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Our Most Popular Fall Recipes Ever

By Cassandra Johnson | Oct. 04, 2017, 2:38 p.m. (ET)

We’ve compiled 10 of our most popular fall recipes in this seasonal roundup to fuel your training, boost immunity and improve recovery.


Mushroom and Swiss frittatas

Pumpkin overnight oats: Oatmeal has long been touted for the health benefits — mainly its cholesterol-lowering powers thanks to the high content of soluble fiber. This pumpkin version of overnight oats is made with almond milk, pumpkin puree, pumpkin seeds, a dash of cinnamon and a splash of maple extract. Get the recipe.

Mushroom and Swiss frittatas: This real-food recipe is simple to make, delicious during exercise and ready to go on your next ride or run. The savory autumn snack features mushrooms, onions, rice, parsley and Swiss cheese. Get the recipe.

Lunch or Dinner

Green curry rice bowl

Buffalo chili: You’ll be dreaming of this go-to fall staple during a breezy outdoor training session. It’s complete with a solid source of protein, a variety or nutrients and packed with vegetables. Get the recipe.

Green curry rice bowls: Prep the components of this meal in advance, and you’ll be ready to refuel quickly after a workout. This rice bowl features broccoli, butternut squash, kale, shrimp, green curry paste and coconut milk. Get the recipe.

Turkey meatballs and fettuccine: This twist on the classic endurance sports favorite features complex carbs to fuel you up for tomorrow, plus protein to help you recover from your workout today. Get the recipe.

Turkey and butternut squash soup: Winter squash can give your immune system a boost throughout the day, and it’s a great recovery food. This flavorful fall soup provides impressive amounts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Get the recipe.

Eggplant and squash casserole: This wholesome meal combines nutrient-rich eggplant, squash, mushrooms, yellow peppers and a protein of your choice. Plus, it makes great leftovers. Get the recipe.


apple pie smoothie

Apple pie smoothie: You can feel good about drinking this twist on America’s favorite pie. Made with an apple, frozen banana, apple cider, ginger, protein powder and a splash of maple syrup and cinnamon, this smoothie will boost your energy. Get the recipe.

Cranberry apple casserole: This dish — full of cranberries, apples, oatmeal and pecans — is packed with vitamins, minerals and health-promoting antioxidants, and it’s a crowd-pleaser. Get the recipe.

Pumpkin mousse: Swap a sugar-laden dessert for a healthier alternative made with Greek yogurt, pure pumpkin, agave nectar, vanilla and some seasonal spices. Top with homemade whip cream and a graham cracker stick. Plus, find five additional swaps for your Thanksgiving menu. Get the recipe.

The views expressed in this article are the opinion of the author and not necessarily the practices of USA Triathlon. Before starting any new diet or exercise program, you should check with your physician and/or coach.