15 of the Best Butternut Squash Recipes for Your Fall and Winter Menu

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Add some flavor to your autumn menu with delicious and nutritious butternut squash. With a velvety texture, delightful orange color, and sweet, nutty taste, this close cousin of the pumpkin can be added to a huge variety of dishes or served on its own. Get our best recipes right here.

Apple Pear Pie with Cardamom and Ginger

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This Apple Pear Pie is a new, creative take on the American classic that’s sure to please any crowd. It’s the best way to use up a bounty of autumnal produce, but why limit yourself to tasty pie-making in the fall? Plus, you’ll love the warm, spicy flavor of cardamom and ginger in place of the more traditional nutmeg and cinnamon. This truly is a year round treat. Read more on Foodal, and try this recipe today!

Flaky and Buttery Vegan Biscuits: All the Taste of the Original

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Our vegan biscuits are flaky, buttery, and melt-in-your-mouth good. They’re just like the “real” thing, but dairy free! And you’ll never guess what the secret ingredient is to make these so delicious. Slathered with jam or gravy, or enjoyed on their own, this is a must-make for the holidays. Get the recipe on Foodal.

Ditch the Can and Make Our Easy Roasted Cranberries Instead

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If you haven’t already ditched the canned sauce, our Easy Roasted Cranberries will make you do it. The pop of tartness complemented by orange and maple syrup brings the classic flavor you know to new heights, and it’s perfect with roasted turkey. Get the recipe now on Foodal, and start a new holiday tradition.

Butternut Squash Whole Grain Biscuits

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Make a big batch of light and fluffy butternut squash biscuits to serve with jam and butter. Made with freshly pureed squash, whole grain flour, and spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, these will easily become your favorite biscuit recipe to serve during the fall months. Learn how to make the recipe now on Foodal.

The Autumn Side You Won’t Want to Stop Making: Roasted Fall Vegetables

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Roasted fall vegetables are the one side dish that will go with any main entree you make this season. The hearty variety of flavorful roots and tubers paired with orange, ginger, turmeric, and coriander really make this dish pop. Plus, they’re easy to make, with straightforward instructions. Get the recipe now.

25 of the Best Pumpkin Recipes for Autumn Flavor

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Love pumpkin? Set your tired pie recipe aside, because it’s time to mix things up this fall. Both sweet and savory, our roundup includes pumpkin-based dishes that are sure to satisfy at breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, plus snack time and the cocktail hour. Read more now on Foodal.

Enjoy the Tanginess of Cranberry Quick Bread

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Who wouldn’t want to wake up to a warm slice of cranberry quick bread, slathered with butter? The tangy, moist bread is easy to whip up and it fills your house with the most intoxicating aroma. The pop of tart dried cranberries with the sweet bread is pure deliciousness. Get the recipe now on Foodal to bake it at home.

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

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The best kind of meal is one that cooks itself. Show your slow cooker some love with this nutritious, creamy butternut squash soup. Made with vegetable broth and coconut milk, it’s vegan-friendly and gluten free. Read more now to add this recipe to your collection of slow cooker favorites to enjoy all winter long!

How to Make Homemade Pumpkin Puree

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Want to make your next pumpkin pie completely from scratch? Learn how to make your own homemade pumpkin puree. It’s not as difficult as you think. Simply roast, puree, and use. This all-natural technique will give you so much inspiration for all of your fall-themed recipes. Get the easy tutorial now on Foodal.

The Creamiest Vegan Mashed Potatoes

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Trust us, mashed potatoes can still be delicious even without milk and butter. This amazing recipe for homemade vegan mashed potatoes is made with cashew cream for the ultimate creamy texture. With roasted garlic and crispy shallots, you definitely won’t miss all the dairy. Learn how to make this recipe now on Foodal.