12 Delicious Side Dishes To Make All Autumn Long

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The season of pumpkins, cozy sweaters, and falling leaves is also the time for some warm, comforting dishes that make being indoors all the more enjoyable. These twelve side dish recipes are the perfect accompaniment to any fall meal, whether you’re hosting a Thanksgiving feast or just having a cozy dinner for two.

1. Roasted Butternut Squash Slices

A spoon drizzles some syrup over slices of squash on a platter.
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These Roasted Butternut Squash Slices are sweet, nutty, and cheesy. The thinly sliced squash topped with maple syrup looks as beautiful on the plate as it tastes, and it’s perfect for pairing with almost any main course.

2. Cranberry Butternut Bake

Holiday Butternut Cranberry Bake in a white casserole dish.
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A great way to combine the delicious flavors of fall, this Cranberry Butternut Bake will add a unique blend of sweet, tart, and savory elements to your Thanksgiving dinner. It’s healthier than other recipes because it uses maple syrup instead of brown sugar.

3. Delicata Squash Recipe With Maple And Pumpkin Spice

Clean Eating Baked Delicata Squash
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This Delicata Squash Recipe With Maple And Pumpkin Spice recipe is your quintessential autumn side dish. Since they are smaller than your regular squash, they’re a great side dish for the kids to enjoy too.

4. Sweet Potato Casserole

The topping sprinkled over the top of the Healthy Sweet Potato Casserole, in a white casserole dish.
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Indulge in this Sweet Potato Casserole without the guilt. Swap the white potatoes for sweet potatoes and use candied pecans instead of marshmallows. It’s equally delicious and good for you too.

5. Roasted Acorn Squash With Feta

The final step in this Roasted Acorn Squash With Feta recipe is to plate the squash and serve.
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With this Roasted Acorn Squash With Feta, your side dish can be the star of your dinner. If you’ve never tried pairing acorn squash with feta yet, you’ll definitely want to give it a try.

6. Cranberry Pecan Quinoa

A white bowl filled with cranberry pecan quinoa.
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This Cranberry Pecan Quinoa recipe is perfect as a standalone dish or a side dish to your fall main course. This side dish pairs well with a chicken or turkey dish. Not only is it easy to make, but it’s also a good source of antioxidants and healthy fats.

7. Red Cabbage Slaw

Tossing all the Red Cabbage Slaw Recipe ingredients together in a white mixing bowl.
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Discover an easy and delicious side dish recipe for fall: Red Cabbage Slaw. This side dish works perfectly with a meat-based main course or even as a topping for certain sandwiches. It only uses a few ingredients, so you can make it in no time.

8. Baked Acorn Squash

Clean Eating Baked Acorn Squash
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Make the most of the season with this Baked Acorn Squash recipe. If you love fall, then you will want to incorporate as much of the seasonal produce in your meals as possible, and this recipe won’t disappoint.

9. Grilled Baby Carrots

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Easy, healthy, and delicious. What more could you ask for in a side dish? Make these Grilled Baby Carrots as a fall side dish, and watch them disappear in seconds!

10. Accordion Potatoes

A close up of finished Accordion Potatoes cooked in an air fryer.
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Potatoes are a total comfort food for fall. You can incorporate this flavor into your fall meals by making this Accordion Potatoes recipe as your side dish. They’re perfect for sharing, too.

11. Herb Baked Butternut Squash

Herb Baked Butternut Squash in a pile on a white plate.
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This Herb Baked Butternut Squash side dish recipe goes well with almost any main course. It’s simple yet nutritious. It’s also a great recipe to make the most of the seasonal fall produce, and you can’t beat the fact that you only need a mix of herbs to season them to perfection.

12. Cinnamon Butternut Squash Fries

A white bowl holds a small pile of cinnamon butternut squash fries.
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Whether you’re looking for a fabulous snack or a delicious side dish for fall, look no further than this Cinnamon Butternut Squash Fries recipe. It is a healthier version than the pre-cut fries you would buy at the grocery store. And it’s not too sweet, which creates the right balance for your meal.

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Having chicken for dinner… again? Here are 101 new ways to level up your dinner game tonight.

Healthy Ground Turkey Dinner Ideas That Actually Taste Good

A skillet filled with ground turkey, chopped tomatoes, chopped avocado and garnished with fresh parsley.
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Lean ground turkey is a great replacement for ground beef if you are working on your health. Here, we give you 17 Meals with ground turkey that are surprisingly good for you.

While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

An overhead view of a small canning jar filled with overnight oats with raisins.
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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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