Blog: 5 Fall Recipes We Love at AF

5 Fall Recipes We Love at AF

Check out these amazing 5 Fall recipes we love here at AF! Enjoy!

1) Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash with Eggs

Total Time: 50 min.
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cooking Time: 30 min.
Yield: 4 servings

Parchment paper
2 medium sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 medium onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 medium red bell pepper, chopped
1 cup black beans, drained, rinsed
1 cup corn kernels
1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. olive oil
1 1/2; tsp. chili powder
1/4; tsp. ground cumin
1/4; tsp. ground smoked paprika
1/2; tsp. sea salt (or Himalayan salt), divided use
1/2; tsp. ground black pepper, divided use
8 large eggs
2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh cilantro

1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
2. Line large sheet pan with parchment paper. Set aside.
3. Combine sweet potatoes, onion, garlic, bell pepper, beans, corn, oil, chili powder, cumin, paprika, 1/4; tsp. salt, and 1/4; tsp. pepper in a large bowl; toss gently to blend.
4. Place sweet potato mixture on pan. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, stirring after 10 minutes.
5. Create eight wells in sweet potato mixture. Gently crack an egg into each well. Season eggs with remaining 1/4; tsp. salt and remaining 1/4; tsp. pepper. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until eggs are set.
6. Garnish with cilantro; serve immediately.

2) Iced Cinnamon Almond Milk Macchiato

Total Time: 15 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: None
Yield: 1 drink or smoothie

For Bottom Layer:
1/2; cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2; cup ice
1/2; scoop Vanilla protein powder of your choice 

For Top Layer:
1/2; cup unsweetened almond milk
1/2; cup ice
1/4; tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2; tsp. pure caramel extract

Instant coffee 

For Bottom Layer:
1. Place almond milk, ice, and protein powder in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
2. Pour into serving glass. Place glass in freezer while you blend the next layer.

For Top Layer:
1. Place almond milk, instant coffee, ice, cinnamon, and extract in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
2. Slowly pour into serving glass over bottom layer.

3) Hearty Chicken, Sweet Potatoes and Apples

Total Time: 23 min.
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cooking Time: 13 min.
Yield: 4 servings

3 tsp. olive oil, divided use
1 medium onion, chopped
2 medium tart cooking apples (like Granny Smith or pippin), peeled, cored, finely chopped
2 cups cubed baked sweet potato, cut into cubes
1/4; cup raisins
8 oz cooked chicken breast, boneless, skinless, chopped
1 tsp. chopped fresh sage
1/4; tsp. sea salt
1/4; tsp. ground black pepper
1/4; tsp. paprika

1. Heat 1 1/2; tsp. oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
2. Add onion and apples; cook, stirring frequently, for 6 to 7 minutes, or until mixture begins to brown. Place in a large bowl.
3. Add potato, raisins, chicken, sage, salt, pepper, and paprika; mix well.
4. Heat remaining 1 1/2; tsp. oil in skillet over medium heat.
5. Add apple mixture, pat into an even layer in pan; cook, without stirring, for 2 minutes.
6. Stir gently; cook an additional 2 minutes, or until it begins to brown. Serve immediately.

4) Barbecued Cauliflower Salad

Total Time: 26 min.
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cooking Time: 11 min.
Yield: 2 servings

1/2; medium cauliflower, cut into florets (or 3 cups florets)
1/2; tsp. olive oil
1/4; cup barbecue sauce, reduced-sugar
3 cups coarsely chopped romaine lettuce
1/2; cup canned black beans, drained, rinsed
1/2; cup corn kernels
1/4; medium red onion, chopped
1 medium carrot, shredded
1/4; cup Healthier Ranch Dressing
1/2; medium avocado, sliced

1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
2. Place cauliflower on a large baking sheet.
3. Drizzle with oil. Toss to blend. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes.
4. Brush cauliflower evenly with barbeque sauce. Bake for an additional 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender-crisp. Set aside to cool.
5. Combine lettuce, beans, corn, onion, carrot, and Healthier Ranch Dressing in a medium serving bowl; toss gently to blend.
6. Top with cool cauliflower and avocado. Serve immediately.

• Look for barbecue sauce & ranch that has an ingredient list that does not contain artificial sweeteners, additives, or preservatives. There are many brands on the market that are sweetened with small amounts of honey, maple syrup, or molasses.
• Use Smoky Barbecue Sauce as a homemade alternative to store-bought barbecue sauce.

5) Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

Total Time: 30 min.
Prep Time: 20 min.
Cooking Time: 10 min.
Yield: 6 servings

3/4; cup reduced-fat (2%) Greek yogurt
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped, divided use
1/4; tsp. dried dill weed
1 1/2; lbs. lean ground turkey
1 medium red onion, thinly slice half, finely chop half, divided use
1/4; cup finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes
2 oz. frozen spinach, thawed, squeeze out liquid using a kitchen towel, chopped
6 Tbsp. crumbled feta cheese
1 tsp. dried oregano
1/2; cup whole grain bread crumbs
1 large egg
Sea salt and ground black pepper (to taste; optional)
1 cooked medium beet, sliced thin
1/4; medium cucumber, sliced thin

1. To make yogurt sauce, combine yogurt, lemon juice, 1 clove garlic, and dill in a small bowl; mix well. Refrigerate, covered, until needed.
2. Preheat grill or broiler to high.
3. Combine turkey, chopped onion, sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, cheese, remaining 1 clove garlic, oregano, bread crumbs, and egg in a medium bowl. Season with salt and pepper if desired; mix well with clean hands. Form turkey mixture evenly into six patties.
4. Grill or broil patties for about 5 minutes on each side, or until no longer pink in the middle.
5. Serve patties topped evenly with yogurt sauce, onion slices, beet, and cucumber.



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