30+ Easy Fall Recipes
If you’re looking for easy fall recipes, you’re in the right place!
Read on for healthy cozy crockpot soups, simple dinners, one-bowl baking and desserts, easy muffins, plus plenty of vegetarian and vegan options. All are gluten-free, dairy-free too!
These 30+ healthy, easy fall recipes are ridiculously simple to make and feature all your favorite seasonal ingredients – like pumpkin, apple, sweet potato, butternut squash, maple syrup, cinnamon and more.
Whichever your favorite happens to be, there’s just something so cozy and nourishing about these dishes.
So I thought what better way to kickoff a new season than to gather some of my favorites into the ultimate fall recipe bucket list.
A little feel good, online cookbook club we can all do together.
Grab a friend and cook your way through these recipes – challenge yourself and see if you can make them all this season!
easy fall recipes to try this season
There’s so many things my family looks forward to cooking in fall, but here’s a few of our favorites – you can click on each one to go straight to that section:
- crockpot soups
- dinner recipes
- baking & desserts
- vegetarian dishes
- one-bowl muffins
- vegetarian & vegan recipes
these recipes are all…
Plus plenty of vegan, vegetarian, paleo and whole30 friendly options included too.
I hope you’ll try these Easy Fall Recipes soon.
If you do, be sure to share it on Instagram and tag me at @realfoodwholelife so I can see!
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Soup with Canned Pumpkin
Ingredients: canned pumpkin puree, vegetable stock, canned tomato sauce, canned coconut milk, onion, garlic, cinnamon and salt.
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato, Apple, & Turmeric Soup
Ingredients: sweet potato, apple, potatoes, stock, coconut milk, onion, garlic, apple cider vinegar, turmeric and other seasonings
Crockpot Turkey Chili
Ingredients: ground turkey, canned beans, bell peppers, onion, sweet potato, tomatoes, cumin, chili powder, lime juice, and other spices
Slow Cooker Autumn Minestrone Soup
Ingredients: chickpeas, white beans, butternut squash, diced tomatoes, swiss chard (or spinach), stock, onion, garlic and other spices
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash, Kale & Quinoa Stew
Ingredients: butternut squash, quinoa, kale, tomatoes, broth, onion, garlic, white wine vinegar, cumin, paprika, and other spices
Slow Cooker Paleo Turkey Apple Chili (+ 30-Minute Stovetop Option)
Ingredients: ground turkey, onion, garlic, cumin, chipotle peppers, apples, tomato sauce, lime juice, and other seasonings
5-Ingredient Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili (Slow Cooker, Instant Pot)
Ingredients: sweet potatoes, black beans, salsa, vegetable stock, cumin, smoked paprika and salt
Instant Pot Turkey Paleo Pumpkin Chili
Ingredients: ground turkey, pumpkin puree, chicken stock, tomato sauce, bell pepper, onion, cumin and other spices
Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Apple Cider Chili
Ingredients: sweet potato, black beans, kidney beans, tomato sauce, onion, stock, apple cider, chili powder, and other spices
5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Apple Cider Pulled Chicken
Instant Pot Chicken, Apples & Cabbage
Ingredients: chicken, onion, apples, cabbage, garlic powder, apple cider, apple cider vinegar and other seasonings
20-Minute Turkey Tacos with Apple Salsa
Ingredients: ground turkey, onion, garlic, apples, cilantro, green onion, lime juice and other seasonings
30-Minute Beef & Butternut Paleo Chili (+ Vegetarian Option)
Ingredients: ground beef, butternut squash, mushrooms, tomato sauce, onion, olive oil, garlic powder, cumin and other spices
baking & desserts
Pumpkin Spice Pancakes (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Nut-Free)
Ingredients: canned pumpkin puree, oat flour, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon, coconut oil, vanilla extract, eggs, unsweetened milk of choice, salt and maple syrup
Salted Caramel Paleo Apple Crisp
Ingredients: apples, lemon juice, coconut sugar, cinnamon, coconut oil, almond flour, vanilla extract, coconut milk
One-Bowl Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies
Ingredients: pumpkin puree, oats, oat flour, dairy-free chocolate chips, ground flaxseed, eggs, vanilla extract, salt, maple syrup, pumpkin seeds, melted coconut oil and baking powder.
Healthier Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp
Ingredients: apples, orange juice & zest, lemon juice & zest, maple syrup, cinnamon, oat flour, cinnamon, rolled oats, melted coconut oil and salt
Fall Harvest Salad
Ingredients: roasted sweet potatoes & cauliflower, fresh crisp apples, arugula, almonds, avocado, feta and an easy apple cider vinaigrette.
Sweet Potato Casserole (Grain-Free, Dairy-Free)
Ingredients: sweet potatoes, coconut milk, apple cider, salt, pecans, maple syrup, melted coconut oil, shredded coconut, cinnamon and vanilla extract.
Roasted Butternut Squash Harvest Salad
Ingredients: butternut squash, red onion, sweet apples, baby arugula, maple syrup, cinnamon, pepitas, olive oil and a lemony dressing
Sweet Potato Hashbrown Egg Nests
Ingredients: russet potatoes, sweet potatoes, eggs, olive oil and salt
One-Bowl Flourless Sweet Potato Pie Muffins
Ingredients: sweet potato puree, vanilla, pecans, maple syrup, pumpkin pie spice, almond flour (or oat flour), eggs, coconut oil, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
One-Bowl Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins (Grain-Free, Dairy-Free)
Ingredients: pumpkin puree, maple syrup, vanilla extract, almond flour, chocolate chips, vanilla extract, eggs, coconut oil, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda, baking powder and salt.
One-Bowl Triple Apple Cider Spiced Muffins
Ingredients: applesauce, apples, apple cider, eggs, almond flour (or oat flour), coconut oil, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder
One-Bowl Apple Cornmeal Muffins
Ingredients: chopped apples, applesauce, apple cider, oat flour, cornmeal, maple syrup, coconut oil, eggs, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
vegetarian & vegan recipes
5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Ingredients: black beans, sweet potatoes, salsa, garlic powder and smoked paprika.
Autumn Meal Prep Lentil Salad
Ingredients: lentils, olive oil, butternut squash, greens, pepitas, and an easy maple Dijon vinaigrette.
Glow Red Lentil Soup (Instant Pot, Crockpot, Stove Top)
Ingredients: red lentils, coconut milk, tomatoes, onion, lime juice, garlic, ginger, turmeric and other spices
Slow Cooker Turmeric Lentil Chili
Ingredients: kidney beans, lentils, stock, onion, tomato paste, coconut milk, cumin, turmeric and other spices
Pumpkin Pasta Sauce
Ingredients: canned pumpkin puree, tomato sauce, garlic, onion, coconut milk, olive oil, cinnamon, rosemary, sage and salt
30+ Easy Fall Recipes: One Bowl Apple Cider Muffins
- ⅓ cup melted coconut oil, plus more for greasing
- 2 large eggs
- ⅔ cup unsweetened applesauce
- ⅓ cup pure maple syrup
- ¼ cup fresh-pressed apple cider
- 2 ⅓ cups almond or oat flour*
- 1 tablespoon cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon baking powder
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 cup finely chopped apple
- Cinnamon sugar for topping, optional
- Heat the oven to 350F.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the coconut oil, eggs, applesauce, maple syrup, and cider.
- Add the flour, cinnamon, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Stir until well incorporated.
- Add the chopped apple, stirring until just combined.
- Fill each section of a 12-section greased or silicone lined muffin tin with roughly ¼ cup batter.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar, if using, then bake for 15-20 minutes, or until the edges begin to pull away from the sides and a toothpick comes out clean.
- Allow to cool completely in the pan, then serve or store for later.
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