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30 Delicious And Seasonal Recipes I Personally Can't Wait To Make Now That It's September

Don't tell the other months, but September might just be the most delicious.

September is undoubtedly my favorite month. The weather is still reminiscent of summer and all of summer's best produce is still in season, but it's subtly starting to feel a bit more like fall with milder temperatures, breezy nights, and, of course, pumpkin spice. Here are some amazing recipes to make this month.


1. Apple Pie Overnight Oats

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It's like dessert for breakfast, so what could be bad?

Recipe: Apple Pie Overnight Oats



2. Raspberry Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

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Made with rolled oats, vanilla, maple syrup, and oat flour, these bars are a quick and delicious breakfast on the go that double as a satisfying treat for your sweet tooth.

Recipe: Raspberry Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

3. Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Muffins

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The time has finally come. It's officially pumpkin season. 

Recipe: Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Muffins



4. Lemon Zucchini Bread

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Classic zucchini bread gets a lighter, zestier, and brighter take thanks to lemon juice and Greek yogurt. You can always leave off the citrus icing if it's too sweet for your breakfast taste.

Recipe: Lemon Zucchini Bread

5. Beet Salad with Feta and Pistachios

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You can steam or roast the beets ahead of time and keep them in the fridge. When you're craving this hearty and delicious salad, just slice 'em up.

 Recipe: Beet Salad with Feta and Pistachios



6. Cauliflower, Fennel and White Bean Salad

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This filling salad can be made with pretty much whatever vegetables you have on hand like cauliflower, fennel, pepper, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and more. Just roast the veggies in the oven, toss with the beans, and drizzle with the tangy tomato salsa.

 Recipe: Cauliflower, Fennel and White Bean Salad

7. Skirt Steak Salad With Farro, Arugula, and Feta

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Using a thin cut like skirt steak, hangar steak, or bavette steak not only keeps things more affordable, but it also makes for a speedy meal.

Recipe: Skirt Steak Salad With Farro, Arugula, and Feta



8. Pumpkin Coconut Curry

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This curry is made with coconut milk and pumpkin or butternut squash, which makes the whole dish tastes delectably creamy even though it's totally vegan.

Recipe: Pumpkin Coconut Curry

9. Savory Tomato, Zucchini, and Basil Pie

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Savory pie is always a good idea. Start with pie dough (store bought is fine) and fill it with whatever vegetables are in season (like tomatoes and zucchini). Add beaten egg, cheese, and basil, and bake until the center is set and the crust is golden brown.

Recipe: Savory Tomato, Zucchini, and Basil Pie



10. Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

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Start with store bought naan or flatbread and you've got a sophisticated meal that comes together in no time.

Recipe: Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

11. Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas

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Toss all of the ingredients on a sheet pan (including the tortillas to warm them up), then serve these fajitas DIY style with guacamole, salsa, and sor cream.

Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken Fajitas



12. Summer Squash and Ricotta Galette

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This rustic tart is ideal for brunch, lunch, or dinner. Best of all, you can make it on Sunday and enjoy it throughout the whole week.

Recipe: Summer Squash and Ricotta Galette

13. Pan-Seared Cod in White Wine Tomato Basil Sauce

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Cooking fish at home can seem intimidating, but this flaky, tender cod is quick, easy, and a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Serve it with rice, noodles, or your favorite grain.

Recipe: Pan-Seared Cod in White Wine Tomato Basil Sauce



14. Pumpkin Lasagna Rollups With Crispy Sage

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Fall is so much more than pumpkin spice. Use pumpkin in a handful of savory recipes like these decadent lasagna rollups.

Recipe: Pumpkin Lasagna Rollups With Crispy Sage

15. Mexican Street Corn Avocado Toast

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Avocado toast gets an exciting twist. Here, it's topped with Mexican-inspired grilled corn that has been mixed with lime juice, yoghurt, cilantro, and cayenne pepper.

 Recipe: Mexican Street Corn Avocado Toast



16. Vegan Creamy White Bean Soup with Kale and Lemon

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For those chilly fall nights, look no further than this soothing, warming, and totally vegan white bean and veggie soup.

Recipe: Creamy White Bean Soup with Kale and Lemon

17. Beet Risotto With Goat Cheese

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This risotto is almost too pretty to eat, but you wouldn't be able to resist even if you tried.

 Recipe: Beet Risotto With Goat Cheese



18. Honey Baked Brie With Fig Jam and Walnuts

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If you're searching for the ultimate fall party app, you've found it.

Recipe: Honey Baked Brie With Fig Jam and Walnuts

19. Slow Roasted Salmon with Orange and Fennel

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Slow roasting salmon makes it virtually impossible to overcook. The result is fork-tender, super juicy salmon that basically melts in your mouth.

Recipe: Slow Roasted Salmon with Orange and Fennel



20. Zucchini Parmesan Chicken Meatballs with Lemon Pasta Carbonara

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Even if you don't want to follow this entire recipe to the T, just make the meatballs. They're crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, and you can serve them with anything from pasta or rice to mashed potatoes.

Recipe: Zucchini Parmesan Chicken Meatballs with Lemon Pasta Carbonara

21. Sausage Stuffed Eggplant Boats

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Think: Eggplant Parmesan but so much simpler to make. Hollowed out eggplant boats are stuffed with a mixture of onion, sausage, olive oil, and herbs, covered with shredded cheese, and baked until melty.

Recipe: Sausage Stuffed Eggplant Boats



22. Summer Squash and Basil Pasta

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If you're intent on holding onto summer for as long as possible, this pasta is a great way to do it. I love making it with a tubular pasta like rigatoni or penne to sop up all the cheesy, lemony, oily sauce, but any pasta shape will do.

Recipe: Summer Squash and Basil Pasta

23. Chicken in Lemon Shallot Sauce

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Turn the boneless, skinless chicken breasts sitting in your fridge into a seriously satisfying weeknight meal. Try serving it over mashed potatoes, couscous, or orzo to make the most of the creamy lemon sauce.

Recipe: Chicken in Lemon Shallot Sauce



24. Brown Butter Scallops with Corn, Bacon, and Avocado Salad

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It's still seafood season, so take full advantage. Perfectly caramelized scallops taste incredible over charred corn, bacon, and avocado salad. You'll just want to make sure to enjoy every last drop of the white wine and butter pan sauce.

Recipe: Brown Butter Scallops with Corn, Bacon, and Avocado Salad

25. Hunan-Style Steamed Eggplant

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Make this Chinese-inspired eggplant as a side dish or serve it over rice to turn it into a vegetarian main.

Recipe: Hunan-Style Steamed Eggplant



26. Plum Crumble With Oat Crust

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If you don't have plums, you can make this recipe with whatever fresh fall produce you can find like pears or apples.

Recipe: Plum Crumble With Oat Crust

27. Goat Cheese Cheesecake Bars with Figs and Honey

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Ever-so-salty cinnamon graham cracker crust, creamy cheesecake filling, and sweet figs make for an unbeatable dessert.

Recipe: Goat Cheese Cheesecake Bars with Figs and Honey



28. Apple Cinnamon Bread

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This is essentially an apple cake, but calling it bread makes it totally appropriate for breakfast, too.

Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Bread

29. Raspberry Bourbon Smash

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Bourbon, fresh muddled raspberries, lime, fresh mint, and a little club soda is all you need for these simple yet impressive cocktails. If you like your drink on the sweet side, add some simple syrup or a drizzle of agave.

Recipe: Raspberry Bourbon Smash

30. Harvest Apple Mule

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The classic Moscow mule gets a seasonal twist thanks to apple cider and cinnamon.

Recipe: Harvest Apple Mule

What are you cooking this month? Let me know in the comments!



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