7 Delicious, Healthy Weekend Dinners for Fall Leave a comment

by Caitlin H,

Sep 26, 2022

Fall Weekend Dinners

Autumn is such a fun time. The cooler weather and changing leaves make for an excellent time to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. Plus, the seasonal produce makes for exciting, tasty dishes that are packed with nutrition and flavor.

That’s why we rounded up 7 healthy weekend dinners for fall. You can whip up these delectable dishes on the weekends and enjoy your fresh, calorie- and portion-controlled meals from Diet-to-Go during the week!

Turkey Burgers with Spinach, Feta & Tzatziki

1) Turkey Burgers with Spinach, Feta & Tzatziki

Serves: 8
Calories: 376

Burgers are a staple of early fall evenings when the weather is still warm enough to pop open the grill and throw some patties on top. These Mediterranean-inspired turkey burgers include a creamy tzatziki sauce and cucumber for a refreshing spin on the classic. You can even make the patties ahead of time for a quick, delicious meal you and your family will love!

Recipe courtesy Eating Well

Low-Fat Turkey Chili

2) Low-Fat Turkey Chili

Serves: 6
Calories: 330

Nothing says fall more than a warm bowl of chili on the season’s first cold, snowy evening. This low-fat turkey chili packs a flavorful punch with a mix of spices that includes cumin, oregano, cinnamon, cacao powder and cayenne. It’s an elevated taste that combines perfectly with some fresh salad and corn bread.

Recipe courtesy Eat This, Not That

Three-Cheese Spaghetti Squash

3) Three-Cheese Spaghetti Squash Bowl

Serves: 4

Comfort food doesn’t have to be laden with fat and calories — and this three-cheese spaghetti squash proves it! It’s a creative way to serve up bowls of cheesy heaven that taste like a heaven and will have your whole home smelling mouth-watering good!

Recipe courtesy How Sweet Eats

Butternut Squash Soup
4) Butternut Squash Soup

Serves: 6
Calories: 150

Fall wouldn’t be fall without the creamy taste of butternut squash soup. This version blends that autumn staple with fresh ginger, sage, rosemary and other spices that you can serve with warm whole-wheat bread and a refreshing, cold drink.

Recipe courtesy Love & Lemons

Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

5) Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Serves: 4
Calories: 570

The apples, onions and spices bring these pork chops to life with a classy, sweet-and-savory flavor that screams fall. It’s a healthy dish that you can put together in 30 minutes and pair with a healthy side like cauliflower rice for a fully satisfying meal you’ll be making all season long.

Recipe courtesy Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

6) Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad

Serves: 4
Calories: 240

If you’re in the mood for something light and fresh, then this salad is for you. All you have to do is mix in some hazelnuts, apples, shallots with lemon juice, oil and honey and you’ll have a dish you’re sure to love all autumn long!

Recipe courtesy Country Living

Mushroom Lentil Loaf

7) Mushroom Lentil Loaf

Serves: 6
Calories: 550

Vegetarians, this one’s for you! This lentil loaf is moist and tender and full of flavor that goes perfectly with the ketchup glaze. It’s a tasty Sunday night dish — and the leftovers will reheat well for lunch all week long.

Recipe courtesy Pumpkin and Peanut Butter





Author: Caitlin H
Diet-to-Go Community Manager

Caitlin is the Diet-to-Go community manager and an avid runner. She is passionate about engaging with others online and maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. She believes moderation is key, and people will have the most weight loss success if they engage in common-sense healthy eating and fitness.


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