Post from the Past: Fall Recipes: Warming, Soothing, Healthy and Easy!

Even though I always deviate from recipes, I usually need to start off with a recipe for inspiration—at least inspiration to go grocery shopping! Below are links to some basic fall recipes with a lot of flavor but not a lot of work. And they’re good for you!

One Pot Chicken Recipes

From chicken soup to cumin chicken with black beans, these are great cold-weather dinners from RealSimple.

Beet-Carrot-Parsnip-Fennel Extravaganza

Don’t be afraid of the “exotic” ingredients in this one; it’s a great fall vegetable recipe with only simple prep.

*Update: This is no longer online, but I found the recipe on my computer.

Beet-Carrot-Parsnip-Fennel Extravaganza
Serves 4
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Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
45 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
45 min
  1. 5 small beets
  2. 3 big carrots
  3. 2 parsnips
  4. 1 fennel bulb
  5. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  6. 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  1. 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. 2. Scrub and peel all your vegetables.
  3. 3. Chop vegetables into 2-inch pieces and finely chop fennel bulb.
  4. 4. Lightly coat vegetables with oil and sea salt and transfer them to a baking dish.
  5. 5. Bake covered for 30 minutes.
  6. 6. Uncover and bake for 15 minutes.
The Unprepared Kitchen
Swiss Chard and Potato Frittata

A delicious Saturday morning treat—or a great dinner recipe. The Nourished Kitchen also delves into the nutritional value of ingredients. 

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This simple and surprisingly delicious preparation may make you rethink this veggie’s reputation! 

Black Rice Porridge with Coconut

If you’re tired of oatmeal, give this amazing breakfast dish a try! 

*Update: This page no longer exists, but I found three great-looking alternatives:

Easy: Epicurious’s simple, 3-ingredient recipe

Medium: The Kitchen’s 6-ingredient recipe 

Creative: My New Roots’s recipe with soaked rice and awesome toppings

As always, these recipes are free of trans fats and
high-fructose corn syrup.


Originally posted 11/5/10 on

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