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Healthy Recipes for Fall

healthy recipes for fall

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 …

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

pumpkin pie smoothie

I told myself I would wait until it was officially fall to start sharing pumpkin recipes. From here on out, though? Get ready for lots of my favorite orange fruit (yes, it’s actually technically a fruit, not a veggie)! :) First on the list? This delicious Pumpkin Pie Smoothie creation I whipped up last week. Continue Reading …

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Goji Biscotti

pumpkin goji biscotti

  I have a new favorite healthy recipe. Perfect for the holidays, too! Introducing: Whole Wheat Pumpkin Goji Biscotti!   I’d forgotten how awesome biscotti is until I made this a couple weeks ago, just for fun. Lattes and hot tea are just that much better when biscotti is by their side, don’t you think? Even Continue Reading …

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

When I woke up this morning, I knew all this crazy traveling was finally catching up with me. My throat hurt, my nose was stuffy, and I was exhausted. Plans for my usual Wednesday 6:30 a.m. run with the girls quickly went out the window; my alarm was reset and I finally dragged myself out of bed at 8. Since this is only 5 a.m. west coast time, I Continue Reading …

Oatmeal Banana Pumpkin Cookies (vegan!)

Good afternoon! I can’t believe I’m already off to San Francisco for the Foodbuzz Festival tomorrow! I’m so excited to see all my blog friends (I’m rooming with my girls Jenna and Tina — and also spending a night with Stepfanie from DailySpark, the website I’ve been contributing guest posts to for awhile!) and to meet some new ones! Continue Reading …

Fresh Cranberry and Walnut Pumpkin Bread

One bite into this bread and you will swoon. A crisp, slightly sweet crust, crunchy walnuts, and hot, fresh cranberries that explode in your mouth as you bite into them. Oh, and pumpkin. Yes please. Did I mention there’s no butter or oil and that this pumpkin bread is 100% whole wheat? :) Nothing but the best for you, friends. Fresh 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 …

Comforting Pumpkin Quinoa & 5k Races

Last night, I was craving pumpkin. I wanted something comforting and warm, but light enough to fit the summery weather outside. This was the perfect end-of-summer-almost-into-fall dish :) Simple, nutritious, and delicious — just how I like it :) Early Fall Pumpkin Quinoa (vegan) (makes 3 servings) Ingredients: 1 C cooked quinoa (I Continue Reading …