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October signals the start of many things in the food world: hot chocolate, apple cider doughnuts, Halloween candy and pies, pies, pies. But all that comfort doesn’t have to come at the price of your waistline. Toss colorful fall produce together for some seriously healthy and wholesome dinners, from broccoli bowls to low-carb enchiladas and, yes, carbonara. Here are 31 meals to make every night this month.

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1. Pressure Cooker Chicken Zucchini Noodle Soup

October 1: Put a spin—pardon the pun—on the back-to-school chicken noodle soup classic with zoodles.

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2. Zucchini Noodle Pad See Ew

October 2: Breathe new life into pad thai by subbing in zucchini noodles and adding flank steak like Coterie member Phoebe Lapine.

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3. Turmeric White Fish with Peanuts and Chili-Lime Cucumber

October 3: Omega-3s and antioxidants? We’re in for this healthy weeknight dinner.

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4. Smoky Black Bean Burger

October 4: Hang on to summer with yet another barbecue—or at least this smoky black bean burger.

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5. Autumn Kale Salad with Sauteed Pears

October 5: Get your fruits and veggies in with this harvest salad from Coterie member Liz Harris.

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6. Vegetable Studded Turkey Meatloaf

October 6: How to get the kids to eat their veggies: hide three cups in the meatloaf like Coterie member Katie Workman.

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7. Sheet Pan Tamari Glazed Tempeh and Broccoli

October 7: Go all in on “healthy” with this tempeh and broccoli dish from Coterie member Gena Hamshaw.

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8. Low-Carb Zucchini Enchiladas

October 8: The secret to healthy enchiladas? Swap the tortillas for zucchini and say “adios” to the carbs.

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9. Easy Quinoa Salad

October 9: It’s simple, vegan, gluten-free and guaranteed by Coterie member Maria Lichty.

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10. Roasted Squash Tacos with Toasted Chili Peanut Salsa

October 10: All that fresh squash at the farmers’ market will make its way to fresh tortillas and your homemade salsa. (Thanks, Coterie member Aida Mollenkamp.)

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11. Baked Pork Chop and Asparagus Sheet Pan Dinner

October 11: Don’t spend all night in the kitchen. Take out a single pan for this healthy and delicious pork chop and asparagus dish.

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12. Wild Rice Bowl with Ramps, Asparagus and Snap Peas

October 12: Getting rid of extra greens in the fridge? This wild rice bowl can use ramps, asparagus and snap peas—or any produce you got at the market.

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13. 15-Minute Healthy Moroccan Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

October 13: Take a cue from Coterie member Monique Volz and whip up a healthy chicken salad with Greek yogurt and North African spices.

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14. Fall Harvest Honeycrisp Apple and Kale Salad

October 14: After apple picking, there are only so many pies you can bake. Grab the extra honeycrisps for this kale, prosciutto and pomegranate harvest salad.

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15. Salmon Noodle Bowls with Chili-Yuzu Relish and Pickled Radishes

October 15: There are many things we love about bowls, but “assembling” more than “cooking” is a big one.

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16. Vegetable Pho with Mushroom Broth

October 16: We’re just going to say it: The umami of this mushroom broth can stand up to any meat version of the tasty Vietnamese soup.

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17. Turkey, Green Bean and Basil Stir-Fry

October 17: Paleo, Whole30, gluten-free and a handful of ingredients—this is a quick dinner standby.

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18. Vegetarian Cobb Salad with Grilled Tofu and Coconut Bacon

October 18: Didn’t think you could eat a cobb salad without bacon? Think again. We just love this vegetarian version with coconut bacon and grilled tofu.

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19. Easy Broiled Lamb Chops with Mint Chimichurri

October 19: Marinate these lamb chops ahead and pop them in the broiler for a speedy ten-minute dinner. Did we mention the delightful chimichurri will rival a restaurant’s?

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20. Can’t-Believe-It’s-Vegetarian Chili

October 20: We can’t believe it doesn’t include butter or meat either.

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21. Zucchini Carbonara with Parsnip ‘Pancetta’

October 21: Cin-cin to health! Carbonara usually means “loosen a belt loop,” but this recipe takes light pasta to a new level: zucchini noodles mix with spaghetti to lighten up the carb count and chunks of parsnips serve as delicious bites instead of fatty pancetta.

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22. Tomato and Butternut Squash Grain Bowls with Chickpeas and Herb-Lime Dressing

October 22: Coterie member Liz Harris knows a thing or two about grain bowls: 1) The herb-lime dressing makes everything better, and 2) butternut squash means fall bowls have arrived.

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23. Paleo Cod Lettuce Wraps

October 23: Cajun spices make these cod lettuce wraps anything but dull. And they are Paleo too!

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24. Healthy Orange Chicken Stir-Fry with Coconut Cauliflower Rice

October 24: Health swap 101: Make your stir-fry with cauliflower rice like Coterie member Monique Volz.

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25. 5-Ingredient Thai Pumpkin Soup

October 25: Coterie member Heidi Larsen wins the weeknight dinner game with this five-ingredient soup that includes everyone’s favorite fall ingredient: Pumpkin.

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26. Vegan Sloppy Joes with Cauliflower

October 26: Game day dinner? Sloppy joes, of course, but the vegan edition.

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27. Falafel-Spiced Tomato and Chickpea Flatbread

October 27: The best pairing for this flatbread and a long week? A glass of wine—or maybe the bottle.

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28. Healthy Chicken PotPie

October 28: Healthy and potpie may not traditionally go together, but this lightened-up version is as close as you’ll get.

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29. Crockpot Moroccan Lentil and Chickpea Soup

October 29: A soup recipe that warms your heart: Moroccan spices, lentils, chickpeas, and the ease of your slow cooker. 

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30. Maple Glazed Salmon with Cranberry Pecan Quinoa Salad

October 30: Maple, cranberry, pecan? We really are talking fall with this glazed salmon and quinoa dish.

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31. Creamy Avocado Pesto Pasta with Blistered Tomatoes

October 31: Sure this is a creamy pasta but the secret is in the avocado sauce—there’s no cream to be found. (Thanks for the healthy tip, Coterie member Maria Lichty.)

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