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Hungry Girl Today: 10.19.12

One smart way to keep costs down? Cook with seasonal produce. When fruits and veggies are in season, there's a LOT of 'em to be sold, which means low prices for us! Read up, and stock up...

Bakin' with Butternut Squash...

Super-Special Chicken Sausage 'n Squash Pack - Just the kind of easy meal you need in the middle of fall! Break out the foil... It's foil-pack time!

Bake-tastic Butternut Squash Fries - The name says it all. Baked fries = happiness!

Butternut Blitz Frittata - This delicious egg dish feeds four, but we wouldn't blame you if you had a serving and kept the leftovers all to yourself...

Squash-tastic Shepherd's Pie - Never had shepherd's pie with mashed squash in place of potatoes? You're in for a treat!

For another gaggle of b-nut squash recipes, CLICK HERE! And for tips 'n tricks on how to hack up your squash, click right here.


Gooey-Good Fuji Apple Pie - Who doesn't like apple pie?! This recipe is totally essential to your enjoyment...

Caramel Apple Parfait - Ignore the tooth-hazardous candy-coated apples on sticks! This guilt-free parfait is safer in so many ways.

Bestest Baked Apples - The name doesn't lie. These treats are the BESTEST.

Sweet Apple BBQ Chicken - Apples aren't just for desserts and snacks. We love to cook 'em into savory dishes too!

Apple & Onion Stuffing - Stuffing time is almost here, and this is a great fruit-filled option!

Cran-tastic Apple Cornbread Stuffing - More apple-icious stuffing! This recipe is for the unapologetic cornbread cravers. Dig in!

Turnip Party!

Turnip the Disco Fries - Is there a more fun way to eat turnips than as cheese fries served with gravy? We think not.

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes 'n Turnips - Half spuds, half turnips, ALL TASTY. We love this hot 'n cheesy dish...

Root-for-Chunky-Veggies Soup - Not only is this soup extremely yummy, but it's also all-natural and full of fiber! Mmmm....

Rockin' Broccoli

Turbo Tofu Stir-Fry - Tofu skeptics, prepare to be WON OVER.

Bean There, Yum That Salad - This salad is EXPLODING with flavor and protein. Consider yourself warned!

Sweet & Sour Chicken 1-2-3 - Our version of the takeout standby is crammed with delicious veggies. Haven't tried broccoli with sweet 'n sour sauce? Get ready for a mouthful of YUM.

Steak 'n Eggs Stir-Fry - Broccoli tastes great in stir-frys, and this eggy version is no exception!

BONUS: Even More Items for Autumn!

Pumpkin - We buy our pumpkin pureed and canned -- though it's available year-round, it's most abundant this time of year. Try it in our Perfect Pumpkin Bread, Crustless Pumpkin Quiche Supreme, and the Whole Enchilada Chicken Soup!

Spaghetti squash - Whenever this squash is in season, we eat as much as we can! Whip up this Twice-Baked Spaghetti Squash, Spaghetti Swap & Meatballs for Two, Cheesy-Peasy Spaghetti Squash, or Spaghetti Squash 'n Shrimp Arrabbiata. Heck, make 'em all!

Cranberries - Not only can you make your own impressive HG-style cranberry sauce for special occasions, but you can also use fresh, dried, and jellied berries in many HG recipes! There's our "Happy Holidays" Hot Fruit Crumble, Apple Cranberry Slaw, and Crazy Glazy Roast Pork Tenderloin. Yum, yum, yum!

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Today, October 19th, is National Seafood Bisque Day. Grab a can of Amy's Organic Light in Sodium Chunky Tomato Bisque, and whip up some Lean-O Cioppino!

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