This recipe for basic roasted pumpkin is so simple and very versatile. You can eat the sweet, fibrous flesh straight out of the shell with some olive oil, salt, and pepper, or you can get creative. Once you've roasted the pumpkin as directed below, consider making Pumpkin Wedges with Sage or Indian-Spiced Pumpkin.
Puffed-Rice Bars with Peanut Butter and Chocolate
Transform out-of-the-box rice cereal into peanut-packed cookie bars spread with melted chocolate.
Get a healthy start with lean protein from milk and yogurt, plus fiber from oats and banana.
Persimmon and Brie Crostini
These little toasts make a delectable Thanksgiving appetizer. Be sure to use Fuyu persimmons -- they should be ripe but sliceable.
Crispy Roasted Cauliflower
This healthy snack you can make ahead and have a container handy when you are on-the-go.