With hearty squash and fresh apples in season, sweet and savory come together in perfect unison in these comforting fall recipes.
Ahh, the warm flavors of fall. Pumpkin and butternut squash starts to make its appearance at the grocery store, and it’s finally cool enough to turn on the oven to roast root veggies like parsnips, carrots, and sweet potatoes. In-season fruits like apples and pears lend sweetness and crunch to our favorite dishes, while tasty nuts like pecans and walnuts sneak their way in, too. And let’s not forget cranberries and pumpkin spice!
For most of us, fall is the season where we feast and indulge in every flavor that the harvest brings. From meaty chilis to apple pie, it’s the time of year where baked dishes truly shine.
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Keep your loved ones fed and warm this fall with this delightful assortment of Paleo fall recipes. Each one is rich, homey, and full of the tasty ingredients you look forward to each year.
Stuffed Acorn Squash with Cranberry and Walnut
This baked cranberry and walnut stuffed acorn squash is sweet enough to double as a dessert.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Stuffed Acorn Squash
Sweet Potato Chili
Make a batch of this meaty chili at the beginning of the week and heat it up every night when you come home from work.
Recipe: Tastes of Lizzy T | Sweet Potato Chili
Caramelized Baked Butternut Squash
Steam-baked and seasoned butternut squash is the perfect side for any protein you might enjoy this fall.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Caramelized Baked Butternut Squash
Apple & Cranberry Paleo Oatmeal
When you’re ready to trade in your overnight “oats” for something more warm and comforting, this cinnamon apple porridge made from acorn squash is it.
Recipe: Meatified | Apple & Cranberry Paleo Oatmeal
Paleo Pumpkin Ravioli
This cassava-based ravioli is filled with a homemade pumpkin-purée and topped with a balsamic reduction and toasted pecans. Yum!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Pumpkin Ravioli
Butternut Casserole with Bacon-Pecan Streusel
It’s not fall until a casserole is in the oven! This decadent dish will have your family raving.
Recipe: Merit and Fork | Butternut Casserole with Bacon-Pecan Streusel
Pumpkin Chicken Curry
This sweet-and-savory pumpkin chicken curry is perfect topped over a bed of cauliflower rice.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Pumpkin Chicken Curry
Mini Cauliflower Shepherd’s Pies
The only thing better than the aroma of this shepard’s pie is cracking open that first layer of cauliflower crust.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Mini Cauliflower Shepherd’s Pies
This protein-packed sausage stuffing serves you all of the flavor of the traditional kind, but with none of the grains.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Gluten-Free Stuffing
Cider Braised Chicken
Take advantage of cider season by using it to braise your roasted chicken!
Recipe: Jessi’s Kitchen | Cider Braised Chicken
Mini Stuffed Pumpkin with Caramelized Cinnamon Apples
These irresistible little pumpkins stuffed with caramelized apples are perfect for school parties. Kids will love them!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Mini Stuffed Pumpkin with Caramelized Cinnamon Apples
Paleo Candy Corn
A handful of candy corn sweetens every fall season, and this homemade Paleo sub will keep your smile healthy, too!
Recipe: Plaid and Paleo | Paleo Candy Corn
Paleo Apple Cherry Muffins
These apple and cherry muffins are the right indulgence with your hot fall beverage of choice.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Paleo Apple Cherry Muffins
Curried Pumpkin Apple with Raisins
This curried pumpkin and apple dish, flavored with garam masala, packs just enough heat to warm you up after a bowl or two.
Recipe: The Primal Desire | Curried Pumpkin Apple with Raisins
Quick and Easy Crockpot Beef Stew
Nothing says fall is here and winter is coming like a warm bowl of aromatic beef stew.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Quick and Easy Crockpot Beef Stew
Sausage and Butternut Squash Frittata
Switch up your morning routine with this fall squash and sausage take on a breakfast classic.
Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | Sausage and Butternut Squash Frittata
We can’t imagine fall without indulging in a slice of sweet pumpkin pie!
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Pumpkin Pie
One Pot Savory Chicken and Fall Produce
All your fall favorites – apples, butternut squash, sweet potatoes – are packed into this one-pot dish.
Recipe: Simple Roots Wellness | One Pot Savory Chicken and Fall Produce
Spicy Cinnamon Blacked Salmon with Fall Harvest Salsa
Turns out that cinnamon and salmon make quite the pair!
Recipe: Athletic Avocado | Spicy Cinnamon Blacked Salmon with Fall Harvest Salsa
Pear and Squash Chicken Skillet
Enjoy this pear, squash, bacon, and chicken skillet on its own or with a side salad.
Recipe: Real Simple Food | Pear and Squash Chicken Skillet
Sweet Dumpling Squash with Maple Glazed Pork
These adorable dumpling squashes are packed to the brim with succulent shredded maple glazed pork.
Recipe: Kyle Walker, NTP | Sweet Dumpling Squash with Maple Glazed Pork
3-Ingredient Crock Pot Apple Sauce
Applesauce works both as a yummy fall dessert after a filling meal or as a tasty snack for your kid’s school lunch. You could even put some in mason jars to share with friends.
Recipe: Cook Eat Paleo | 3-Ingredient Crock Pot Apple Sauce
Chicken Pot Pie Soup
This creamy soup just might be better than chicken noodle soup and chicken pot pie combined.
Recipe: PaleoHacks | Chicken Pot Pie Soup
Pumpkin Turkey Meatballs
This recipe is double-packed with pumpkin, as the purée goes into both the meatballs and the sauce.
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Pumpkin Turkey Meatballs
5-Ingredient Breakfast Stuffed Acorn Squash
Squashes aren’t just for dinner! This easy breakfast recipe will keep you full and satisfied throughout the day.
Recipe: PaleOMG | 5-Ingredient Breakfast Stuffed Acorn Squash
Paleo Butternut Apple Squash Salad with Buttermilk Dressing
If you’re a salad fan, butternut squash is a fantastic way to mix up your usual leafs and proteins.
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Paleo Butternut Apple Squash Salad with Buttermilk Dressing
Rosemary Carrot Parsnip Mash
Forget mashed potatoes and get your fix of root veggies with this delicious rosemary-infused dish. This side pairs well with roasted chicken or turkey.
Recipe: Cotter Crunch | Rosemary Carrot Parsnip Mash
Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage, Apples, and Cranberries
An entire meal is packed into these crowd-pleasing acorn squashes, which makes them great for a quiet night by your fire.
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage, Apples, and Cranberries
Paleo Pear and Apple Pie Cups
These heavenly little pie cups are topped with homemade, dairy-free vanilla cinnamon ice cream.
Recipe: Paleo Newbie | Paleo Pear and Apple Pie Cups
Candied Sweet Potatoes with Walnuts and Dates
Using nature’s candy (dates!), this recipe is the perfect substitute for any sweet potato marshmallow fluff recipe you might have enjoyed as a kid.
Recipe: Paleo Running Momma | Candied Sweet Potatoes with Walnuts and Dates
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