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Fall Transition Recipes & Healthy Eating Tips

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8.22.2022

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No need to deprive yourself, we have selected some light but absolutely gourmet recipes (yes, they exist!) to get you back on the right track! Unfortunately, we can't keep eating chips and guac, BBQ, and s’mores all year long (much as we’d like to). Keep reading for our fall meal resolutions.

Resolution 1: Green, green, green 🌿

Fill up on summer greens. They're packed with fiber, water, and vitamins. You can count on cucumber, zucchini, broccoli, or lettuce.

It’s not about eating only steamed greens without salt and oil. No drastic measures needed—just add a small amount of green vegetables to your plate at every meal.  You can always add a handful of salad greens to your plate for an easy serving of greens.

Tip!

Wash and store a variety of lettuces in advance so you always have a handful of crunchy greens ready to go!

Tip!

Add fresh herbs to all your dishes for their benefits but also for their super refreshing flavors: cilantro, parsley, basil, and mint will be your back to school besties.


Zucchini & Corn Salad

Corn, Zucchini, Feta Cheese, Lemon, Basil


Cucumber & Red Onion Salad

Cucumber, Red Onions, Peanuts, Lemon, Cilantro

Broccoli Salad

Broccoli, Burrata, Pesto

Chicken & Avocado Salada

Chicken, Arugula, Avocado, Feta, Whole-grain Mustard, Apple Cider Vinegar


Resolution 2: Fill up on omega-3s 🐟

Fish is an excellent source of omega-3s: salmon and tuna are great options. Small fish like sardines and mackerel are packed with flavor and nutrients as well.

Small fish are great for your health: they have a real concentration of proteins, vitamin D, calcium, and fatty acids. Give them a try!

Adding  fish to your diet is not only delicious, but a great way to keep our bodies healthy and energized. If you don't know how to cook them, we've prepared some quick, practical, healthy, and delicious recipes that will help you fill up on omega-3s this fall.

Pesto Salmon & Veggie Purses

Salmon, Green Beans, Tomatoes, Pesto


Harissa Salmon with Couscous

Salmon, Harissa, Couscous, Sun-dried Tomato, Parsley

Tuna Salad Wrap

Tortilla, Tuna (canned), Mayo, Baby Greens, Avocado, Lemon, Shallot

Sardine & Avocado Salad

Arugula, Sardines (in oil), Lemon, Radish, Avocado


Resolution 3: Legumes

Legumes have it all: they are rich in carbohydrates, protein, and fiber. They are very low in fat and rich in essential amino acids. In short, you absolutely must add them to your plate!

Because of their protein and fiber content, a daily serving of beans, peas, peanuts, chickpeas, or lentils will help you feel fuller longer. No more getting the munchies between meals.

Tip 💡

If legumes are not usually your thing, mix them up into a hummus, lentil, or bean purée and you’ll get fueled up!

Lentil & Fig Salad

Lentils, Figs, Arugula, Goat Cheese


Lentil & Chickpea Salad

Lentils, chickpeas, cucumber, celery, goat cheese, chives, oil

White Bean & Avocado Salad

Cannellini Beans, Avocado, Lemon, Paprika

Resolution 4: All-You-Can-Eat Fruit 🍉

Let's enjoy seasonal summer fruits while we still can! Live dangerously and risk a vitamin overdose 😉

On the menu:

Citrus, Tomato, & Avocado Salad

Cherry Tomatoes, Grapefruit, Avocado, Oranges

Nectarine, Prosciutto, & Mozzarella Salad

Nectarines, Prosciutto, Avocado, Mozzarella Cheese

Watermelon, Mint, & Feta Salad

Watermelon, Feta Cheese, Mint


Not so complicated, right? You'll be eating a balanced and delicious diet for the new school year without batting an eye!


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