Top 7 Recipes for Fall

Ahhhhhhh, Fall. Tis’ the season of waking up cold… yet sweating by lunch. And just when we believe the heat is here to stay, it is back to freezing around dinnertime. But… have no fear! We have some mind-blowing recipes for you that will trump any wardrobe malfunction, this season may bring. 

Twice-Roasted Sweet Potatoes  with Hot Honey
Recipe by Claire Saffitz (Bon Appetit), Photo by Alex Lau

1. Twice-Roasted Sweet Potatoes  with Hot Honey

Bon Appetit’s “Twice-Roasted Sweet Potatoes  with Hot Honey” is greatly versatile. This side dish will put the perfect touch of Fall into any meal this season. We believe that you will enjoy it so much, it just might become your new, healthy go-to snack! This recipe is quick, easy, and just like Autumn, it is multidimensional. With the flavorful mixture of sweet, golden honey and the spicy kick of chilies, your friends and family are going to be blown away.  
 


Slow-cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup
Recipe by Delish

2. Slow-cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup

Regardless if you are playing sports, a faithful spectator, or caravanning professional athletes in-the-making, Fall sports always manage to take over our lives this season. With such hectic schedules, utilizing a slow-cooker will make you a champion too. This “Slow-cooker Chicken Enchilada Soup,” by Delish, is a great spin on traditional Mexican cuisine that is equally yummy and quick. With only 15 minutes of prep time, you will no longer have the stress of being late to a game ever again! Even better… dinner will be ready the minute hungry athletes come charging though the front door. This meal will really hit the spot, on Fall nights, when the cold air creeps back.


Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta
By Scott Conant, Food & Wine

3. Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta 

The days of battling our little ones to eat Brussels sprouts have officially ended! With added flavor of sun-dried tomatoes and shallots, Food & Wine’s “Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta” is a flavorful side dish that is sure to be a hit this Fall. As we dip our toes into flu season, this is an ideal recipe to keep the entire household healthy. Brussels sprouts are high in essential vitamins, such as vitamin C, vitamin A, and folate. Added bonus… this vegetable has a great source of fiber!  

Vegan? No problem! Just substitute the pancetta for tempeh meatless bacon.


Roasted Parmesan Chicken and Tomatoes
By Marian Cooper Cairns, Country Living

4. Roasted Parmesan Chicken and Tomatoes

Is your family bored of eating the same couple of meals? Don’t fret! Your friends at SavingStar have found a recipe for the perfect twist on an old classic. The defining ingredient in Country Living’s “Roasted Parmesan Chicken and Tomatoes”? Believe it or not, Dijon mustard! This condiment gives an excellent zest to the chicken breast, that is sure to awaken your taste buds. Plus, with tomatoes in season, both your palate and wallet will be ecstatic. But that’s not all! The best part… it’s a one-pan meal, making clean up a breeze. This hearty dish isn’t only delicious, it allows evenings to be spent doing what YOU enjoy. Nights of being cooped up to clean the kitchen are over – I predict reality TV and a glass (or two) of wine in your future. Cheers!


Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake
By Amy’s Healthy Baking

5. Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake

If you are slow-cooker obsessed like us, you are going to love this slow-cooked dessert. Ooooh yes, you read that correctly. We have a delicious recipe for the perfect Fall treat, that is guaranteed to be a fan favorite. Bursting with the season’s flavors, Amy’s Healthy Baking “Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Streusel Coffee Cake” is the ideal goody to bring along to your many Autumn themed celebrations! It is nut free and made without any refined flour or sugar making it school party friendly.  

An added bonus? Like other slow-cooked dishes, the hard work is done for you, allowing for some much deserved me-time. Though, let’s be honest, the me-time will probably turn into raking up leaves. That counts as cardio, right??


Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara
By Cooking Classy 

6. Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara 

Come on, do you really think SavingStar would post the best Fall inspired recipes without an unbelievable Autumn themed pasta? Cooking Classy’s “Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara” is guaranteed to fill carb cravings in the most seasonally appropriate way. With an irresistible blend of bacon, butternut squash, and sage, it is the perfect combination of salty with a pinch of sweet. This rich, comfort dish is ideal for cold Fall nights. Most importantly, if your children are picky eaters, the finely cut vegetables in this dish is a great way to get their servings in. The kids won’t even notice!  


One-Pan Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
The Chunky Chef

7. One-Pan Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

The SavingStar crew goes nuts for one-pan recipes, and we know you do too. There is nothing more satisfying than cooking smarter, not harder. The results of this meal: delicious and effortless. It almost feels like cheating! Put your guilty conscience to the side and try out The Chunky Chef’s “One Pan Pork Chops with Apples and Onions”, for a meal bursting with the season’s flavors. With apples as a main ingredient, this dish is the perfect end to a day of apple picking with the family. The kids will feel so proud, knowing they helped you with dinner. Not in the mood for pork chops? Try it with chicken as the protein instead.  


 
Regardless if it’s for a night-in with the family, a school event, or even a party, these seven recipes are sure to be the hottest this season will bring. We encourage you to not only try these recipes for yourself, but also alter them to fit your family’s needs. We will love to see what you come up with! Please tag us in your posts and/or photos on our socials (link social channels here) if you make any of the above dishes with the hashtag #savingstarfallrecipes.


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2 thoughts on “Top 7 Recipes for Fall

I would say I can’t wait for the cold weather to get here so I can make that Crock-Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup, but we’re in the Houston, Tx. area, and if I sat around and waited for cold weather I might not ever make it! It’s on the menu this week no matter what!

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Yay! Let us know how it comes out. We are sure you will love it.

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