Fall Recipes

Spinach Pear Salad with Goat Cheese and Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Say goodbye to boring salads with this fresh and flavorful Spinach Pear Salad with Goat Cheese!  Iceberg lettuce, mealy tomatoes, and a couple pieces of cucumber all topped with a thick and creamy dressing. Does that salad sound enticing to you? Do you know the number one complaint I hear from people about why they don’t eat salad? “It’s boring!” And if…

Roasted Chicken with Artichokes, Peppers, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes {Recipe}

Roasted Chicken with Artichokes, Peppers, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes pairs classic Italian flavors in this one-pan meal the whole family will love! One-pan meals are all the rage these days and for good reason – they’re easy to put together and require less cleanup. I’m a fan, especially for that second reason! (Who else is tired of doing dishes at the…

Maple-Roasted Delicata Squash Quinoa Salad {Recipe}

Maple-roasted delicata squash tops cider-infused quinoa and is garnished with thyme and pomegranate seeds in this easy, yet elegant side dish that’s perfect for the holidays or any day of the week. I don’t know about you, but I love all the seasonal ingredients this time of year. Cranberries, pears, pomegranates, citrus fruits, sweet potatoes and winter squash…even apples, which…

How to Have a Healthier Thanksgiving – Your Survival Guide

This Thanksgiving keep this survival guide by your side with 10 tips to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season.  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 of butter-basted turkey, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, and…

Lightened-Up Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole with Maple Pecans {Recipe}

Lighten up a Thanksgiving classic with this naturally sweet and creamy Sweet Potato Carrot Casserole that’s full of flavor and nutrition. Topped with sweet and crunchy maple pecans, I promise you won’t miss the marshmallows! This recipe originally appeared in the November 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Sweet Potatoes + Carrots,”…

Tomato White Bean Soup with Kale Pesto {Recipe}

Warm up this fall and winter with a bowl of tomato white bean soup topped off with a dollop of kale pesto. Serve with a hunk of crusty bread for dipping. Even though I grew up and still live in the northeast, I’m not the biggest fan of cold weather. The only thing I like about the cold? It coincides with…