6 Plant-Based Recipes To Cook Up This Fall

Amanda M. Rye
‘Tis the season for butternut squash, Brussel sprouts, and all the pumpkin your heart desires. September is the bridge between summer and fall cooking with farmers markets brimming with delicious seasonal vegetables. Our friend Yumna at Feel Good Foodie is all about cooking fresh, easy, and healthy meals that are also super scrumptious. Many of her dishes are inspired by the Lebanese foods and dishes of her childhood, everything has a little bit of Mediterranean in it, which we love. Here, she shares five of her favorite fall recipes you can whip up this week or next, or bookmark into fall. Is it too early to talk Friendsgiving yet? Enjoy!


Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta

This delicious creamy and cheesy butternut squash pasta is a great meat-free family weeknight meal. Simple to make, the pasta is tossed in a roasted seasonal squash that’s turned into a sauce for a comforting meal everyone will love!


u200bBrussel Sprout Casserole

Brussel Sprout Casserole

This deliciously cheesy Brussel sprout casserole is an excellent side dish to serve with your fall or holiday dinners. Easy to make, this vegetarian gratin recipe is always a real crowd pleaser even if you’re not a fan of brussels!


u200bApple Walnut Salad

Apple Walnut Salad

In just 10 minutes, you can whip up this supremely delicious Apple Walnut Salad that is packed with flavor, texture, color and nutrition. Whether you are a fan of salads for lunch or dinner, this vegan salad will keep you feeling full and satiated; enjoy on its own as a main dish or side salad.


u200bBaked Butternut Squash Fries

Baked Butternut Squash Fries

These vegan, paleo-friendly Baked Butternut Squash Fries are the real deal! It’s an easy recipe you’ll instantly want to make and instantly love. They are perfectly baked and you need just a handful of ingredients to make this yummy vegetable side dish.

Pair Feel Good Foodie’s baked fries with one of these veggie burgers you can still cook on the grill.


Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie

Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie

If you’re looking for a vegetarian-friendly meal, this Vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie is a meatless version of the classic comfort dish. Instead of meat, I use mushrooms and quinoa, load it up with colorful vegetables and cook it all in a rich gravy sauce. It’s an excellent balanced meal.


Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

These fall-inspired Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes are made with whole wheat flour, no sugar. They are rich, fluffy and are so easy to make for breakfast/brunch!

Thanks Yumna!

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