7 Wholesome and Healthy Fall Recipes that Everyone Will Love

Fall is the perfect time to snuggle up with a pumpkin spice latte and your favorite book, but it’s difficult to eat healthy when every single pumpkin baked good sounds incredibly delicious. Don’t worry, thought, I got your back. All of the tasty fall treats you love don’t have to be unhealthy - in fact, there are plenty of wholesome replicas that will keep you just as satisfied.Here are the yummiest seasonal recipes to keep you satisfied all autumn long.

1. Apple Pie Pancakes with Vanilla Maple Syrup

Apple season is already here, and that can only mean one thing: apple pie. While apple pie may be unhealthy and loaded with sugar, you can still enjoy all the cinnamon filled goodness that apple pie offers with this pancake mix, which has grated apple in the batter. To top it off, add some vanilla maple syrup to give it the perfect amount of sweetness. Who said you can’t have your pie and eat it too?


2. Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Fall is the best time to cuddle up with a nice bowl of soup. Don’t go for the canned soup, which can be filled with loads of sodium, but rather make your own homemade soup! It’s easier than it looks. The key for making it extra delicious? Make sure you have high quality broth. This Lemon Chicken Orzo soup is an updated version of the Chicken Noodle Soup Classic, but it leaves out the high fat content in cream-based soups.


3. Pumpkin Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread

It can’t be fall without something pumpkin flavored, can it? This Pumpkin Zucchini Chocolate Chip Bread satisfies any pumpkin craving, but with an added bonus. It’s low fat, made with whole wheat flour, and still manages to sneak a little bit of chocolate in there.


4. Kale Salad with Butternut Squash, Chickpeas, and Tahini Dressing’

Filled with seasonal butternut squash, this kale salad makes a fabulous, filling lunch. Candied pecans and chickpeas add healthy fat and protein into this dish while also boosting flavor. If you want to add more protein, serve it with rotisserie chicken for a stress-free and tasty meal. Who said salads have to be boring?


5. Individual Apple Crisps

Going off of the apple theme, baked apples are delicious and good for you. This is peak apple season, so head out to your favorite apple orchard and pick some up! It’s the best of both worlds - a fun day of apple picking with friends, and a wholesome, sweet treat at the end of the day!


6. Thai Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Up your butternut squash soup game with this Thai-inspired recipe. Mixing in sriracha and cilantro, this soup has a little bit of kick, but still has the sweet fall flavor of butternut squash. Serve it with warm naan bread and your meal is complete!


7. Honey Maple Roasted Carrots

It’s always important to get your veggies in, but don’t settle for the salad bar at your local dining hall! Using seasonal carrots, you can quickly roast carrots and even enjoy eating your vegetables! Drizzled with honey, these roasted carrots are the perfect side dish for any meal.