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    27 Cozy Plant-Based Recipes For Fall You'll Love

    From butternut squash risotto to pumpkin cinnamon rolls.

    Plant-Based Recipes for Fall
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    1. Vegan Cheesy Baked Butternut Squash

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    Holy smokes, this recipe for a gorgeous, cheese-filled squash is nothing to scroll past! Layers of vegan cheese, farro, spinach, and spices make this not only a gorgeous dish to serve but also protein-packed to leave you feeling full.

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    Do you have a lot of fall vegetables in your kitchen right now? If you do and you're like me, then you're probably looking for easy recipes to make with all of them. This soba noodle bowl recipe comes together quickly and has an added protein boost from the tempeh.

    3. Pumpkin Pasta Bake

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    If you're someone who likes to incorporate pumpkin flavors all season long and into every meal possible, try this recipe for a baked pumpkin pasta with an almond ricotta crust.

    4. Superfood Crunch Salad With Homemade Balsamic Apple Vinaigrette

    A salad bowl with chopped apples, coconuts, kale, pumpkin seeds, and chia seeds
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    It's apple season! This salad recipe not only chops them up to be featured in the salad but will also teach you how to make an apple balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

    5. Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

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    Ah, acorn squash — no other fall vegetable has such a pretty-looking presentation when halved! Try this recipe for stuffed acorn squash filled with rice and vegetables and see how it looks for yourself.

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    Yes, I get very excited when Brussels sprouts are in season — I literally can't get enough of them. So yes, I'll be trying out this new recipe for Brussels sprout slaw pretty much immediately.

    7. Butternut Squash Lasagna

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    If you're a fan of making lasagna already, why not try incorporating some flavors of the fall season? This recipe creates a velvety butternut squash sauce that'll truly impress your taste buds, and pairs it with a nutty ricotta that you'll love.

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    Spaghetti squash is in season, and if you're looking for something new to try with this blessed gourd, try this spaghetti squash bake recipe that's creamy and full of tomato flavor.

    9. Warm Squash Salad

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    Incorporate the flavors of fall in your salad by using this recipe, which calls for walnuts and warm butternut squash slices.

    10. Spicy Any-Veggie Soup

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    Fall months = soup time! This particular recipe for "any veggie" soup is pretty much what it says — a classic soup recipe you can use literally any vegetable you have on hand for.

    11. Pumpkin Seed Crusted Tofu Fingers

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    If you're looking for something portable that'll fit into a bento box or lunch box, try out this recipe for tofu fingers that are dusted with pumpkin seeds and a savory blend of spices.

    12. Vegan Butternut Squash Risotto

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    There's just something about the way the flavor of butternut squash comes out in a risotto, and if you don't know what I'm talking about, then try this recipe out for yourself.

    13. Gnocchi Mushroom Florentine

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    Learn how to make your own gnocchi at home with this vegan recipe for creamy mushroom Florentine that makes for a warm fall meal.

    14. Vegan Cauliflower Gratin

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    This cauliflower gratin dish is made entirely in a skillet — meaning you don't actually have to bake it in your oven at all! Creamy and savory, this beginner recipe is definitely one to try.

    15. Vegan Monte Cristo Sandwich

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    I know I can't be the only one who immediately starts cooking cozy comfort foods once the cold air brushes against my face in the fall. One such example is this vegan take on a classic Monte Cristo sandwich, which is like a really fancy grilled cheese.

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    Speaking of comfort foods, biscuits also fit into that group of comfy-cozy foods. This recipe takes the idea of chicken and biscuits and makes it plant-based through the use of jackfruit instead of chicken.

    17. Slow Cooker Thai Butternut Squash Curry

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    For an easy recipe that you can set and forget, this curry recipe uses a slow cooker for a simple, yet tasty dish.

    18. Lentil Frisco Melt

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    Warm, gooey, savory, and melty: This recipe for a lentil-based Frisco melt has it all!

    19. Instant Pot Vegan Lo Mein

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    Skip the home delivery and make a vegan version of lo mein that you can set and forget about in your Instant Pot.

    20. Roasted Cauliflower

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    This spicy side dish (or main, if you serve over a grain) combines the flavors of lemon and chili peppers with the fresh herbs of your choosing.

    21. Vegan Hamburger Helper

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    One of the foods I personally mourned after going vegan was Hamburger Helper, which is a staple I grew up with. So, yeah, you could say I was excited to come across this recipe for a vegan version that uses nondairy cheese and faux meat crumbles!

    22. Thai Basil Pancake (Zhua Bing)

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    It only takes a couple of ingredients and a healthy amount of Thai basil to make this savory pancake dish, traditionally known as zhua bing.

    23. Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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    This recipe for stuffed sweet potatoes is something you can make as a main for lunch or dinner, or serve it as an appetizer at your next soiree or football game!

    24. Ramen Stir-Fry

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    Easy to make and almost always a universally loved crowd-pleaser, this recipe for ramen stir-fry is packed to the brim with veggies.

    25. Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Nice Cream Sandwiches

    chocolate chip cookies with a layer of filling
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    These cookie sandwiches are perfect for parties! Or you can freeze them and keep them on hand for whenever you need a dose of sweetness. 

    26. Vegan Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

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    Fall is the season for delicious pumpkin-flavored sweets — this recipe for pumpkin cinnamon rolls is no exception! Perfect for brunch...or, really, anytime.

    27. Vegan Baked Snickers Cheesecake

    A chocolate cake with snickers, chocolate sauce, and peanuts sprinkled on top
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    And of course, if you're trying to eat more plant-based, why not try some plant-based desserts while you're at it? This incredible recipe had me at the words "vegan Snickers" and "cheesecake."