Pumpkin All Day Every Day

Pumpkin Beer Pretzels with Chipotle Queso
Pumpkin Beer Pretzels with Chipotle Queso

 

Pumpkin Overload?

Not even possible.

Stock up on cans of the good stuff and get started.

 

Breakfast:

Give your PSL some company please.

Pumpkin Scones

Even better than the ones you always eye at the coffee shop. Plus, there’s some double glaze action going on.

Baked Pumpkin French Toast Casserole

Serve this sweet fall casserole to a crowd… or keep it all to yourself.

Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts

Another way to consume dessert for breakfast? We’ll take it. (Don’t bother waiting until they’re cool to scarf em down.)

 

Savory:

Give your sweet tooth a quick break (and your dentist… the holiday season is just beginning.)

Pumpkin Sausage Bowtie Pasta

The definition of comfort food. Leave out the sausage for a lighter version.

Curry Pumpkin Soup

Serve with a big pot of fluffy white rice and you’re good to go!

Crockpot Chipotle Pulled Pork and Pumpkin Chili

There’s nothing wrong with letting your slow cooker do all the work. Your only real job is to eat.

 

Dessert:

Who are we trying to kid? Sugary pumpkin treats are the best form of pumpkin in existence.

Slow Cooker Apple Pumpkin Pudding

Serve with fresh whipped cream. (Don’t forget to lick the beaters.)

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Cups

Pumpkin is considered a vegetable, so you have a valid excuse to make the entire batch disappear in one sitting. (Trust us, it’s not hard to do.)

Pumpkin Loaf with Cream Cheese Icing

Leave out the cream cheese icing and devour this pumpkin loaf for breakfast. Or smother on that icing and still enjoy it for breakfast.

 

Pumpkin fever still running high? See even more pumpkin recipes. Orange is the new black, after all.

Apples and Squash and Pears, Oh My!

Apple & Gouda Quesadillas
Apple & Gouda Quesadillas

 

Fall is here!

We’re finally over the fact that summer is donezo and ready to dive headfirst into a big pile of leaves…

And a plateful of pumpkin cookies.

So crank up your oven and grab as many apples, squash, and sweet potatoes as you can get your hands on.

 

Mains:

Goodbye light summer salads! We’re ready for some real deal food.

Roasted Garlic Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats

Time to get creative in the kitchen! Who needs actual pasta when you have cheese on cheese, sausage, and pancetta?

African Sweet Potato & Peanut Stew

No meat? No problem. This hearty stew is packed with tender sweet potatoes, creamy peanut butter, and kidney beans for a kick of protein. The leftovers are just as amazing, if not better!

Turkey Chili Smothered Sweet Potatoes

Why scoop chili straight into a bowl when you can smother it all over a tender sweet potato instead?

 

Sides:

These sides are so good they could pass as the main course… and yes, chips for dinner is definitely acceptable behavior.

Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes with Ham

Pretty much the definition of comfort food. Just try not to burn your mouth on molten cheese.

Herbed Beet Chips

Perfectly crispy and very much addictive… potato chips, step aside!

Kale Salad with Quinoa, Tangerines & Roasted Almonds

This well-rounded salad deserves a spot in your lunch bag, along with one of the sweet treats below. Life’s all about balance, right?

 

Sweets:

Swimsuit season is officially over (for most unlucky people, anyway) so now’s the time to grab all the sugar and your favorite stretchy pants.

Old-Fashioned Soft Pumpkin Cookies

Just another way to consume a boatload of pumpkin this fall. Snag a couple when they’re warm, right out of the oven.

Apple Yogurt Cake with Cinnamon Sugar Streak

You know what they say… an apple a day keeps the doctor away!

French Apple Cobbler

A big scoop (or two) of vanilla ice cream is pretty much required.

 

Did you fall in love with all the above? See more fall favorites, plus some fall treats to keep your sweet tooth satisfied.

Get Your Bake On

Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares
Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

 

Treat yourself (and maybe a handful of other lucky individuals) to something sweet!

That’s right, it’s time to get your bacon… er bake on.

 

Cookies:

Kitchen rookies can bake up a batch or three of these easy cookies.

3-Ingredient Cookie Butter Cookies

Starting now, you’ll be making cookies every day of the week. You’re welcome.

15 Minute Thin Mints (3 Ingredients)

No need to stash a year’s supply of Girl Scout cookies in your extra freezer… you can whip up Thin Mints at home with only 3 ingredients! Miracles do exist.

Chocolate Chip Greek Yogurt Cookie Bites

Dump cookie bites into a very large bowl, pour a generous splash of milk in there and call it breakfast. You have our permission.

 

Bars:

Cut them as big as you want! Or don’t cut them at all and devour the entire pan in one sitting. It’s up to you.

Hello Dolly Bars

Hello Dolly! Thank you for being amazing.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

PB&J sandwich fiends will go crazy over these nutty, sweet bars. Pack a few for lunch then call it a day.

Pumpkin Raspberry Oat Bars

Mingling is always a good idea… Pumpkin Raspberry Oat Bars are the perfect mix of summer and fall flavors.

 

Muffins & Cake:

These treats are pretty much dessert for breakfast, minus the frosting. But that’s okay, you can always have breakfast for dinner, right?

Pineapple Banana Muffins

Sometimes plain banana muffins aren’t quite enough. Drizzle a little melted coconut oil on every bite for an extra tropical experience.

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

These moist muffins are packed with rich, chocolate flavor… and a vegetable? Carrot cake, you got some competition.

Blueberry Coconut Muffin Cake

Is it a muffin, or a cake? Whatever, we’re not confused about how delicious this treat is.

 

Don’t want the sugar high to end? See more irresistible treats.

Tailgating Fun

Awesome Pepperoni Pizza
Awesome Pepperoni Pizza

 

Score!

Game day should be full of good food.

Whether you’re high-fiving everyone within arms reach or sobbing into your $125 “official” jersey, we’ve got some droolworthy eats for you.

So pack your coolers and let’s get started!

 

Mains:

Let’s get ready to rumble! Er, feed that rumble in your tummy so you can actually concentrate on the game. Priorities.

Balsamic Roast Beef French Dip Sandwich

Dip or dunk, it’s up to you. (Although we’re all for dunking.)

Buffalo Falafel & Garlic Fry Pitas with Ranch Style Tzatziki

Trying to show up your tailgating neighbors? This recipe will do the trick. Just be sure to make enough to share.

Taco Chicken Bowls

Serve with a big smile and an even bigger bag of tortilla chips.

 

Cheesy:

All tailgating game plans require cheese, it’s just expected… like smeared face paint, spilt beverages, and (hopefully only) temporary lose of hearing.

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Stuffed French Bread

Cheese and carbs, what more do you need in life? Hot sauce! Duh.

Sausage Cheese Dip

Bread, chips, veggies, and apples are all fantastic vehicles for this uber cheesy dip. But we won’t judge if you simply go for a rather large spoonful straight to the face.

Broccoli Cheddar Baked Potatoes

Everything tastes better smothered in cheese sauce. You’ll need an ice cold beer (or five) to wash these suckers down.

 

Treats:

Finish strong with something sweet! These treats might even score you some bonus points.

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bites

Peanut butter and chocolate are best friends forever. Add salty pretzels to the mix and things get even more exciting.

The Best Red Velvet Churros (Baked)

Red velvet cupcakes and cinnamon sugar churros had a baby. And it got the good genes.

Apple Cinnamon Blondies

Every bite tastes like fall dipped in sugar. Amazing, right?

 

Looking for even more winners? See our entire team of mouthwatering tailgating recipes.

Pasta Pasta Pasta

Cheesy Chicken and Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Bake
Cheesy Chicken and Roasted Tomato Mozzarella Pasta Bake

 

Bring on the carbs.

Pasta is insanely delicious, pleasingly cheap, and pretty darn easy to whip up.

So you have absolutely zero excuses.

(We even have a gluten-free option for you!)

Get that big ole pot of water a boilin’…

With lots of salt, of course.

 

Classic:

Grab the biggest bowl you can get your hands on and take a trip down memory lane.

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Like Great Aunt Sally’s… but probably definitely more appetizing. Throw some peas, diced red bell pepper, or even chopped broccoli in there for some color.

Spaghetti alla Puttanesca

Super savory and just the right amount of salty. Thank you anchovies.

Grilled Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

So creamy and comforting. Smoked salmon also works quite well.

 

Cheesy:

Cheese and pasta belong together. Just like cheese and bread, cheese and wine, and… well, cheese and life. Are you a lactose intolerant or dairy-free individual? Skip on over to Creamy Vegan Mac and Cheese.

Cheesy Meatballs with Spaghetti

Twirl and slurp! Lady and the Tramp know how it’s done.

One-Pot Creamy French Onion Pasta Bake

French onion soup in pasta form. Doesn’t get much better than that! Serve with a crusty baguette. And a satisfactory $11 bottle of wine, as always.

Slow Cooker Cheesy Tortellini

The best kind of pasta is stuffed with cheese and covered in cheese. Cheese squared.

 

Healthy:

Or at the very least, healthier. Is “healthy” a foreign term to you? These recipes taste pretty good too. (Although maybe not quite as good as that One-Pot Creamy French Onion Pasta Bake.)

Creamy Vegan Mac and Cheese

Wait, no cheese?! You got that right. This creamy sauce is somewhat magical and very much tasty.

Ratatouille Pasta

Get your daily dosage of veggies and then some. Pasta is your reward.

Veggie Noodle Lemon Pasta with Burrata, Hazelnuts and Dates

Technically there’s no pasta involved, but we can pretend if you can. Did we mention this dish is gluten-free?

 

Still trying to carbo-load? Head over to our complete collection of pasta recipes.

More Cheese Please

Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwich Appetizers
Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwich Appetizers

 

Hungry for an easy meal or quick snack?

Whip out the bread.

And some cheese!

These sandwiches are crispy, gooey perfection.

 

Breakfast:

Rise and shine! Start your day with some melty cheese.

Fried Egg Breakfast Grilled Cheese

Easy and impressive. This sandwich is delicious any time of day… especially at 2:41 in the morning.

Scrambled Egg Grilled Cheese

Eggs with toast is a classic. Why not smoosh them together and add lots of cheese?

Drippy Eggs with Asparagus French Toast Grilled Cheese

Daintily dip or enthusiastically dunk. It’s up to you. Asparagus not in season? Use chopped broccoli instead.

 

Meaty:

Substantial enough for dinner. Not that regular grilled cheese isn’t an acceptable meal.

Steak Fajita Grilled Cheese

This thing will surely satisfy any rumbling tummy, including Michael Phelps’.

Sloppy Joe Grilled Cheese

Put those sloppy joe leftovers to work. The result is arguably 37 times better than the original average Joe meal.

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This sandwich has a bit of a kick! Feel free to up the hot sauce if you enjoy sweating while dining.

 

Fruity:

Gross? Never. Weird? Maybe… but in the best way possible.

Chocolate, Raspberry & Brie Grilled Cheese

Sandwiches for dessert is a real thing. Jump on that bandwagon asap. (Sorry, no ice cream this time around, although you could serve some on the side…)

Avocado, Pomegranate Grilled Cheese

Did someone say “avocado”?! Avocado fiends will go nuts for this sandwich. Juicy pomegranate seeds are an added bonus. Oh and there’s cheese of course.

Hawaiian Grilled Cheese

Just like the pizza, but even more carby and cheesy.

 

Can’t do cheese? Vegan Grilled Cheese Sandwiches do exist.

Cant’ do bread? Cauliflower Crusted Grilled Cheese Sandwiches also exist.

Can’t do without cheese? We got your back.

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

20 Minute Chicken Parmesan
20 Minute Chicken Parmesan

 

These chicken dinners are all winners.

We’re talking gold medal status.

Don’t believe us?

Cook up a few of these recipes for yourself.

We promise you won’t be disappointed…

If you adore chicken, that is.

 

Chicken:

Don’t be a chicken in the kitchen. Even cooking newbs can get dinner on the table without breaking a sweat.

Chicken Fried Rice

Why order takeout when you can whip up a batch of homemade fried rice in 15 minutes? Save room for these magical 3-ingredient peanut butter cookies.

Roast Lemon Pepper Chicken & Potatoes

Only one pan required for this easy meal. Hooray for a quick cleanup!

Tom Ka Gai

Aka Thai Chicken Coconut Soup, aka the definition of creamy deliciousness.

 

Chicken:

Your dinners should always taste this good… as long as you actually follow the recipes. Kitchen whizzes, feel free to add some personal touches.

Skewered Honey-Balsamic Chicken

Don’t forget to have extra napkins on hand… messy faces are expected and welcome.

Chicken Fajitas

Just another opportunity to put your precious bottle of hot sauce to work. Tequila is recommended, to help quench your thirst.

Indian Butter Chicken

Forget about the chicken, you’ll just want to drink this sauce. Serve with fluffy garlic naan, of course.

 

And More Chicken:

If you’re lazy busy and love cooking with wine, these recipes are for you.

Crockpot Teriyaki Chicken Sandwiches

Minimal effort required on your part. Just dump, shred, then devour.

Chicken Cacciatore

A generous splash of wine will do your chicken some good.

Chicken Marsala

Even more wine? Wine not.

 

Not chickened out? See even more popular chicken recipes over here.

Chicken not your thing? Give this flavorful chickpea curry a try.

What’s For Lunch?

Hummus Wrap
Hummus Wrap

 

Switch up the sandwich routine.

Funfetti blondies are in town!

Along with other drool-worthy lunch recipes.

(Don’t worry, some sandwiches are in there too.)

 

The Main Event:

Step away from that jumbo bag of potato chips. Everyone deserves a real deal lunch.

Corn and Cheese Quesadillas

Just like cold pizza, cold quesadillas are pretty awesome. Bring along some quick homemade salsa while you’re at it.

Chickpea and Edamame Salad

This protein-packed salad will surely get you through the day, or at least until afternoon snackage time.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

Pro tip: toss the dressing in right before chowing down. Because soggy lunches are always a bummer.

 

Snacks:

Tummy rumbling at 10:05 am? Pack some snacks to get you through the morning. No one wants to witness a hangry outburst anyway.

Blueberry Orange Smoothie

Pour this fruity smoothie into a thermos or even a water bottle. Freeze a few sliced bananas before blending to keep your smoothies cooler for longer.

Greek Yogurt Vegetable Dip

Of course veggies are exciting alone, but when you add a tasty dip to the mix, the party really gets started.

Fig Newton Energy Balls

Possibly even better than the cookie. No, this is not opposite day.

 

Treats:

Don’t forget about your dessert stomach. You need something sweet to balance out all that savory.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Full of fruit and fiber. Plus sugar… always sugar.

Funfetti White Chocolate Blondies

Adults and kids alike will be jumping for joy when they discover this magical treat in their lunch bag.

Almond Butter Brown Rice Crispy Treats

An extra delicious take on a classic. (You won’t even miss the marshmallows.)

 

Want to munch on more for lunch? We have a bunch of recipes for you over here.

 

Kid-Friendly Dinners

Easy Tomato Garlic Pasta
Easy Tomato Garlic Pasta

 

Pleasing everyone is no easy task.

Picky eaters (and all people in general) will love you even more after tasting these flavorful recipes.

Are you the one with choosy taste buds?

You should go and love yourself.

 

Chicken:

Are you a chicken in the kitchen? Try your hand at these totally doable recipes.

Oven Fried Chicken & Broccoli with Honey Garlic Sauce

You’ll be dumping that honey garlic sauce on nearly every edible substance.

20 Minute Basil Cashew Chicken

Because sometimes you don’t even have 21 minutes to spare.

Chicken Berry Salad

Salads don’t have to be boring. Juicy, sweet berries and protein-packed chicken breast take this green salad up a notch. Toss in nutty pecans for extra credit.

 

Seafood:

Seafood is brain food. A+ grades are no guarantee, but hey, anything is possible.

Parmesan Baked Cod

Not a huge fish fan? Crispy, cheesy fillets are a good place to start.

Shrimp Tacos

Wash these bad boys down with a thirst-quenching margarita… or a fruit smoothie for the kids.

Broiled Salmon Teriyaki

A little sweet, a little tangy, and a lot of yum. Serve with nutty brown rice and refreshing cucumber salad.

 

Meatless:

Chicken is just dandy, but meat isn’t always necessary. Save a few dollars by cooking a couple meatless dishes every week.

Freezer Ready Mini Pizzas

Who can say no to pizza? Whip up a big batch when ever you find yourself twiddling your thumbs then simply pull a few out of the freezer when your cheesy carb craving hits.

10 Minute Vegetable Quinoa “Fried Rice”

Requires even less time than ordering take out. Plus, you can use your favorite veggies! We like broccoli, peas, and carrots. Throw some green beans in there for a not so basic veg combo.

Tortilla Lime Soup

Garnish with creamy avocado slices… that’s more of a requirement than a suggestion. If you literally cannot live without cheese, go ahead and sprinkle on a hefty handful right before digging in.

 

Looking for more recipe inspo? Take a peak at crowd-pleasing dinners over here.

 

Frozen Treats

S'mores Ice Cream Cake
S’mores Ice Cream Cake

 

When you’re melting in the heat, even the most delicious warm berry pie may seem a little less than appetizing.

Cool down by savoring a frozen treat instead.

Just be sure to devour your sweet before it melts along with you.

 

Sandwiches:

Even more exciting than your favorite PB&J.

Churro French Toast Ice Cream Sandwich

Breakfast or dessert? Does it really matter?

Cookie Dough Ice Cream Sandwich

Chocolate chip cookies stuffed with chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream with a hot fudge drizzle. Need we say more?

Frozen Nutty Banana Nibblers

Snack time! Did we mention you only need 3 ingredients?

 

Beverages:

For when it’s too hot to even chew.

Salted Pretzel Nutella Fudge Milkshake

An epic milkshake for people with an epic sweet tooth. Bikini season is almost over anyway.

Blueberry Banana Coconut Milkshake

Already 98 degrees when you drag yourself out of bed in the morning? This refreshing milkshake will wake you right up. That’s right, milkshakes for brekkie.

Raspberry Peach Cocktail Slushies

Perfect with a side of fresh guac and tortilla chips. Poolside happy hour anyone? Just remember to digest for 30 minutes before attempting to doggy paddle.

 

Pops:

Summer just isn’t summer without icy cold pops. Plus, food on a stick is always better.

Watermelon Popsicles

Almost too cute to eat… almost.

Chocolate & Coconut Frozen Banana Pops

This dessert is borderline healthy, so clearly you can enjoy two or five in one sitting.

Cucumber-Lime Paletas

The definition of refreshing. A splash of tequila, gin, or vodka couldn’t hurt. Just don’t be too heavy-handed with the hard A or your pops won’t be able to freeze. #popfail

 

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