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Recipe Type: Vegetarian Meals

Roasted Spiralized Butternut Squash Noodles are a healthy pasta alternative or side dish that only takes about 10 minutes to roast in the oven.

Roasted Spiralized Butternut Squash Noodles

This is my quick version of Puerto Rican style beans, which I make with either pink or red canned beans and diced potatoes, perfect when you need a quick side.

Puerto Rican Style Beans

These cheesy baked sweet potato skins are loaded with fat free black refried beans, salsa and cheddar cheese. Just a few ingredients but they taste SO good!

Baked Sweet Potato Skins

Hot baked mozzarella sticks – I can't think of a more popular finger food for both kids and adults alike. My oldest daughter Karina LOVES them and these never disappoint! Made lighter with part-skim mozzarella then coated with crispy seasoned breadcrumbs and baked (not fried!) until hot and golden. Serve them with my quick marinara sauce and you have yourself an appetizer everyone will love!

Skinny Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Love the colors in these FRESH homemade Vietnamese style shrimp summer rolls! Accompanied with a peanut hoisin dipping sauce. They are simple to make at home and can be filled with any type of protein and veggies you like.

Shrimp Summer Rolls with Peanut Hoisin Dipping Sauce

This colorful Asian-inspired salad is layered with edamame, bell peppers, carrots, snow peas, cabbage and lettuce and a simple sesame-soy vinaigrette. One jar is a huge serving, perfect for lunch or it can serve two as a side dish.

Asian Chopped Salad with Sesame Soy Vinaigrette (In a Jar)

I'm pretty obsessed with making open-faced omelets and make them all the time topped with whatever I have on hand (you may remember this tomato and feta omelet). Since I always have avocados on hand, and I had some leftover pico de gallo from this recipe, I've been whipping this up all week!

Open-Faced Omelet with Avocado and Pico de Gallo

Sesame Orange Broccoli

A healthy Mexican-inspired breakfast burrito bowl made with roasted butternut squash, pico de gallo, egg and avocado.

Breakfast Burrito Bowl with Spiced Butternut Squash

This easy, cheesy, Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip will be a hit at your next party, no one will know it's light!

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

Eggs, spinach, artichokes and Feta cheese – a healthy breakfast casserole, perfect to feed a crowd or to make ahead for meal prep to heat up for the week.

Spinach, Feta, and Artichoke Breakfast Bake

In an effort to still enjoy the flavors yet lighten things up a bit, I decided to create this roasted cauliflower and chickpea dish with minty yogurt. It’s great for lunch or as a side dish with dinner.

Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpeas with Minted Yogurt

This insanely good Spaghetti Squash Enchilada Bowls are my favorite way to eat spaghetti squash. So easy to make, with just 5 ingredients!

Spaghetti Squash Enchilada Bowls

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Madison, my youngest daughter loves raw carrots. She gets them in her lunch box every single day, so when she saw these rainbow carrots in Trader Joe's, she couldn't believe carrots came in so many colors so I had to buy them for her to taste. The colors are just gorgeous, but you can also use orange carrots for this recipe.

Roasted Rainbow Carrots with Ginger

These sweet potatoes are sliced and roasted in the oven, then drizzled with balsamic and topped with parmesan and fresh herbs.

Parmesan Hasselback Sweet Potatoes with Balsamic Glaze

A healthy breakfast bowl packed with protein, antioxidants, vitamins, nutrients and fiber. These are easy to make and a great way to get your daily intake of fruit. You can make the quinoa ahead and keep it refrigerated (or frozen) for when you're ready to eat for a quick breakfast on the go!

Berry Quinoa Breakfast Bowls

This thick and creamy broccoli, cheese and potato soup is lick-the-bowl good! Pure comfort in a bowl, a one-pot meal your whole family will love and ready in under 30 minutes.

Broccoli Cheese and Potato Soup

Break out your soup pot, you'll want to make a batch of this delicious, hearty meatless vegetarian pumpkin chili today! Packed with vegetables, beans, pumpkin puree, beans and tons of flavor, then served with cheese, tortillas, avocado and all the yummy toppings.

Hearty Vegetarian Pumpkin Chili

Sweet Autumn pears compliment tart cranberries in this wonderful spread, perfect for Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving or anytime you want to add a little sweet-tartness to your meal.

Slow Cooker Cranberry Pear Butter

Everything you love about pumpkin pie, made into a light and fluffy dip. Perfect for dipping apple wedges, graham crackers or gingersnaps.

Pumpkin Pie Dip

This Quick Mexican Brown Rice is the perfect side dish that goes with everything from tacos, enchiladas, refried beans –you name it!

Quick Mexican Brown Rice

A Thanksgiving dessert table is never complete without the pumpkin pie. This pumpkin pie recipe is quick and easy, made with refrigerated pie crust rolled out thinner, to lighten it up.

Skinny Pumpkin Pie

Smoky BBQ Spiced Pumpkin Seeds, a fun twist on roasted pumpkin seeds that are healthy to snack on, or use them as a salad topper.

Smoky BBQ Spiced Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

So moist and flavorful, this bread is made light by replacing butter with lots of bananas, pumpkin and apple sauce.

Pumpkin Banana Pecan Bread

This is the easiest, creamiest, yummiest Fall slow cooker soup recipe – perfect for all you butternut lovers out there! Using only a 6 ingredients and very minimal prep (no need to peel the squash), you will have yourself a creamy, dreamy winter squash soup to satisfy your soup loving soul. It's also gluten-free and vegan which is great if you have dietary restrictions at home.

Slow Cooker Blissful Butternut Squash Soup

A winter squash medley roasted with a savory, sweet, spicy and smokey seasoning – SO good and a huge hit with my husband!

Roasted Seasoned Winter Squash Medley

15 Light and Healthy Vegetarian Recipes

Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese –  an EASY way to enjoy the flavors of Fall for breakfast on bagels, toast, muffins or my favorite, Pumpkin Banana Bread. 

Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese

Spicy Garlic Edamame