Apple Pie Smoothie from Healthy Versions of 13 Favorite Fall Foods Slideshow

Healthy Versions of 13 Favorite Fall Foods Slideshow

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Apple Pie Smoothie

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Apple Pie Smoothie

Drink this smoothie if you want to appreciate the flavors of apple pie without the added calories of the crust. Nutmeg, cinnamon, and apple juice will have your taste buds fooled.

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Apple Tart

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Apple Tart

Wonder what you’re going to do with all of those freshly picked apples? Make this healthy version of an apple tart, which has fewer calories and less fat than an apple pie.

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Butternut Squash Soup

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Butternut Squash Soup

The flavor of this butternut squash soup is elevated with warm spices like coriander and turmeric. The addition of a starchy potato adds another dimension of smoothness to the soup, and also allows you to use lighter cream. 

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Caramel Maple Yogurt

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Caramel Maple Yogurt

Dips are a great way to get kids to eat fruit, and this one is flavored with the tastes of fall. The sweet maple syrup balances out the tang of the low-fat Greek yogurt.

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Cinnamon Baked Apples

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Cinnamon Baked Apples

This recipe embodies the phrase “less is more.” A slow-cooker bakes the apples into a soft, soufflé-like texture, and lets their flavor really shine.

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Fall Squash Soup

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Fall Squash Soup

If you really want to impress your friends, or are just feeling ambitious, this fall squash soup by Daniel Boulud will not disappoint. A sachet filled with orange peel, cardamom, coriander, and bay leaves gives the broth a unique taste.           

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Fluffy Maple Syrup Cornbread

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Fluffy Maple Syrup Cornbread

A nice, soft cornbread allows you to enjoy the taste of fall without overwhelming your palate with sugar. The subtle hint of maple will evoke favorite autumn memories.

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Maple Garlic Dressing

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Maple Garlic Dressing

Pure maple syrup is so delicious (and healthy) that we often want to pour it on everything. This maple garlic dressing is an opportunity to include maple syrup on everything — even salad.

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Pumpkin Chowder

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Pumpkin Chowder

Not all chowders need dairy. This pumpkin chowder is completely vegan and uses leaks, garlic, marjoram, and, of course, pumpkin to make a light but flavorful soup.

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Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

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Pumpkin Pie Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Harvesting pumpkin seeds out of a freshly carved pumpkin is a messy task, but the crunchy, nutty seeds are worth it in the end. This recipe cleverly uses brown sugar and pumpkin spice to recreate the flavors of a fall dessert on a nutritious pumpkin seed. 

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Pumpkin Popovers

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Pumpkin Popovers

These sugarless, savory pumpkin popovers go perfectly with a fall brunch. Try pairing them with either a tablespoon of peanut butter or a little shmear of cream cheese.

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Spiced Cider

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Spiced Cider

Nothing is more satisfying on a cool autumn day than a steaming mug of spiced cider. The addition of orange zest, cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, and all-spice is an homage to the season.

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Spicy-Sweet Roasted Fall Vegetables

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Spicy-Sweet Roasted Fall Vegetables

Roasting fall vegetables like butternut squash and yams brings out their natural sugars. In this recipe, the sweetness of the vegetables is complemented by the spicy and smoky ground peppers.

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Healthy Versions of 13 Favorite Fall Foods Slideshow