Fall is upon us, which means new seasonal flavors are in your future. Some of the popular ingredients you'll see include: pumpkin, apple, squash, brussel sprouts, cranberries, beets, parsnips and more.
But don’t be intimidated about where to start when it comes to incorporating them – we rounded-up 10 quick and flavorful fall recipes for breakfast, snacks and dinner. And, best of all, they’re healthy and balanced. Scroll on for the inspo.
The Best RD-Approved Fall Recipes
I bet you’ve never thought to add apple to your morning omelet! Not only does it add nutrition, but it also adds a hint of sweetness. Give it a try!
Don’t we all love one pot dishes that expedite the preparation and clean up process? Add some pumpkin flavor and extra nutrition to your favorite pasta recipe for an easy weeknight meal.
Need a quick side dish? This shaved brussels sprout salad is ready in 10 minutes, and is lightly dressed with almonds, pecorino Romano cheese and lemon juice.
These healthy energy bites offer a quick, no-bake snack option that you can also freeze for later!
Try something new with these crispy parsnip fries. They provide an easy way to introduce a new vegetable to kids and adults alike, plus they pair well with your favorite dipping sauce.
Here's a delicious, fall-inspired snack you can enjoy by the handful that'll have your kitchen smelling delightful.
This veggie-packed breakfast scramble is a great way to start the day and incorporates some beneficial beets into it too!
Butternut squash is a great addition to macaroni and cheese because it gives a creamy texture and blends well with cheese and pasta dishes. (Alternatively, if you don’t want to include an Instant Pot recipe, try this Butternut Squash Dessert Smoothie.) Have a sweet tooth after dinner? Whip up this healthy butternut squash dessert smoothie with butternut squash, banana, coconut milk, cinnamon and vanilla!
Adding vegetables into your breakfast couldn’t be easier than with this pumpkin overnight oats recipe. Make it the night before for a no-fuss, portable breakfast in the morning!
In just 25 minutes, you can make this butternut squash shakshuka, comprised of eggs poached in a spiced butternut squash sauce, for an easy vegetarian and gluten free meal.