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Rachel Paul, MS, RD is the go-to Registered Dietitian and nutritionist for food and nutrition advice in college. However, her simple, healthy recipes are staples for CGH readers who are looking to balance staying healthy with a busy schedule. Check out these fall-themed snacks and meals for some stress-free options as the seasons change.

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Turkey Chili
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Ingredients
  1. 1 can tomatoes, crushed
  2. ½ pound turkey, ground
  3. 1 pepper, sweet, green
  4. ½ can chickpeas
  5. Dash cumin, salt, garlic powder
Instructions
  1. Sauté meat on stove top with cooking spray until no longer pink, ~6 minutes in a covered pan on medium heat
  2. Add other ingredients in pot
  3. Heat on stovetop for ~10 minutes on medium heat, covered
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Apple Chips

Apple Chips
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Ingredients
  1. 1 apple, small
  2. 1 teaspoon cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees
  2. Thinly slice apple
  3. Bake for 1 hour
  4. Add cinnamon
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French Toast Bites

French Toast Bites
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Ingredients
  1. 1 piece thick whole wheat bread
  2. 2 Tablespoons low-cal syrup
  3. 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Cut bread into chunks.
  2. Toast bread in toaster oven or heat briefly on stove top with a little bit of oil.
  3. Mix syrup and cinnamon.
  4. Top toast bites with mixture.
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 Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Peanut Butter Oatmeal
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Ingredients
  1. ½ cup dry oats
  2. 1 cup water
  3. 2 Tablespoons peanut butter
  4. ¼ cup raisins
  5. Cinnamon – as much as you like
Instructions
  1. Heat oven and water in the microwave for ~2 minutes
  2. Top with peanut butter, raisins, and cinnamon
  3. Mix and enjoy
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Apple crisps

Apple Crisps
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Ingredients
  1. 4 apples, small
  2. 2 plums, small
  3. ¼ cup oats
  4. 1 Tablespoon sugar
  5. 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees
  2. Chop apples and plums
  3. Combine in muffin tin and top with cinnamon, sugar, and oats
  4. Bake for 1 hour
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Rachel Paul, MS, RD is the go-to Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist for food and nutrition advice in college. She is here to help you stay healthy during this important time in your life – balancing academics, social life, and sleep is hard enough! Rachel believes that listening to your body, eating the foods you love, and incorporating health along the way is the best way to succeed in the long-term. You can find recipes, guidance, and more at www.collegenutritionist.com. You can also follow her on Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram at @NutritionistU. Rachel received her Bachelor of Science in nutrition and Master of Science in public health nutrition at Case Western Reserve University. She is now in school for her PhD in behavioral nutrition at Teachers College, Columbia University. read more about
  • Giselle Jones

    Wonderful. Thanks for sharing.