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Spiced Butternut Squash Muffins

Love pumpkin muffins, but want to switch things up every once in a while? These Spiced Butternut Squash Muffins are the muffins for you! They're a little milder than pumpkin muffins, but with all the great fall flavor and sweet, moist muffin goodness. Plus, they're 100% whole wheat and won't put you into a sugar coma! I originally published this Continue Reading …

Butternut Squash and Turkey Chili

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. Enter my latest creation: Butternut Squash and Turkey Chili. Continue Reading …

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 favorite Continue Reading …

Vegan Butternut Squash & Garlicky Kale Lasagna

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. I’m 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 with Continue Reading …