As we edge closer to the winter months, the temperatures start to drop, and the days get shorter. As the leaves fall, different vegetables come into season and the cooler weather definitely gives a hankering for more hearty meals. If you’re stuck for ideas for meals this fall or need some fresh inspiration for the Thanksgiving table, then read on and discover five hearty, fall dishes. 

Autumn Glow Salad with Lemon Dressing

Mix it up this year at Thanksgiving by adding something new. This Autumn Glow Salad is a nice surprise. It’s non-green salad  salad that packs in tons of flavor and delicious goodness. Follow the recipe in the blue link for a full rundown of what you’ll need and how to put it together. The dish can be offered as an appetizer or as a side dish on your main spread. However you choose to present it, it’s guaranteed to make the autumn glow. 

Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are another hearty fall favorite that are plentiful at this time of year. They’re excellent for soups, pies, and side dishes, so make sure you have plenty of them on hand. Hasselback Sweet Potatoes make an beautiful side dish for your fall table. They would actually be an excellent addition to the Thanksgiving meal as well. Again, they are very easy to make, and a recipe can be found at the blue link

Instant Pot Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken is a beautiful meal with an Indian twist and flavors that are perfect for fall. If you’ve never tried a meal with a warm spicy curry flavor, this is a great introduction. It’s a perfect meal for when you get back from a long fall hike or other outdoor activity since it’s made in the Instant Pot. This hearty creamy chicken is perfect over rice and is like being wrapped in a warm blanket. Don’t be afraid to try this yummy recipe- it’s a nice introduction to some flavors you may never have eaten. You won’t be disappointed.

Roasted Garlic & Rosemary Pumpkin Hummus

When it’s cold and dreary outside, there’s nothing better than curling up on the sofa with a glass of wine and a delicious snack. Hummus is the perfect snack of choice. You can actually make your own Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Pumpkin Hummus that will beat any store bought brand. There are just a few ingredients that whip up in a snap. Follow the blue link for details on making this easy snack.

Brown Sugar Glazed Red Potatoes

For a potato dish that will make you swoon, you’ve got to try Brown Sugar Glazed Red Potatoes! These aren’t your ordinary bland old roasted potatoes. This sweet and hearty side dish is sure to make you everyone’s favorite cook. Think about adding these potatoes to your Thanksgiving feast for a nice change from the usual mashed variety. Find the recipe at the blue link, as always.


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