Healthy Fall Recipes

It’s finally Fall – bring on the pumpkin spice! Well, we also love other Fall-flavored food and the cooler temperatures mean more time indoors to cook up healthy and delicious dishes. Here are two of our go-to recipes to fuel your dancing and make it feel (and taste) like Fall!

Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower with Tangy Yogurt Dip

1 medium head broccoli

1 small/med head cauliflower

4 tablespoons olive oil

2 tsp garlic powder or fresh garlic

1 tsp chili flakes

Salt & pepper to taste

Dip:

2/3 cup of plain Greek yogurt

1 lemon, juiced and zested

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 handfuls of an herb of choice (parsley, cilantro or basil are recommended)

Salt & pepper to taste

  1. Cut broccoli and cauliflower into florets or 1-2 bite pieces
  2. In a large bowl, combine olive oil, garlic, chili, salt and pepper
  3. Add cauliflower and broccoli to the bowl, toss to evenly coat
  4. Transfer mixture to a foil-lined sheet pan and roast in the oven at 425° for 15-20min
  5. Combine yogurt, lemon, olive oil, herbs, and salt and pepper in a small bowl and mix to combine. Serve on the side or drizzle on top of veggies.

Pumpkin Bread

1/4 cup butter

1 cup packed dark brown sugar

2 large eggs

1 1/2 cups pumpkin purée

1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda

1/2 cup of yogurt

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup walnuts (optional)

This can be made in a loaf pan or in an 8×8 square pan.

  1. Beat together butter, yogurt, and sugar until fluffy and light in color
  2. Add eggs to mixture one at a time and continue beating
  3. Add flour, salt, baking soda, and cinnamon to the batter, mixing on low if using an electric mixer
  4. Add vanilla and the optional walnuts and mix until combined
  5. Grease baking pan and line with parchment that overhangs on the sides for easy removal
  6. Bake at 350° for about 1 hour or until a toothpick comes out clean
  7. Let cool and then slice and serve!

Bon appetit! And props to Jamie Rosenfeld (@jamie_rose) for coming up with these awesome recipes. We can’t wait to cook them up!