10137 Preston Rd

just off Mondon Hill Road between Hwy 41 and Hwy 50.

Produce Barn is open Sunday Monday Tuesday & Wednesday Farm Phone 352 799 6752 When we're busy in the field, our cells keep us available 352-232-3381 & 352-232-0294

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Yellow Summer Squash - Nutrition

Do you enjoy Yellow Squash?
Low in Saturated Fat and Sodium, Yellow Summer Squash is a good source of Thiamin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper and Manganese.

One of our year 'round favorites -- Beautiful, Tender Yellow Summer Squash! Fixed as a side dish medley, eaten raw as finger food or in salads, or baked in a cozy casserole for cooler weather, yellow squash is low calorie and contains trace minerals and vitamins. (Click on charts below for readable data, courtesy of NutritionData.)

Yellow Squash contains Omega-3 fatty and Omega-6 fatty acids.

Squash is one of those versatile vegetables which can be incorporated many ways. 

Try eating it boiled, sautéed, raw, grilled, fried, baked, and stir-fried.

It can be shredded for baked goods (remove the seeds) and used in salads, sandwiches and casseroles.

Nutritional charts are courtesy of Nutrition Data.

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