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Fall Peak Produce Picks

On September 25, 2018 by Kim

Fall Peak Produce

“You know, I really just don’t like fall.” Said no one ever! We could all use a drop in temperature (of course without them getting too low), nature takes on its most beautiful hues, and our taste buds all welcome the warm, spicy, sweet, and tangy flavors of fall produce. It is obvious that 99% of the world has gone absolutely crazy for pumpkin, but there are a wide variety of fall flavors that are just as tasty.

Use our Fall Peak Produce Picks list as you start to see new items appear at your farmer’s market and in your CSA boxes.  Happy harvest!

Pro Tip: All of our menus are based on seasonal produce to save you money and give you the best flavor. However, Pro Members can use lists like this one to create custom menus based on what is freshest in your local market.


  1. Apple BBQ Pulled Pork
  2. Apple Pecan Crepes
  3. Grilled Apple and Cheese Sandwiches
  4. Gluten Free Dairy Free Honey Apple Pork Loin
  5. Apple Pumpkin Spice Cake
  6. Apple, Walnut, Gorgonzola Quesadillas
  7. Apple Bacon Breakfast Cake
  8. Family Friendly Apple Spice Oatmeal
  9. Mini Apple Tarts
  10. Sausage and Apple Stuffing
  11. Fall Flavors Quinoa Salad
  12. Cinnamon Apple Pancakes
  13. Carrot Apple Nut Muffins
  14. Slow Cooker Apple Cherry Pork Loin
  15. Inside Out Apple Crisp
  16. Homemade Apple Sauce
  17. Gluten Free Dairy Free Apple Sausage Quiche
  18. Apple Cinnamon Pull Apart Rolls
  19. Sweet and Savory Pork Skillet with Apples

Hot Peppers (substitute fresh for canned this time of year!)

  1. “Brinner” Enchiladas
  2. Garlic Chile Chicken Bites with Sweet and Spicy Garlic Chile Sauce
  3. Lighter White Chicken Chili
  4. Corn and Chile Quesadillas
  5. Mexican Verde Casserole
  6. Homemade Salsa Verde
  7. Bacon Wrapped BBQ Jalapeno Popper Bites
  8. Grilled Raspberry Jalapeno Chicken
  9. Paleo Marinated Mango Chicken
  10. Slow Cooker Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili
  11. Smokey Monterrey Jack Burgers
  12. Paleo Jalapeno Chicken Burgers
  13. Jerk Pineapple Pork Chops and Cilantro Lime Rice
  14. Halibut Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa
  15. Sweet and Spicy Vegetarian Vidalia Chipotle Burgers
  16. Southwest Flank Steak Pinwheels
  17. Healthier Pork Chops with Pineapple Salsa
  18. Chorizo Stuffed Hatch Chile Peppers


  1. Sausage Pear Breakfast Casserole
  2. Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Pears and Mushrooms
  3. Ginger Yogurt Parfait with Cinnamon Pears or Whole Foods Makeover Pear Bran Muffins
  4. Cinnamon Pear Popovers
  5. Pear Streusel Muffins Pear Gorgonzola Walnut Pizza
  6. Pear Pineapple Mini Gelatin Cups
  7. Freezable Slow Cooker Pear Oatmeal Maple
  8. Cinnamon Apple-Pear Sauce (can be served as baby food!)

Greens (Spinach, Kale, Collards)

  1. Farmer’s Market Black Bean Breakfast Bowl
  2. Salsa Verde Kale Enchiladas
  3. Sausage and Kale Soup
  4. Grains and Greens Salad
  5. Gnocchi with Kale, Cilantro, and Cashew Pesto
  6. Quinoa and Kale Mini Quiches
  7. Potato Kale Soup
  8. Mediterranean Vegan Lasagna
  9. Spanakopita
  10. Gluten Free Dairy Free Chicken Pinwheels
  11. Spinach Mushroom Breakfast Wrap
  12. Spinach Balls
  13. Spicy Tuscan Soup
  14. Spinach Pie
  15. Paleo Sun-dried Tomato and Spinach Burgers
  16. Canalones de Carnes
  17. Spinach and Walnut Stuffed Ravioli
  18. Spinach Bacon Feta Frittata
  19. Spinach Ravioli Soup
  20. Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

Winter Squash

  1. Maple Bacon Acorn Squash
  2. Spiced Chicken, Kale, and Roasted Squash
  3. Butternut Poblano Soup
  4. Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna Rolls
  5. Curried Pork and Fall Vegetable Stew
  6. Paleo Tomato and Butternut Squash Soup
  7. Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese
  8. Fresh From the Garden Butternut Squash Lasagna
  9. Gluten Free Dairy Free Beef and Butternut Squash Soup
  10. Stuffed Acorn Squash or Vegan Stuffed Acorn Squash
  11. Slow Cooker Stuffed Acorn Squash


  1. Gluten Free Dairy Free Pumpkin Apple Harvest Risotto
  2. Curried Pumpkin Apple Soup
  3. Gluten Free Dairy Free Pumpkin Nutella Muffins
  4. Paleo Pumpkin Bread
  5. Pumpkin Coconut Black Beans and Rice
  6. Creamy Paleo Pumpkin “Pasta” with Chicken
  7. Gluten Free Dairy Free Pumpkin Granola
  8. Paleo Pumpkin Cranberry Breakfast Cookies
  9. Hearty Pumpkin Apple Muffins
  10. Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal
  11. Gluten Free Dairy Free Pumpkin Overnight Oats
  12. Pumpkin Sloppy Joes
  13. Gluten Free Dairy Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins
  14. Healthy Pumpkin Cranberry Scones
  15. Savory Pumpkin Risotto
  16. Catie’s Pumpkin Roll
  17. Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Cream Sauce
  18. Gluten Free Dairy Free Pumpkin Coffee Cake
  19. Pumpkin Chorizo Pizza
  20. Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Quinoa Muffins
  21. Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese
  22. Pumpkin Spiced Mini Muffins
  23. Pumpkin Spice Truffles
  24. Harvest Pancakes
  25. Pumpkin Black Bean Tamale Bake
  26. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins
  27. Pumpkin Pie

Sweet Potato

  1. Sweet Potato,Parsnip, and Sausage Breakfast Hash
  2. Paleo Sweet Potato and Sausage Egg Scramble
  3. Sweet Summer Chili
  4. Sweet Potato and Red Onion Black Bean Burgers
  5. Twice Baked Walnut Broccoli Sweet Potatoes
  6. Sriracha Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos
  7. Paleo Turkey and Sweet Potato Patties
  8. Mexican Sweet Potato Skins
  9. Sweet Potato Hash
  10. Better than the Freezer Aisle: Kashi Mayan Harvest Bake
  11. Indian Stuffed Sweet Potato
  12. Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Chili
  13. Gluten Free Dairy Free Slow Cooker Sweet Potato
  14. Chicken Casserole
  15. Sweet Potato Streusel Pie
  16. Mexican Pork and Sweet Potato Stew
  17. Chicken, Sweet Potato, and Butternut Squash Slow Cooker Recipe
  18. Sweet Potato Casserole


  1. Cranberry Orange Pancakes
  2. Wild Rice Stuffed Chicken Breast
  3. Better Than The Freezer Aisle: Lean Cuisine Copy Cat Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad Topper
  4. Cranberry Pecan Puffs
  5. Made from Scratch Cranberry Banana Bread
  6. Gluten Free Cranberry Vanilla Muffins
  7. Cranberry Salsa Dip
  8. Cranberry Raspberry Relish
  9. Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe
  10. Gluten Free Dairy Free Cranberry Pecan Biscotti
  11. Cranberry Orange Scones or Gluten Free Dairy Free Cranberry Orange Scones
  12. Cranberry Chicken

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