was your weekend?
What’s your favorite squash?
How do you use it?