Monday, September 26, 2016

7 Healthy Recipes We're Loving This Fall

Is there anything better than fall cooking? The extreme heat of summer has finally subsided, leaving you free to fire up the oven without overheating the house–or yourself. The fall harvest season delivers some seriously drool-worthy, fresh produce fit to make any homemade meal a 5-star dinner. The best part is all of these dishes use produce that’s in-seasonmeaning you’ll save money buying seasonal veggies and get to experiment with tasty new ingredients you may have never tasted before. Here are 7 healthy (and extremely yummy) recipes that are perfect to whip up this fall.

Autumn Recipes

One-pan dinners, especially during the week, are lifesavers. Just a little bit of prep work, throw it on the pan, and that’s it. Plus with this recipe, you’ll get a taste of all the best fall veggies in one simple, delicious dish.

Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna

A cozy fall, vegetarian take on a classic Italian dish. ‘Nuff said.

Autumn Minestrone Soup

Soups are always a great way to use up all the loose-end veggies that are about to turn. Pro-tip: make a double batch and stick some in the freezer for nights you need a quick dinner.

Creamy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed anything is usually always a good idea. Stuffed mushrooms? Even better. Try this with extra spinach or mixing in artichokes for a bite-sized, healthier version of spinach artichoke dip.

Baked Parmesan Pumpkin Fries

Who knew pumpkin could be turned into a delicious, savory fry? This is definitely a recipe that will please everyone, from picky eaters to partners who will try anything. Make as a Saturday afternoon snack or as a side paired with baked chicken.

Spiced Hot Fruit Bake

That name itself is enough to make you crave crisp air and snuggling up next to the fire. Serve this as a dessert or enjoy as a gluten-free, nutrient-packed afternoon snack.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Before the drop of the first fall leaf, pumpkin spice takes over nearly every menu, from coffee shops to your favorite restaurant. Try this healthy spin when you crave sipping on something sweet.
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