Fall is in full swing and we’re thrilled to indulge in everything this season has to offer! From pumpkin carving to haunted hayrides, from curling up with a good book to sipping a warm bowl of soup, fall is one of the best times of the year. To celebrate, we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 favorite recipes sure to warm your soul from the inside out.
Nothing screams fall more than a warm bowl of homemade soup. This dish from PALEO Magazine is bright and flavorful, not to mention stunning. Surprisingly creamy without the use of dairy, packed full of vitamins and antioxidants, and topped with bright green onions and pumpkin seeds, this healthy soup is the epitome of the fall season.
When we think fall, one of the first things that comes to mind is apple picking. These Apple Glazed Pork Chops, created by Chef Fabio Viviani, will transport you to eating a freshly picked fall apple with every bite. The complex flavors of this dish marry perfectly together. The expertly cooked pork chop tastes divine when covered in a succulent glaze comprised of apricot jam, crisp apples, and a dash of balsamic vinegar. Paired with pecan lentil rice and bright Swiss chard, this is sure to be your new fall go-to meal.
Chili is one of those classic dishes that we automatically associate with fall and winter. It is warm, comforting, hearty, and perfect for eating by a fire. This chili from Men’s Health is no exception, combining ground beef with black beans, bulgur wheat, and tons of flavorful spices for a filling and delicious meal.
Is one of your fondest memories eating homemade chicken pot pie for Sunday family dinner? Ours too. This pie will bring you straight back to childhood. Using biscuit dough as a shortcut for the top crust, and succulent chicken, sweet peas, carrots and fresh herbs as a creamy filling, this All Recipes meal truly is a “winner winner chicken dinner.”
This pasta dish from The New York Times Cooking is a quintessential fall recipe. While a homemade meat sauce can often be intimidating, we’ve made it approachable and easy in a few simple steps. This is a tasty, authentic Italian dish that will leave you feeling full and satisfied.
Light and full of flavor, this San Francisco-style cioppino from the James Beard Foundation will warm you up this fall. Combining sea bass with mussels and shrimp stewed in a tomato, white wine broth, this cioppino is perfection. Sop up the broth with a crispy baguette and you’re set!
The colorful roasted vegetables in this dish are the perfect bed for this honey mustard chicken. The mix of parsnips, butternut squash, sweet potatoes, carrots and red onions make for a symphony of fall flavors.
We understand the time and effort that goes into risotto, and how this dish can often be intimidating to a novice chef. Your time is precious, and that’s why we’ve created a low-maintenance version of a classic. Instead of constantly stirring while you make this risotto, all you need to do is add your broth one cup at a time as the risotto simmers, and wait to stir until the very end. The creamy risotto combined with the hearty mushrooms makes for a perfect, cozy dinner this season.
If you’ve ever wanted to make a clam chowder at home but haven’t been sure what steps you need to take to get started, we’re here to lend a helping hand. This hearty soup is creamy, packed with veggies, and best of all it has BACON! Served in a warm bread bowl that you can eat as you go, this soup is everything you need this fall.
Turkey is great anytime of the year, but we are particularly fond of indulging in this bird during the fall season (a perfect way to start getting excited for Thanksgiving!). This take on a classic Italian saltimbocca is salty, bright, and packed with flavor. The mashed butternut squash pairs perfectly with the asparagus, prosciutto wrapped turkey and port wine glaze. Try this dish for yourself and let us know what you think!