HI guys! Guess what….It’s OCTOBER!!!! It’s time for Practical Magic, steaming tea, bowls of stew, Hocus Pocus, Halloween, my little sister’s birthday (loveyouzo!), and even more delicious food. I thought we should celebrate this magnificent season with all my favorite, must have autumn recipes 🍂🎃🍁.
Let’s start off with a tasty beverage!
Easy Cranberry Daiquiris – So easy, it practically does all the work itself! A great addition to your Thanksgiving feast or holiday get together.
Spiced Chai Tea Latte – Make your own chai latte in 10 minutes! Deliciously homemade with steeped whole species, darjeeling tea, and frothy milk.
Cranberry Orange Muffin Smoothie – Quick, healthy, and filling alternative to the baked good. Make the night before for an easy on-the-go breakfast!
On to Autumn Breakfasts and Snacks:
Candied Pecan Pumpkin Spice Waffles – Light, fluffy and flavorful waffles with homemade candied pecans that take just 20 minutes!
Glazed Apple Cinnamon and Buttermilk Scones – Buttery, fall harvest scones with fresh apples, and a sweet, homemade glaze.
Pumpkin Spice Almond Granola – Easy, healthy sweet treat for autumn lovers looking for a quick breakfast or snack!
Fresh Fig, Mascarpone and Goat Cheese Tart – Ripe figs, crunchy puff pastry, creamy mascarpone and goat cheese, fresh thyme and drizzled honey.
Zucchini Applesauce Bread – A delicious, moist, and healthy bread that sneaks in a great serving of veggies, with optional chocolate chips;-)
Obviously, we have to have some comforting soups and stews to warm us up this season!
Creamy Butternut Squash Soup – Easy, creamy butternut squash soup sure to keep you warm on a chilly autumn or winter day.
Slow Cooker Guinness Beef Stew – Easily made ahead, Guinness Extra Stout adds rich flavor to this hearty Irish dish. Perfect for St. Patrick’s Day!
Moroccan Butternut Squash Stew – A flavorful, aromatic stew with Moroccan inspired spices. Packed with produce, this recipe is vegan and gluten free!
Slow Cooker Three Bean Chili – A hearty, make ahead vegetarian chili that’s delicious any time of year. Skip the garnishes for a tasty vegan dish!
Hearty Beef Stew – A simple, flavorful, crowd pleasing stew with plenty of veggies that’s sure to warm you up on a chilly fall/winter day.
Chicken and Barley Stew – Warming, filling and healthy stew made from scratch with chicken thighs, fresh veggies and herbs.
Dinner and couple side dishes to get you into the full swing of Autumn:
Lemon Roasted Apple Chicken and Veggies – Autumn style roasted chicken over red potatoes, rainbow carrots, onions, red apples, and fresh herbs.
Cranberry Cream Cheese Turkey Sandwich – The perfect sandwich for Thanksgiving leftovers. It’s also great for leftover roasted chicken!
Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes – Topped with plump red grapes, goat cheese, toasted almonds, fresh thyme, and a drizzle of honey.
Balsamic Honey Glazed Rainbow Carrots – The sweet and tangy glaze with colorful rainbow carrots is prepped and thrown in the oven in just 10 minutes!
All things salad to get your fall harvest produce in:
Autumn Apple and Pomegranate Salad with Homemade Candied Walnuts – a quick salad with 5 minute homemade candied walnuts. Add some sliced chicken breast for an easy main dish!
Superfood Kale Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette – Tasty, nutritious salad (and vegan!) with homemade apple cider vinaigrette.
Roasted Brussel Sprout and Yam Quinoa – Healthy autumn salad with plenty of protein! Easily remove cheese and chicken for a tasty vegan dish.
And of course for the final course, decadent autumn inspired desserts!
Autumn Apple Blackberry Pie – Crisp apples and fresh blackberries spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and a hint of ginger make the perfect say hello to Autumn pie
Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecakes Squares – Rich, creamy, and yet not too sweet. A must for any Thanksgiving or holiday gathering.
Halloween Chocolate Candy Bark – Make your own Halloween candy from start to finish in just 20 minutes. Great All Hallow’s Eve party favor!
Well there you have it! All my favorite, must have autumn recipes for the season :-). So let’s DO this!