Posts Tagged ‘fall’

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

A no-fuss make-ahead Thanksgiving appetizer. I’m so pleased to report that I have been crushing it this past weekend trying new recipes for our Thanksgiving spread. Don’t worry, I plan to share all of them with you as we count down the days. Today, I want to talk with you about the importance of a…

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Pumpkin Chipotle Chili

A full-on flavored meal. I’m pleased to report that this chili is a weeknight wonder. In addition to being incredibly filling and delicious, Pumpkin Chipotle Chili is a simple one-pot meal. After chopping onions & peppers, you just throw everything in a pot on the stove and let it works its magic. You could also…

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Roasted Butternut Squash Pesto Pasta

It’s October. By this time, I have typically made stews or a soups, whipped up at least a batch or two of apple baked goods. But this year, it’s been very slow because the weather lately has been summer like (no complaints here). I feel as though this is the perfect transitional dish to close…

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Harvest Bowl with Maple-Tahini Sauce

I’m craving food that’s appropriate for the season: steamy drinks, hearty soups, warm grain bowls… And as far as grain bowls go, this one is a home run. Quinoa provides plenty of protein and fiber to keep you satisfied, and butternut squash is rich in beta-carotene and antioxidants, which just so happens to be great…

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Crispy Brussels Sprouts & Smokey Chickpeas

This soup is the best cauliflower creation I’ve had in a while. Bursting with flavor and texture this soup is fall in a bowl. It’s thick and remarkably creamy despite the lack of actual cream, which is always a good thing. While the cauliflower soup can hold it’s own, it’s the toppings that elevate each…

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Crunchy Detox Salad with Tahini Dressing

Detoxing is rarely this delicious, friends. Besides being beautiful, delicious, and fun to eat, the vegetables in this salad contain nutrients and phytochemicals which can alter levels of liver enzymes, clear toxic compounds from the blood, lower inflammation and regulate hormones. It’s a win-win! This salad is so clean and crisp but crunchy and rich…

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Quinoa Lentil & Crispy Brussels Sprout Salad

I won’t bore you with the many health benefits of this salad. Instead, let’s focus on the amazing fall flavors in this little delight. We’ve got protein packed quinoa & lentils, crispy Brussels sprouts, tart cranberries, crisp scallions, and toasted pecans, all tossed with lemon juice and olive oil. It’s hearty & fresh and loaded…

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Pear Soup

This soup is the best butternut squash creation I’ve had in a while. Which is saying a lot given my borderline crazy affinity for this fall vegetable. It’s creamy and comforting with a surprising amount of depth. Fall flavor in every bite! The sweetness of roasted squash is perfectly complemented by the pear—but it’s the…

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6 Weeks to Plant Powered Weight Loss – with Vegetarian Times – 2015

Hi Friends! I am so thrilled to announce that I have partnered with Vegetarian Times to create an online 6-Week Plant Powered Weight Loss Program! I have created this program for anyone searching for inspiration, support, and a how-to guide to live healthier and happier while losing weight in the process. I hope that by…

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