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Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili

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All of a sudden, it feels like winter in DC. Last night, inspired by the cold air, I was craving a stew or chili of sorts – something with lots of veggies that would be filling and hearty but packed with nutrients after a lot of meals out over the weekend while traveling in NYC. Enter my latest creation: Butternut Squash & Turkey Chili. YUM. Continue Reading …

Healthy Recipes for Fall

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Fall is, without a doubt, my favorite time of year. It marks the return of cozy sweaters, tall boots, cool mornings for running and beautiful changing leaves. I’m certainly not ready for winter yet, but fall? I’ve been greeting it with open arms over the last month. In honor of my favorite season, here is a round up of some of my very Continue Reading …

Vegan Butternut Squash & Garlicky Kale Lasagna

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On Tuesday night, my friend Gena treated me to a delicious dinner at her place! Gena and I are so busy (her working on a post-bacc and studying for the MCAT; me with grad school and dietetic internships, plus our blogs) that we usually plan our hang out sessions months ahead of time – but hanging out with her is always well worth the wait. Continue Reading …

Restaurant Review: Butternut Squash in Chapel Hill

Hello friends! I found a great new (to me) restaurant last night here in Chapel Hill — Butternut Squash! A bunch of local readers had recommended it so I finally decided it was time to give it a try and met my high school friends Kristi, Amy, and Hilary for dinner there last night. Before we get started with the deliciousness, I have a Continue Reading …

My Favorite Fall Recipes

Hello friends! I’m currently en route to Texas for my friend Jessica’s wedding, so in the meantime I thought I would share some of my favorite fall recipes with you all! I just rediscovered a few of these I posted last fall — yum! #1 ~ Autumn Chicken Salad ~ A delicious and healthy twist (no mayo here!) on classic chicken salad. Try it Continue Reading …

Spiced Butternut Squash Muffins

Yep, you read that right! I’ve made pumpkin muffins and sweet potato muffins before… today it was time to try butternut squash :) They were a huge success, if I do say so myself! I basically combined a few of my favorite muffins recipes on the blog based on the ingredients I had on hand. As always with my muffins recipes, these come with Continue Reading …