Enjoy these down-home recipes for fall time in your home at our Highlands apartments

There is something special about the fall season. The crispness and smell of the air, the turning of the leaves, cozying up in warm clothes or near a fire. It’s a pretty magical time. And another great part about autumn? All of the cooking and baking that starts happening. For residents of our Highland apartments, you’ll love spending time making yummy meals in your kitchen that’s fit for a chef. And for a little inspiration, we found some of the tastiest fall-themed recipes to cook at home.


Fall “Apple” Cheese Balls

The autumn season is the time for celebrations and gatherings – and this is the perfect snack to serve your guests. These apple-shaped cheese balls are super delicious and sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Main Ingredients: Cheddar cheese, cream cheese, garlic powder, paprika

Cook Time: 10-minute prep time & 30-minute chill time

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Butternut Squash Soup

What’s more ‘fall’ than butternut squash soup? Warm your soul and your belly with this yummy comfort food staple. Serve it with a piece of hot, freshly-baked bread and you have a match made in heaven.

Main Ingredients: Butternut squash, onion, garlic, rosemary, sage, vegetable broth

Cook Time: 10-minute prep time & 35-minute cook time

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Really Good Cider Mulled Wine

Every season deserves its own cocktail and a mulled wine is absolutely ideal for fall. The next time you have a party at our Highland apartments in the clubhouse, be sure to serve this spiced, hot adult beverage to keep all your guests toasty.

Main Ingredients: Dry white wine, apple cider, mulling spices, apples, oranges

Cook Time: 5-minute prep time & 2-hour cook time

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The Best Pot Roast Ever

There are certain foods and meals that are synonymous with fall – and melt-in-your-mouth pot roast is one of them. This particular recipe is so tender, loaded with flavor, and super easy to make. Plus? You only need to use one pot!

Main Ingredients: Chuck roast, red wine, broth, vegetables, herbs, onion, garlic

Cook Time: 10-minute prep time & 3-hour cook time

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Roasted Carrots with Candied Pecans and Goat Cheese

With appetizers, main course, and beverages taken care of, it’s time for a tasty side dish. Roasted carrots are a classic fall side dish and this recipe takes it to the next level by adding sweet pecans and creamy goat cheese. Drool-worthy!

Main Ingredients: Carrots, brown sugar, goat cheese, butter, pecans, maple syrup

Cook Time: 15-minute prep time & 1-hour cook time

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Fall Harvest Pasta Salad

Lighten things up with this delicious dish that is perfect for a brunch or lunch with friends and family. This Fall Harvest Pasta Salad takes the pasta salad you know and love and adds a fall-inspired twist.

Main Ingredients: Pasta, sweet potatoes, broccoli, cranberries, pine nuts, goat cheese

Cook Time: 45-minute total time

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Really Good Pumpkin Bread

Everyone needs to have a good pumpkin bread recipe in their repertoire – and this one takes the cake. Moist and full of pumpkin flavor, this sweet treat can be served for breakfast, dessert, or just because.

Main Ingredients: Flour, sugar, eggs, pumpkin puree, sour cream, brown sugar, spices

Cook Time: 20-minute prep time & 1-hour-5-minute cook time

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte

Are you a pumpkin spice latte fanatic? Save money and calories by making your own hot pumpkin latte at home. Feel free to leave out the espresso for a caffeine-free or kid-friendly version.

Main Ingredients: Pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, milk (any kind), espresso/strong coffee

Cook Time: Less than 5 minutes

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Whether you’re having a gathering in the community room at our Highland apartments or enjoying family time at home, these yummy fall recipes are sure to make everyone’s bellies happy and full this season. Stop by and see the stunning kitchens at Highland Station today.



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