What to Prepare dinner This October

Learn what's in season this month at cookieandkate.com!

October is right here already, someway! We’ve been absorbing the crisp mornings and heat, sunny days. Our now two-year-old Grace likes to dine outdoors, so we normally eat in our screened porch. Yesterday morning, we loved breakfast on the park. I’m undoubtedly trying ahead to a comfy fall and the vacations, however I’d love these superb days in between seasons probably the most.

Because the climate cools down, let’s mark the time with heat apple crisp, hearty chili, and healthful pumpkin bread. You’ll discover extra seasonal recipes to get pleasure from beneath, and I’ve a full line-up of latest recipes coming your manner this fall!


Trust me, no one will suspect that these fluffy cinnamon apple muffins are healthy! cookieandkate.com

Wholesome Apple Muffins

Simply gluten free and simply vegan (see notes)

“Made them this morning with one Granny Smith and one Macintosh. Your recipe is incredible! The rose so nicely, made an attractive crust and had been good and tender inside. Style was nice!” – Pierre

Extra apple recipes »


Raw Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa & Spinach in bowls

Colourful Beet Salad with Carrot, Quinoa & Spinach

Gluten free and vegan

“This might be THE finest salad I’ve ever made. I’ve a vegan buddy who I’m all the time looking for fascinating recipes for and he or she additionally beloved it. I made it precisely as per your recipe other than including a mix of toasted almond flakes and pumpkins seeds.” – Heather

Extra beet recipes »


Broccoli casserole, made better with roasted broccoli, cheddar cheese, quinoa and whole grain breadcrumbs. - cookieandkate.com

Broccoli, Cheddar & Quinoa Gratin

Gluten free

“This was so good! I’ve been looking for one dish recipes that may additionally feed child and this was good! I used to be virtually too lazy to make the breadcrumbs however I’m so glad I did as a result of it was easy and and so price it! I additionally used a little bit of cauliflower as a result of I had it and it was good in there too. I feel I’m going to make this once more and convey it to Easter! It’s an ideal more healthy model of a basic!” – Stephanie

Extra broccoli recipes »


This hot pink slaw is totally irresistible, thanks to—surprise—coconut! If you like coconut, you're going to love this nutrient-dense slaw/side salad. cookieandkate.com

Sizzling Pink Coconut Slaw

Gluten free and vegan

“This was scrumptious! We devoured all of it. Our 3-year-old even stated “Num, num!” and he or she isn’t normally an enormous cabbage fan.” – Amanda

Extra cabbage recipes »


This creamy, Thai-spiced carrot and sweet potato soup comes from Angela Liddon's new cookbook, Oh She Glows Everyday! cookieandkate.com

Creamy Thai Carrot Candy Potato Soup

Gluten free and vegan

“Right this moment was our first cool day for the season. After I stepped outdoors for my morning stroll I knew I might be making this soup for dinner. It was so good. Thanks a lot for selecting to share this tasty recipe. I can’t wait to get Angela’s new cookbook.” – Cathy

Extra carrot recipes »


cauliflower rice side dish recipe

Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice

Gluten free and vegan

“I’ve by no means had cauliflower rice earlier than, however a Google search took me to this recipe, which I made tonight. It was completely scrumptious and I’ve sufficient leftovers to make use of as a aspect dish tomorrow evening I extremely suggest it!” – Deirdre

Extra cauliflower recipes »


Enjoy this Southwestern black bean salad recipe all week long! It's colorful and bursting with nutrients. cookieandkate.com

Recent Black Bean Salad

Gluten free and vegan

“I made this after we had been on trip this summer season, and we had it with tostadas as chips to scoop it up. My ten-year-old son stated “finest dinner ever!” It was delicious. I’ve made it a pair occasions now, and I really like having it readily available within the fridge for snacks or straightforward meals. Yum! Delish and really contemporary testing!” – E

Extra corn recipes »


mint dressing poured over fattoush salad

Fattoush Salad with Mint Dressing

Simply vegan

“That is SO scrumptious I completely love how all of the flavors work collectively & that mint dressing is extremely yummy! Thanks Kate & Cookie!” – Colleen

Extra cucumber recipes »


ratatouille with bread

The Greatest Ratatouille

Gluten free and vegan (simply will depend on your accompaniments)

“I used to be completely blown away by this Ratatouille recipe…so easy with a lot taste! I picked this specific recipe as a result of I’ve a basil plant that went into overload so I’ve an abundance of basil and wished to make use of it up earlier than the season runs out on us. I completely underestimated the facility of “roasting”! Thanks a lot!!” – Dessa

Extra eggplant recipes »


A fresh and filling spring salad, featuring arugula, carrots, quinoa and avocado - cookieandkate.com

Spring Carrot, Radish and Quinoa Salad with Herbed Avocado

Gluten free and simply vegan

“I LOVED this salad! Made it twice in a single week. I skipped the honey within the dressing and used pumpkin seeds in stead. Nice mixture of favors and textures. This salad made me a follower of your recipes!” – Lisa

Extra fennel recipes »


Jammy roasted grapes on brie and toast make a simple, seasonal appetizer!

Roasted Grape Crostini with Brie and Recent Thyme

Simply vegetarian

I want you to strive these crostini and let me understand how you want them!

That’s my solely recipe with grapes to date. Extra to return.

Hardy greens (arugula,
chard, collard greens & spinach)

This amazing Mexican green salad recipe is the perfect healthy side for your favorite Mexican dishes! Get the recipe at cookieandkate.com

Mexican Inexperienced Salad with Jalapeño-Cilantro Dressing

Gluten free and simply vegan

“This Mexican salad is completely scrumptious! The dressing is to die for. Even my 26 12 months outdated son who isn’t a giant salad eater actually loved it and even took some dwelling with him. He particularly preferred the dressing. I added two cups of cooked quinoa to make it a little bit extra filling in addition to some contemporary corn I wanted to make use of up. I’ve been consuming all of it week for lunch and it’s simply good. I used a relatively giant jalapeno however eliminated the seeds and so forth and the dressing isn’t too spicy however has a little bit kick to it.” – Annika

Extra salad recipes »


Mediterranean sweet potato farro salad, perfect for weeknight dinners! cookieandkate.com

Mediterranean Roasted Candy Potato & Farro Salad

Simply vegan

“I made this for supper tonight, and I find it irresistible! There won’t be leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch. My grocery retailer didn’t have sumac, however I’ll need to get some for subsequent time, as a result of I’m undoubtedly making it once more!” – Emilie

Extra kale recipes »


watermelon salad recipe with herbed yogurt sauce cucumber and shallot

Watermelon Salad with Herbed Yogurt Sauce

Gluten free and simply vegan

“Great refreshing summer season lunch. I used an English cucumber. I used to be stunned how a lot I preferred the pickled shallots. I’ll make once more so long as watermelon is in season.” – Allison

Extra watermelon recipes » (additionally cantaloupe and these honeydew margaritas)


Gluten free quiche recipe

Arugula and Cremini Quiche with Gluten-Free Almond Meal Crust

Gluten free

“You simply received my meat-eating pals over with this quiche! They’re going to be operating over to C+Ok now for recipes! Thanks once more for one more hit! It’s really easy to be a “chef” with these fail proof recipes!” – Deepthi

Extra mushroom recipes »


pear raspberry crostini

Pear, Raspberry and Goat Cheese Crostini

Simply vegetarian

“This morning I used to be frantically operating across the kitchen in determined seek for a wholesome lunch to pack. So that you saved me! It took me 4 minutes to prep all of this and take it to-go. Now I’m sitting quietly at my desk ready for lunch time. Is it right here but?” – Sylvia

Extra pear recipes »


This red Thai curry recipe is just as good as your favorite Thai restaurant's! cookieandkate.com

Thai Purple Curry with Greens

Gluten free and vegan

“The perfect curry ever!
Fabulous and so fast and straightforward to make.” – Gillian

Extra bell pepper recipes » (additionally jalapeños)


This creamy pumpkin marinara recipe tastes indulgent, but it's full of vegetables! #vegetarian

Creamy Pumpkin Marinara

Simply gluten free and simply vegan

“I made this final evening and it was fast, straightforward, and scrumptious! My youngsters (7 & 10) beloved it and they could be a robust crowd to please :-)” – Stefanie

Extra pumpkin recipes »


Amazing crispy roasted breakfast potatoes (also called home fries!) - cookieandkate.com

Roasted Breakfast Potatoes

Gluten-free and vegan

Please roast up these potatoes and touch upon the publish to let me understand how they prove!

Extra potato recipes »


mega crunchy quinoa salad recipe

Mega Crunchy Romaine Salad with Quinoa

Gluten free and vegan

“Consuming this salad proper now and I’m blown away! So crunchy and the dressing is superior! Good for at this time’s summer season climate.

Thanks for all of your superior recipes!! :)” – Frances

Extra radish recipes »

Squash (summer season & winter varieties)

Roasted butternut squash, apple and wheat berry salad recipe

Hearty Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Salad

Simply gluten free and vegan

“Made this salad final evening and it was an enormous hit with the gang! Substituted quinoa for wheat berries as a result of that’s what I had on the time. The perfect half is consuming leftovers for lunch at this time! At any time when I want some concepts for dinner I take a look at your recipes and I’ve beloved all of them. Thanks for sharing!” – Gillian

Extra butternut squash recipes » (additionally delicata squash, acorn squash, yellow squash and zucchini)

Candy Potatoes

Roasted sweet potatoes with green rice and black beans. cookieandkate.com

Spicy Candy Potato and Inexperienced Rice Burrito Bowls

Gluten free and vegan

“Cherished this! Good supper with wind chills beneath zero. I’ll be making that rice repeatedly. Can’t wait to style it tomorrow, I feel it would style even higher. Thanks for this nice recipe.” – Kathleen

Extra candy potato recipes »

Extra assets you may recognize: 23 make-ahead breakfast recipes, 45 recipes that pack nicely for lunch and 20 easy weeknight dinners. You’ll be able to store my important kitchen gear right here. Don’t overlook to observe us on Pinterest for a gradual stream of recipe inspiration!

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