53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

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Pumpkin Smoothie Bowl by Fresh Coast Eats; Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Feta by Gathering Dreams; Instant Pot Pot Roast by Pinch of Yum; Easy & Healthy Apple Cake Recipe by The Clever Meal

The fall season is quickly upon us and with its approach comes cooler days and evenings. It’s the perfect time to try the best yummy cozy fall recipes of the season!

Personally, I am no longer craving a light salad as my main meal but more heartier fare that takes away the sudden chill in the air. That put me on a mission to find the best yummy cozy fall recipes to enjoy this season.

As we begin to spend more time indoors, Fall is always the perfect season to start cooking up a storm and trying new and creative recipes. And let’s not forget all those delicious recipes from around the world that will bring warmth into our hungry bellies!

Favorite Fall Recipes

To make this list of incredible recipes easier to navigate, I have organized them into five easy categories for your meal planning needs. Click any of the categories below and let your taste buds guide you!

 

BREAKFAST RECIPES

I am more a weekend breakfast kind of person, but it’s nice to have a variety of recipes on hand to pull from for a quick or more leisurely breakfast meal.

Sometimes you just need to grab a muffins a run out the door but other times your craving a nice plate of pancakes or a healthy smoothie bowl. The options are limitless.

1) CREAMY PUMPKIN STEEL CUT OATS

Creamy Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats by Simply Quinoa

Recipe and photo by Simply Quinoa

Sometimes I just crave a bowl of hearty oatmeal. And when my oatmeal can taste like pumpkin pie and be topped with crunchy caramelized pecan nuts, who wouldn’t want a spoonful of this warm deliciousness.                                                                                                                    

2) FLUFFY PUMPKIN PANCAKES

Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes by Love and Lemons

Recipe and photo by Love & Lemons

Are you a lover of fluffy pancakes? Well, these vegan pumpkin pancakes are the perfect fall time recipe to curb both your pancake and pumpkin cravings.                                                                                                                                   

3) THE BEST MOIST PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP MUFFINS53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Blue World Dreams

These muffins are my favorite fall time pumpkin indulgence. Nothing like biting into a soft, moist muffin bursting with pumpkin, chocolate, and seasonal spices. The perfect grab and go muffin for a busy autumn morning.                                                                                                                   

4) SWEET POTATO BREAKFAST BOWLS53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Healthy Little Vittles

Do you love repurposing your leftovers? Well, then this sweet potato breakfast bowl recipe is the one for you. Use up yesterday dinner leftovers for breakfast in a new and creative way.                                                                                                                                

5) HEALTHY PUMPKIN QUINOA GRANOLAHealthy Pumpkin Quinoa Granola

Recipe and photo by Simply Quinoa

 I love a great granola recipe and a healthy one is even better. The combination of oats, quinoa, and rice crisps with seasonal flavors make this unique granola recipe one to be enjoyed all season.                                                                                                                     

 6) PUMPKIN SMOOTHIE BOWL53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Fresh Coast Eats

Who says smoothie bowls have to disappear with the last rays of summer?  Enjoy a delicious pumpkin smoothie bowl that takes minutes to prepare. Garnish with your favorite toppers or some great seasonal options like pumpkin seeds and dried cranberries. 

7) EASY PUMPKIN PIE  CHIA PUDDING {PALEO + VEGAN}53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Nyssa’s Kitchen

Being pretty new to the chia seed pudding scene, I’ve been searching for different recipes that catch my eye. This seasonal chia seed pudding was definitely a winner. Pumpkin chia seed pudding layered with yogurt and delicious toppings is a refreshing change to the morning routine. 

8) PUMPKIN SCONES WITH MAPLE AND MOLASSES GLAZE

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Minimalist Baker

I love a good scone and being raised in Canada, I also love maple-flavored treats so these are a match made in heaven. Plus throw in some pumpkin puree and you have another seasonal hit.

9) QUINOA BREAKFAST BARS

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo Well Plated

I love a great versatile recipe that you meal prep for the week, swap in ingredients as needed, and to top it off, it’s healthy. These simple blueberry quinoa bars are the perfect solution to your busy morning.

SOUP OR SALAD RECIPES

Perhaps it’s just in our home but we tend to eat more courses in the fall/winter seasons. A great soup or salad before the main course is something we look forward to.

There are so many delicious options out there but I think I’ve found some gems.

10) ROASTED BUTTERNUT SQUASH SALAD WITH FETA53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Gathering Dreams

A true lover of sweet and savory meals, this fall time salad hits all the right notes. The slight pepperiness from the rockets, the nutty-sweet flavors from the roasted butternut squash combined with the salty taste of the feta cheese, make for the perfect bite. 

11) PARSNIP AND APPLE SOUP WITH BLACK LENTILS AND VEGETABLE CRISPS
53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Lauren Caris

From orchards to root vegetables, this soup is the perfect blending of apples and parsnips. Topped with hearty lentils and crunchy veggie chips, you have a nice filling bowl of goodness. 

12) AUTUMN GLOW SALAD WITH LEMON DRESSING
53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Pinch of Yum

When you are looking for something other than your typical salad, this autumn salad with its mix of grain, apple, and vegetables and a yummy lemon dressing is just what you need.

13) FALL VEGAN BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Blue World Dreams

Butternut squash soup is a fall-time favorite in our home. Blended with simple vegetables like red bell pepper, onion, and garlic, this vegan soup lets the vegetable shine. Enjoy within 30 minutes, topped with roasted pumpkin seeds for crunch, oat milk, and some yummy crostini for dipping. 

14) POTATO, LEEK, AND TOMATO SOUP 53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Salt & Lavender

A warm comforting bowl of potato and leek soup is the perfect start to any meal. With the addition of tomatoes and a drizzle of cream gives this soup a little something extra.

15) ROASTED ACORN SQUASH + PEAR ARUGULA SALADOASTED ACORN SQUASH + PEAR ARUGULA SALAD

Recipe and photo by Healthy Little Vittles 

Fall is often synonymous with pumpkins and apples but lets not forgot the humble pear. Combining the nuttiness of the winter squash with the sweetness of the pear and a creamy dressing, this is a seasonal salad to delight in. 

16) CARROT GINGER SOUP (FILLING, QUICK & HEALTHY)53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Gathering Dreams

There is nothing like a quick and filling soup on a cool autumn day. Prepped and ready to serve a 30 short minutes, this vibrant carrot ginger soup is the perfect dinner on a busy workday.                                                                                                                                

17) VEGAN PUMPKIN SOUP

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Nourish Plate

A creamy and delicious vegan pumpkin soup to satisfy all your cravings. This easy recipe blends wonderful spices together and will be ready in just half an hour.

DINNER RECIPES

Whether it be vegetarian, meat-based, or flavors from across the world, these dishes are all warm, comforting, and hearty meals to satisfy your different daily craving.

18) CREAMY BALSAMIC SPINACH BACON MUSHROOM CHICKENCreamy Balsamic Spinach Bacon Mushroom Chicken

Recipe and photo by Salt & Lavender

Chicken dishes are a big hit with my husband and anything creamy that can be served over mash potatoes is a winner in our home. This creamy balsamic spinach mushroom chicken dish combines all the right flavors and is ready in a mere 30 minutes.                                                                                                                              

19) SLOW COOKER SPAGHETTI AND MEATBALLS53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Recipes From A Pantry

Always a comforting meal, spaghetti and meatballs are a classic and staple in many homes. And when you can make this family favorite easily in your Crockpot, that’s a keeper!

20) CREAMY BAKED PUMPKIN RISOTTO53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and Photo by RecipeTin Eats

A creamy risotto made with pumpkin, no cream, and easily in the oven instead of on the stove, yes, please!  This recipe takes away the difficulty of making risotto so you get to enjoy a nice warm bowl without all the hassle.                            

21) POTATO FRITTATA WITH ROSEMARY & CHEESE53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and Photo by The Clever Meal

Potatoes are my all-time favorite vegetable. While we rarely eat them during the hot summer days, it’s nice to welcome them back in the fall in a tasty and filling frittata. Simple ingredients come together to make for a delicious meal and who doesn’t love rosemary with their potatoes!                                                                                                                             

22) CREAMY CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP INSTANT POT RECIPE53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

  Recipe and Photo by 24BITE

If you love Mexican inspired recipes, then this is the dinner for you. This chicken tortilla soup is the perfect combination of cheesy, creamy, and spicy goodness in a bowl. 

23) INSTANT POT POT ROASTinstant pot pot roast

Recipe and photo by Pinch of Yum

There is nothing like the fall season to bring on a delicious roast. And when you can make an entire pot roast quickly in your Instant Pot, even better! Enjoy your roast with a side of potatoes and carrots all coated in a delicious gravy.                                                                                                                                      

24) VEGETARIAN STUFFED ACORN SQUASH53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Cookie and Kate

A few years ago, I’d never even purchased an Acorn squash but they are now an annual presence in our home. With the combination of quinoa, dried fruits, seeds, and cheeses, these acorn squashes are not to be missed.

25) GARLIC HERB BUTTER SLOW COOKER TURKEY BREAST

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by RecipeTin Eats

There is nothing like tender and delicious turkey breast smothered in a garlic gravy during the fall. Served with a side of potatoes and your favorite vegetable and your meal is complete.

26) 1-POT PUMPKIN PASTA

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by The Clever Meal

Craving a nice warm bowl of comforting pasta? This pumpkin parmesan sage pasta is the perfect bowl of cheesy creamy gooiness for that cozy night in.

27) EASY MOROCCAN GROUND LAMB STEW53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Healthy World Cuisine

Hearty comfort meals exist all across the world and this Moroccan lamb stew is no exception. From its mix of spices to dried apricots, this stew is bursting with flavor.

28) SLOW COOKER TUSCAN CHICKEN PASTA53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Recipes From A Pantry

A taste of the Mediterranean, prepped in 10 simple minutes, and then let your slow cooker do the rest. Enjoy the mixed flavors of sun-dried tomatoes and spinach in this creamy chicken pasta dish.

29) SLOW COOKER SHREDDED BEEF CHILI53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by RecipeTin Eats 

We can’t get into the fall season without the ultimate comfort food, a bowl of steaming hot chili! And the addition of shredded beef makes for a delicious spin on a classic.                                                                                                                           

30) SKILLET LASAGNA WITH BASIL, ITALIAN SAUSAGE, AND BUTTERNUT SQUASH53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by the Well Plated

Enjoy a spin on the classic lasagna with this healthy butternut squash, spinach, and Italian sausage rendition. And who doesn’t love all these one-skillet recipes that make clean up a breeze?

31) EASY COCONUT CURRY53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Love & Lemons

This easy vegetable curry is the perfect comforting meal served over rice or with a side of naan bread. The inclusion of seasonal ingredients mixed with fragrant spices and Thai chiles make this a yummy vegetarian dish.

32) INSTANT POT BEEF BOURGUIGNON

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Sweet Tea and Thyme

This easy beef bourguignon recipe takes inspiration from the classic French stew but makes it it’s own. Get a succulent beef gravy dish on the table in just over an hour.

33) 5 INGREDIENT PUMPKIN ALFREDO

5 Ingredient Pumpkin Alfredo by Pinch of Yum

Recipe and photo by Pinch of Yum

This 5 ingredient pumpkin alfredo recipe takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and enjoy. Packed with yummy heavy whipping cream and parmesan cheese, this is definitely a cheat meal on a cozy night in.

34) SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE Recipe and photo by Love & Lemons * 35) BROCCOLI QUINOA CASSEROLE  Recipe and photo by Well Plated

Not exactly dinner recipes but some delicious casseroles that make excellent sides for your fall-time dinners.

VEGAN DINNER RECIPES

Whether your vegan or looking to include some more plant-based meals into your diet, these recipes will hit the spot. From pasta to curries, these vegan dishes pack amazing flavor.

36) EASY VEGAN LENTIL SWEET POTATO CURRY (INSTANT POT)

Easy Vegan Lentil Sweet Potato Curry (Instant Pot) by Blue World Dreams

Recipe and photo by Blue World Dreams

There is nothing like a warm plate of curry on a cool autumn day. The aroma of the delicious spices fills the kitchen and makes for a most comforting meal. And who doesn’t love a quick and easy Instant-Pot recipe which takes minutes to prep and cook?

37) EASY VEGAN SPAGHETTI SQUASH53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Blue World Dreams

 The fall is a great time to enjoy all the variety of squashes available on the market. Enjoy a lower carb pasta alternative with a delicious bowl of this vegan feta spaghetti squash!                                                                                                     

38) MUSHROOM WELLINGTON53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Veggie Desserts

If your a lover of flaky pastries like me then this mushroom Wellington will hit the spot. Filled with delicious mushrooms and a great umami flavor, this is one dish not to be skipped.

39) VEGAN PUMPKIN CARBONARA WITH SHIITAKE “BACON”53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Healthy Little Vittles

Enjoy a creamy and rich bite of pumpkin carbonara pasta with the addition of delicious vegan mushroom “bacon” to make this meal complete.

40) COCONUT CURRY RAMEN53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Photo and recipe by Pinch of Yum

In our home, we are obsessed with both ramen and curry so if we can have both in the same bowl, that’s a winner in my book. The fusion of flavors combined with the crispy hoisin covered tofu makes this a bowl of wonders.

41) BEST DAMN VEGAN LENTIL LOAF (GRAIN-FREE!)

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and image by My Pure Plants

A vegan spin on the classic meatloaf, this vegan lentil loaf packs lots of flavor. The addition of maple to the tomato glaze gives it a wonderful little extra something.

42) VEGAN CRISPY SWEET POTATO TACOS WITH AVOCADO CREAM53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by The Blissful Basil 

Tacos are super high on my list of favorite foods and I love finding new vegan recipes to try out. These crispy sweet potato tacos are delish and topped with an avocado cream, how can you go wrong!                                                                                                                                  

DESSERT RECIPES

My favorite course to any meal has to be dessert. Sometimes I even have my meal in reverse ๐Ÿ˜‰ I love trying a new recipe each week to find my favorite seasonal dessert.

43) EASY & HEALTHY APPLE CAKE RECIPE53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by The Clever Meal

A delicious apple fruity cake that lets the apples shine and be the star of the show. With a nice moist cake on the bottom, this is the perfect healthy cake to serve with your afternoon tea.

44) PUMPKIN PIE PARFAITS (VEGAN + GF)53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Minimalist Baker

These pumpkin pie parfaits are the stuff of dreams! The combination of pumpkin butter, whipped coconut cream and delicious granola make for the perfect vegan dessert.

45) FUDGY SWEET POTATO BROWNIES (V/GF)

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Minimalist Baker

Sweet potatoes are one of my new favorite vegetables and I love their versatility in both sweet and savory dishes. The combination of cocoa powder and sweet potato make these chocolatey brownies a recipe to savor.

46) AUTUMNAL SPICED APPLE CAKE53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Culinary Travels

An autumn apple spiced cake topped with toffee sauce makes for the perfect dessert when craving something indulgent. Serve with some fresh cream or ice cream for the perfect bite.

47) PUMPKIN BARS

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Love & Lemons

I love a dessert topped with a cream cheese frosting and these vegan pumpkin bars are no exception. The perfect snack to pack in your lunch for your coffee break.

48) VEGAN PUMPKIN SPICE FRAPPUCINO (STARBUCKS COPYCAT)53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Wow, It’s Veggie?!

Sometimes the perfect dessert comes in liquid form. A delicious pumpkin Frappuccino is the perfect dessert when you are looking for something hot and sweet after a filling meal.                                                                                                                       

49) BROWN SUGAR PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE WITH PISTACHIO MACAROON CRUST53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by How Sweet Eats

From its pistachio-macaroon crust, pumpkin cheese center, and pistachio coconut crumble on top, it’s hard to pick which layer I love more.

50) EASY PUMPKIN PIE RECIPE PERFECT FOR ALL OCCASIONS!

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Delicrunch

Pumpkin pie is the quintessential fall time dessert. This classic pumpkin pie recipe is the perfect example of why this classic remains the ultimate autumn time favorite.

51) VEGAN APPLE CRISP

53 BEST YUMMY COZY FALL RECIPES OF THE SEASON

Recipe and photo by Delightful Adventures

Being smack in apple season, its now the perfect time to make some easy, yummy vegan apple crisp. Enjoy some caramelized apples topped with some crunchy oats plus your favorite dairy free ice cream.

52) EASIEST EVER MOIST APPLE CAKE Recipe & photo by RecipeTin Eats * 53) PUMPKIN FUDGE BROWNIE Recipe & photo by HOW SWEET EATS

A moist apple cake to pumpkin fudge brownies, give these two delicious recipes a go!

 

 

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16 Comments

  1. Fall is my favorite season because not only do I love the sunny skies, and crisp cool air, but I love the food! This round-up has so many delicious fall recipes to choose from! I’m pinning for later so I can come back to this post all season! I think I’m going to start with those pumpkin pie parfaits!

    1. Same here Alison, I have really grown to love the fall season. And yes those pumpkin pie parfaits are delish, anything with shipped coconut is a winner in my book.

  2. Oh my! So many great vegan dish ideas! I canโ€™t wait to try the potato taco ๐ŸŒฎ and the carbonara shiitake mushroom! ๐Ÿ

    Thanks for the meal inspos!

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