With the rise of the harvest moon a few days ago and the calendar start to autumn, it’s time to switch the diet from meatless salads to dishes made with fall foods. A few of these are items apples, pumpkins, squash and sweet potatoes.
Besides nutritional value, these foods can form the basis of hearty and comforting meals. Here are just a few recipe ideas:
- apples: apple sage dressing with tofu and gravy; apple, sage and cheese (dairy or non-dairy) pie
- pumpkins: curried and served with wild rice; sage soup made with a bit of apple
- squash: stuff with a mixed vegetable quinoa; add to a Moroccan-style tajine with couscous
- sweet potatoes: stew with peanut butter; pie with lentils and kale