Seasonal Soup & Salad Recipes ♥ October

Seasonal Soup and Salad recipes, ideas perfect for the month of October, all from A Veggie Venture's decade+ collection of 1000+ vegetable recipes. October's recipes are mostly veg(etari)an and call for easy-to-find ingredients. Find your October salad (and soup!) inspiration here ... (Readers from the Southern Hemisphere? Look for your spring vegetable soup and salad recipes in the April collection! I suspect you're the reason that the asparagus recipes are trending!)

BBQ Scalloped Sweet Potatoes ♥

Hello sweet potato lovers, I have a real treat for you today, thin-thin slices of sweet potatoes layered and baked in the oven with a simple mixture of cream and BBQ sauce, even BBQ sauce with a touch of sriracha. Oh my, the BBQ sauce pushes the sweet potatoes into a memorable savory sweet potato casserole. Just Six Ingredients! A Fall Classic. Beautiful Color & Impressive Appearance. Perfect for Thanksgiving & Holiday Meals. Great for Meal Prep. Naturally Gluten Free.

Survivor Soup ♥ Beet, Potato & Cauliflower Soup

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a bright pink soup that delights the eyes and soothes the soul. The pink color comes from roasted beets, of course, but the soup's substance comes from baked potatoes plus cooked cauliflower, which makes the soup both lighter and creamier. This recipe dates back to 2005 but "breast cancer survival" resonates strongly with me this year. Bright-Bright Pink Color. Easy Weeknight Supper. Weight Watchers Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . Naturally Gluten Free. Great for Meal Prep.

Steamed Butternut Squash ♥
How to Steam Butternut Squash in a Collapsible Steamer Basket

How to steam butternut squash in a collapsible steamer basket. This is such a totally simple, totally clean and pure tasting way to cook winter squash. Here I'll show you how to steam pretty cubes of butternut squash (including the easy way to cut up the squash), it's one of the great joys of early fall! Fresh & Seasonal. Great for Meal Prep. Easy Weeknight Supper. Low Fat. Weight Watchers Friendly & Freestyle Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . Naturally Gluten Free. Whole30 Friendly.

(Sloooow) Baked Potatoes ♥ How Long to Bake a Baked Potato

Doesn't everybody bake potatoes for an hour? But one hour in the oven is just not enough! Here's how long to really bake a baked potato, that is, if you want the potato to turn nutty and soft and super-special: three hours. Three hours is not a typo. It really is "three" full hours. Baked potatoes' skin and flesh are both completely delicious when the potato is slow-baked for a long time.

Kamut Salad ♥

Today's simple seasonal grain salad recipe: A hearty, healthy mix of the ancient grain branded "kamut" [pronounced ka-mutt] and late-summer vegetables. No added oil! Perfect for Late-Summer and Early Fall But Also Adaptable for a Year-Round Kitchen Staple. Great for Meal Prep. Low Fat. Weight Watchers Friendly & Freestyle Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real .

Swiss Chard Skillet Supper Recipe ♥ with Tomatoes, Corn, Feta, Fresh Dill & Toasted Walnuts

What a great vegetarian supper recipe! It's a quick 'n' easy way to cook Swiss chard (or spinach too, I suspect) with other vegetables, here, tomatoes and corn. Truly, guys, this is one of the best vegetarian dishes I've made all year! Seasonal. Low Carb. Low Fat. Weight Watchers Friendly & Freestyle Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free. Healthy and delicious, no beating that combination!