It’s finally Autumn and we are able to sip out Pumpkin Spice lattes, cozy up by the fire and eat that warm comfort food with loved ones. It can be slightly dangerous getting into all that comfort food when you’re trying to stick to a healthy lifestyle, so pick your meals wisely! This list of meals will help you achieve those comfort food flavors without overloading on fat and calories. Turn on your stove and oven and get ready to prep the perfectly healthy fall meal.

 

1. Skinny Fettuccine Alfredo

Your family won’t believe this meal isn’t packed with fat when they dig in, but it truly is good for you! Use whole wheat noodles or quinoa noodles to enhance the nutritional value.

2. Roasted Butternut and Kale Bowl

Bring this bowl of goodness to work or munch away on it at home. Either way, you’ll be enjoying the flavors of the Fall season with this health bowl.

3. Roasted Autumn Vegetables and Chicken Sausage

This supper is so easy to throw in the oven on one pan. Once it’s done, serve up with some fresh salad or a baked sweet potato.

4. Kale Goat Cheese Pizza

Pizza Night is the best night when you know that you’re eating a healthy meal! This pizza won’t even make you feel like you’re missing out on regular pizza with it’s gourmet toppings.

5. One Pot Chicken, Quinoa, Mushroom and Spinach

Dump everything into a pot and wait! This meal is so simple but packed with tons of flavor and protein that can fuel you for the rest of your busy day.

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6. Maple Pecan Crusted Salmon

This salmon is crusted with one of the most popular flavors of the season, Maple Pecan! It provides a nutty and sweet note to your regular salmon dinner.

7. Stuffed Winter Squash

Acorn Squash has got to be the most under rated fall vegetable! It is so delicious and can be stuffed with all kinds of different ingredients such as quinoa and cranberries.

8. Zucchini Casserole with Red Peppers, Spinach and Artichokes

Pull out that skillet you got as a Christmas gift last year and create this masterpiece suitable for Autumn! With everything in one pan, how could you go wrong?

9. Balsamic Chicken with Apple, Lentil and Spinach Salad

Erring on the side of no carbs? This meal is perfect for you! With a gourmet salad and juicy grilled chicken, you really can’t go wrong.

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10. Wild Mushroom Beef Stew

Stew can often be packed with carbs and salt, but when it’s made at home, we have control over what goes in it! Make this amazingly healthy stew that will get you your iron and protein all in one bite.

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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