Must-Make // 8 Dairy & Gluten Free Fall Inspired Soups, Stews & Chilis

Ah, Fall…with your crunchy fallen leaves, orange and yellow hues, crisp mornings, pumpkins, squash, and all things warm and cozy.

September, it’s bittersweet.

But, when I feel the looming dread of winter… I quickly try to remind myself of all the things I love about Fall (and Winter!) and do my best (my very best, although I may shed a tear here and there, seriously) to embrace the change of season bid farewell to Sweet Summer.

One thing that always helps me to embrace this seasonal shift is warm, nourishing, beautifully aromatic bowls of soup, stew, and chili! The deep, rich flavours that come with Fall are always welcomed!

So, today I thought I’d make a good attempt at lifting my spirits and put on my optimistic face by sharing some amazingly delicious Soup, Stews, and Chilis from around the blogosphere and NITK of course! Maybe you’ll find one, two.. or even three recipes that appeal to you too!

Cauliflower Soup with Herbed Popcorn from Heartbeet Kitchen

1. Cashew Cauliflower Soup with Herb Popcorn from Heartbeet Kitchen (photo cred: Heartbeet Kitchen)

Moroccan Chickpea Stew from Tasty Yummies

2. Moroccan Chickpea Stew from Tasty Yummies (photo cred: Tasty Yummies)

Cleansing Paleo Blender Mulligatawny via Nutritionist in the Kitch

3. Cleansing Paleo Blender Mulligatawny from NITK (yours truly!)

Parsnip and Carrot Soup from Eating Bird Food

4. Healthy Carrot & Parsnip Soup from Eating Bird Food (photo cred: Eating Bird Food)

Vegan Blender Borscht (gluten free!) via Nutritionist in the Kitch

5. Vegan Blender Borscht from NITK (yours truly!) 

Kaboucha Soup with Lamb Meatballs from So Let's Hang Out

6. Roasted Kabocha Squash, Carrot & Ginger Soup With Lamb Meatballs from So Let’s Hang Out (photo cred: So Let’s Hang Out)

(No-Bean) Sweet Potato, Kale & Turkey Chili (gluten free & a VEGAN swap!) via Nutritionist in the Kitch

7. No Bean Sweet Potato & Kale Turkey Chili from NITK (yours truly!) 

Easy Chicken & Sprouted Rice Stew (gluten free!) via Nutritionist in the Kitch

8. Easy Chicken & Sprouted Rice Stew from NITK (yours truly!) 

I love the creativity… popcorn instead of crackers?! meatballs… in your soup?! Such great ideas, and they all look wonderfully delicious… not to toot my own horn or anything… obviously I can vouch for the NITK recipes too… trust me, the Blender Borscht… to die for! 😉

How do you embrace Fall and bid farewell to Summer? Do you have a specific recipe that you make? A soup, stew, or chili? Or maybe a dessert? I’d love to hear about it in the comments below! 


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Author: Christal Sczebel

Christal is the creator of Nutrition in the Kitch. She's a Certified Nutritional Consultant, twice published author, gluten and dairy free recipe developer, food photographer, speaker, wife, and mama. Christal loves good food, all things wellness, and loves to travel. Her wellness philosophy is centred around balance and sustainable health, life's way too short for boring diets and restriction!

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