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Whether you are looking for autumn meals for breakfast, lunch or dinner, you’ll find ideas below. Most are sweet things, because, well, apples are sweet, but there are a few savory things scattered throughout as well. I hope you find something your family will truly LOVE that you’ll be adding to your regular cycle of meal plans.
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Autumn Breakfast Ideas
1. Apple Bread
Fall on a plate! That’s kind of what this Apple Bread from Tastes o Lizzy T. will taste like. Prep it tonight after supper, the house will smell amazing, and you can have it for a quick breakfast in the morning. And of course you’ll want a cup of coffee with it. Or, you can prepare it in the afternoon and have it for an after dinner dessert.
2. Oatmeal-Stuffed Apples Breakfast Dessert
Who says you can’t have dessert for breakfast? These Oatmeal-Stuffed Apples from A Virtuous Woman are similar to an apple dumpling and healthy and good. You could even have these on the Trim Healthy Mama eating plan by subbing the maple syrup for the
3. Caramel Apple Stuffed Waffles
This Caramel Apple-Stuffed Waffles recipe from 4 Sons “R” Us is a great take on a classic autumn combination. The whole family will love this special treat.
4. Apple Cider Donuts
Apple cider donuts remind me of growing up back home in West Virginia. I’m not sure why, maybe it was one of those special treats we got at the bakery in town during autumn months. These Apple Cider Donuts from Ottawa Mommy Club will give you all the taste of autumn for a fun breakfast treat.
5. Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls
My family loves cinnamon rolls for Sunday breakfast. These Apple Pie Cinnamon Rolls from Thrifty Jinkxy is an autumn time twist on a classic.
Autumn Lunch Ideas
1. Apple Spinach Salad
Lunch doesn’t have to be complicated. This Apple Spinach Salad from Gimme Some Oven is full of flavor and healthy goodness too. It’s perfect for an autumn lunch idea.
2. Apple and Honey Pasta Salad
Simple, yet zesty is this Apple and Honey Pasta Salad from Big Bear’s Wife is similar to a grape salad. It’s filled with yummy goodness that will give you energy even when it might be a bit dreary outside. Add some grilled chicken for a bit more protein.
Autumn Dinner Ideas
1. Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions
There is no better pairing than pork chops and apples. They just go together, you know, like peanut butter and chocolate. With Skillet Pork Chops with Apples and Onions from Grumpy’s Honey Bunch those flavors marry together so well. And it’s so easy to assemble and cook you can get autumn dinner on the table in no time.
Autumn Snack Ideas
1. Baked Apple Chips
I don’t know about you but I love snacks. I’d rather sit down to a small snack than I would a full plate of food. So this simple Baked Apple Chips Recipe from A Mom’s Take is a healthy way to feed my craving for snack food without the high-carbs or fats that come in most bagged snacks.
2. Orange Apple Peach Slushie
Every now and then you need something different, something refreshing instead of heavy for a snack. This Orange Apple Peach Slushie from Family Food and Travel is just that, refreshing! The apple-y flavor is just what you need during an Indian Summer or just as a pick me up in the afternoon.
Autumn Dessert Ideas
1. Salted Caramel Apple Ice Cream
Salted caramel and apple? Yes Please! Since I have a chocolate allergy salted caramel is my go to when I’m craving something sweet and salty. With Salted Caramel Apple Ice Cream from Blackberry Babe. I use my KitchenAid Freezer Bowl for making ice cream at home.
2. Mini Sea Salt Caramel Apple Pies
Another salted caramel and apple recipe. See, I told you it’s my go to. These Mini Sea Salt Caramel Apple Pies from Kicking it with Kelly are adorable and make for a great dessert, or maybe even a lunch time snack the next day.
3. Cream Cheese Topped Apple Cake
This Cream Cheese Topped Apple Cake from Bunny’s Warm Oven reminds me of a cross between an apple cake and chess pie. Yummy, good, and so, so, satisfying.
What are your favorite autumn apple recipes? Share yours in the comments below.
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