Greenwich Hospital Festive Fall Eats

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Joan Lunden

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The recent newsletter from Greenwich Hospital shared a few quick and healthy recipes and the girls in my office and I have each picked our favorite! These festive fall eats look delicious! 

Joan: Pomegranate Salsa 

1 fresh pomegranate, seeded

2 fresh pears (or apples), cored and diced

1/2 red onion, diced 

1/2 cup cilantro leaves, chopped 

1/2 lime, squeezed

Toss ingredients and season to taste with salt, pepper, and jalapeño pepper. This pairs nicely with tacos, fish, or poultry. 

Lindsay: Cranberry Vinaigrette

1 cup of fresh cranberries

4 tablespoons honey

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 

1/2 orange, squeezed

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon mustard 

Heat together cranberries, honey, and apple cider vinegar until cranberries soften and pop. Mix in other ingredients and season to taste with salt and pepper. Perfect for a green salad with cheese, roasted vegetables, or poultry. 

Elaine: Maple Glazed Pecans

1/2 cup pecans

2 teaspoons maple syrup

Pinch of salt 


Toss together ingredients and bake in 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes or until slightly browned. These are a great snack on a crisp Fall afternoon. 

Ali: Roasted Butternut Squash

1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons coriander seeds, smashed

1/4 teaspoon salt 

Mix ingredients, spread on a baking sheet and bake in 375 degree oven for about 35 minutes or until tender and golden. Makes for a delicious lunch or dinner side dish and you can even sprinkle the maple glazed pecans on top for a little extra crunch. 


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Joan Lunden truly exemplifies today’s modern working woman. An award-winning journalist, bestselling author, motivational speaker, successful entrepreneur, one of America’s most recognized and trusted television personalities, this mom of seven continues to do it all. As host of Good Morning America for nearly two decades, Lunden brought insight to top issues for millions of Americans each day. The longest running host ever on early morning television, Lunden reported from 26 countries, covered 4 presidents and 5 Olympics and kept Americans up to date on how to care for their homes, their families and themselves.

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