This article features a recipe for cranberry and sage pearl couscous, a delicious vegetarian dish that is perfect for fall. The dish combines nutty pearl couscous with roasted butternut pumpkin, kale, cranberries, and toasted walnuts. It is then topped with a burnt butter sauce infused with sage. The recipe is easy to prepare and delivers both flavor and aesthetics. It can be served as a main dish or as a side dish with meats or proteins. An alternative option of using quinoa instead of pearl couscous is also provided for those following a gluten-free diet.