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4 Plant-Based Fall Treats

Here are a few of our favorite plant-based recipes for fall.

With fall’s arrival fast approaching, you’re bound to be in the kitchen whipping up some seasonal splendor any day now. But just because autumn inspires tasty treats, that doesn’t mean you have to neglect your healthy eating habits to make them! Here are a few of our favorite plant-based recipes for fall:

1. Raw Carrot Cake
There’s something extra special about cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg in the middle of autumn. Savor those delicious flavors in this recipe.


For the cake:

  • 3 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup pitted dates
  • 1 cup soaked walnuts
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch of sea salt

For the frosting:

  • 2 1/2 cups soaked cashews
  • 1 1/2 cups almond milk
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons lecithin


Place all ingredients in a food processor, blending until well combined. Transfer mixture to a cake pan, packing into the mold, and then set in the refrigerator for a few hours.

In the meantime, make the frosting. Place all ingredients in the food processor, blending until completely smooth. Once cake is set, pour frosting over and distribute evenly. Enjoy!

Use cinnamon to create this festive fall treat.Use cinnamon to create this festive fall treat.

2. Raw Apple Dessert
A simple yet scrumptious treat, this recipe, found in Rhonda’s book “Holiday Recipes by Rhonda,” is satisfying and so easy to put together.


  • 5 Golden Delicious apples – peeled and diced
  • 1/2 fresh pineapple – peeled, cored and diced
  • 1/2 cup dates – pitted and chopped
  • 1 cup pecans – coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


Simply place all ingredients in a bowl, tossing to combine.

3. Raw Pumpkin Seed Butter
What’s fall without a pumpkin treat? This dip recipe is delicious and satisfies hunger instantly.


  • 2 1/2 cups raw pumpkin seeds
  • 3/4 cup unrefined hemp oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine Himalayan Pink sea salt


Place all ingredients in a heavy duty processor, blending on highest setting. Stop machine occasionally to scrape down ingredients from the sides, and continue blending until mixture is perfectly smooth. Enjoy this dip with your favorite seasonal vegetables, fruits, or on organic whole wheat crackers.

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
Another tasty pumpkin treat, this recipe makes the perfect breakfast or snack on a fall day.


  • 2 cups almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 cup organic unsweetened pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 banana
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 pinch unrefined sea salt


Place all ingredients in your blender, mixing until it reaches the perfect creamy consistency. Enjoy!


  1. Thank you!

  2. Connie Gesser September 6, 2017

    Looks like delicious fall treats! What a great alternative to traditional sugar latent foods. I’d like to try the raw apple dessert.

  3. Thank you for these great healthy recipes! Fall is my favorite time of the year but it is easy to fall out of our healthy eating habits this time of the year. These recipes will definitely help keep us on track.

  4. KAREN MOSS September 8, 2017

    Thanks for recipes .

  5. Annette October 3, 2017

    Favorite time of year! I love fall and along with some of the great recipes. Doing the fall of the year the colors change and so does the food. People start to make more of the soups. The recipe for the carrot cake would be awesome to make for a great holiday doing the fall season. These was some great recipes! Thanks

  6. Angela Solomon October 10, 2017

    Great recipes for Fall! Thanks for sharing!

  7. Molly Mathew September 18, 2019

    Thank you for the great recipes

  8. Annette Whitworth September 18, 2019

    These are some good recipes…..And the pictures look great too. Im ready for the fall of the year now from looking at the pictures…

  9. CAROLYN B CALHOUN October 30, 2019

    Thanks for sharing these Fall recipes. I have tried the raw apple dessert. It is wonderful. The carrot cake sounds delicious.

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