Indigenous to North and Central America, the humble acorn squash gets its time in the limelight on September 7th for National Acorn Squash Day. What makes it so special to get a national day named after it? It is a delicious thirst-quencher best enjoyed in summer. That’s not all though: acorn squashes are truly versatile fruits with a high number of nutrients to make them a great immune booster. You can bake, steam, boil, microwave, and also saute them. For those that are looking for a healthy alternative to carbs, acorn squash is a fantastic substitute.
If you’ve never tried acorn squash, today is the perfect time to experiment with it and give it a go. Look up some recipes online and choose the one that looks best to you. Share your results online using #NationalAcornSquashDay.
When Is National Acorn Squash Day?
National Acorn Squash Day is observed on September 7th of every year.
History Of National Acorn Squash Day
We were unable to find the creator of this national day in our research, but we will be sure to keep you posted.