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Ultimate Fall Recipe Bucket List

October 9, 2020 (Updated on July 8, 2021)

If you’re looking for the ultimate fall recipe bucket list, then you’ve landed in the right place! These 13 easy healthy fall recipes are ridiculously simple to make and feature all your favorite seasonal ingredients – like pumpkin, apple, sweet potato, butternut squash and more.

Read on for a collection of slow cooker, instant pot, sweet and savory fall recipe ideas that’ll help you make the most of the season!

Who’s excited to start making all the fun, festive, fall-inspired recipes?

Pumpkin, apple, sweet potato, butternut squash, cinnamon-spiced, maple syrup sweetened.

Whichever your favorite happens to be, there’s just something so cozy and nourishing about these seasonal ingredients.

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 list we can all do together.

Grab a friend and cook your way through this list of 13 easy healthy fall recipes. Challenge yourself and see if you can make them all this season! 

I hope you’ll try these soon. If you do, be sure to share it on Instagram and tag me at @realfoodwholelife so I can see. Now let’s start cooking through our ultimate fall recipe bucket list!

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato, Apple & Turmeric Soup is a simple chop and drop recipe that yields creamy, nourishing results. It’s a hit with the entire family, plus is gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, paleo and Whole30 friendly!

Need another simple slow cooker recipe? This crockpot Tuscan pumpkin soup is so easy to throw together. Less prep steps for less stress.

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One-Bowl Flourless Sweet Potato Pie Muffins are nourishing, packed with flavor, and the perfect naturally-sweetened treat anytime. A gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo recipe.

Here's another one-bowl favorite! This recipe for golden glow turmeric flourless muffins is refined sugar free with delicious anti-inflammatory ingredients.

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Instant Pot Turkey Paleo Pumpkin Chili is a simple, healthy one-pot meal that can be prepared in a matter of minutes. A gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, whole30 recipe.

Looking for more savory pumpkin recipes? My slow cooker Tuscan pumpkin soup recipe is a family favorite (and I think you might really like it too).

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Celebrate fall all year round with Pumpkin Spice Pancakes!

They’re easy to make in just one-bowl and are naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free so just about anyone can enjoy them. Grab a bowl, a can of pumpkin, and whip up these delicious pancakes today.

Ever had homemade whipped cream before? This pumpkin spice coconut whipped cream recipe has just 4-ingredients & is dairy-free (so everyone can enjoy it!)

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Drizzled with a dreamy caramel sauce (that just happens to be refined sugar-free + dairy-free), Salted Caramel Paleo Apple Crisp is simple to prepare and perfect for your holiday table or dessert, any time!

Craving an oat topping instead? Try this recipe for old-fashioned apple crisp, it's just the thing to make when you need to feed a crowd!

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A fun and delicious make-ahead recipe, Sweet Potato Hashbrown Egg Nests are perfect for brunch, breakfast, or a quick snack.

Need another make-ahead breakfast idea? These butternut, spinach & sausage egg cups are packed with protein and are easy to take on-the-go too.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Harvest Salad is bursting with fresh fall flavors and perfect for your autumn, holiday table or any night of the week. A gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo, whole30 recipe.

Delicata squash is also great on salads! This autumn lentil salad never disappoints and the maple mustard dressing is so easy to make at home.

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5-Ingredient Slow Cooker Black Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes are easy to prepare in the slow cooker and make for a filling, festive and delicious meal.

Here's another great make-ahead dinner idea! These 5-ingredient slow cooker buffalo chicken & sweet potatoes are dairy-free so everyone can enjoy them.

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Enjoy the warming, cozy taste of the season with One-Bowl Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins! Naturally grain-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and naturally-sweetened, these muffins are simple to make and taste amazing.

Here's another easy breakfast idea. These one-bowl pumpkin chocolate chip breakfast cookies are simple to make ahead. A great grab-n-go option in the morning or as a quick snack anytime!

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Autumn Meal Prep Lentil Salad is packed with nutrition and full of beautiful fall flavors. Perfect to prep-ahead and take for lunch, or enjoy as a side dish anytime. A gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian, vegan recipe.

I always keep lentils on hand in my pantry. They make great soups and make-ahead meals like this lunch box tomato basil lentil salad recipe!

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Easy to make ahead and packed with flavor, Chopped Kale Salad with Tahini Citrus Dressing is just the thing to pack for lunch, a picnic or a potluck.

Craving another fresh salad option? My northwest celebration kale chopped salad is the perfect thing to bring to a potluck or when hosting family & friends at your table.

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Slow Cooker Chicken, Kale, and Sweet Potato Soup is packed with protein and veggies and is so easy to make with a short list of simple ingredients. Your new paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free, whole30, healthy go-to crockpot recipe!

If you love easy slow cooker meals, then I think you'll really enjoy this simple sausage, cabbage & sweet potato stew. It has just a handful of ingredients & is a true chop-and-drop style recipe!

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A one-bowl, make-ahead wonder, One-Bowl Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies are easy to make and perfect for a quick breakfast or snack. Naturally sweetened, gluten-free, and dairy-free, too!

New to breakfast cookies? These blueberry zucchini muffin breakfast cookies are also super easy to throw together & a great way to sneak more veggies in.

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6-Quart Instant Pot
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8-inch Chef’s Knife
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