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 healthy fall recipes

Celebrate autumn's bounty with wholesome recipes that star apples, squash, mushrooms, peppers and more favorite fall foods. Cozy up with a bowl of hot soup, dig into a hearty stuffed squash, and enjoy the flavors of fall with our collection of fall recipes!

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Fall Recipes

rustic apple tart

A Farewell Feast

Enjoy sun-drenched, end-of-summer flavors and the first of the fall harvest with this menu.

+ Featured recipes: Baked Eggplant with Quinoa; Herbed Pita Crisps; Savory Green Beans; Rustic Apple Tart

mini pumpkins

Savory Squash Recipes

Try these squash and pumpkin recipes for dishes packed with antioxidants, vitamins and iron.

+ Featured recipes: Delicata Squash Stuffed with Wild Mushrooms; Butternut Squash and Pumpkin Soup; Pumpkin-Baked Custard

sauteed pears

Harvest Season Menu

When the first cool snap leaves you craving warming comfort foods, turn to this menu, starring peppers, mushrooms and pears.

+ Featured recipes: Red Pepper Bruschetta ; Autumn Mushroom Stew with Rosemary Mashed Potatoes; Sautéed Pears

harvest vegetables en papillote

Power Down

The following recipes conserve your oven’s heat because they can cook together. If you’re already turning on the oven to roast a chicken, make the entire meal with that heat.

+ Featured recipes: Harvest Vegetables en Papillote; Roasted Red Potatoes; Toasted Rice Pilaf

hearty soup

Hearty Soups and Stews

Homemade soups and stews provide wholesome ingredients needed to energize and replenish your body during winter. When the weather turns cold, turn to this collection of soup recipes.

+ Featured recipes: Three Sisters Soup; White Bean and Kale Stew; and more

homemade herbed breads

Homemade Herbed Breads

Herbs can be incorporated into any basic bread recipe. Mix fresh culinary herbs into these recipes for tasty, unusual combinations.

+ Featured recipes: Cheddar Chive Biscuits; Whole Wheat Bread with Oregano; Raisin, Rosemary and Walnut Bread

millet stuffed squash

Millet-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Made with squash, millet and spinach, this recipe makes a healthy vegan meal that’s safe for those with food allergies.

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black bean and chorizo chili

Black Bean and Chorizo Chili

A warm bowl of chili is cool-weather favorite of many. Try this hearty version made with black beans and chorizo.

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maple baked acorn squash

Maple-Baked Acorn Squash

Cook this tried-and-true recipe when you’re too busy to meal plan, but want something healthy and easy.

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cranberry apple popsicle

Cranberry Apple Popsicle

Enjoy the crisp flavor of autumn in this cool treat that combines cranberries and apples.

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Moroccan apple pie

Moroccan Apple Pie

Tart apples sprinkled with cinnamon sugar are nestled between layers of flaky pastry.

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spiced apple pie soup

Spiced Apple Pie Soup

Fill your home with the smell of spiced apples this season with this recipe.

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pecan and wild rice stuffed squash

Pecan and Wild-Rice Stuffed Squash

These tiny, one-serving squashes are great containers for savory flavors. You can substitute wild rice for buckwheat or quinoa.

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baked garlic with rosemary and blue cheese

Baked Garlic with Rosemary and Blue Cheese

An easy appetizer and party favorite, baked garlic with rosemary and blue cheese tastes great spread on slices of crusty baguette.

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spiced pumpkin seeds

Sweet and Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Take the typical roasted pumpkin seed recipe up a notch by adding favorite spices like cumin, cinnamon and ginger.

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blackberry smoothie

Even More Fall Recipes

+ Southwestern-Style Fall Recipes
This end-of-summer harvest dinner celebrates Southwestern and other fall flavors—you decide whether you want hot or mild.

+ Savor the Flavors of Fall
Make the most of the season’s bounty with recipes starring root vegetables, squash, and hardy greens and herbs.

+ Harvest, Exchange, Celebrate
Celebrate food with friends by practicing an age-old harvest that still flourishes in the modern century in which participants share recipes and food.

+ A Feast of Wild Mushrooms
The deep, rich, earthy flavor of freshly gathered mushrooms complement early fall root crops. Learn how to select, store, clean and cook with wild porcino, morel and chanterelle mushrooms.

+ 10 Traditional Thanksgiving Recipes
Party like it’s 1621 with tasty, Pilgrim-inspired recipes.

+ Super Diet, Super Immunity
Prepare for cold and flu season! Revamp your diet to boost your immune system. Get started with our collection of recipes featuring ingredients such as mushrooms, berries, turmeric and more.

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