31 Healthyish Recipes to Make Every Night in October
We’ve got all the fall feels right now, which means we’re craving hearty dinners that wrap us in warmth like a roaring fire. Here, 31 satisfying, nourishing recipes to make all October long.
October 1: Pesto Quinoa Bowls with Roasted Veggies and Labneh
We heart Romano beans.
October 2: Creamy Gochujang Zoodles
They’re big on flavor.
October 4: Balsamic Cranberry Roast Chicken
It’s time to get into the fall spirit, people.
October 5: Baked Zucchini ‘Ziti’ Spirals with Mozzarella
All the cheesiness, none of the carbs.
October 6: Vegan Slow-Cooker Detox Coconut Soup
Reset your system with this light (but creamy) soup.
October 7: Cauliflower Sweet Potato Burgers
Top ’em off with smashed avocado.
October 8: Hearty Stuffed Butternut Squash
No bowls? No problem.
October 9: Grilled Potato and Fig Salad with Maple-Almond Clusters
Granola topping > croutons.
October 10: White Turkey Chili with Avocado
Like wrapping yourself in a warm, fluffy blanket.
October 11: Buddha Bowl with Kale, Avocado, Orange and Wild Rice
Nothing but the good stuff.
October 12: Sheet Pan Indian-Spiced Chicken
We’re all about the turmeric and fennel seed dry rub.
October 13: Roasted Pumpkin and Brussels Sprouts with Poached Eggs
Roast everything together on a baking sheet.
October 14: Hemp and Walnut Crusted Salmon with Broccoli and Kimchi Cauliflower Rice
The easiest way to cook salmon? Low and slow.
October 15: Kale Salad with Crispy Chickpeas
It’s packed with protein.
October 16: The Ultimate Quinoa-Avocado Bowl
Crispy kale? Check. Spicy shrimp? Check.
October 17: Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Barley Risotto
Don’t mind if we do.
October 18: Chicken and Snap Pea Stir-Fry
It’s on the dinner table in 20 minutes.
October 19: Cauliflower Rice Bowl with Curried Lentils, Carrots and Yogurt
The fresh legume-veggie-yogurt combo will fill you up without weighing you down.
October 20: Pan-Fried Cod with Orange and Swiss Chard
So simple, so elegant.
October 21: Vegan Butternut Mac and ‘Cheese’ with Smoky Shiitake ‘Bacon’
Super creamy, thanks to pureed squash and cashews.
October 22: Chickpea and Vegetable Coconut Curry
Ditch the takeout menu.
October 23: Chicken Tinga Tacos
No one needs to know they start with rotisserie chicken.
October 24: Salmon Bowl with Farro, Black Beans and Tahini Dressing
You’ll never go back to plain old vinaigrette again.
October 25: Meal-Prep Turkey Meatballs with Zucchini Noodles
They’ll last you the whole workweek.
October 27: Lemon-Tahini Salad with Lentils, Beets and Carrots
Not tonight, Caesar salad.
October 28: One-Pan Roasted Chicken with Carrots
Because no one likes a pile of pots and pans in the sink.
October 29: Rainbow Collard Wraps with Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce
Bonus: You can make them two days in advance.
October 30: Crustless Eggplant Pizza
Your kids (and waistline) will thank you.