When autumn arrives, many people start thinking about comfort food. These types of foods are warm, hearty, and satisfying in cool or cold weather. However, many of them are also high in calories and fat. We've collected some recipe ideas that can give you the taste of autumn while being a bit healthier.
When the weather cools down, it's nice to cook a warm, spicy meal. This roast chicken recipe includes tons of healthy spices, like turmeric and garlic. Make it on the weekend and use the leftovers to prepare other tasty, healthy chicken meals throughout the week: "Spicy Roast Chicken."
Minestrone soup is delicious, healthy, and comforting on a cool autumn day. You can make it on the stove, in the crock pot, or even in an electric pressure cooker.
Take a look at our recipe, which is easy, healthy, and can be made vegan: "Healthy Minestrone Soup."
Are you looking for something unique and fun to serve your autumn visitors? We have the perfect thing. This healthy Thai pumpkin soup recipe is easy, healthy, and delicious. You can even serve it in tiny pumpkins for extra flair.
A bubbling pot of beef stew on the stove smells delicious and creates a comforting fall atmosphere in your home. Many people are intimidated by this dish but it's quite easy. It does take some time, but that's mostly used simmering the beef to get it nice and tender: "Beef Stew."
Cheesy baked potatoes are a favorite side dish of many, but they can be high in calories and fat. They usually contain milk, butter, and full-fat cheese. However, you can prepare a skinnier version that's just as tasty and comforting by making a few easy substitutions: "Skinny Au Gratin Potatoes."
Sweet potato casserole is a lovely, tasty fall treat, and it's especially popular as a Thanksgiving Day side dish. It's usually filled with butter and sugar, but we've created a healthier recipe so you can get all the lovely nutrients of sweet potatoes without as much sugar or fat: "Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole."
A sweet treat often sounds extra yummy when the weather is cool. But you don't have to set aside your health plans by eating an oatmeal cookie made with butter and sugar. Try this easy, healthy, four or five ingredient oatmeal cookie recipe instead: "No Sugar Added Oatmeal Cookies."
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