You’ve probably heard of spaghetti squash—the lower-calorie, nutrient-packed alternative to pasta that you never knew your diet needed. For those watching their carb intake, it’s a satisfying way to get your “pasta” fix without wrecking your diet. 

But too often, healthy foods are relegated to certain dishes. Such is the case with spaghetti squash, which can act as way more than just a substitute for actual spaghetti. 

On the following slides, New Jersey–based registered dietitian Jenna Werner shares five ways to switch it up.