Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice


Isabelle McKenzie, Reporter



Apple Cinnamon Crumble- easy recipes can be found online and ingredients are purchasable at your local grocery store. Dish is easily made and makes for great leftovers

I’m almost late to school!

Steel-cut Oatmeal with Toppings- oats and toppings are purchasable at local grocery stores

Topping suggestions: blackberries (or fresh fruits), dried apricots or dried cranberries (or dried fruits), pecans (or nuts), pumpkin seeds (or seeds), maple syrup (or sweet things), cinnamon (or spices), almond milk (or creamy substances); select a few or multiple toppings of your choosing

Out-and-About Breakfast $

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes- can be purchased at Crepevine



Pumpkin ravioli- can be purchased at Trader Joe’s

Premade, quick packing before class!

Pre-made Vegetable Minestrone Soup- store bought or pre-prepared soup is easy to heat up in school microwaves

Weekend, B-day lunch around town $

Empanadas- can be purchased at Milohas



White Chili (add chicken or turkey if desired)- follow online recipes and add ingredients of your choice; ingredients are easy to purchase at local grocery stores

Places to be, quick dinner!

Pho- purchase take-out at Pho-Wagon, ingredients (broth, noodles, protein of choice, vegetables, and condiments) are provided for a easy to prepare meal, enough is provided to make either one or two (save for another day or share) meals depending on your appetite

Dining ‘out’ dinner $

Maple Glazed Turkey (more expensive option)- can be purchased at Dry Creek Grill; dish comes with a side of potato puree, herb stuffing, sage gravy, spiced cranberry sauce, and green beans

Fresh Pear and Walnut Salad (less expensive option)- can be purchased at Dry Creek Grill. Includes grilled treviso, arugula, point reyes blue cheese, pomegranate, and maple balsamic dressing



Butternut Pudding and Vanilla Ice Cream- easy pudding recipes can be found online, ice cream is purchasable at your local grocery store

Quick and casual!

Store-bought pumpkin pie- purchasable at Safeway or other local grocery stores

Dining ‘out’ desserts $

Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake- can be purchased from The Cheesecake Factory