Roasted Garlic, Leek and Tomato Soup. A delicious, warming soup that's subtly spicy and totally comforting

Roasted Garlic and Leek Soup

This comforting Roasted Garlic and Leek Soup combines the mellowed flavors of roasted garlic with the subtle taste of leeks. Enhanced with spices and sweet potato, it’s a perfect cool-weather treat.

Harvest Chicken Casserole being served with two spoons into a shallow dish.

Harvest Chicken Casserole

This delicious Harvest Chicken Casserole recipe features all the flavors of the season including sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, and cranberries. Finished with chicken and bubbly cheddar, it’s the perfect dish for seasonal celebrations.

A group of people wearing Santa hats are sitting and standing around a table with breakfast food.

4 Healthy Christmas Morning Breakfast Ideas

You don’t have to choose between convenience and health. You can throw together a delicious breakfast on Christmas morning after all the presents have been unwrapped and you’ve had time for a cup of coffee or two, and it can be something nutritious and healthful that will keep your family feeling great all day.

Roasted Cauliflower & Brussels Sprouts with Parmesan cheese on a parchment lined baking sheet.

Roasted Cauliflower & Brussels Sprouts

This easy roasted cauliflower and Brussels sprouts recipe uses overnight marinating to infuse the vegetables with fresh rosemary and spices. Top with Parmesan cheese and a spritz of lemon for the perfect vegetarian side dish.

Holiday cocktail with cranberry, vodka, rosemary and ice.

How to Make a Healthier Cocktail This Holiday Season

If you’re trying to get a lighter, mostly refreshing, and still slightly buzzy drink during the holiday season, it may feel easier said than done. We’re sharing five tips on how to make a healthier cocktail this holiday season.

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad.

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Kale & Goat Cheese

This roasted butternut squash salad recipe features creamy goat cheese crumbles, zesty red onion, and tart dried cranberries, all finished with perfectly roasted squash and maple dijon vinaigrette. It makes an excellent lunch, dinner, or side.

Happy African American mature woman brining stuffed turkey at dining table during family Thanksgiving dinner.

Healthy Holiday Swaps Your Guests Won’t Even Notice

Whether you’re just trying to eat healthily or you’re following a specific diet, the holidays can be tricky. If you have the pleasure of hosting this season, you can make a few simple, holiday swaps that your guests won’t even notice. Learn how to serve the holiday classics without overdoing it on the sugar, carbs, and dairy.

A row of Starbucks holiday drink cups on a counter.

How to Make Starbucks Holiday Drinks a Little Healthier

Starbucks holiday drinks are not only tasty but they are filled with sugar and dairy. While your occasional Peppermint Mocha indulgence certainly won’t hurt anything, if you’re ordering a holiday favorite on the daily, you might notice a few negative effects. Luckily, there are a few simple things you can do to make Starbucks’ holiday drinks a little healthier.

Fig & Arugula Salad with Burrata.

Fig & Arugula Salad with Burrata

This fig and arugula salad features roasted figs marinated in a tangy-sweet balsamic and maple dressing. But what sets it apart is the decadent burrata cheese. It’s more than just a salad, it’s an experience!

Healthy Halloween snacks made from bananas, oranges, and apples.

7 Healthier Halloween Snacks

The majority of Halloween-themed snacks are cute but aren’t exactly healthy and tend to be laden with processed sugars. With a little creativity you can enjoy healthy Halloween snacks all October.

Two bowls of coconut carrot soup with two spoons and a green napkin.

Coconut Carrot Soup

Coconut Carrot Soup is a fall-inspired soup that is blended with carrots and sweet potatoes and spiced with a warm blend of curry powder and a swirl of coconut milk.

A white bowl with a blue rim filled with pumpkin chili with tortilla chips in the background.

5 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkin This Fall

Pumpkin isn’t just for desserts and pumpkin spice lattes. Pumpkin is filled with tons of health benefits so why not incorporate it into more fall recipes? There are still plenty of unique ways to use pumpkin this October. We have 5 more delicious suggestions.

A loaf of healthy apple bread, sliced down the middle.

Healthy Apple Bread

This Healthy Apple Bread recipe features a warm center of perfectly baked apple slices surrounded by a delicious spiced whole wheat flour batter and topped with a to-die-for brown sugar and oat crumble.

Close-up view of Pumpkin Spice Granola in a small jar with a larger jar behind it.

Pumpkin Spiced Granola

This super flavorful pumpkin spiced granola recipe captures all the best fall flavors in one tasty bite. The recipe uses a traditional granola mix and adds spices like cinnamon, ginger, cardamom, and nutmeg to give it a seasonal fall flare. 

A photo of a large pumpkin with smaller pumpkins and butternut squash.

Is a Pumpkin a Squash?

Is a pumpkin just another type of squash? You’re likely thinking that squash is summer squash, maybe a butternut squash, or a spaghetti squash — probably not a pumpkin. We’ll discuss what family the pumpkin belongs to and if you can use it in squash recipes.

Wooden baskets full of sugar pumpkins.

The Best Types of Pumpkins for Eating & Cooking

There’s so much more to pumpkins than that boring puree in a can. Discover varieties like Sugar, Cinderella, Kabocha, Fairytale, Jarrahdale, and Styrian, each offering unique flavors and textures.

Horizontal view of pumpkin ravioli on a turquoise plate with a small pumpkin and sage on a wooden table.

Pumpkin Ravioli

This pumpkin ravioli recipe features fresh pasta and layers and layers of fall flavors. A homemade dough and a seasonal filling take this recipe to the next level thanks to super fresh ingredients. 

Woman's hand holding an apple over a wicker basket.

How to Pick the Best Apples

As we enter the fall months, it’s time to look forward to favorite seasonal activities like apple picking. Here are 3 tips for picking the best apples.

Cold cucumber soup in a white bowl garnished with sliced cucumbers and olive oil.

Cold Cucumber Soup

Adding this Cold Cucumber Soup to your summer meals is a cooling and nutritious way to enjoy soup all year round! The refreshing taste of cucumber mixed with the soothing flavor will leave you wanting more.

Peach infused water with basil in a glass jar.

Peach-Infused Water with Basil

Quench your thirst this summer with a delicious glass of Peach-Infused Water with Basil. Made with fresh ingredients, it’s a refreshing and healthy option for staying hydrated this summer.

Grilled fruit kabobs on skewers on parchment paper.

12 Fruits You Need to Grill This Summer

Discover healthful fruits, from apples to pineapples, that are perfect for grilling. Learn techniques and serving ideas to elevate your nutritious summer meals.

Fresh blueberries being held out in a woman's hands.

How to Pick the Best Blueberries

Want to make sure that you pick the best, juiciest, and most flavorful blueberries in the summer? Here’s how to ensure you find the best ones.

Italian Bruschetta - Lauren Caris Cooks

How to Make Bruschetta Bread

This homemade bruschetta is an outstanding appetizer or snack that combines homemade olive oil bread with a rich, savory tomato topping. It’s perfect for dinner parties or summer picnics and tastes even better using in-season tomatoes.