September 28, 2023

Healthy Kobucha Squash Yogurt Parfaits from Coach Jen

Kobucha squash is lower in sugar content than pumpkin. It’s easy to cook the hard shelled squashes with no fuss. Just place one in a baking pan in the oven and turn it on to about 400 degrees.

Go about your activities and in maybe 45 minutes you’ll be able to pierce the skin with a fork.  Remove from oven, let cool then scoop out the cooked squash for your recipes.

Kabocha Squash Yogurt Parfait Recipe


  • 1 kabocha squash~ ½ cup cooked and mashed
  • 2 tbsp Walden Farms Maple Walnut Syrup
  • ½ tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened almond
  • ½ cup low fat plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ ounce chopped walnuts


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cut kabocha squash in half and scoop out the seeds; place cut side down on a lightly greased baking sheet or baking sheet lined with non-stick foil.

Bake for 45 to 60 minutes or until tender. Wait until cool to touch and scrape out the flesh. Mash with a fork. Measure out 1/2 cup and place in a small bowl. Reserve the rest for another use.

Mix 1/2 cup squash, maple syrup, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and milk until combined.

Layer half of the squash on the bottom of an 8 ounce glass. Then layer 1/4 cup of Greek yogurt. Then the other half of squash. Then 1/4 cup of Greek yogurt. Top with walnuts.

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