10 From GEM:
10 Hearty Fall Meals That Are Good For You
It’s pretty easy to eat healthy foods in the summer; so many fresh fruits and vegetables are readily available. Restaurants go out of their way to create menus that reflect lighter eating. But, this is the time of year when salads for lunch is a hard sell (who wants to eat a cold salad on a cold day? Yeah, I’ll have soup, please). Just because fall foods tend to be heavier than summer foods doesn’t mean they can’t be healthy. Read on for 10 fall foods that are satisfying and healthy.
2. Vegetarian Chili
Photo Credit: Creative Commons - Amber KarnesReducing the intake of animal protein is a great strategy for health. Chili is one those meals where you can easily leave out the meat and rely on beans like kidney, black, and pinto. Experiment with other beans you like. If you want to give your chili a little more heft, add cooked and diced vegetables like mushrooms, zucchini, or squash.