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30 Seasonal Recipes to Cook in September

Hello, September! Okay, summer technically isn’t over until September 21st, so we have plenty of time for patio season, grilling, and hoarding as many fresh berries as possible. At the same time, I think it’s appropriate to start whipping up cozy recipes with delicious Fall flavors. PUMPKIN ANYONE?

September is pretty much the best of both worlds and I’m sooo ready for it.

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What’s in season in September?

Besides stocking up on (and maybe freezing) the last of your summer produce, get ready for fall by picking up some fresh:

To kick off the month I rounded up 30 incredible, seasonal recipes for you to cook for each day in September. These healthy recipes are the perfect combination of fresh and comforting — you’ll find hearty salads & one pan meals, plus plenty of breakfasts & baked goods to kick off fall. Get ready to pick the last of the zucchini in your garden, and then be sure to hit up your apple orchard to get these on your table ASAP.

If you make any of these recipes, be sure to leave a comment and let me know how you liked it! Snap a photo and share it in our Facebook group or on Instagram with #ambitiouskitchen. Enjoy, xo!

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Spiced Zucchini Apple Baked Oatmeal with Cinnamon Vanilla Glaze

Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats with Chia

Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal Cups

Pretty in Pink Peach Smoothie

Healthy Apple Pancakes (made right in the blender!)

Spiced Apple Zucchini Bread with Cream Cheese Glaze

Baked Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cups

Chaffles (Cheese & Egg Waffles)

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Sesame Chicken Cabbage Crunch Salad

Vegan Pecan Apple Chickpea Salad Wraps

Lightened Up Cheddar Cauliflower Broccoli Soup

One Pot Moroccan Chickpea Quinoa Salad

Southwest Chicken Corn Chowder

Chickpea Apple Broccoli Salad with Honey Dijon Dressing

Curry Roasted Cauliflower Sweet Potato Salad (whole30, vegan & gluten free)

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The Best Healthy Turkey Chili

Incredible Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

Spinach Bacon Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

Grilled Sesame Chicken

Buffalo Mac and Cheese Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Creamy Sweet Corn & Brown Butter Ricotta Pasta

Homemade Crispy Baked Fish Sticks (kid & toddler-friendly!)

Actually, the Best Vegetarian Chili Ever

Healthy Apple Crisp in a casserole dish with a spoon

Snacks & Treats

Best Healthy Apple Crisp Ever!

Brown Butter Apple Coffee Cake

Tahini Monster Cookie Bars

Coconut Double Chocolate Pumpkin Bread

Salted Caramel Coconut Cashew Energy Bites

Apple Pie Bars with Salted Peanut Butter Caramel

Grain Free Birthday Cake Cookies

I hope you love these delicious, seasonal recipes to cook in September! If you make any of them be sure to leave a comment & a rating on the recipe so I know how you liked it. Enjoy, xo!

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