Fall Recipes

Thanksgiving Survival Guide – Tips & Recipes for a Healthier Holiday

Keep this Thanksgiving survival guide by your side with 10 tips to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season.  Pin this Post *Originally published November 2016. Updated November 2019* Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – it’s a day to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and of course eat! A traditional Thanksgiving meal made up…

Homemade Unsweetened Cinnamon Applesauce

Homemade unsweetened cinnamon applesauce is quick and easy to make, has just three ingredients, and no added sugar.  Pin the Recipe Guess what?! I have another apple recipe for you today* and this time it’s one I know your kids will love. In fact, my kids made this recipe with me, which was more than half the fun. *Did you see…

Healthier Spiced Pumpkin Bread

Get the essence of fall when you bite into this healthier, dairy-free and nut-free spiced pumpkin bread, scented with cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Pin the Recipe In eighth grade my classmates and I were allowed to take a cooking elective. This was long before I was interested in becoming a dietitian. I certainly never thought I would be a…

Creamy Pureed Mushroom Soup + 6 Things to Know About Mushrooms

Learn all about mushrooms and then satisfy your cravings for an umami-rich meal with this thick and creamy pureed mushroom soup – no cream added! Pin the Recipe Originally posted March 2016 following the sponsored Mushroom Council farm tour. Updated September 2019 as part of a sponsored campaign for Mushroom Month. As always, all opinions are my own.  September is a…

Cranberry Orange Dutch Baby

Take advantage of fresh cranberries and wake up to this Cranberry Orange Dutch Baby – a simple, delicious, and festive brunch for the fall and holiday season! Pin this Recipe This post was sponsored by The Cranberry Institute as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions…

Roasted Butternut Squash Sweet Potato Soup

Smooth and creamy roasted butternut squash sweet potato soup is the perfect way to start your Thanksgiving meal!   Pin the Recipe With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it was time to update the photos and recipe for my favorite fall and winter soup. This roasted butternut squash sweet potato soup came about six years ago when I received winter squash and…

Low-Sugar Apple Chutney

Pin this Recipe Add a layer of flavor to your chicken, fish, and meat with this homemade, sweet and spicy, low-sugar apple chutney. When I was little, ketchup was my condiment of choice. I used it on everything from French fries and chicken nuggets to scrambled eggs. These days, ketchup rarely makes its way out of the fridge door. When…

Roasted Sweet Potato Salad with Honey-Lime Vinaigrette

Lighten up classic potato salad with roasted sweet potato salad tossed with cilantro, scallions, and a honey-lime vinaigrette. Pin the Recipe Roasted Sweet Potato Salad has been making an appearance on my menu plans for over five years, but it was high time I gave it a makeover here on the blog. Chances are you didn’t even know this recipe…

Golden Roasted Cauliflower (aka Popcorn Cauliflower)

Golden Roasted Cauliflower is a simple side dish that is healthy, delicious, and brightens up any table. You may even find it as addictive as popcorn!  Pin the Recipe This page contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure statement. Spring is here, spring is here! That’s what we should be shouting, but instead, I’m staring out my window at…

Pomegranate French 75

Celebrate the holiday season and ring in the New Year with a bright and festive Pomegranate French 75 cocktail with less added sugar. Pin this recipe This post was sponsored by SPLENDA® Brand as part of an ongoing partnership. I only work with brands and organizations that I believe in and as always all opinions are my own. The holiday…

Roasted Delicata Squash Apple Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Enjoy the flavors of fall with this pretty and delicious Roasted Delicata Squash Apple Salad. A perfect side dish or starter salad, especially for the holidays.   Pin this Recipe It’s not news that gut health is a hot topic in the nutrition world and beyond these days, but what you may not know is that your immune system relies…