Yes, the corn on the cob has vanished. You’ve probably eaten your last cucumber for the year. Berries cost an arm and a leg again. But before you go mourning the loss of your watermelon, think on the warmer side of the food spectrum. We’ve entered a time of squash and apples, steaming soups and morning muffins. And these 50 recipes will help you make the most of all that hearty fall produce.

Butternut Squash

1. Ginger Butternut Squash Soup: What do 5, 30 and 110 have in common? This soup, with 5 ingredients, 30 minutes and only 110 calories! (via Brit + Co)

2. Butternut Alfredo Baked Shells: You get bonus points if you use whole wheat shells for this recipe. (via Gimme Some Oven)

3. Brie and Butternut Squash Quesadillas With Sage + Shiitakes: Quesadillas make a great appetizer for your dinner party or as a snack for football watching, especially when they contain a bunch of veggies and ‘shrooms. (via Food, Fitness, Fresh Air)

4. Butternut Squash Rotini With Fried Sage: Pasta sauce can really kill your sugar count for dinner. Try making a creamy sauce out of butternut squash instead. (via Port and Fin)

5. Skinny Butternut Squash Lasagna: Apparently, pasta and butternut squash go together like peas and carrots… except! There were no noodles used in the making of this lasagna. The squash is stepping in and doing the heavy lifting here. (via Brit + Co)

Sweet Potatoes

1. Sweet Potato Biscuits: You’ve got the pot pie or the chicken noodle soup. Now all you need are these fluffy biscuits with melty butter. (via Back To Her Roots)

2. Sweet Potato Tacos: Here is proof that you can use sweet potatoes in just about anything… even tacos. (via A House in the Hills)

3. Sweet Potato Spudnuts: We’re not saying these breakfast pastries are healthy, but they’re healthier than Krispy Kremes. Made from sweet potato mash, they’re baked, not fried. (via Spoon Fork Bacon)

4. Sweet Potato Chips: One of these three ways to make sweet potato chips is sure to become your new favorite. (via A Side of Sweet)

5. Sweet Potato Snack Bars + Cream Cheese Frosting: It’s gluten-free, vegan and there’s frosting involved. Need we say more? (via The Colorful Kitchen)

6. Sweet Potato Mac ‘n’ Cheese: Get the kids to eat some extra veggies without hearing any whining. (via Kara Lydon)

7. Sweet Potato Hash: Just imagine tender poached eggs in a bed of crispy sweet potato hash. Now that’s a breakfast to get up early for. (via Snixy Kitchen)

8. Roasted Roots Rainbow Salad: Yeah, it’s almost too pretty to eat, but you should probably dive right in seeing as this salad is chockfull of great-for-you veggies. (via Borrowed Salt)


1. Cinnamon Ginger Baked Apple Chips: While we’re trying to stick to our diets before the holidays hit, we’ll be snacking on these apple chips when the sugar cravings take over. (via Hello Natural)

2. Apple Carrot Cake Pancakes: Who says you can’t have cake with maple-cream-cheese topping for breakfast? Not us. (via Running to the Kitchen)

3. Apple Pecan Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread: These mini loaves are perfect for holiday gifts… if you don’t eat them first. (via Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes)

4. Cheesy Apple Pie: Not only did we gather three different cheesy apple pie recipes, we made personal pies inside apples. You’re welcome. (via Brit + Co)

5. Apple Galette: Apples and caramel were MFEO, and this galette recipe tells us no different. (via Munaty Cooking)


1. Grilled Donut and Pear Sundae: Pears and ice cream on grilled donuts? Yeah, we’d be into that. (via Taste and Tell)

2. Almond Pear Smoothie: Say hello to delicious energy. This sweet smoothie will give a jump start to your busy day. (via Food Faith Fitness)

3. Earl Grey Poached Pears With Caramel Sauce: You fancy, huh? This decadent dessert will wow guests at your next harvest party (you have those, right?). And that leftover caramel sauce would be mighty good on some ice cream. (via Many Kitchens)

4. Salted Caramel Pear Tarts: Sometimes you just need to stick your fork into something crispy and sweet. This pear tart will do the trick. (via Vikalinka)

5. Pears, Prosciutto and Gorgonzola Pizza: If apples and cheese can go together, so can pears and gorgonzola. Try it on your next pizza night. (via Recipe Runner)


1. Cranberry Ginger Pear Pie: Tart cranberries and sweet pears combine to create an effortlessly beautiful pie. Plus, who can resist a pink pie? Not us. (via Brown Eyed Baker)

2. Cranberry and White Chocolate Chip Cookies: These sweet and tart cookies should fill up your cookie jar nicely… for about two days. (via Chic and Sugar)

3. Cranberry Pear Ginger Fizz: Don’t put all those cranberries in the cranberry sauce. You’ll want to use some for this cocktail. (via Brit + Co)

4. Cranberry Crunch Baked Oatmeal: A bright and shining morning right here — make it while the cranberry getting is good. (via Yummy Beet)

5. Cranberry Walnut Swirl Bread: Remember those holiday fruit cakes? Trade in those recipes for this much more acceptable swirly bread. (via Seasons and Suppers)


1. Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats: Ever wished you could have warm oatmeal and a slice of pumpkin pie for breakfast on a work day? Now you can. (via Eat Good 4 Life)

2. Pumpkin Pie Cobbler: A cobbler baked into a pie? We’re wild like that. (via Brit + Co)

3. Sweet Potato Apple Ginger Juice: Do you feel a cold coming on? Make yourself this juice to bulk up on some vitamins. (via Taste Love and Nourish)

4. Pumpkin Pie Chia Seed Pudding: Pumpkin and cinnamon are a spectacular combo, and we just found tonight’s dessert. (via Pieces in Progress)

5. Pumpkin Cinnamon Buns: While we’re putting pumpkin in everything, why not add some to your morning cinnamon buns? (via Baking My Way)

6. Pumpkin Pie Cookies: Now you don’t have to choose between a slice of pumpkin pie and a cookie. (via Savory Nothings)

7. Hokkaido Squash, Carrot and Potato Gratin: This delicious trio just might make it to your Thanksgiving table. (via Mitzy At Home)


1. Pomegranate Margarita: Quench your thirst when happy hour rolls around with this pomargarita. (See what we did there?) (via The Wicked Noodle)

2. Pomegranate Scones: You won’t want to save these delightful scones for company. Make them this weekend. (via Lauren Kelp)

3. Autumn Salad: Not only is this salad packing your seasonal pomegranate, it’s also stocked with sweet potato, pumpkin and apples — which all just so happen to be ripe for the picking right this very moment. (via Renee Kemps)

4. Spicy Chicken Enchilada Tacos With Apple-Pomegranate Salsa: Here is the perfect combination of spicy and sweet. We’ll put money down that you won’t mind eating these leftovers. (via Half Baked Harvest)

5. Pomegranate Swirl Ice Cream: It’s never too cold for ice cream. Especially when you can combine it with fall fruit like this. (via Food Monger)

Swiss Chard

1. Swiss Chard Frittata: Before you resign yourself to spinach frittatas, give these flavorful chard eggs a try. (via She Knows)

2. Sausage Swiss Chard Rigatoni: What’s the best way to add green veggies to your plate? Smother them in tomato sauce and cheese. (via Gather and Dine)

3. Caramelized Onion, Steak and Swiss Chard Panini: With just a little bit of effort, you can also have this delicious looking melty cheese sandwich on your plate. (via She Knows)

4. Spicy Chard Mac ‘n’ Cheese Bites: One of our favorite comfort foods gets a kick with spicy cream cheese sauce and a healthy dose of greens. (via Eats Well With Others)

5. Chorizo, Sweet Potato and Swiss Chard Wrap: Chard can be just as delicious eaten raw as cooked. Especially when it’s wrapped around sweet potatoes and sausage. (via The Endless Meal)


1. Broccoli and Brie Soup: This cozy soup is easy to make and even easier to eat. (via Milk and Toast and Honey)

2. One Pan Hash: A hearty mix of vegetables, corned beef and eggs can be served for breakfast or dinner. It’s delicious both ways. (via Multiculti Kitchen)

3. Vegan Pasta With Broccoli and Cauliflower: Jazz up your boring old bow-tie pasta with some sun-dried tomatoes and greens. (via Life Not Just on the Sweet Side)

4. Broccoli Pesto Pasta: Garlic-y broccoli pesto probably isn’t what you’d expect to find on your pasta, but it’s definitely the route you want to go. (via Fuss Free Cooking)

5. Cheese Broccoli Crostini: What’s the only thing better than the broccoli and cheese combo? Broccoli and cheese on toasted bread. (via The Miniature Moose)

What is your favorite way to cook with fall’s bounty? Tell us below!