Fall is well on its way to being here… which means our busy work season is also upon us! This time of year always makes us feel full of energy and excitement for working hard in our business and in our homes. Maybe it’s because it is the back to school season, which means that the time for relaxation and procrastination has come to an end!
Going into this year’s fall season, there is one thing we want to really get better at NOT procrastinating any more… and that is our meal planning! We have been SOOOO bad lately about getting our meal planning done ahead of time, and therefore we have been eating out way too much or just cooking the same things over and over again! Well, that is coming to a stop!
Today, we want to help busy moms everywhere plan out some wonderful fall meals that feature ingredients that are currently in season. We all know that cooking with ingredients according to what you can find fresh in each season is one of the healthiest ways to eat. We want to help you not only come up with really great fall recipe ideas for this season, but to also help you make those meals as fresh and healthy as possible!
We have identified seven different food items that are fresh, healthy, and in season. After we identified these different foods, we then created a recipe category for each of them and filled each category with five SUPER delicious recipes for you to try! These all look amazing and perfect for this time of year! We can’t wait to try some… and we also challenge you to try making at least 1 thing from each category this season!
Fall Recipes for Cooking Seasonally
These five mouth-watering apple recipes will have you ready to head out to your local apple orchard to bring home this prize ingredient!
2. Root Vegetables
Root veggies (such as potatoes, turnips, carrots, and more) are another fall food staple! These five root vegetable recipes won’t leave you wanting more!
3. Broccoli & Cauliflower
Broccoli and Cauliflower have two peak seasons for freshness – spring and fall! We can’t wait to give these five broccoli and cauliflower recipes a try this fall!
Cranberries have just begun to come into season this month! We love the unique five cranberry recipes below that push beyond just the typical cranberry sauce fall recipe!
Eggplant is another fall produce item that has a very typical fall recipe – Eggplant Parmesan. While we have included two Eggplant Parmesan recipes that have a little bit of a twist to them, we have also included three recipes that encourage you to use eggplants in other ways!
We LOVE pumpkin and are so excited it’s peak season has finally arrived. Pumpkin is an amazing vegetable that can be cooked into sweet foods or savory foods! We are excited to show you five yummy pumpkin fall recipes below!
7. Winter Squash
Winter Squash is another fall favorite vegetable. There are so many kinds of winter squash and all have wonderfully delicious recipes you can make with them. We have chosen five of them that we are dying to try!
So there you have it! 35 totally delicious fall seasonal recipes for you to pick and choose from! What will you make first? What other fall ingredients are you cooking with this season?
We hope you enjoyed today’s post and found it useful for your own menu planning. Next week, we will be diving into another domestic housewife topic and talking about how to deep clean a toaster! We all know that we secretly have a dirty toaster stashed away that hasn’t been cleaned in ages! Well, it’s time to bring them out and give them a good cleaning! Come back and see us Friday to see our step by step cleaning instructions!
Until then, we hope you have a great weekend!