Testing Fall Recipes from Pinterest [Vegetarian]

Now that it’s nearly November, the blistering heat has started to let up a bit and I am throwing myself full-force into the autumn spirit. This includes lots of pumpkin scented candles, cozy leggings, and most of all: fall recipes! Over the last week, I’ve tested out three fall recipes that I’ve found on Pinterest. Let’s take a look, shall we?

5 Ingredient Thai Pumpkin Soup


Click here for Pin!

This soup was so yummy, and only took a few minutes to make! Plus, it was cheap – a very welcome factor in my college budget. The ingredients were simple: pumpkin puree, red curry paste, vegetable broth, coconut milk, and red chili peppers. Unfortunately, my local produce store was out of red chili peppers, so I substituted jalapenos. I know jalapenos aren’t really used in Thai dishes, but I still wanted that element of heat. Funny story though; this was actually my first time working with jalapenos… I scratched my nose after chopping them and I was in SO much pain! I had to stick my nose in a mug full of milk to get the burning sensation to go down. The pain was worth it though, because the end product was so good. This is definitely a repeat dish!

Cheesy Garlic Spinach Spaghetti Squash


Click here for Pin!

This might just be the most aesthetically pleasing meal I’ve ever made. You serve it using the squash as a bowl, how freaking cool is that? It was also a rare vegetable dish that my boyfriend actually liked; in fact, he was upset that I made him share a half of the squash with me instead of giving him an entire half!

Note: This dish is super rich. Cream cheese, heavy cream, parmesan, mozzarella… Make sure to eat a salad afterwards or something, so you don’t get tummy troubles. 😉

Honey Cinnamon Roasted Sweet Potatoes


Click here for Pin!

I am actually eating this right now, fresh from the oven. It was a perfect dish to make on a lazy Sunday morning, and now my whole house smells of sweet potato and cinnamon. It was also very affordable and easy to make; all it took was three sweet potatoes, honey, butter, and cinnamon. This is not as sweet as some sweet potato dishes; if you really like to load up on the sweetness, I would suggest adding brown sugar and vanilla extract.

Those are the fall dishes I’ve tested! Don’t they look good? Have you gotten in the holiday cooking spirit yet?

One thought on “Testing Fall Recipes from Pinterest [Vegetarian]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s