25 Healthy Fall Recipes


25 Healthy Fall Recipes

There are so many foods and flavors to get excited about in the fall when the weather begins to cool down like cranberries, apples, squash, and sweet potatoes. Usually, those foods come with a high carb price tag. Well, not anymore!  We’re sharing everything from healthy fall side dishes and appetizers, to low carb desserts in this collection of our favorite healthy fall recipes. You can finally enjoy your most loved comfort foods, without any of the guilt! 


Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are not only a popular healthy fall recipe, they're also often enjoyed as party appetizers. Our rich-tasting stuffing will surprise anyone with diabetes, because "yes, you can" eat these Cheesy Stuffed Mushrooms, because we made them lighter and healthier.

EDR Stuffed Mini Peppers

If you're a fan of those full-sized peppers stuffed with beef and rice, then you're going to love this bite-sized healthy fall recipe. Our Stuffed Mini Peppers are perfect for a party snack or friendly get-together 'cause they can be picked up and eaten in just one bite!

EDR Cranberry Nut Spread

Whether for an anytime autumn gathering or the holidays, our Cranberry-Nut Spread is packed with nutrition and taste. Crunchy, creamy, tart and tangy, this delicious, and healthy fall recipe has it all.

Main Dishes

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Cook up something beefy in your slow cooker with our recipe for Slow Cooker Short Ribs. Pair our healthy fall recipe with a leafy green salad or your favorite whole-grain side dish for a complete and satisfying meal!

Chicken and Squash Casserole

Give your family a hearty dinner they're sure to rave about with our easy recipe for Chicken and Squash Casserole. This casserole is a healthy fall recipe that's brimming with creamy chicken flavor. It's one they'll ask for time and time again!

EDR Two Step Meat Loaf Muffins

If meat loaf is one of your family's favorite fall recipes, why not give our quick 'n' easy Two-Step Meat Loaf Muffins recipe a new taste each time you make it? Try it with hickory-smoked, honey-garlic, and other types of barbecue sauces for different twists!


Fork-tender Beefy Pot Roast is a savory way to satisfy your gang's hunger. Our low and slow cooking method makes it the perfect solution for a Sunday night supper, and a comforting yet healhy fall recipe.

EDR Balsamic Chicken

Balsamic chicken has an unmistakably rich flavor. This light version tastes so good, and it's the perfect fall recipe. Nobody will believe it's healthy, too!

EDR Turkey Sausage Stuffing Muffins

If you're a fan of holiday stuffing, you'll love these. Our satisfying Turkey Sausage Stuffing Muffins are one healthy fall recipe you'll want to keep close! You'll love eating these perfectly-portioned, stuffing muffins all year long!

EDR Turkey Pot Pie

Our Turkey Pot Pie is a lightened up version of one of your favorite classic fall recipes. It tastes just like the one Mom used to make, but with a healthier twist! Serve it to your family for some downright good comfort eating.

EDR Chicken Marsala

This easy Italian favorite features tender chicken smothered in tasty mushrooms and a sweet wine sauce that will have everyone running to the table for dinner! Our Chicken Marsala is definitely a delicious, healthy fall recipe. A diabetes-approved classic!

EDR Slow Cooker Taco Soup

Ladle up some "souper" servings of this Slow Cooker Taco Soup to enjoy all of your favorite Tex-Mex flavors in a bowl! This easy fall recipe is full of spices, and cooks low and slow, so you know it's going to have lots of flavor! 

Side Dishes

EDR Maple Nut Sweet Potato Casserole

This scrumptious Maple-Nut Sweet Potato Casserole, just screams with autumn flavors! This healthy fall recipe will take you well into winter, but whenever you decide to serve it, we think this side will be a crowd-pleasing favorite.

EDR Cheesy Brussels Sprouts

Fancy up your spread by adding these sophisticated, yet totally easy, Cheesy Brussels Sprouts to your side dish lineup. We use goat cheese to make these Brussels sprouts extra-special, and bacon to add a little punch of flavor. This yummy, healthy fall recipe is unforgettable, and sure to be one of your favorites!

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is one of those comforting fall recipes we've loved since childhood. Now that we're following a diabetic diet, it's not always easy to enjoy some of our childhood favorites. Luckily, we've found a way around that! Our Cauliflower "Mac" and Cheese is a low-carb version that's full of that down-home goodness you love. Give it a try and you'll see what we mean!

EDR Creamy Spinach Casserole

Dish up a spoon of one of our favorite greens and you'll be more than pleased. Our Creamy Spinach Casserole is the perfect fall side dish for any occasion, 'cause it tastes like something you labored hours over, but is actually really easy to make!

Zucchini Corn Bread Pie

Get a serving of tasty veggies in this comforting Zucchini Corn Bread Pie. Our Test Kitchen team outdid themselves creating this flavorful, healthy fall recipe to enjoy with main dish favorites like stew, chili and more!

EDR Baked Balsamic Asparagus

The woodsy flavor of balsamic vinegar guarantees a great salad dressing. But we like to use balsamic vinegar in everything from mixed salads and marinades to grilled vegetables and so much more. It adds robust flavor to our favorite fall recipes like Baked Balsamic Asparagus… without any guilt.

EDR Mushroom and Zucchini Risotto

Risotto may be just another name for rice, but this Italian-style side dish Mushroom and Zucchini Risotto is no plain old rice dish. This healthy fall recipe is chock-full of tasty garden tidbits!

Not-Your-Mamas Corn Casserole

If you grew up eating Mom's corn casserole, then you know how extra-rich and creamy hers was. We wanted to recreate her version, but in a lighter way, so you could enjoy it on your diabetic diet. Not-Your-Mama's Corn Casserole may be lighter, but it's still oh-so-yummy and will probably end up being one of your most favorite fall recipes!

EDR Cape Cod Cranberry Loaf

Did you know that more cranberries are produced on Cape Cod than anywhere else in the country? And that's just where the original version of this recipe came from. But we've lightened our version up to make a scrumptious, diabetes-friendly fall recipe. So go ahead and have a slice!

Portobello Stuffing

Add some meaty texture to your stuffing with portobello mushrooms. Not only is our Portobello Stuffing a healthy fall recipe, it's tasty and filling too!


Crustless Sweet Potato Pie

Our Crustless Sweet Potato Pie recipe makes for a guilt-free, sweet ending to your fall family dinners. In this healthy fall recipe, we use real sweet potatoes to make our homemade pie, so you can enjoy a truly authentic taste!

EDR Naked Cheesecake

Our friend Cheryl Walker named this sweet treat Naked Cheesecake, since it was "just waiting to be 'dressed' with delicious toppings!" We couldn't agree more. Whether you top it with fresh berries like we did, your own concoction, or decide to leave it naked, it's time to break out the chef's hats, with this favorite fall recipe because the decision is all yours!

EDR Flourless Apple Pie Cookies

You don't have to bake up a whole pie to enjoy the taste of classic apple pie! With our recipe for Flourless Apple Pie Cookies you can easily enjoy that fall-favorite taste anytime, while still sticking to your diabetes diet!

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