Roasted Spiced Acorn Squash

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A sweet and spicy twist on our favorite squash! Tweak this recipe as you like to fit your flavor desires!


  • 1 acorn squash  
  • 2 tsp cinnamon and/or pumpkin spice mix
  • 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper (or chile powder, whichever) 
  • 2 TB olive oil on pan and squash mix
  • 2 TB maple syrup
  • 1 tsp vanilla  
  • dash of salt (and pepper if you’d like) 
  • half lemon zest and 2 TB lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 400º F. Will cook for 35 minutes.
  2. Combine all the dried ingredients and wet ingredients in separate bowls.