Looking for inspiration for a healthy fall cooking routine? Then fall in love with these 10 recipes for the best fall plants from my own kitchen to yours.
Don’t you like this time of year? My kitchen is a collection of seasonal produce and comfort foods perfect for fall cooking. In fact, it’s time to fully dive into the season, with this collection of my favorite vegan fall recipes, including Autumn soup recipesAnd the fall salad recipesAnd the fall dinner recipesAnd the Autumn dessert recipes. It is the season to enjoy vegetables and fruits, including squash, gourdgreen leafy vegetables, root vegetables, apples, pearAnd the Cranberries. Take advantage of the bounty of your garden, local farmers market, or neighborhood supermarket to take home these prized seasonal fruits and vegetables.
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Top 10 fall vegetarian recipes
Turn canned pumpkin spice and oranges into wonderful pumpkin spice orange juice, rich in flavor and nutrients. This healthy vegetable smoothie can be prepared in seconds!
The taste of cranberry and walnut
I love making homemade cranberry flavor for the holidays. This recipe—which features dried cranberries—is super easy. I adapted it from a recipe from California nutswhich I will present to Hallmark TV Home & Family Show for the holidays.
Cranberry Oat Pilaf with Pistachio
Who says cold-weather side dishes have to include stuffing and sweet potatoes? I made this super simple vegan side dish that includes one pan and a short list of ingredients, like oats, cranberries, pistachios, and turmeric. However, it is very simple, nutritious and delicious! It’s the perfect party dish. You can even serve it up for a delicious breakfast.
Walnut Squash and Barley Salad
I love the cool-weather combination of butternut squash, kale, barley, and hazelnuts—all wrapped together in this comforting one-dish meal. Prepare it for dinner and pack your leftovers for lunch the next day.
I combine my favorite fall flavors of pumpkin, pumpkin seeds, and pumpkin spice into a nutrient-packed breakfast. One of my favorite easy, healthy, vegan breakfasts is overnight oats. I prepared them in one mason jar the night before, then for breakfast I’m all set. You can enjoy these chilled oats or warm them up for a comforting breakfast. You can even make a few containers of overnight oats at once for multiple breakfasts during the week.
Steel-cut oats with cranberries and pears
When fresh cranberries are in season, I go crazy! There are so many ways you can brighten up your day with these tart berries. Take this delicious breakfast roll of steel-cut oats, which includes braised cranberries, pears, spices, pecans, and chia seeds. Make a large pot and enjoy for the next few days warm, with a splash of your favorite plant-based milk, for a healthy breakfast on the run.
Balsamic Nut Squash and Brussels Sprouts with Farro
Nothing brings cold-weather comfort like butternut squash and Brussels sprouts! These vegetables offer plenty of delicious flavor when roasted and paired together, as in this simple farro dish. The golden color of squash is a calling card for its beta-carotene content, and the pungent flavor of Brussels sprouts portends powerful sulfur compounds — both powerful antioxidants linked to health protection.
Squash filled with quinoa and cranberries
Fall and winter is a good time to celebrate the bounty of winter squash, which is packed with vitamins A and C, fiber, potassium, and more. One of my favorite ways to cook with zucchini is to simply open them, extract their seeds, and fill the cavity with something scrumptious – like a delicious herbal filling. I featured meatless crumbs (which you can substitute with cooked lentils) in this recipe, along with quinoa, Tuscan herbs, cranberries, and walnuts. It’s super easy to serve as a one-dish meal any night of the week, but it’s nice to have on top of your holiday schedule, too.
Microwave cup with apple and vegan caramel flavor
If you’re a fan of the “in a mug” trend – where you just put a few ingredients in a mug, blast it, and eat it, you’ll really love this 5-ingredient recipe. Because it is as healthy as it is delicious. It is one of the children’s favorite snacks. I was helping my son Nicholas make this as an after school snack. It’s one of the first recipes he can make on his own. Give it a try and you’ll find a new and easy dessert, snack, or breakfast favourite.
Nothing beats comfort like the combination of spicy cinnamon and sweet apple! One of the healthiest fruit-centric desserts you can make is baked apple, with a thick layer of juicy apples and crunchy whole grains. Each delicious bite is full of fiber and nutrients.
Get inspiration for more seasonal and vegetarian recipes here:
Carnival squash soup with fresh turmeric
Mediterranean Cabbage and White Bean Salad
Roasted butternut squash soup with hazelnuts
Date oats with ginger and pear
Pear and fennel salad with arugula
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