All things pumpkin and spice!
If you are like me, you feel the slightest change in the weather and want to grab your favorite big, cozy sweaters. This is when I start to crave autumn foods. Most of these fall treats are high in calories and sugar. SkinnyMs has realized that even if we wear large sweaters, that doesn’t mean we have to lose weight. We’ve compiled a list of 25 fall weight loss foods to help you healthily enjoy autumn’s flavors.
This isn’t just a list. We’ve included a healthy, delicious recipe for each ingredient and named our favorite fall foods. You can enjoy a bit of autumn with every meal.
25 Foods for Fall Weight Loss
Pumpkin is the first fall food we recommend for weight loss, and this versatile food is one of our favorite fall foods. Pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin salad, or pumpkin-spiced chili are all options.
Try: Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Chili
- Acorn Squash
When I hear the word “acorn squash,” my mind immediately jumps to images of pumpkin patches, hay bales, and other fall-themed foods. Another vegetable that can be used for breakfast is acorn squash.
Try: Bacon Stuffed Acorn Squash
- Spaghetti Squash
Cold weather causes our stomachs to crave warm, hearty food. This recipe puts a healthy spin on one of our favorite comfort foods!
Try: Italian Spaghetti Squash Casserole
- Sweet Potato
Sweet potatoes are no longer a side dish. This superfood is making waves because of its delicious flavor and because it contains a lot of nutrients. This superfood is definitely on our list of fall weight-loss foods.
Although mushrooms may not immediately make you think of “fall,” that is about to change. This nutritious ingredient can be used in some of the most delicious dishes, and this recipe will make you feel warm, comfortable, and satisfied.
Try: Slow-Cooker Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms
- Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts have been gaining popularity in recent years. They are a great addition to any autumn meal because they are rich in antioxidants and nutrients.
Try: Fried Eggs With Mushrooms and Brussels Sprouts
Turnips are a great addition to your fall weight loss food list if you’re looking for more Omega-3 fatty acids or fiber. This is our favorite recipe!
Try: Slow-Cooker Root Vegetable Stew
Kale, yes! This leafy green is a favorite of many. It’s easy to add to any stew or casserole, and it’s one of the most nutritious vegetables on the planet. It’s so easy to throw in, and kids won’t even know it.
Try: Squash, Kale Gratin Casserole
Although you may not know it, chard is another nutritious leafy green. Although it isn’t as well-known as kale, it is a nutritional powerhouse that merits another look.