Honey & Walnut Yogurt Topper

Satisfy your sweet cravings with this delicious, nutty snack

If you’re looking for healthy dessert ideas, this is definitely one to try. This sweet, sticky jumble of chopped walnuts, dried raisins, cranberries, raw honey, and cinnamon is the perfect topping for cool Greek yogurt or for stirring into hot oatmeal. You can also serve it over vanilla pancakes, or add some blueberries, pumpkin and sunflower seeds to create a homemade fruity trail mix, ideal for snacking on the go.

Cauliflower Cakes

Cabbage Flower

Cauliflower, a cousin to cabbage and broccoli, is a cruciferous vegetable and member of the Brassicaceae family. It originated in Europe in the 16th century, was introduced to America in the late 1600’s, but only became commercially available to the United States in the 1920’s. Famous author Mark Twain claimed, “A cauliflower is nothing more but a cabbage with a college education.”

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Cosy and comforting fall flavors without any scary ingredients

Fall is officially here, and that means it’s pumpkin season! If you’re going to be carving a pumpkin later in the month, you’ll be on the lookout for some recipe ideas to use up the leftovers. Look no further – this delicious chocolate chip pumpkin loaf is the only treat you’ll need.

Coconut & Black-Eyed Bean Curry

A quick and flavorful fall curry

This coconut and black-eyed bean curry is sure to become a fall staple. Rich, creamy, and full of warming spices, it’s comfort food at its best. Even better, it’s packed with nutritious ingredients and is super quick to make. You can throw all the ingredients into a single pot and it’ll be ready in less than 30 minutes. Perfect for a busy weeknight dinner.

Eggplant Poblano Peppers

Peter Piper Picked a Pepper

It is believed that in Ancient times, the Mayans ate peppers at every meal due to the pepper’s medicinal properties. Studies have confirmed that peppers offer not only medicinal properties, but a great source of antioxidants as well. Some of these benefits regard the reduction of inflammation, enhanced vision, weight loss, and aid in healing digestive issues.

Zucchini, Carrot, & Apple Breakfast Bites

A wholesome and wholly satisfying breakfast

Somewhere in between a muffin and a biscuit, these zucchini, carrot, and apple bites pack a nutritional punch that belies their size. Full of goodness and not too sweet, they are perfect for a quick breakfast or a mid-morning snack. You can also pop them in your kids’ lunch boxes for a healthy after-lunch treat.

Spaghetti Squash Stir-Fry

Fall Fruits

Botanically speaking, squash, pumpkins, and gourds are all fruits because they contain seeds, however in culinary environments they are often served as a vegetable. In short, all three belong to the Cucurbitaceae family. There are over 50 varieties of squash, with each being commonly identified as either a winter or summer squash.

Apple & Almond Cake

A better-for-you apple and almond cake

This delicious red apple and almond cake has all the fruity goodness of a traditional apple cake, but without the usual quantities of refined sugar. In fact, there’s no added refined sugar at all, thanks to the natural sweetness of the apples and a big dollop of honey. It’s also dairy free and gluten free, using olive oil instead of butter, and ground almonds instead of a regular grain flour.

This is the perfect healthier alternative for those times when you crave something sweet yet nutritious. Enjoy a slice of this cake with your afternoon tea or as a dessert after dinner with a scoop of natural yogurt.

Peanut Butter Hummus

Creamy hummus without the tahini

Whether you’re looking for a posh dip or a convenient yet nutritious spread for your toast, hummus could be just what you need. A smooth, nutty swirl of hummus is perfect with chopped carrots and cucumber, but works equally well on a sandwich or salad.

Fresh, homemade hummus is so much more delicious than the oily, store-bought version, yet not many of us have tried making our own. It’s actually very easy to make and can be ready in minutes.

Baked Sweet Potato Fries

The perfect sweet-yet-savory snack

Sweet potato fries are becoming increasingly popular and no wonder – they are a fantastic choice for when you are craving something salty and sweet, but are still full of plant-based nutritional goodness.

These fries are crispy on the outside, soft in the middle and perfect for dipping or serving alongside your main meal.

The paprika, cinnamon, and thyme seasoning is sophisticated enough for grown-up comfort food, but so deliciously tasty that children will love them too. If you are looking to introduce different vegetables to younger kids or just to add in an extra serving of vegetables, these are a great option.