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fall recipe rewind

I think I can claim that it finally feels like fall around here.  It’s now the season where anything goes.  It could snow tomorrow or reach 80 degrees.  There could be rain for days in a row or sunny skies.  This is what happens in Colorado from late September –> early December.  Things are unpredictable, but I’ll take it after 6 long months of summer heat.

So before I get started cooking with fall foods + flavors I thought it would be good to do a little rewind.  Here are a few reader + personal favorites perfect for fall weather.  The thing I’m most looking forward to this season is SOUP!  I finally braved soup making last year and fell in love with the process and the deliciousness.

Before I start reminiscing about fall + food—which could go on for days—let me just get to the recipes.

Pumpkin Cream Cereal – If oatmeal is not your thing, you may want to give this a try.  I’ve infused the milk with pumpkin + spices and popped my own cereal with the grain amaranth.  This breakfast bowl is incredibly filling! [gluten free + vegan: sub maple syrup for honey]

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Vanilla Bean Honey Butter Sweet Potatoes – Definitely a fun twist of mashed sweet potatoes.  If sweet, sweet potatoes aren’t your thing I also have a recipe for sage + garlic sweet potatoes in the same post. [gluten free]

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Cocoa Chili – This is my favorite chili recipe to date.  There aren’t many recipes I make time + time again but this is definitely one of them.  Especially great when having company over. [gluten free/vegan]

Creamy Herb Potato + Kale Soup – Thick and creamy with a nice potato-ey chew. [gluten free/vegan]

Mexican Stuffed Spaghetti Squash – A fun twist on preparing spaghetti squash. [gluten free/vegan – omit cheese topping]

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Southwestern Soup – I’ve already doubled the recipe for you because—believe me—you will definitely want leftovers.  [gluten free/vegan]

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Simple Tomato Soup – I may have made this in April but it’s perfect for a cozy grilled cheese + soup night.  I adore tomato soup! [gluten free/vegan]

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Mandel Bread – After about 37 trials last year I finally perfected gluten free mandel bread [a Jewish cookie I grew up eating].  They’re kind of like biscotti but in my mind, better.  I also created a gluten free + vegan version.  I cannot wait to expand on my flavor list this year. [gluten free/vegan – all in the same post]

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Apple Cider Doughnuts – You had to know these were coming and they happen to be one of my all time favorites.  [gluten free]

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Cornbread – I’m pretty much cornbread obsessed.  If you were reading last year you are well aware of this problem.  You can find a handful of cornbread varieties [vegan too!] under the “bread” section on my recipe page. [gluten free]

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Pumpkin Spice Hummus – Yup, there was that and it was delicious. [gluten free/vegan]

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Chai Spice Almond Butter – Creamy, spicy, addictive. [gluten free/vegan – sub maple syrup for honey]

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Quinoa, Rice, + Bean Stuffed Peppers with Black Bean Crema – Comforting any time of the year. [gluten free/vegan]

Well, that about wraps it up.

I hope to bring you another list of memorable fall recipes in the next coming months.  Stay tuned!

If you have a favorite fall recipe feel free to link in the comments below!


Reader Comments (20)

Oh man! I just bought a spaghetti squash and have been trying to decide what I want to do with it. I didn't even think about Mexican food!!
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKatie @ Talk Less, Say More
Cornbread is my absolute favorite. I read all your recipes but didn't try a thing! This year it's a MUST! I'm excited. :)
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAdrienne J
Love this Fall roundup! Everything looks so good, I don't know what to try first!
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered
I haven't gotten into many fall recipes yet but I have chili on the menu for this weekend. That cocoa chili is my absolute FAVORITE too! I think it may need to be recreated on Sunday.
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLauren
Gawsh, every time I come here I'm reminded of puffed amaranth. I really need to make another batch!
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterLeanne @ Healthful Pursuit
I want each and every one of these! Thanks for the recipes, I'm a recent follower and I LOVE your photos and recipes (so good to find delicious vegan receipes!)
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAbby@totesdelishblog
I STILL haven't made my own popped amaranth...I have it sitting in my cupboard just staring me down. I will tackle it again someday and hopefully make that cereal with it.
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKatie
@Adrienne - Oh man, you definitely need to try them out. I could make and eat cornbread every single day.

@Abby - Thanks for saying hello! It's so nice to hear you're enjoying my blog and finding recipes that work well with your eating style.

@Katie - Maybe I can come over in 2013 and pop some for you!! ;)
September 27, 2012 | Registered CommenterAshley
The doughnuts, mandel bread and tomato soup...more things to add to the must make list! I'm hoping to make your banana bread tonight:)
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKylie @ immaeatthat
I'm so happy you have your Cocoa Chili on the list! That's our favorite - we tried at least a dozen chili recipes before trying yours & we haven't tried any since. I also really want to try the chai spiced almond butter. Yum!
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCarissa
What's not to love about fall foods? I enjoy everything about fall. I bought one of those donut pans but haven't gotten around to trying it yet. This recipe for Roasted Caramel Glazed Cinnamon Apples is one of the best Fall recipes ever.
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTami@nutmegnotebook
These all look delicious! I was glad to not see just a crapload of pumpkin stuff in this list... I know, blasphemous, everyone loves it, but I can only handle so much! :P
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKatie @ Blonde Ambition
Everything looks so good! Now that it's feeling more like fall, I really want to make your soup and chili recipes. There's nothing better than a big bowl of soup and a chunk of cornbread on a cool fall day. The pumpkin cream popped amaranth is one of my favorite breakfasts. I've made it so many times, but I'll never get tired of it!
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKerry
Chais spice almond butter?!?! YAY! You just made my day, pure genius!
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMegan
I am SO ready and excited for fall! I love being all cozy with warm food. Oh so excited!!!
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEmily @
Ahhh I forgot about your creamy potato & kale soup!! I am so making that VERY soon. My kale plants forgot to stop producing when the extreme heat hit this summer, so they've been going strong since the spring. Strange, but I'm not complaining! And I still plan on trying your tomato soup recipe with garden tomatoes!
September 27, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAndrea
@Carissa - Aw, thanks for letting me know!

@Tami - Whoa, that sounds and looks delicious and so simple. Thanks for the link!

@Kerry - It's definitely one of my favorites too. :)
September 27, 2012 | Registered CommenterAshley
I need to get a doughnut pan and try your recipes. Apple cider is one of my favorite things about fall, so I'm really excited about your gluten free version.
September 28, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterHolly
Ashley, Thank you for this post. I love these recipes and pinned them on my Pinterest boards so I will remember to make them. The butter and hummus look fabulous. I will be making the Quinoa Stuffed Peppers very soon!
September 30, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterErin Hess
@Erin - You're so welcome!! Enjoy and thanks for pinning! :)
October 1, 2012 | Registered CommenterAshley

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