5 Easy Autumn Recipes

Don’t be stumped for what to put on the table, whilst the change of seasons can often catch people out, we’ve selected 5 simple and satisfying recipes that’ll be both healthy and hearty to give you a head -start in the transition from a Summer menu to Autumn and Winter feasts. It's as easy as 1 2 5!

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Easy Vegan & Gluten-free Quinoa Pizza Base

Pizza is many people’s comfort food, and is surprisingly easy to make, even when you ignore the usual wheat bases and try rice, pulses, cauliflower or gluten free flour mixes. This recipe for a Gluten Free Vegan Pizza Base is made from soaked quinoa, giving you a power packed protein dinner. It’s also incredibly simple and will take around half an hour. They’re also easily frozen so you can whip a few up at the weekend and have easy dinners in the week.

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Vegan Tofu & Apple Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers are a useful staple recipe. Halve the peppers, fill them with the mixture of your choice and pop them in the oven for 20-25 minutes. Great for vegan or gluten free diets, this recipe uses tofu, rice, amaranth and apple as a tasty topping. The cheerful colours of the stuffed peppers will brighten up your plate and hopefully your day. Adapt the fillings for a simple recipe all Autumn long.

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Easy One Pot Slow Cook Kamut Chilli

If you’ve had a long, cold day the last thing many people want to do is embark on a complicated recipe. Try Mexican Chilli to banish the chill! This one-pot recipe is perfect for slow-cookers, simply add the ingredients in the morning and let it simmer away all day. Any leftovers will make a great packed lunch the next day.

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Gluten-free Honey & Rum Fruit Fingers

If you fancy some baking to lift the spirits, this winning recipe from our 2014 Baking Competition is always tasty. Rich fruits and rum are steeped for 24 hours before being transformed into Gluten Free Honey Fruit Fingers. Amazing drizzled with a little chocolate for a decadent treat. They’re also a great gift if you want to cheer up your friends or co-workers (adults only!)

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Healthy Courgette, Poppy Seed & Walnut Tea Loaf

For perking up your afternoon try this delicious Gluten Free Courgette, Poppy Seed and Walnut Tea Loaf recipe. It’s made with dried fruits instead of sugar, for a naturally sweet loaf with a beautifully moist texture from the courgettes. A simple recipe that only takes 45 minutes to bake, it’s a nice way to cheer up a rainy day.