We may still technically be in the dog days of summer, but you know you’re itching to start digging into those fall flavors of corn and pumpkin and squash. Here’s a sneak preview of fall to get you craving pumpkin. This luscious soup isn’t spiced, but herbed, and it tastes like Thanksgiving on a spoon. Enjoy with a side of cornbread. If you can’t get fresh pumpkin yet, the recipe works great with canned pumpkin as well…just be sure to go for the puree, not the pie filling.
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Whether you want to get the day started with a good breakfast or make sure that your family has a delicious lunch to get through the long school or work day, this roundup is for you. These recipes are great make-head solutions for quick, nutrition-packed energy boosts just when you need them.
You don’t need mayonnaise to make tuna salad a delight! Plain, non-fat yogurt makes a wonderful dressing, especially when paired with fresh herbs or your favorite spices. Serve over greens or with whole grain bread for a nutritious and filling lunch that breaks out of the “same old, same old” trap.
If you’re feeding a family, you may want to double this recipe to avoid fights for the leftovers! Serve small portions as a side for dinner or pack into portions for easy to grab lunches that won’t come home uneaten.
As you’re starting to gear up for the school-year routine, give these breakfast cookies a try. Packed with nutrition, easy to grab on busy morning, and full of flavor, you and your family will be delighted to have them in your arsenal.
Do you have a good local source of seafood? Fresh fish is one of the lovely pleasures of summertime–the fresher the better! We’ve put together a rich and delicious selection of seafood recipes you can enjoy with the full confidence that you’re getting solid nutrition along the way.
Enjoying fresh seafood for dinner doesn’t have to be complicated. Build the salad with vegetables from your CSA or farmers’ market for a local, fresh boost of nutritious goodness. Have a little time? Why not try making your own sauce for the pasta from those fresh-from-the-vine tomatoes sitting on your counter?