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12 Autumn Food Ideas for Those Almost Winter Months

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12 Autumn Food Ideas for Those Almost Winter Months3 min read

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It’s a guarantee that during the holiday season most of us will invest our time in coming up with autumn food creations. Sometimes we’re clever. Sometimes we’re successful. Other times, well, not so much.

What to do, what to do . . . If you’re currently thinking these very thoughts, don’t worry! Because here we have composed a list of 12 unique (and easy) autumn food ideas you can serve to your guests or bring to that big family get together!

What’s For Breakfast

1. Pumpkin French Toast

This one is an absolute favorite of mine. Not only will this one have your kitchen smelling like autumn, but it’s a recipe that is guaranteed to have your guests asking for more. 

2. Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Roll-Ups

Ok. Can we just agree that this one unarguably sounds delicious? This autumn food recipe is especially fun to prepare on a chilly Saturday morning.

3. Pumpkin Pie Quinoa Parfait (with Gingersnap Pecan Streusel)

Changing things up, and ending this section with something on the lighter side, we strongly suggest trying out this option. The title may be a mouthful, but each spoon will be packed with a sweet and spicy kick!

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What’s For Brunch

4. Delicate Squash Egg Crepe

Just one of those recipes that is perfect for prepping in the morning before work. Might we mention adding a bit of paprika?

5. Pumpkin Gingerbread Waffles

Ginger, spice, and everything nice! This autumn food recipe is perfect to pair with chicken (if you’re a chicken and waffles kind of person).

6. Baked Pumpkin & Tofu (with Kale)

Might we add that this autumn food recipe is also vegetarian?

What’s For Lunch

7. Butternut Squash Spaghetti (with Sausage and Sage)

As you may have noticed squash is one of the biggest food factors of autumn. And if there’s any best way to honor the familiar gourd it’s with this autumn food idea right here. 

8. Pumpkin Risotto with Goat Cheese & Dried Cranberries

It couldn’t have been worded better! And guess what? Despite what it may seem, this autumn food recipe actually has a very short prep time.

9. Ravioli with Sautéed Butternut Squash & Thyme

Calling all vegetarians! Whether you’re prepping for a party or bringing this as your partner in crime to that upcoming social get together, it’s a guarantee that taste buds will be satisfied.

What’s For Dinner

10. Lemon, Pepper, & Rosemary Chicken

Something that the whole family will love! If there’s anything that will get the younger ones off their phones it’s the smell of roasted chicken and delicious seasonings.

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11. Butternut Squash & Carrot Soup

Another universal autumn food option. Did someone say ”Baguette?” Because soup like this is made for dunking!

12. Pork, Carrot, & Chickpea Stew

This autumn food recipe is perfect for those chilly, wet evenings.

And that’s it! We hope you enjoyed our list of some of the most unique and comforting autumn food. Want to share your results?

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M. G. Hughes is a novelist and content creator. Born and raised in San Diego, aside from writing she also enjoys cinematography, interior design, and hiking.