6 Must-Try Fall Recipes to Nourish Your Soul
Whole Wheat Apple Spice Muffins
Move over pumpkin spice and hello apple spice! They say variety is the spice of life and we’ve taken that philosophy with us to the kitchen. This fall keep your dessert repertoire fresh by introducing apple spice in place of your typical pumpkin spice.
These healthy, Whole Wheat Apple Spice Muffins work in any situation – with your morning coffee, a quick bite to curb your afternoon cravings, or as dessert when entertaining. Every bite marries the flavours of applesauce, cinnamon, and nutmeg for a taste of Autumn in every muffin.
Slow Cooker Moroccan Chickpea Stew
Stew – the thicker, heartier, (and some may say better!) version of soup.
Moroccan food is richly flavoured with spices like saffron, cumin, and nutmeg for a heavenly fragrance and taste. Channel your inner food enthusiast with this mouthwatering Moroccan Chickpea Stew. Packed with quinoa, red lentils, and chickpeas, it’s high in protein – perfect for autumn & winter when your body naturally craves heartier meals to keep you warm.
Pumpkin Custard Pie with Pecan Date Crust
Not in the mood to step outside today? Now that the winds are stronger and the air cooler by the minute, you’re not alone. What to do instead? Simply keep calm and bake a pie! With a thick, flaky crust and rich filling, pies are the pastry of the season. But when you hear flaky crust and sweet filling – you’re probably thinking high fat and unhealthy ingredients.
This recipe for a healthy pumpkin pie will not only change your mind, it’s also going to make staying in a lot more fun. It’s sure to go into your book of fall favourites!
Citrus Coconut Sorbet
All this talk of spice might have you reaching for a glass of water to cool down. Don’t be afraid to keep it fresh with a bowl of ice cream. Who says ice cream is just for summer? Ditch the high sugars and processed ingredients and try the recipe below to make a light and refreshing sorbet. Just as tasty as the classics, but with zero junk!
With the addition of Progressive Organics™ VegeSeas, you’ve got dessert with the full aquatic rainbow – organic spirulina, wakame, kombu, dulse, and nori. Benefits of these underwater superfoods include increased energy and mental alertness, healthy hair, skin, and nails, and better detoxification of unwanted materials from your body. Combined with heart-healthy coconut milk, this creamy sorbet is a winner!
1 scoop Progressive Organics™ VegeSeas (Citrus Sensation)
2 cups Canned Coconut Milk (Full Fat)
1 tbsp Agave Syrup
A pinch of Sea Salt
Mix all ingredients in a large bowl using a whisk. Pour evenly into an ice cube tray and freeze for 2 – 3 hours. Blend frozen cubes using a high-speed blender until a velvety, ice cream like mixture forms. This may take several minutes, depending on the power of your blender. Serve immediately or store in freezer for later.
Carrot Apple Ginger Soup
Rich, creamy soups are the epitome of cold weather comfort foods. Whether your goal is to warm up or simply treat yourself to a hearty side, each ladle of soup will undoubtedly bring happiness.
With classic fall spices like nutmeg and ginger, this Carrot Apple Ginger Soup is a dish you can easily cozy up to. A simple golden soup to match the golden leaves of the changing Autumn trees.
Autumn Spiced Apple Tea
What’s more relaxing than sipping on tea to calm your mind and warm your body? Well, frankly nothing. This herbal tea includes whole spices like cloves and cinnamon for a chai-like tea.
Why make your own tea blend? For starters, you get to control the quality of the spices that go in, it’s more affordable, and it gives you the opportunity to tailor the concoction to your taste buds. Prefer sweetness? Add a little extra cardamom. Enjoy the sharpness of a strong, black tea? Add more peppercorns or cloves. The world is your canvas when it comes to DIY tea blends – get creative and enjoy!