Autumn Vegetables

As the clocks go back this weekend and the days start to get darker earlier, autumn is in full swing. Here are some autumnal recipes to try to keep those energy levels going!

Carrot and Coriander Soup

With the humble carrot in season, you can’t go wrong with a warm and hearty carrot and coriander soup. This recipe from Hedi Hearts has an optional peanut butter twist and uses chilli powder and chilli flakes for an extra kick. For a more nutty flavour you could try adding a pinch of ground cumin.
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Carrot & Coriander Soup

You’ll need:

  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • An onion
  • Vegetable stock
  • Garlic
  • Coconut oil
  • Mild curry powder
  • Chilli powder
  • Coriander
  • Peanut butter (optional)
  • White yoghurt, chilli flakes & chia seeds (toppings)

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Pumpkin Spiced Latte

If you’re a fan of the Pumpkin Spiced Latte (from a certain coffee chain), here is a recipe from HelloFresh to make your very own homemade one. A treat for autumn made with the season’s ultimate veg, pumpkin and a whole host of aromatic spices, it’s time to release your inner barista. Oh and it looks great too!
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Pumpkin Spiced Latte

You’ll need:

  • Canned pumpkin
  • Maple syrup
  • Pure vanilla extract
  • Whole milk
  • Coffee
  • Heavy cream, whipped
  • Pumpkin pie spice (to blend): cinnamon, ground ginger, ground allspice, ground cloves, ground nutmeg

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Apple and Sage Toasted Cheese Sandwich

If you’re feeling like a toasted cheese sandwich but want to try something different, you could try this interesting combination from LOVE & LEMONS which includes red onion, apple and sage. Quick and easy to make we think you will either love or hate this recipe but it may just surprise you!
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Apple & Sage Grilled Cheese Sandwich

You’ll need:

  • Slices of bread
  • Grainy mustard
  • Cheddar, gruyere or a dairy free cheese of your choice
  • A red onion
  • An apple
  • Sage leaves
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Seasoning to taste (optional)

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Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo

When you think of a vegetable pasta pumpkin is probably not the first veg that comes to mind but if you’re a fan of sweet potato or butternut squash it’s worth a try. This recipe from COOKIE+kate takes no time at all, for those days when you want a comforting meal without the fuss. As pumpkin and spices go well together you could add your own combination of seasoning and make it to your taste.
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Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo

You’ll need:

  • Whole wheat fettuccine or linguine
  • Unsalted butter
  • Flour
  • Garlic
  • Rosemary
  • Low-fat milk
  • Goat’s cheese
  • Pumpkin puree
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Ground cinnamon
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Parmesan cheese (topping)

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Baked Chocolate Pear Delights

Pears and chocolate both have flavours which complement each other perfectly. This baked pear recipe from Anne’s Kitchen is great if you want a rich and indulgent dessert that doesn’t take ages to make. Served warm, it also includes pink peppercorns which add a splash of colour to the dish and have a sweet-peppery taste.
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Baked Chocolate & Pear Dessert

You’ll need:

  • Butter
  • Dark chocolate
  • Flour
  • Baking powder
  • Ground almonds
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla sugar
  • A pinch of salt
  • An egg
  • Egg yolk
  • Milk
  • Pink peppercorns
  • Tinned pears

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We’re sure you have your tried and tested recipes for the autumn and coming winter months and hope we have provided some culinary inspiration with the recipes featured.  If you’re in need of some ideas to decorate your home for Halloween take a look at our blog on How to Make DIY Halloween Decorations.

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