Fall is one of the best times of the year to (re)discover your love of cooking! Cooler temps, amazing seasonal fruits and veggies, and endless social gatherings provide the perfect backdrop for culinary experimentation. But fall can also be an easy time for accidental weight gain. Don’t worry - we’ve scoured the internet for easy, healthy fall recipes. You really can have your PSL and eat it too!
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To me, acorn squash is *THE* fall food, so we’ve got to start with this hearty and healthy seasonal dish. Acorn squash is full of vitamins A and C, and the brown rice adds a punch of fiber to the turkey sausage’s low-fat protein. In short, yes please!
Seeds and nuts make for great, healthy snacks! Their high natural fat content makes them a filling and easily-transportable option. Pumpkin seeds are a good source of manganese and vitamin K, along with zinc and phosphorus. This recipe adds a little kick (this is Texas, after all!) for a well-rounded snack.
With less than 400 calories per serving, 23 grams of protein, and only 19 grams of carbs, this warm fall dish will leave you satisfied without feeling guilty. As a bonus, this recipe is easy to multiply for feeding friends, and only uses common ingredients you’ve probably already got in the kitchen. Give it a try!
Did you know that just a single cup of broccoli florets contains an entire day’s worth of vitamin C? Nothing warms you up on a cool fall day like a nice, thick soup, and there’s no easier way to win at your daily veggie intake. So grab your blender and your favorite parmesan cheese, and enjoy this filling dish for just under 400 calories per serving.
Spaghetti Squash requires exactly ZERO skill to cook perfectly. This is a great beginner dish and delicious to boot. Rich in beta-carotene, potassium, and antioxidants, this squash is a delicious and easy substitute for your favorite pasta dish. And even with half-and-half and cheese, this dish comes in at just under 400 calories per serving. Winning!
Do you have a favorite, healthy fall dish? Be sure to share it in the comments below!