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26 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods Worth Drooling Over

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26 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods Worth Drooling Over | Fall is so much more than sugary lattes and pies. Get your fix for soul comforting food without sacrificing your healthy eats in this food blogger round up.

Fall is here. Warm, summer breezes turn to crisp fall air. While our trees turn from green to red orange and gold the cravings for comfort food begin. Especially on those chilly, rainy fall days when thoughts of snowflakes try to sneak into our minds.

Fall comfort food typically presents itself in layers of pie, sugary lattes, and rich hearty dishes, but we’ve come together to say, “hold on just a leaf peeping moment!” Comfort food can still be comforting without packing on the hibernation suit. Here are 26 Fall Comfort Foods Worth Drooling Over.

1. Fall Honeycrisp Collard Green Salad | Apple Mustard Vinaigrette

Honeycrisp Collard Green Salad

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Crunchy apple, savory roasted roasted squash, and crisp collard greens have fall salads on lock down.

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2. Pumpkin Hummus

Pumpkin Hummus

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Because there’s so much more to pumpkin than lattes.

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3. Pumpkin Chicken Chili

Pumpkin Chicken Chili

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Gametime eats you won’t regret Monday morning.

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4. Stuffed Acorn Squash with Nuts, Apples, and Cranberries

Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Food tastes better when it’s shaped like a heart, right?

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5. Pumpkin Spice Blender Pancakes

26 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

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No refined sugar and whipped up in the blender. Maple syrup quantity is up to you.

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6. Mushroom Salad with Lentils and Caramelized Onions

26 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

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Salad can be so much more than lettuce.

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7. No Bake Caramel Apple Pie Protein Bars

26 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

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Healthy eats you can grab on the go and leave the guilt behind.

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8. Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Soup

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Flavors of fall – creamy, delicious and plant based.

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9. Coffee Rubbed London Broil

26 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

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The smoky, sweet and bitter flavors in this coffee rub will have you dreaming of fireplaces while you fill up on this less expensive cut.

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10. Maple Pecan Baked Pears

26 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

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The perfect healthy fall sweet treat for when you need a break from apple.

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11. Sweet Potato Poutine with Mushroom Gravy

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Get your French Canadian fix with this healthier poutine.

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12. Dairy-Free Spiced Maple Pumpkin Gelato

26 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

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Fall inspired ice cream for the dairy sensitive, it’s just a kind thing to do.

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13. Apple Bacon Blue Cheese Stuffed Pork Chop

26 healthy fall comfort foods.

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At 290 calories per serving, this is a dish we can’t wait to dish out.

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14. Tuscan Kale, White Bean and Sausage Soup

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Hearty and packed with superfood ingredients to comfort you from the inside out.

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15. Slow Roasted Quinces with Ricotta and Pistachios

26 Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

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Breakfast? Snack? Dessert? Let’s do all three.

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16. Pumpkin Spice Latte Chia Pudding

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Have your PSL and eat it too.

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17. Grilled Pork Chops with Rosemary Pumpkin Butter

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Lighter style protein with savory sweet pumpkin butter!

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18. Butternut Squash and Leek Galette

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Savory and healthy, this rustic galette is a great appetizer, side, or entree depending on the occasion.

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19. Kale and Tomato Chicken with Roasted Rosemary Vinaigrette

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Tender chicken + roasted, slightly crispy kale = dinner time win.

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20. Honey Ginger Roasted Carrots

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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A little sweet and a little spicy, these easy roasted carrots will switch things up for sure.

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21. Fettuccine con Zuca – Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Roasted pumpkin and ricotta cheese brings a lighter, fall themed take on a heavier classic pasta dish.

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22. Apple and Sausage Stuffed Pork Roast

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Apples, onions, kale and chicken sausage simmered in marsala wine and roasted inside a lean pork roast for a killer sweet and savory fall entree.

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23. Pumpkin Lentil Flax Crackers

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Besides how dang cute they are to look at, we can’t wait to dip and eat them!

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24. Cornbread Greek Yogurt Muffins

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Light and fluffy, these greek yogurt style cornbread muffins are the perfect side for your fall themed dinner.

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25. Roasted Tomato Carrot Ginger Soup

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Roasted vegetables, naturally sweet carrots and spicy ginger for a soup to warm even the coldest of hearts.

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26. Italian Turkey Zucchini Meatballs

26 healthy fall comfort foods

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Bathed in tomato sauce, these meatballs are sneaky with zucchini and ground turkey bringing all sorts of goodness.

Get the recipe here.

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The Southern Thing

Saturday 4th of November 2017

This post is making me hungry! Going to have to save some of these for later!

Taylor

Friday 3rd of November 2017

I love this post! I've been looking for yummy, healthier recipes to add to our weekly menu. I'll definitely be trying some of these in the next few weeks!

Belle

Friday 3rd of November 2017

Oh my gosh! These all look amazing! I want to try some of these in our next week's menu!

Belle | One Awesome Momma

Marette Flora

Friday 3rd of November 2017

The pumpkin pancakes look delicious and the fettucine made my mouth water! haha I would love to try these!