By Eshun MottOct 24, 2013
Oct Weekly Meals Gallery
Favourites for fall
With the cooler weather comes a return to routine and a call for easy harvest recipes. These dishes will quickly become weeknight favourites for your brood.
A version of this article appeared in our October 2013 issue with the headline “Awesome Autumn,” pp. 118-126. Photo: Maya Visnyei
Quick & Saucy Moroccan Chicken
The dried fruit in the sauce gives this dish a sweetness that really appeals to some kids.
Tip: Sauteu0301eing dry spices in a bit of oil brings out their best flavours.
Get the recipe here: Quick & Saucy Moroccan Chicken Photo: Maya Visnyei
Sauteed Sugar Snaps
This sugar snap pea side dish is just as delicious alongside grilled or braised fish, beef, pork or turkey.
Get the recipe here: Sauteu0301ed Sugar Snaps Photo: Maya Visnyei
Vegetarian Pasta Carbonara with Peas
Carbonara sauce might seem like just a step up from buttered noodles with cheese, but it packs extra protein and flavour.
Tip: Don't fear the raw egg! The heat of the pasta and the water cooks the egg to safe, saucy perfection.
Get the recipe here: Vegetarian Pasta Carbonara with Peas Photo: Maya Visnyei
Pan-Seared Pork Chops
A quick cooking time followed by a short "rest" is the secret to juicy pork chops — try it out on these thyme, mustard, and garlic pork chops.
Get the recipe here: Pan-Seared Pork Chops Photo: Maya Visnyei
Quick Garlic Kale
Baby kale is softer and a little milder than "adult" kale, which makes it ideal as a gateway to healthy greens.
Get the recipe here: Quick Garlic Kale Photo: Maya Visnyei
Ground Beef Curry
You can mash the sweet potatoes into the curry if you're worried about little fingers picking it out.
Tip: Using ground beef means delicious curry in half the time.
Get the recipe here: Ground Beef Curry Photo: Maya Visnyei
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