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30 Seasonal Recipes to Cook in September

30 incredible, seasonal recipes to cook in September! You’ll find a delicious mix of sweet & savory recipes for every meal of the day using apples, broccoli, leafy greens and even a pumpkin sneak peek. Enjoy a new recipe each day this month, and celebrate delicious fall produce all month long.

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Summer technically isn’t over until September 22nd, so we have plenty of time for patio season, grilling, and hoarding as many fresh berries as possible. At the same time, I think it’s appropriate to start whipping up cozy recipes with delicious Fall flavors. PUMPKIN ANYONE?

September is pretty much the best of both worlds and I’m sooo ready for it.

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What’s in season in September?

Besides stocking up on (and maybe freezing) the last of your summer produce, get ready for fall by picking up some fresh:

To kick off the month I rounded up 30 incredible, seasonal recipes for you to cook for each day in September. These healthy recipes are the perfect combination of fresh and comforting — you’ll find hearty salads & one pan meals, plus plenty of breakfasts & baked goods to kick off fall. Get ready to pick the last of the basil in your garden, and then be sure to hit up your apple orchard to get these on your table ASAP.

If you make any of these recipes, be sure to leave a comment and let me know how you liked it! Snap a photo and share it in our Facebook group or on Instagram with #ambitiouskitchen. Enjoy, xo!

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Healthy Apple Pancakes (made right in the blender!)

Spiced Apple Zucchini Bread with Cream Cheese Glaze

Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cups

Homemade Slow Cooker Apple Butter (no sugar added!)

Morning Glory Zucchini Carrot Muffins

Chaffles (Cheese & Egg Waffles)

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Salted Brown Butter Banana Zucchini Baked Oatmeal

Peanut Butter Strawberry Banana Quesadilla

Vegan Pecan Apple Chickpea Salad Wrap cut in half in a stack


Vegan Pecan Apple Chickpea Salad Wraps

Southwest Chicken Corn Chowder

Chickpea Apple Broccoli Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing

Curry Roasted Cauliflower Sweet Potato Salad (whole30, vegan & gluten free)

Lightened Up Cheddar Cauliflower Broccoli Soup

One Pot Moroccan Chickpea Quinoa Salad

pumpkin mac and cheese with bacon on a plate

Delicious Dinners

Spinach Bacon Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

30 Minute Brown Butter Goat Cheese Grilled Veggie Orzo

Incredible Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Homemade Crispy Baked Fish Sticks (kid & toddler-friendly!)

One Pan Sazon Skillet Chicken

The Best Healthy Turkey Chili

Nourishing Yellow Chickpea Pumpkin Curry with Coconut Brown Rice

Crispy Broccoli Sweet and Spicy Sesame Tahini Noodles

Healthy Apple Crisp in a casserole dish with a spoon

Snacks & Treats

Best Healthy Apple Crisp Ever!

Chocolate Zucchini Cake (healthy + gluten free)

Coconut Double Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

Tony’s Ridiculously Easy Homemade Salsa

The Best Chocolate Hummus

Strawberry Lemonade Smoothie

Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

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