Loaded Autumn Guacamole

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OMG. I can’t contain my excitement over this one. I didn’t think I could love guacamole any more than I do, but this combo of flavors is insane. I loaded all of my favorite fall ingredients (minus apples) into this bowl of smashed avocado love. Bacon, butternut, sage, pomegranate, and toasted pumpkin seeds are a serious match made in heaven. This app will be on repeat in my kitchen alllll season long. Heck, I might even eat it for dinner.
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Apple Fritter Pull Apart Bread with Vanilla Cream Cheese Icing

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This thing should come with a warning label. It’s SO decadent, indulgent, and completely fall weekend brunch worthy. Cinnamon sugary, pillowy, yeasted pull apart bread covered in a thick cream cheese frosting just says it all. I don’t think I need to explain to you how wonderfully delicious this is.

It’s definitely meant for those lazy weekends when you have a little extra time on your hands. Don’t let the length of the directions and preparation time scare you! It’s SO worth it.

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Chocolate Espresso Almond Butter Stuffed Energy Bites

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I could seriously live off these things. Energy bites, protein balls, power bites, no-bake bites, whatever you wanna call them are something I make weekly and keep on hand at all times.

They’re absolutely perfect for a pre-workout snack, post-workout snack, on-the-go breakfast, or healthy dessert. Or, that 3pm sweet craving. I know you know the struggle. I can’t stress enough how much I LOVE these. They taste seriously sinful, but they’re super healthy and made from dates and nuts.
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5 Ingredient Fig and Smoked Gouda Flatbreads

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Words cannot describe my love for these flatbreads. They’re SO incredibly simple, and they highlight some of my favorite flavors in the most beautiful way. First of all, there are only five ingredients, and they take 15 minutes or less to make. Secondly, FIGS. Why can’t the season last longer?! They’re soooo amazing and that seedy texture gets me every time. Also, cheese. No explanation needed.
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Lightened-Up Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

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I know, buffalo chicken and “lightened-up” might seem like an oxymoron. THIS though, is insanely delish and you’d have no idea that it’s lightened up. Today was the first day I felt that slight chill in the air, and I looooved it. It makes me so so excited for my favorite food season. Well, season period. So many wonderful flavors and seasonal produce, and also football food. This recipe is absolutely perfect for those Sundays huddled around the T.V., and you don’t have to feel absolutely terrible about eating it. Win win.
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Roasted Butternut Squash and Chickpea Burrito Bowls

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Burrito bowls are always a good idea. I love throwing a bunch of roasted veggies, leftover shredded chicken, and avocado onto leftover rice or cauliflower rice and calling it dinner. It’s SO easy, healthy, and SO delicious. These are no exception. This meal comes together in just about 30 minutes, and it’s completely plant based and full of healthy goodness. Plus, it contains one of my favorite fall ingredients that I’m super excited about adding to everything in the coming months. Butternut!
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Mediterranean Kale and Lentil Salad

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Something I never get sick of is Mediterranean food. The flavors are so bright, and there are usually several salty/briny things in the mix, which I LOVE. Give me salty over sweet any day of the week. This salad is absolutely perfect for meal prep, because the kale is so hearty. You can dress it the night or two before, and just keep it in the fridge. Love it!
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Crockpot Mojo Chicken Tacos with Jalapeño Avocado Crema

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Can you tell I’m into avocado and jalapeño lately? I can’t help it. I love all Mexican food and flavors SO much. Instead of making a Tex-Mex inspired brunch, I decided to go for tacos today. This is a great recipe for the upcoming football season, or for an easy, weeknight back-to-school dinner. Slow cooker to the rescue!
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Feta Zucchini Cakes with Greek Orzo Salad

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I love finding new ways to use zucchini as we near the end of summer. There are only so many batches of zucchini baked goods I want to have laying around the house…you feel me? That’s where this easy, healthy, and vegetarian weeknight meal comes in. The zucchini cakes are so light and delicious, and they’re served with the most FLAVORFUL Greek orzo salad.
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