As the seasons change switch up your typical meal plans for these fun and delicious fall recipes.
Apple & Cranberry Fall Salad
What’s a great fall activity? Apple picking! So take that fun activity and turn it into this fresh fall salad recipe. The light and fresh taste of the apple and cranberry provide you with a great light meal with all those classic fall flavors you know and love. Find this fall recipe online at Espresso and Cream.
Honey Roasted Butternut Squash
Roast vegetables are a classic fall recipe that everyone will love, but why not take it to the next level? This recipe from Peas and Crayons has honey, butternut squash, cranberries, and feta for an elevated side dish you’ll find yourself craving over and over again.
Maple Roasted Carrots
Another roast vegetable classic is roast carrots. Bring a fall flavor to this side dish with a maple-tahini sauce you’ll find a million uses for. This recipe from Veeg can be broken up into parts so you can have a full meal based around the carrots or just have them as a side.
Wild Rice Soup
On damp and cool fall nights nothing warms the soul quite like a bowl of soup. This recipe from Pinch of Yum uses an Instant Pot, so it’s way easier (and quicker) than most soup recipes. Combining carrots, celery, onion, garlic, mushrooms, wild rice, broth, and seasoning in the Instant Pot and then a quick stovetop rue to help thicken up your soup. Once everything’s combined you’ll have a new favorite fall soup.
Butternut Squash & White Bean Chili
Chili is a comfort food a lot of people turn to for fall recipes, but why not go past the typical ground beef chili? From My Bowl has a great butternut squash and white bean chili recipe that is both delicious and vegan for those trying to cut back on their meat intake. A delicious and hearty meal that will have you reaching for more.
Pumpkin & Parmesan Pasta
Fall recipes are where you find pumpkin desserts galore but that doesn’t mean that pumpkin can’t star in a main dish. This recipe from Family Style Food takes this fall flavor to the next level to transform it into a creamy and comforting pasta dish. Pumpkin, garlic, and parmesan is a flavor profile you didn’t know you were missing.
Rustic Roast Chicken & Gravy
A good fall recipe should make you feel happy cuddled up at home and this chicken dish fits that bill. Skin and bone-in chicken thighs with onion, garlic and asiago cheese is a classic group of flavors that will help warm you up on rainy fall evenings. Find the recipe here at Closet Cooking.
Honey Balsamic Pork Belly
Slow cookers are a great way to prep a weekend meal in the morning and then forget about it until it’s time to serve up. This sticky and tangy pork belly is a great fall apart dish to serve if your entertaining or even if you’re meal prepping for the week ahead. Serve it up with some of the side dishes above or shred the leftover pork belly for meals for the rest of the week. However you serve it this fall recipe from Eat Well 101 will impress.
The best part of fall cooking is all the rich and gooey flavors you get to enjoy. Caramel snickerdoodles take two of the best fall flavors, cinnamon, and caramel, and combine them into one awesome cookie. This recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction is deceptively easy! Just prepare classic snickerdoodle cookies and place a soft caramel candy into the center of each dough ball. Bake for 11-13 minutes and enjoy these ooey-gooey cookies.
Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate
Out at Starbucks, you might be ordering Pumpkin Spice Lattes but at home, you can be drinking this delicious sweet treat. This rich dessert combines pumpkin pie filling, spice, white chocolate chips, vanilla, milk and half and half, so you know it’s going to be creamy. Take it all the way over the top by topping with whipped cream. Find the recipe online at Passion For Savings. Make this hot chocolate boozy with some pumpkin spice Baileys or a shot of Fireball.