Fall Recipes

It looks like that time of year again! The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting longer, along with some chilly weather coming our way. Down below, you’ll find some quick and easy recipes perfect for fall weather.

First off: here are some easy soups that are perfect for a cold, windy day. They’re also good for when you or someone you know comes down with the annual cold that seems to be getting many people this time of year.

  1. Tex-Mex Chicken Noodle


  • 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium carrot, sliced into half moons
  • 1 15-oz can corn
  • 1 tbsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp. chili powder
  • kosher salt
  • 1 15-oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 jalapeño, chopped
  • 6 c. low-sodium chicken broth
  • 12 oz. of pasta of choice
  • 2 c. Shredded chicken
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Avocado, cotija, cilantro, and hot sauce for topping


  • In a large pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion and cook until soft, then add garlic, carrot, and corn and stir until combined. Add oregano, cumin, and chili powder and season with salt. Add diced tomatoes, jalapeño, and chicken broth and bring to a simmer.
  • When simmering, add pasta and let cook until all done.
  • Add chicken and squeeze with lime juice.Serve in bowls topped with avocado, cotija, cilantro, and hot sauce.


After this little twist on a classic chicken noodle other perfect fall foods would of course be deserts!

Secondly, we have a favorite that’s easier to bake: cookies (specifically snickerdoodle)!

  1.  Snickerdoodle Cookies (serves 24, ready in 25 mins)


  • 1 cup of butter
  • 2 ½ cups of sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 ¾ cups of all purpose flour
  • 2 tsps of cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp of salt
  • 3 tbsp of sugar
  • 3 tbsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1tps of vanilla extract and eggs thoroughly in a large bowl.
  • Combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl.
  • Blend dry ingredients into butter mixture.
  • Chill dough, and chill an ungreased cookie sheet for about 10-15 minutes in the fridge.
  • Meanwhile, mix 3 tablespoons sugar, and 3 teaspoons cinnamon in a small bowl.
  • Scoop 1 inch globs of dough into the sugar/ cinnamon mixture.
  • Coat by gently rolling balls of dough in the sugar mixture.
  • Place on chilled ungreased cookie sheet, and bake 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pan immediately.

When it is cold out, you always need a hot drink to keep you cozy. What else is better than hot chocolate?

  1. Hot Chocolate


  • 2 tbsp of unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 to 2 tbsp of sugar (all depends on how sweet you like it)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 cup of milk
  • ¼ tsp of vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream (optional)
  • Sprinkle of cinnamon (optional)


  • Whisk together the cocoa, sugar, salt, and about 2 tablespoons milk in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until cocoa and sugar are dissolved. Whisk in the rest of the milk and heat it over medium heat, whisking occasionally, until it is hot. Stir in the vanilla and serve.
  • Put whipped cream on it and sprinkle with cinnamon if desired.
  • Serve and enjoy!