The autumn is here with all its goods: pumpkins, corn, apples and other veggies. All the veggies are great helpers to stay healthy and boost your immune system during the season. In this roundup, you will discover 9 healthy, vegan and delicious recipes to taste the season and bring the autumn in your heart (…and belly).
The foods of the season are not only very tasty but also rich in various nutrients. Pumpkin seeds are full of proteins and iron, pumpkin itself – antioxidants, vitamin A and C. Corn contains vitamins as B6. Mushrooms are a great source of fiber and proteins, and other nutrients. Fruits as apples are full of vitamin C and fibre, but plums are famous for their content of antioxidants and fibre.
So here's the list of 9 delicious, autumn-mood and nutritious recipes.
1. Almond, Vanilla and Pumpkin Seed Granola
Start your morning with a sprinkle of autumn with this delicious granola by Amy (@nourishing.amy). It is empowered with pumpkin seeds which will help to strengthen your immunity. Combine it with your favourite plant milk, smoothie or porridge and enjoy the taste of the autumn.
2. Sweet Pumpkin Spiced Porridge
3. Apple Pie Overnight Oats
You can never have too much breakfast ideas. These apple pie overnight oats by Brittany (@eatingbirdfood) will be like a sunshine in the morning. Crispy apples, warm cinnamon, and comforting oats… healthy, nutritious, delicious and easy to make.
4. Healthy Buddha Bowl With Easy Tahini Dressing
The Buddha Bowl is the perfect concept to follow to include everything your body needs for a healthy and balanced lunch or dinner. Mix and match all of your favourite foods to get new and new flavour combinations.
This Buddha bowl literally tastes like a warm evening next to a fireplace. It includes mouth-watering roasted beets and potatoes, an avocado, tahini, some sauerkraut and our crispy kale chips that are a great alternative when salads aren’t available or you want to prepare the meal very fast.
5. Roasted Red Kuri Squash Soup
Give the pumpkin soup a new twist and warm yourself and all your loved ones inside out. This smooth, creamy and gentle soup topped with roasted pumpkin seeds and peanuts will be perfect for that. Preheat the oven, blend all the ingredients and enjoy your time.
6. Miso Corn
This miso corn by Hannah (@twospoons.ca) will be a great side dish for every autumn meal. It's healthy, juicy and fun to eat. Could it be even better? Actually, yes. You can prepare it in only 10 minutes.
7. Eggplant Pizzas
Autumn is the king of veggies and these eggplant pizzas by Laura (@laurafruitfairy) are an amazing dinner idea to eat more vegetables and have fun. Spread some tomato sauce and cashew cheese on eggplant slices, add some toppings and voila! Bread lovers can put it on a toast for the crunchiness and symphony of crackle.
8. Avocado Toast With Sautéed Mushrooms
Speaking about toasts… Avocado toasts are loved all year long, and, surprisingly, you can infuse the autumn mood even in them! Erin and Hetty (@bonny.appetit) topped their avocado toasts with some sautéed mushrooms, and I must say that they look perfect. Different textures and various flavours on one toast. Easy as that you can have autumn on your plate.
9. Juicy Plum Streusel Cake
Want to celebrate the beginning of the autumn season? Try this juicy plum streusel cake by Lisanne (@aspoonfulofhealthde) for your sweet tooth. Crunchy and juicy, aromatic and colorful – just like the autumn itself.
So this concludes the list of healthy, heart-warming autumn recipes. Which of these do you want to try before the winter comes?
If you have any good recipes to taste the season, we will be happy to hear them in the comments below!