Kabocha squash is a type of winter squash, similar to pumpkin, and is definitely Paleo. It’s a fruit that’s fairly high in carbs, but also loaded with fiber, and it absolutely qualifies as a nutrient-dense food. It’s an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin A, various B vitamins, and potassium.
Paleo and Winter Squash
If you’re already a squash-lover, then you can rest easy knowing you can still have one of your favorite foods while living a Paleo lifestyle. If you’re unfamiliar with winter squash, there’s no time like the present to acquaint yourself with them. Paleo Leap has an excellent guide to get you started.