Here are 20 easy healthy fall recipes with apples, butternut squash, pumpkin spice and more. Whether you're looking for soups, slow cooker meals or instant pot shortcuts for quick dinners, you'll find it here. All are gluten-free, paleo comfort food perfect for cool, crisp autumn days!
I can’t believe it's autumn already. The leaves are turning, and I've been cooking with my favorite fall flavors – pumpkins, winter squash, apples and spices. Not to mention putting everything in the slow cooker and making soup to freeze for quick weeknight dinners. I love this time of year.
So grab an apple muffin and a pumpkin spice latte, and pull up a chair next to the fire. Here are my favorite easy healthy fall recipes.
Easy Paleo Recipes for Fall
Almond Flour Apple Muffins (Paleo, Gluten Free)
These apple muffins are so quick and easy to put together. Made with almond flour and sweetened with a touch of honey, you can bake them on the weekend and freeze them for grab-and-go breakfasts during the week.
Pumpkin Coconut Smoothie (Paleo, Vegan)
A smoothie version of pumpkin pie that's paleo, vegan, and dairy-free! This smoothie is thick and creamy without dairy or refined sugar, so it's a great breakfast or snack.
Sausage and Butternut Squash Frittata (Paleo, Keto, Whole30)
This quick paleo frittata recipe combines sausage and butternut squash for an easy breakfast. Sausage and butternut squash frittata is a perfect low carb paleo breakfast (or lunch or dinner). Frittatas are a go-to quick and easy meals. To change it up, try mushrooms, sausage and sage or whatever vegetables, herbs and protein you happen to have in the refrigerator.
Paleo Pumpkin Pie
The best paleo pumpkin pie recipe for the holidays! It's easy to make and a real crowd pleaser. This classic Thanksgiving dessert is made with coconut milk instead of evaporated milk and sweetened with honey instead of sugar. And with the simple almond flour crust, no one will know it's gluten-free.
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
This roasted butternut squash soup is a perfect soup for fall. Just roast the vegetables on a sheet pan and blend them into a silky smooth soup. So comforting, it will warm you up in no time!
3-Ingredient Crock Pot Applesauce (Paleo, Vegan, Whole30)
An easy 3-ingredient crock pot applesauce recipe with no added sugar. This recipe couldn't be simpler, and slow cooking really brings out the sweetness in the apples.
Crock Pot Chicken Soup (Keto, Paleo, Whole30)
This is comfort food, pure and simple. Just add everything to the slow cooker, and you've got the best homemade chicken soup.
Crock Pot Butternut Squash
How to cook butternut squash the easy way—without cutting it up first. You will never want to tackle cutting up a hard squash again.
Pumpkin Spice Coconut Milk Latte (Keto, Vegan, Paleo)
This pumpkin spice latte includes all the flavors of fall—and coconut milk makes it extra rich and creamy. No stopping at the coffee shop required! Bonus: it's keto, vegan, paleo, low carb, dairy-free, and refined sugar-free so everyone can enjoy it.
Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe
This pumpkin pie spice blend is made with ingredients you probably have in your pantry. Mix cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and allspice in a small bowl and store in a jar to spice up all your fall favorites.
How To Cook Instant Pot Sweet Potatoes
Who else loves roasted sweet potatoes? Here's a faster way to make them in an Instant Pot. You will love how soft and fluffy they are when you pressure cook sweet potatoes.
Air Fryer Brussel Sprouts With Balsamic
These quick and easy crispy air fryer Brussels sprouts add a simple balsamic dressing for a weeknight side dish or a holiday meal.
Harvest Salad with Maple Balsamic Dressing
This easy kale salad with roasted squash and balsamic dressing with maple syrup is perfect for fall and winter.
Crock Pot Turkey Bolognese Sauce with Zucchini Pasta
This easy dump recipe uses pantry items like tomatoes, chicken stock, onion, garlic and carrots along with ground turkey to make the slow cooker sauce.
For an easy weeknight dinner serve this slow cooker turkey Bolognese sauce with zoodles or spiralized veggie noodles. Or try it over spaghetti squash for an even heartier meal.
Instant Pot Spaghetti Squash
If you're looking for a healthy low carb, gluten-free substitute for pasta, this is it! Spaghetti squash is a simple and versatile swap for spaghetti - and cooking it whole makes it quick and easy. Here's how to cook it in an Instant Pot in 15 minutes!
Easy Cauliflower Celeriac Soup with Bacon (Paleo, Keto, Whole30)
A decadent creamy soup made with cauliflower and celery root. This soup is so rich and creamy, that you won't believe it's made without milk or cream.
Easy Baked Meatballs Without Bread Crumbs (Gluten Free, Keto, Paleo)
Here's a quick and easy baked meatball recipe without breadcrumbs. This hearty fall dinner recipe is super easy to make with ground beef or turkey. Serve it with your favorite low carb pasta, or over mashed cauliflower or cauli rice.
Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken and Fennel
Make this easy chicken with fennel and lemon with just 10 minutes of hands-on prep time!
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins (Keto, Paleo, Gluten Free)
An easy pumpkin muffin recipe with chocolate chips and a hint of cinnamon.
This collection of easy healthy fall recipes will help you make the most of autumn produce and enjoy the flavors of the season without the gluten, dairy and refined sugar.