Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs

As part of my beat the pots-cure the migraines-be healthy enough to move to another country diet, I am trying desperately to avoid sugar and condensed carbs. Meaning no bread, no white potatoes, no pasta's and sorry to say, no cookies. That said. I happen to have the worlds strongest craving situations that ever did exist. If I suddenly develop the urge to eat a chocolate chip cookie for example, no other food will satisfy me until I eat that chocolate chip cookie. Days and weeks can go by, and I will still want one and will have eaten everything else in the cupboards while trying to avoid the one thing I actually wanted. 
Solution: Eat a darn cookie. Usually for me it only takes a bite or two to realize I was fussing over nothing, and then I get over it.
I forgot where I was going with this....
I think what I was trying to say, is don't deprive yourself. Eat what your gonna eat, just do it wisely.

Like a pasta dinner. But lets go ahead and take out the pasta part of that pasta.

Spaghetti has become the "I don't know what to make for dinner so I'll make this" meal. Which means I eat spaghetti for dinner approximately three times a week. 
You'd think I was exaggerating, but I'm probably not.

Generally speaking, I just cook up some ground beef, mix in some sauce and through it over some gluten free noodles. Easy-peasy.

Really I don't need the noodles, all they are is a vessel for my meat and sauce to go on. So why not throughout them on a vegetable instead? But what vegetable should you use? 
Well for starters, how about the vegetable that is called a spaghetti squash. 
Sounds legit.

Then, lets step it up with some taste homemade meatballs. 
Protein, ya know.

Shopping list:
Spaghetti Squash
Ground Beef
Spaghetti Sauce (homemade or jarred)
gluten free breadcrumbs

To Cook Squash:
Preheat oven to 350degrees. Halve squash, and scoop out seeds inside. Place each half (inside up) in a pan with sides, along with about an inch of water. Cook for 30-40 minutes, or until tender. Use a fork to "spaghetti" the sides of the squash.

Enjoy! xoxo

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