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Fresh produce, including fall fruits and vegetables, will soon be readily available at your local farmer’s market as well as in your grocery stores.

Take advantage of these delicious items by incorporating them into your meal planning this season.



Fruits aren’t just for yummy desserts; many can be incorporated in savory dishes, too.

Of course, they’re always great for snacks and some can be eaten as is with no prep required.

Here are just a few of the most popular fresh fruits that you’ll find this season.


With so many varieties available, apples are one of the most popular fruits around. While available year round, late summer and fall is their harvest season.

You’ll find that freshly harvested apples are juicier and sweeter, so take advantage of using them during the fall season.

Other than desserts, try incorporating them in smoothies or even adding them to salads. Use them in savory dishes, too.

Sheet Pan Rosemary Chicken, Apples And Brussels Sprouts by Well Plated
Apple Cinnamon Smoothie by The Recipe Well
Autumn Kale Salad With Honey Crisp Apples and Goat Cheese by Cookie And Kate


Those beautiful deep red berries are everywhere during the fall and this is the time to enjoy their tart taste. Low in sugar and calories, some studies suggest that cranberries are beneficial to digestion and cardiovascular health.

Traditionally served in sauce form, you can use cranberries in many other ways. From sweet desserts to salads, relish, and even stuffing, these little jewels are perfect for ushering in the fall season.

Use fresh cranberries in these recipes:

Crock-Pot Cran-Apple Pear Pork Chops by Mommy Moment
Cranberry Crumble Pie Bars by Sally’s Baking Addiction
Cranberry Orange Relish by Zesty Olive
Sweet Potato And Cranberry Stuffing by Diet hood


You’ll find a wide variety of squash and green in your local markets during the fall season. If you’ve never tried some of them, here are just a few that are delicious and healthy.

Give these veggies a try and find a new recipe to serve to your friends and family.


One of the most popular vegetables that you’ll see in the fall is butternut squash.

This versatile veggie offers a creamy texture and mild flavor that makes it perfect for a variety of dishes. This large squash is high in fiber as well as potassium and vitamin A. It’s hard outer peel allows it to be stored for longer periods of time before use. Roast it, puree it, add it to salads or even make pasta with it!

Butternut Squash Soup by Mommy Moment
Spiralized Butternut Pasta by Detoxinista
Stuffed Butternut Squash by Little Spice Jar


Brussels sprouts look like tiny cabbages and have the same strong taste until cooked.

They’re high in immunity-boosting vitamin C, vitamin K, and vitamin B6 and are considered a cold-weather superfood.

You’ll see Brussels sprouts sold on stalks during the fall season, as that’s how they naturally grow. Roast them, use them in salads, and enjoy this healthy fall vegetable.

Cheesy Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts by Cafe Delites
Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Pomegranate Balsamic Glaze by Simply Recipes
Autumn Kale & Shaved Brussel Sprouts Salad by Joyful Healthy Eats

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