These are the 27 best Healthy Quinoa Recipes for Fall, including high-protein breakfasts, salads, vegan and vegetarian dinners, and gluten-free baking recipes.
Happy Fall, my friends!
For cooking at home, especially with quinoa, fall is my favorite time of year. The seasonal produce (hello, pumpkin, squash, and brussels) and the warming spices pair perfectly with quinoa's nuttiness.
Below are the 27 best healthy quinoa recipes for fall. From warming breakfast recipes to slow cooker soups and stews, this list features the best produce of the season. Enjoy!
Healthy Pumpkin Recipes for Fall
- Healthy Pumpkin Quinoa Granola is my go-to fall granola recipe with sweet pumpkin flavor.
- Slow Cooker Pumpkin Quinoa Chili cooks all day and makes your home smell as cozy as possible.
- Skinny Pumpkin Quinoa Muffins are healthy and high-fiber for a sharable baked treat.
- Pumpkin Pie Quinoa Overnight Oats are ultra-creamy and taste like a slice of pumpkin pie for breakfast.
- Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies are soft, chewy and my favorite dessert for fall.
Butternut Squash Recipes for Fall
- Butternut Squash Quinoa Risotto is a wonderfully fall-spiced alternative to regular risotto.
- Caramelized Butternut Squash Quinoa Breakfast Bowls are one of my favorite ways to start a chilly fall morning.
- Quinoa Breakfast Tacos with Kale + Butternut Squash are savory and hearty enough for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
- Spiralized Butternut Squash Bowls with Harissa Chickpeas + Quinoa has a touch of spice from North African harissa.
- Tuscan Kale & White Bean Stew is a hearty vegetarian stew loaded with good-for-you ingredients.
- Fall Quinoa Salad with Butternut Squash and Apples is a savory and sweet salad perfect for your apple picking haul.
Acorn Squash Recipes
- Mushroom & Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash is a great Thanksgiving entree for vegetarians or vegans at your party.
- Chipotle Chicken & Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash is a high-protein and veggie-packed meal.
- Creamy Fall Soup in Acorn Squash Bowls from Minimalist Baker is ultra comforting with a thick and spoonable texture you'll love.
Amazing Fall Sweet Potato Recipes
- Vegan Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Mediterranean Quinoa have a refreshing flavor from Mediterranean spices.
- Crockpot Sweet Potato & Black Bean Quinoa Chili simmers all day long for a comforting vegan chili.
- 5-Ingredient Sweet Potato Quinoa Fritters are crispy on the outside and soft and sweet in the center.
- Chili Roasted Sweet Potato + Black Bean Quinoa Salad has a kick from chili powder and protein from black beans.
Healthy Brussels Sprouts Recipes
- The Best Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad is a refreshing fall recipe with raw Brussels and lemony dressing.
- Roasted Brussels Sprout Quinoa Salad is loaded with plant-based protein and crispy brussels sprouts.
- Red Quinoa Salad with Roasted Squash & Brussel Sprouts is one of the best fall vegetarian recipes for lunch or dinner.
- Kale + Shredded Brussels Sprout Quinoa Salad has crispy, raw and roasted flavors and textures to love.
Fall Kale Recipes
- Loaded Winter Kale Salad with a Honey-Mustard Vinaigrette is a hearty and satisfying salad for fall or winter.
- Creamy Superfood Kale & Lentil Quinoa Salad has a decadent and silky smooth dressing you'll want to put on everything.
- Sweet Potato, Kale + Quinoa Spring Rolls are a tasty hand-held meal with sweet and savory flavor.
- Kale Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate has pops of bright sweet flavor from pomegranate seeds.
- Cheezy Kale & Quinoa Crackers are a crispy appetizer full of extra greens!