No Bake Pumpkin SnacksPumpkin is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants making it an incredibly healthy food. Not that anyone ever needs a reason to eat this deliciousness during the fall season. Add a few other key ingredients that are packed with omega’s, protein and fiber – not to mention pumpkin spice and cinnamon and you’ve got yourself a crowd pleaser for any occasion. Pumpkin Apple BakeThe season for ‘all things’ pumpkin is finally here and that means let’s get to cooking! I’m starting the menu off with a delicious pumpkin apple bake that, believe it or not, makes a great breakfast or dessert item.
Pumpkin is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants making it an incredibly healthy food. Not that anyone ever needs a reason to eat this deliciousness during the fall season. Adding apples packed with fiber and low in calorie adds a special boost of nutrition to this already healthy dish.
Red Potato SaladPotato salad is a classic summer-time side dish, great for gatherings and feeding many people. This red potato salad is a healthier twist which contains some added protein and nutrients from Greek yogurt. Add this dish to your next pool party. Just remember to keep it out of the sun!Grilled Peaches Topped with Homemade Vanilla Ice CreamIf you need a delicious, last minute dessert for your summer cookout, these grilled peaches a la mode make the perfect crowd pleaser. Best part, peaches are packed with vitamins and minerals including vitamin c which helps fight off infection and helps to eliminate harmful free radicals that can cause certain cancers.Mango Ahi Tuna Poke BowlPoke is one of the freshest, tastiest and healthiest new food trends out there. Packed with protein and omega-3 fatty acids, it helps protect your heart by reducing the risk of developing heart disease, lowering blood pressure and heart rate.Cantaloupe SorbetThis is such a light, simple and healthful dessert that cleanses your palate after a delicious meal. It also makes a great poolside treat for all to enjoy!Slow Cookin’ Pepper SteakThis is an awesome summer meal, not just because it’s super quick to make, but because it goes in your slow cooker, which avoids using the stove/oven for cooking, keeping your house much cooler later in the day and into the evening.Banana Berry SorbetThere are times when you need a little something sweet to satisfy those taste buds of yours, but you may not want the added sugars that leave you feeling run down. Seasonal fruit sorbets have become a favorite quick treat for our family, especially during the warmer months.Cauliflower Rice Burrito BowlThis recipe is full of pantry and freezer staples I always keep in our home. That’s why this meal is perfect for a last-minute dish idea that is both healthful and tasty! For those of us that are cutting down on carbs, cauliflower rice is your best friend. I always keep a few bags on hand for meals like this. It keeps me from reaching in the pantry for the rice.
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