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Sauted Spaghetti Squash with Cilantro

Consuming Spaghetti squash will boost your intake of essential vitamins and minerals. One cup of squash contains 170 international units of vitamin A, which is almost 6% of the recommended daily intake for men and 7% of the recommended intake for women. Squash also contains several B vitamins and is a good source of calcium, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium.

Cocoanut Cooking Spray      ¼ cup chopped onion      1 large spaghetti Squash, halved and seeded
1/4 cup of non-dairy spread      4 tablespoons minced garlic       Tablespoon of chopped cilantro

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat shallow baking dish with cooking spray and place halved spaghetti squash in dish. Bake until squash is tender, about 35-40 minutes.
2. Once the squash is cool enough to handle, use a fork to scrape the flesh away from the rind and place into a bowl.
3. Melt the non-dairy spread into a skillet over medium heat. Brown the onion and garlic with the butter until soft. Add the squash to the skillet, and cook until hot. Season with fresh cilantro.