Juicy apples, sweet pears, earthy mushrooms and delicious squash… is your mouth watering yet? Fall is peak harvest season, and now’s the time to enjoy those flavors straight from the orchard. If you’re wondering how to cook with any of these autumn staples, worry no more. Today we’re sharing eight delicious fall recipes bursting with flavor. Plus, they’re full of easy to find ingredients you probably already have at home!
This classic treat can feel daunting, but there are a few shortcuts that you can use. With this straightforward recipe by the seasoned mom, apple pie can be done in a lazy afternoon. The trick? Using a few simple swaps to make your life easier.
In fact, this is a foolproof recipe even for inexperienced bakers. To make, you’ll need a ready-made pie crust (which you can find at any store), apples, sugar, flour, and spices. It really doesn’t get easier than that!
While you can use any apples, granny smiths work better. You can get the full recipe here.
While many kids aren’t fans, brussels sprouts can be full of flavor. Luckily, they’re everywhere during fall. If you’re out of ideas, here’s a delicious twist on a classic. Forget about undercooked, bitter or dry brussels sprouts, these turn out moist and buttery every time.
To make these you’ll need butter, garlic, parmesan cheese and brussels sprouts. Try it out for your next holiday potluck! Check out the full recipe here.
like other fall crops, kale is packed full of essential nutrients: you’ll get almost double the recommended daily amount of Vitamin A, Vitamin K and Vitamin C as well as other key minerals like potassium and calcium. However, many people don’t know how to properly prepare kale. Fear not, today’s easy recipe makes kale yummy and works as a nutritious side dish for any weeknight meal.
To make this sauteed kale, you’ll need a large skillet, lots of garlic, salt and pepper. That’s it. It really is as easy as it sounds. Check out the full recipe here.
This novel take on a classic makes this creamy soup lighter and uses only natural ingredients. Perfect if you’re looking to lower your sodium intake!
To make this warm soup, you’ll need mushrooms, cashew nuts, olive oil, garlic and onion. That’s it! As you can see, the creamy side of this soup doesn’t come from dairy, but from blended cashews. Check out the full recipe here.
While apples are a fall classic, pears are at their prime as well! Today’s pear and walnuts recipe is fancy enough to bring to a potluck or to serve at a holiday dinner, while still tasting delicious. Plus, this one is low fat and low sugar, so it’s ideal if you’re watching your eating habits before the holidays.
To make these soft pears, you’ll need just a handful of ingredients: pears, cinnamon, honey and walnuts. Here’s the full recipe.
full of spiced fall flavors, this gingery carrot soup is sure to become a dinner favorite. Satisfying and hearty, this simple recipe only uses a small handful of ingredients you probably already have at home. Plus, anyone can make it: you only need to cook all ingredients, blend, and enjoy. The full recipe can be found here.
Are you ready for sweater weather? Let us know when you make your favorite fall recipe!