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15+ Fall Inspired Recipes to Try

A round up of my family favourite, fall-inspired recipes to try. You’ll love these delicious drinks, snacks, desserts and more in classic fall flavours of apple, pumpkin, maple…

Fall Inspired Recipe Collection

Although the weather is feeling more like mid-summer around here, I’m anticipating the arrival of fall with its cooler temperatures. For me, it’s my favourite time to get back in the kitchen and start whipping up some delicious fall-inspired recipes. Oh, how I love the warm and spicy flavours that coincide with apples, pumpkins, maple and more. It’s fall comfort food at its best!

If you caught my Instagram stories lately, then you know I was baking up more fall donuts that I will share with you soon. Who knew homemade donuts would be such a hit?! I always enjoy the bounty or fresh produce this time of year, and look forward to creating all kinds of new recipes. Have you been experimenting too?

What to Cook and Bake This Fall

To help with your fall meal planning, I’m sharing some simple and delicious recipes from my personal collection that will fill the whole family up and keep everyone warm. To me, fall is all about enjoying hearty and healthy comfort food with the occasional homemade treat. Feel the same way? Enjoy these cozy autumn recipes!

Collection of Comfy Fall Inspired Recipes, Including Apple Cider, Pumpkin Spice Muffins, Apple Pie and More

Fall Breakfast and Snack Ideas

Let’s start off right with some fall breakfast and snack recipes, including muffins, scones, waffles and more!

Coconut Quinoa Breakfast Pudding

Although I enjoy my morning smoothies, on colder days I prefer to eat this hearty Coconut Quinoa Breakfast Pudding. It’s convenient to whip up a batch, keep in the fridge, then simply heat in the morning. Filling and delicious!

Coconut Quinoa Breakfast Pudding in Glass Bowl with Daisy Tea Cup

Get this healthy breakfast recipe: Coconut Quinoa Breakfast Pudding

Pumpkin Oat Muffins

This is my no-fail fall muffin recipe! These Pumpkin Oat Muffins are not only super moist and delicious, they’re also packed full of protein and fibre. Perfect for an on-the-go quick breakfast, or to enjoy with your afternoon coffee or tea.

Pumpkin Oat Muffins in Parchment Paper

Bake a batch: Pumpkin Oat Muffins

Mini Chai Scones

These Mini Chai Scones are a bit sweet, a bit spicy, and a whole lot tasty! A good compromise to cutting back on carbs while still getting your fix.

Mini Chai Scones on Vintage Silver Cake Stand

Get this yummy recipe: Mini Chai Scones

Pumpkin Waffles

Crazy for pumpkin? Make these gluten-free Pumpkin Waffles with Spiced Maple Syrup! Crispy on the outside with just the right amount of pumpkin spice. Perfect for fall mornings or holiday breakfasts!

Gluten Free Pumpkin Waffles with Spiced Maple Syrup Poured on Top

Get this yummy breakfast recipe: Gluten Free Pumpkin Waffles

Easy Pumpkin Butter

Make this quick and easy Spiced Pumpkin Butter to spoon over toast, scones, pancakes, oatmeal and more. With only 7 simple ingredients in about 20 minutes, you’ll have this flavour-packed fall spread!

Homemade Spiced Pumpkin Butter Spread Over Multigrain Toast

Make this fall treat: Easy Pumpkin Butter

Fall Lunch and Dinner Ideas

Okay, let’s move on to fall lunch and dinner recipes, including soup, baked potatoes and a yummy curry dish!

Coconut Curry Chicken Soup

We love hearty homemade soup around here for lunch or dinner, especially this Coconut Curry Chicken Soup. A great way to use up leftover chicken. The perfect comfort food!

Coconut Curry Chicken Soup in Bowl with Basil Garnish

Make this fall soup: Coconut Curry Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Chick Pea Curry

Slow cooker dinners are a must for busy fall days, right? This Chick Pea Curry is one of our favourites. Perfect for meatless Monday, and such easy clean-up!

Slow Cooker Chick Pea Curry in Bowl

Throw together this crockpot meal: Chick Pea Curry

Tex Mex Loaded Baked Potatoes

Looking for a dinner idea your active family will enjoy? These Tex Mex Loaded Baked Potatoes with Turkey and Lentils will definitely fill them up. Everyone will enjoy adding their own toppings. This recipe makes enough for leftovers too!

Tex Mex Loaded Baked Potatoes with Turkey, Lentils and Fresh Toppings

Get this wholesome recipe: Tex Mex Loaded Baked Potatoes

Fall Dessert Ideas

Ready to see some fall dessert recipes? These cookies, pies, cakes and more are so yummy!

Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies

Nothing says fall like Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies, and this recipe is the best I’ve tried yet. Perfect to pack in kids’ lunches (and yours too)!

Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies on Plate

Make this delicious fall treat: Ginger Cookies

Rustic Apple Galette

Use up some of those apples from your tree by making this Rustic Apple Galette with Maple Syrup Reduction. So delectable and quicker to make than traditional apple pie.

Homemade Rustic Apple Galette with Maple Syrup Reduction on Parchment Paper

Make this delicious dessert: Apple Galette

Peach Crisp in a Jar

Many fruits are in season right now, which means making more Peach Crisp in Jars. The perfect make-ahead dessert recipe for entertaining or Sunday dinners!

Fresh Peach Crisp in a Jar Topped with Vanilla Ice Cream

Get this dessert in jar recipe: Fresh Peach Crisp

Apple Crumble Pie

Love apple desserts? Dig into this Ginger Apple Crumble Pie with cookie crust, tart apples, oat topping and salted caramel drizzle. Totally divine and gluten free!

Ginger Apple Crumble Pie with Salted Caramel - Gluten Free Apple Pie on White Plate

Get this delicious recipe: Apple Crumble Pie

Pumpkin Cake

Perhaps you prefer something made with pumpkin like this Chocolate Chip and Pecan Pumpkin Cake. So moist and yummy!

Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Chips and Pecans on Plate

Bake this fall dessert: Pumpkin Cake

Mini Pumpkin Cupcakes

If you’re like me and crave a little sweet treat, these Mini Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese frosting are the perfect size. Packed with flavour and satisfying!

Mini Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting on White Cake Plate by Satori Design for Living

Make these tiny fall treats: Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Plum Frangipane Dessert

Spoon into this Plum Frangipane Dessert with tangy plums, sweet almond filling and crunchy topping. An easy gluten-free fall treat baked and served in ramekins.

Plum Frangipane Desserts Baked in Black Ceramic Ramekins

Get this gluten-free recipe: Plum Frangipane

Multigrain Bread Pudding

This Apple Cinnamon Multigrain Bread Pudding is a fall recipe perfect for the holidays too. Delicious apples, hearty bread and cinnamon-infused custard make this dessert the ultimate comfort food.

Apple Cinnamon Multigrain Bread Pudding with Warm Salted Caramel Sauce on White Plate

Get this yummy recipe: Multigrain Bread Pudding

Baked Zucchini Donuts

Whip up a batch of Baked Zucchini Donuts with Vanilla Glaze to enjoy this fall. Moist, flavourful and gluten-free. The perfect complement to your afternoon coffee or tea. One of fall’s simple pleasures!

Stack of Baked Zucchini Donuts on Marble Plate

See this fall dessert idea: Gluten Free Zucchini Donuts

Fall Drink Ideas

And, finally, here are some delicious fall drink recipes to try, including cocktails, lattes and steamers.

Spiked Apple Cider

This Spiked Apple Cider is a delicious way to transition to fall with its spicy notes and seasonal flavours. Enjoy hot or cold.

Spiked Apple Cider in Copper Mug with Apple Slice and Cinnamon Stick

Make this fall drink: Spiked Apple Cider

White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Steamer

Skip the coffee shop lineup and make your own White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Steamer at home. The perfect treat for chilly fall days!

White Chocolate Pumpkin Pie Steamer in Blue Enamelware Mug

Whip up this drink: Pumpkin Pie Steamer

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Enjoy this deliciously creamy Pumpkin Spice Latte at home. Made with your favourite milk, homemade pumpkin butter, vanilla and coffee, all topped off with maple whipped cream and cinnamon. One of my favourite fall coffee drinks!

Pumpkin Spice Latte in White Mug with Cinnamon on Wood and Marble Serving Board

Get this fall hot drink recipe: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Tell me, what are your favourite fall inspired recipes? Do you make good use of all the fruits and vegetables that are plentiful this time of year?

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Happy (almost) Fall!

Shauna at Satori Design for Living Blog - Home Decor, DIY, Vintage Finds, Recipes

This fall recipe collection was originally published September 2014 and updated with new recipes and photos September 2022.


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