Fit for Fall: Recipe Roundup for Back to School Season

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We all know how difficult it can be to eat well while balancing changing seasons, work, family, friends, and fitness. But, taking good care of yourself (aka eating well and getting your exercise in) is key to managing a busy life (check out Ambassador Amelia Mayer’s reasoning on this topic here)! Use these helpful and healthy recipes to get a running start on a super-fit fall:

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Good Eats for Back to School Season!

We all know how hard it is to nourish your body when you're busy. We stay healthy with some proactive planning, so that when it comes time to sit down to a meal (or, more likely, eat it on the run), we're ready! Here's what we're adding to our menus this busy season (thank goodness for Pinterest, right?!). What's on your list?

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Quinoa, fruit, and nut bars

These bars look divine--they're packed with fall flavors and plenty of protein and fiber!

Aug 20, 2013 - - 19
Quinoa Tabouleh - Bon Appétit

This quinoa tabouleh gives you more protein than your traditional tabouleh recipe...and it's gluten free! Eat it with some tofu or chicken for added protein, or mix it into your salad for extra flavor and fiber.

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Roasted Summer Vegetable Mac and Cheese

This recipe has everything you could want: nutritious and delicious roasted summer veggies combined with kid-friendly (ok, adult friendly, too) macaroni and cheese. Make for dinner and bring leftovers for lunch. You probably won't regret it.

Aug 20, 2013 - - 20
Baked Falafel

You can bake these for a fun, family dinner, and pack them in a salad or sandwich for lunch the next day. They're tasty, vegetarian, and versatile.

Aug 20, 2013 - - 22
Whole Wheat 3-Cheese Zucchini Pizza

Indulge in this healthy but decadent pizza recipe for dinner, and make double to have as leftovers! Who doesn't love cold pizza for an on-the-go breakfast?

Aug 20, 2013 - - 20
Homemade Maple Pecan Butter

Homemade nut butter is much easier than you think. Try this recipe (or throw in another kind of nut) for a healthier alternative to peanut butter sandwiches. Yum!

Aug 20, 2013 - - 23
Roasted Carrot, Avocado, and Kale Salad

Talk about a power salad! Plan this salad into your day and you won't go hungry.

Aug 20, 2013 - - 19
Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

This healthier version of chicken salad is perfect for your sandwich, wrap, or cracker needs. Pack it in your kids' lunches and bring it to work with you--it'll keep you all going all day!

Aug 20, 2013 - - 22
Spicy Tofu Burritos

Burritos are the perfect for on-the-go dish, but they can be pretty unhealthy. Try this veggie version and you'll be happy and nourished!

Aug 21, 2013 - - 21
Banana Peanut Butter Yogurt Smoothie

This smoothie is morning friendly and will give you enough sustenance to last you through lunch time. Plus, it probably tastes like dessert. What's better?

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