Tex Mex Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Tex Mex Loaded Sweet Potatoes-5901

You guys, I had such a fun and fall filled weekend last weekend!  I made us start this pumpkin picking tradition last year.  Although the pumpkin patch is about an hour and a half away from our house and we don’t stay for too long, I think it is so much fun to go pick out and cut our own pumpkins!  They also have delicious caramel corn and they greet you with handfuls of it as soon as you pull into the parking lot and they have roasted corn on the cob that is hard to pass up.  It really doesn’t get much better!

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Curried Sweet Potato, Carrot & Red Lentil Soup

Curried Sweet Potato, Carrot & Red Lentil Soup-5748

For some reason I always had it in my head that soup was something that was really hard to make, so I never made it.  Since I’m not a huge fan of canned soup, one of the only times I ever at soup was when I was ate home visiting my family.  My mom was always making lentil and split pea soups and as much as I loved eating them, I didn’t want to spend the time to make them myself.

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Butternut Squash Mac & “Cheese” {Vegan}

Butternut Squash Mac-N--Cheese--5571

I don’t think that there is much that you can’t do with butternut squash.  You can roast it and put it in almost anything from salads to pastas, you can make delicious soup out of it, you can make desserts, and you can even make macaroni and cheese with it!   I like to affectionately refer to butternut squash as “roasted gold”, and it really lives up to the name!

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