After all the craziness and food from the holiday’s, January is the perfect month slow everything down and enjoy easy, warm, comfort foods. ¬†Spaghetti squash will do the trick! It’s naturally grain free and a great recipe to kick that carbohydrate craving you somehow developed over the holidays!

Before you do anything, you will need to cook the turkey/chicken. Heat a non stick skillet, add chopped white onion and ground meat.

cooke meat

In the bottom of a slow cooker arrange spaghetti squash halves, skin side down.

spaghetti squash #1

In a separate bowl combine tomatoes, cooked turkey or chicken, olives and spices.

14 oz canned tomato, 1/2 lb ground turkey (cooked), 1/2 cup green olives, 1 tsp dried basil and oregano

mix all together

Spoon mixture into spaghetti squash halves and pour 1/4 cup chicken stock into slow cooker. 

stuff squash

Cook for 6-8 hours on low, or 3-4 hours on high. Top each piece with 4 oz shredded skim milk mozzarella cheese and serve.

final squash

This recipe makes 4 servings.

230 Kcal, 20g Carbohydrates, 20g protein, 12g fat