For those who love to cook, I am on the same page as you. Cooking is a great way to feel accomplished when your recipe turns out just how you wanted it to. There’s nothing like tasting perfection after time and hard work go into making something. One of the best times of the year to cook before the holiday madness comes is fall. Fall offers warm recipes with sugar, spice, and everything nice. Today’s recipe round up is brought to you with a fantastically selected recipe for each meal of the day, including dessert and a delicious drink. Fall cooking means that your kitchen has never smelled better.
Breakfast | Bacon Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes
That’s a mouthful – Literally. Bacon Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes are a dreamy meal for any morning during the fall. Taking normal breakfast and giving it that fall spin with a pumpkin flavor, combined with the smokey bacon and sweet pecan addition. Pancakes are a breakfast must-have, and always on every breakfast menu. You can’t go wrong with pancakes and pumpkin.
The flavor of the bacon here dials down the sweetness for a perfect blend of fluffy and tasty. Making pancakes from scratch is a fun activity for a fall morning with the windows open and the griddle ready to go. This recipe does call for gluten free flour, however you are welcome to use a general baking flour if preferred.
Lunch | Autumn Pearl Couscous Salad
Loaded with delicious produce of fall harvest, the pearl couscous salad will leave you wanting more. With the holidays coming just around the corner, salad is a perfectly light meal to counter the heavier meals that tend to make their way to the table when the weather gets colder. Comfort foods are always delicious, but this autumn salad is a great, healthy choice.
The epitome of fall, butternut squash makes for a fine addition to any salad. Paired with the butternut squash, this recipe calls for sweet cranberries, pecans, and a dijon vinaigrette. Together, these flavors make for a sweet but spicy (read: not hot) salad that goes great with any fall afternoon.
Dinner | Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells
Butternut squash stuffed shells are a warm and delicious mix of comfort and healthy. This recipe only takes 30 minutes to bake and but definitely requires preparation as far as stuff shells go. Not only are the shells stuffed with butternut squash, but also with sausage to bring out that hearty fall flavor.
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and get the butternut squash and onion roasting for about an hour. In the meantime, you can prepare the other parts of the meal so they’re ready to go. Cheesy and warm, these stuffed shells are sure to become your next favorite fall recipe.
Dessert | Cider Cream Pie
Say no more. This cider cream pie has nothing on your grandma’s apple pie. Caramel, cream, and cookies are combined to form this one of a kind pie, bursting with all of the fall flavors that everyone loves. An oatmeal crust cookie creates the bottom layer while a cheesy cream filling is topped with a caramel cider drizzle. Apple cider is a fall signature that many think to only use as a drink, but this recipe transforms it into dessert.
Beverage | Fall Wisconsin Old Fashion
A boozy beverage – an alcoholic drink that’s made just for the fall season. A spin off of a traditional old fashion, the Fall Wisconsin Old Fashion is brings together a variety of fall flavors into one drink. With brown sugar, an orange slice, apple cider, ginger ale and more, you get a mix of the warming spices of fall with also the fruity flavors of oranges and apples. This mixed cocktail is perfect for any fall evening.