As the leaves change color and autumn approaches, so does a time for healthy eating.
The days grow shorter and the weather cooler, which can make it harder to get up and move around.
But, that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your health in order to enjoy the season.
There are plenty of delicious healthy autumn recipes that are both good for you and satisfying.
From warm soups to creamy pasta, these recipes will help you stay healthy all autumn long!
Fall is often associated with feelings of “cozy”. Did you know that those feelings are good for your heart? Check out our article “Cozy Comfort, Hygge, and Heart Health” to learn more!
Butternut Squash Soup
What’s more autumn than squash and soup?!
This recipe pairs the sweet flavours of butternut squash with herbaceous sage, rosemary, and ginger to create the silkiest, smoothest, heartiest soup.
This dish keeps in the freezer for months, so we recommend making a big batch!
The Ultimate Healthy Apple Crumble
Sweet, tender, crunchy – yum!
Soft, juicy apples are topped with a perfectly cinnamon-spiced oat streusel and baked until perfectly golden brown and bubbly.
It’s melty, it’s gooey, it’s irresistible.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
If these were the brussel sprouts always being served, children everywhere would not have a problem eating their vegetables!
These sprouts are baked to perfection with a delicious lemon parmesan dressing. They come out of the oven beautifully crisp, zesty, and bright.
This recipe makes the best healthy side dish!
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Kickstart your morning with this creamy, delicious smoothie.
Blending pumpkin, banana, yogurt, nut butter, and fall spices together, this protein-packed drink makes the perfect breakfast or mid-day snack.
Fall Harvest Quinoa Salad
Not only does this salad taste incredible, but it magically blends all the colours of fall!
Beautiful tri-coloured quinoa is mixed with butternut squash, brussel sprouts, red onion, lemon, and cranberries to create a light, flavourful, and texture-forward main or side dish.
Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Penne
This creamy pasta is the ultimate autumn comfort food.
It also just happens to be healthy!
The pasta is coated in a velvety, rich sauce made of pumpkin, fresh sage, and garlic – we promise, you won’t even realize that it’s vegan!
After a summer filled with travel and BBQ, fall is a great time to get back into a healthy routine!
These healthy autumn recipes we’ve shared will help you stay warm, satisfied, and healthy all autumn long.
So get cooking and enjoy a heart-healthy autumn!