Autumn brings us a variety of fruits and vegetables to enjoy. But it is important that you take care of your health as well while indulging in the seasonal varieties of your favourite dishes. We know that making couscous a part of your Autumn diet is one way to maintain good health.
Every season brings a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables. As we enter into the autumn season, our tastes change. The chill in the air makes us crave sweeter tastes and more spices in food.
Hearty, cozy comfort food just tastes better when the weather starts to cool off. These fall comfort food recipes are the perfect solution to cooler temperatures and are an ideal way to take advantage of the bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables available in the fall. Wish couscous, lentils, chickpeas, chestnuts – these fall foods are sure to warm you up.
Red Lentils Couscous and Pumpkin Fritter
Pumpkins are the quintessential Autumn food! And when you combine them with another childhood staple – pancakes – you get a plate of warm gooey goodness. Served warm, this recipe is as versatile as it gets and you can enjoy the fritters with your favorite salty and sweet toppings. If you are into mixing sweet with salty, you can drizzle some honey and sprinkle some grounded cinnamon. If you want to keep it salty just lay a slice of cheddar cheese and let it melt on top of your couscous fritter. Add nuts, kinds of butter, syrups or even fruits. You decide!
This delicious recipe with Martino’s Red Lentils Couscous and pumpkin will bring festivities to your home right from the morning meal. The red lentils couscous has the needed amount of proteins to jumpstart the day, while the pumpkin full with vitamins and antioxidants will keep you safe from the season’s colds!
Chickpea Couscous Pie with Pumpkin and Bacon
When you say pies we immediately think of fall! Nothing beats the combination of crunchy chewy crust and a warm delicious filling for those chilly Autumn days. This recipe brings the spicy smells and strong flavors at the table. It makes the perfect appetizer or a delightful side dish to combine with a warm bean stew.
This chickpea couscous pie with pumpkin and bacon is the picture perfect of warm hearty, comforting food. The kind of food that is filling, healthy and energizing. Vegetables like pumpkins, potatoes, carrots, zucchinis, sweet potatoes, beetroots are the perfect fall food, and they have all the necessary health benefits and more. And we think the pumpkin and smoked bacon provides the perfect finish to a finish.
Catagnaccio: Chestnuts cake with Martino’s Couscous
We love Tuscan cuisine because there is a dish for every occasion, season and craving. Now, we bring you a modern interpretation of a proud Tuscan tradition in the form of an autumn dessert made with chestnut flour, pine nuts, raisins, walnuts, and rosemary.
The Castagnaccio cake with couscous is a light and flavourful dessert that has all the characteristics of the balanced ancient Mediterranean cuisine. You can cook it and save it in a dry place, and there you have a meal to go anytime you need it.
These are just three of the many recipes we share on the Martino blog.
Together, we can make this Autumn as delicious as it can be!