10 recipes to make right now from Canada’s top food bloggers




Fall is a great season for food lovers. It’s a time to embrace comfort foods and the earthy, sweet flavours of apples and root vegetables. To celebrate what’s truly in season right now, we reached out to the 10 talented Canadian food bloggers on our 2017 shortlist, asking them for their best recipe to showcase the harvest. From prosciutto-wrapped apples to pie with a twist, here’s what they suggest you make right now:

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Kale and Almond Pecan Parmesan

This vegan, gluten-free, refined sugar-free, and soy-free comfort dish is a go-to for fall.  It pairs perfectly with any main course you love to make. Just look at those colours! Get the recipe on Oh She Glows.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Easy Stuffed Baked Apples 

These stuffed apples are a healthier alternative to traditional apple pie.  They’re baked just enough to soften the fruit and deepen its sweetness. On top of the delectable stuffing, drizzle a sweetener of your choice! Vegan ice-cream with caramel is highly suggested.  Get the recipe on A Dash of Compassion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lasagna with Cashew Béchamel (gluten-free, dairy free)

This lasagna is a tasty vegan and gluten-free alternative. In it, cashews are used to make a creamy, stand-out béchamel. Yes, you read that right! It’s a method vegans have been using for years and it creates a satisfying dish your dinner guests will love. Get the recipe on Salt n Pepper Here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Swedish Apple Cake

This show-stopping cake is so simple to make, with buttery layers intermixed with the thin apple slices. This dessert will impress everyone you serve it to. Who knows, it just might become your new fall go-to. Get the recipe on Diversivore.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Orchard Plum Cake with Cinnamon Whip

If you’re lucky enough to get your hands on some late-season plums, this is the cake to make. It’s guaranteed to warm your soul on a drizzly, fall day. The cinnamon coconut whip on top offers a twist on traditional whipping cream. Plus, the whole cake is vegan too! Get the recipe on The Simple Green.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pumpkin Freezer Fudge

This recipe will have you jumping with fall excitement!  It’s equally fun as it is tasty.  Kids will love it (and you just might too). Get the recipe on Kitchen Frau.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Apple Blossoms Drenched in Rum Caramel Sauce

Turn an apple into a rose and you’ll turn heads. Drizzle rum caramel sauce over it and you’ll win hearts. And you know what they say — an apple a day keeps the doctor away! Get the recipe on Baking for Friends.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Prosciutto-Wrapped Baked Apple

When you think fall apple recipes, pie and other sweet desserts may be the first to come to mind.  But why not change things up with this sweet and salty appetizer? It’s a beautiful, gluten-free option that will impress your wine and cheese friends. Get the recipe on You Have Been Served.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Savoury Sausage and Apple rolls 

This comfort food is bursting with fall flavours! Under its flaky shell, sausage and apple isn’t what you’ll expect, but they’ll soon be what you crave. Get the recipe on Chuo on This.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Maple Apple Pie

Everyone loves a traditional apple pie — it’s been a fall staple for generations. Why not keep the tradition, but add a twist? This Maple Apple Pie is just the recipe you need. Get it from Kitchen Heals Soul.

By Jenna Labiak

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