Colder temperatures and shorter days mean cozy sweaters, warm socks, and the aroma of pumpkin spice. It also means cooking warm and comforting foods that nourish and satisfy.
If you are looking for healthy fall recipes that are easy, delicious, and filling, check out this list. Here you will find healthy salads, soups, side-dishes, main-dishes, desserts, and more. All these recipes are easy and fun to make and are perfect for a fall menu.
25+ Healthy Fall Recipes
The list includes:
• 4 breakfast recipes;
• 4 salad recipes;
• 4 soup recipes;
• 4 side-dish recipes;
• 4 main-dish recipes;
• 4 dessert & baking recipes;
• 4 drink recipes.
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Ready for a cozy breakfast or brunch? Here are a few healthy fall-themed recipes for you to try.
Make them for the whole family or enjoy all by yourself. These breakfast recipes might give you some new options you haven't thought about before.
These Healthy Sweet Potato Waffles are perfect for brunch. You can serve them with sweet as well as with savory toppings. For a balanced meal, serve them with avocado, blanched spinach, and a fried egg.
Salads are not the most popular fall dishes, but they are still an essential part of a healthy menu.
Making raw salads with fall vegetables is a great way to eat more fiber and other important nutrients.
Salads made with roasted vegetables are more filling and can even be served as a side dish.
If you are looking for an alternative to coleslaw, this is it. This cabbage salad is made without mayo and includes both green and red cabbage. It's also budget-friendly and will last in the fridge for a few days.
This Hearty Vegetable Soup is so rich and filling that you won't believe it's completely meatless. In addition, it's also very easy to make using ingredients most people have in their fridge and pantry.
If you know how to cook butternut squash, you are pretty much set for the season. In this complete guide, you will learn how to cook butternut squash for soups, salads, and side dishes. In addition, it shows you how to make butternut squash puree and roast butternut squash seeds.
Keep warm and cozy this fall with these easy dinner recipes that are sure to satisfy everyone in your family.
Comforting foods don't have to be heavy, so skip the cheese and excessive carbs and try something new instead.
Tuna chili? Why not? Make this creative variation of the favorite classic, and you will be wondering why you haven't cooked it before. Top it with avocado, red onions, cilantro, and some lime juice to boost nutrition and flavor of the dish.
If you've never tried a meatless goulash, you will be pleasantly surprised. This Vegan Mushroom Goulash is rich, flavorful, and super filling. Serve it over healthy grains, roasted vegetables, or even as a spaghetti sauce for a delicious fall-inspired meal.
Desserts & Baking
The best part of fall is fall-inspired desserts. Think apples and a lot of warming spices such as cinnamon, allspice, cloves, nutmeg, and cardamom.
These desserts are very easy to make, and you can enjoy them on a Sunday afternoon or prepare them for a dinner party.
This Pear Cranberry Crisp is made without flour or cornstarch. It's low in added sugar and generously spiced with the popular fall and winter spices. This simple dessert is perfect for satisfying a sweet craving in a healthy way.
Baked apples are the ultimate fall dessert. And when they are paired with smooth ricotta cheese, you know you are getting a treat from heaven. Serve them at a dinner party, and nobody will know that you spent almost no time preparing them.
This Healthy Apple Cake is filled with raisins and small apple pieces. And of course, there is just the right amount of cinnamon. Serve it for brunch as a coffee cake or take it to work to have as a snack.
Learn how to make Hot Apple Cider from scratch. It's a perfect DIY project for a cold, windy weekend. This apple cider is seriously addictive. Make it once, and you will want to make it again and again.