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31 Seasonal Recipes to Cook in October

Delicious, seasonal recipes to cook in October! From nourishing soups and slow cooker recipes to the best pumpkin recipes you’ll ever eat, these healthy fall recipes are ones you’ll make again and again. Stock up on pumpkin, apples, brussels sprouts and more to make these incredible recipes.

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This week finally started to feel like fall and I couldn’t be more excited. Fuzzy socks, golden milk lattes and making a batch of pumpkin cinnamon rolls? Nothing better.

Today I’ve got 31 delicious, seasonal recipes for you to cook each day in October. You’ll find the perfect mix of sweet & savory, hearty salads and nourishing soups, plus plenty of sweet treats that will make you want to turn on Hocus Pocus and hang in your PJ’s.

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What’s in season in October?

Apples and brussels sprouts are going strong over here and it’s time to stock up on every type of winter squash.

Reminder: I have over 40 pumpkin recipes that you can make for this week’s #AKPumpkinWeek! Click here or on “pumpkin” above to get them all, and sign up for pumpkin week here!

Take a scroll and get ready for a delicious month. These recipes are perfect for game day and holiday parties, so make a double batch and share with everyone you love. Be sure to leave a comment and let me know which ones you try! As always, I’d love to see your creations so snap a photo for our Facebook group and use the hashtag #ambitiouskitchen on Instagram.

Enjoy, xoxo!

creamy pumpkin pie overnight oats in a glass


Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats with Chia

Healthy Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes

Almond Butter Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Cups

Healthy Marbled Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

Cinnamon Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie

The Best Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls You’ll Ever Eat

Butternut Squash Bacon Spinach Quiche

Healthy Pumpkin Bread with Maple Glaze

kale apple salad in a serving bowl


Brussels Sprouts Kale Honeycrisp Apple Salad with Maple Cider Dressing

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Peanut Butter Chicken Soup

Spicy Maple Roasted Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Bacon

Lightened Up Cheddar Cauliflower Broccoli Soup

Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Soup (whole 30, dairy free)

Roasted Sweet Potato, Pear & Pomegranate Spinach Salad

Vegan Curried Pumpkin Lentil Soup

chicken pumpkin enchiladas on a plate topped with avocado


Spicy Black Bean Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sour Cream Sauce

Sweet & Spicy Sesame Chicken Meatball Bowls

Butternut Squash, Chickpea & Lentil Moroccan Stew

Saucy Baked Pumpkin Pasta

Butternut Squash Green Chile Chicken Soup

Sweet and Sour Pineapple Broccoli Chicken Stir Fry

Vegetarian Spinach Pumpkin Lasagna

three healthy apple pie bars in a stack

Snacks & Treats

Apple Pie Bars with Salted Peanut Butter Caramel

Gluten Free Cornbread Muffins

Flourless Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Bubbly Hot Chicken Enchilada Bean Dip

Healthy Soft Pumpkin Cookies with Salted Maple Frosting

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Cinnamon Walnut Pear Crisp

How to Make Super Creamy Hummus (+5 different flavor variations!)

Brown Butter Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

I hope you love these seasonal recipes to cook in October! If you make any of them be sure to head to the recipe to leave a comment & a rating so I know how you liked it. Enjoy, xo!

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