Creamy or chunky, guacamole is a party pleaser. Whether you’re eating it with whole grain tortilla chips or getting creative and using it to fill and egg-white omelette, guacamole is a dish worth knowing how to make. Invite everyone in the family to grab a veggie and chop together to make the preparation of this delicious dish a chance to spend some quality time.
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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, now is the perfect time to enjoy some healthier variations on your favorite holiday recipes. We’ve updated the classics to give you a wide range of wonderful options that, because of the way they’re made, are not only more healthful, but also more delicious than the recipes you may have grown up with.
When you have the time to cook as a family, consider trying a meal inspired by a culture you don’t normally visit at the dinner table. Use this rice salad as an opportunity to explore the ingredients that form some of the most common flavors in Japanese cuisine.
Everyone loves tacos, right? The many moving pieces that go into prepping a taco station can make the project daunting on a busy weeknight, but cooking as a team can be not only a wonderful way to spend time together as a family, but also an opportunity to create teachable moments about trying news foods and understanding nutrition. These sweet potato tacos, a delicious-but-unusual rendition of the dish, are a perfect meal to enjoy together.
Sweet potatoes are a favored flavor from harvest time through the holidays. Who doesn’t love trying them in new dishes? This ravioli is delicious as is and as simple as homemade pasta gets. If you’ve got too many cans of pumpkin or squash, try swapping them in for sweet potato to save yourself time in the kitchen.
Fresh cider has already begun to appear in the stores and at the farmer’s market, and who doesn’t love bringing some home from a family trip to the apple orchard? Enjoy your find in high seasonal style at your Halloween festivities with some spooky props for a nutritiously reasonable treat.
Squash-lovers, rejoice with me here: October is a month-long fiesta of enjoying interesting and delicious squash varieties fresh from the farm (or garden). These crostini are one of the simplest, most delicious dishes you can make with your favorite squash (I recommend trying hubbard: it’s creamy goodness is a seasonal treat).