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Labor Day Weekend Recipes & What to Cook dinner This September


what to cook this september

September is when summer season and fall produce collide on the farmers’ market. It’s one of the best of each worlds, which is why this checklist is a protracted one. I suggest that we make good use of all of the tomatoes, corn and peaches whereas we nonetheless can.

Labor Day weekend is upon us, and we’re additionally celebrating our daughter Grace’s second birthday! We’re ordering pizza and serving it with Erin’s Peach & Avocado Inexperienced Salad, Mediterranean Bean Salad, Blueberry Cake and a strawberry cake similar to it (requested by the birthday woman), plus Peach Crisp with peaches from our neighbor.

For extra Labor Day recipes, examine this roundup! You’ll additionally discover a great deal of seasonal recipes beneath.


Crisp Apple & Kohlrabi Salad

Crispy Apple & Kohlrabi Salad

Gluten free and simply vegan

“I made this salad final night time forward of time, and added the toasted seeds and cheese (gruyere) at serving time. It’s so scrumptious! I additionally traded the tarragon for mint. I’ll use this recipe at any time when I get kohlrabi in my CSA field. Thanks!” – Erin

Extra apple recipes »

Berries! Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries & Strawberries

Take advantage of ripe summer fruit to make this simple summer fruit salad! Peaches, strawberries, blueberries, and balsamic vinegar make a great fruit salad.

Summertime Fruit Salad

Gluten free and simply vegan

“This fruit salad is superb! Undoubtedly the spotlight of my brunch, liked by all. Used basil, not mint. Spectacular flavors!” – Liz

Extra blueberry recipes » (additionally blackberries, raspberries and strawberries)


Spinach pasta recipe, featuring lots of roasted vegetables tossed in a light balsamic sauce

Spinach Pasta with Roasted Broccoli & Bell Pepper

Simply gluten free and simply vegan

“I made this final night time. Adopted the directions exactly. Divine. I feel it’s price taking the time to roast the veggies. It’s getting into my “make once more…and once more” file.” – Laureen

Extra broccoli recipes »


fresh spring rolls recipe

Contemporary Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Simply gluten free and simply vegan

“SO GOOD! I made these tonight for dinner. Everybody (husband, 2 teenage women and me!) liked them. It took a bit to assemble each, however my youngest daughter made the peanut sauce whereas I assembled and it labored out.” – Michelle

Extra cabbage recipes »


Healthy carrot muffins made with whole wheat flour, coconut oil and maple syrup

Wholesome Carrot Muffins

Simply gluten free and simply vegan

“I made this recipe as directed and so they got here out extremely scrumptious. I’ll undoubtedly maintain the recipe and add it to the repertoire! Thanks!” – Maryel

Extra carrot recipes »


Roasted cauliflower, seasoned lentils and creamy chipotle sauce combine to create an unexpectedly delicious taco!

Roasted Cauliflower and Lentil Tacos with Chipotle Sauce

Gluten free and simply vegan

“These tacos are perfection. I made the recipe for the primary time for a cocktail party (taco bar, vegan possibility (utilizing vegan mayo)) and it was a smashing success. It’s all the time dangerous to make a brand new recipe to feed friends, however the rave evaluations have been spot on. These are going into my weeknight rotation. Thanks!” – Rachel

Extra cauliflower recipes »


corn salad recipe

Backyard-Contemporary Corn Salad

Gluten free and simply vegan

“Oh my gosh I really like this salad. I by no means evaluation something however it’s simply so good! The style of summer season in all of its uncooked herby goodness.” – Tess

Extra corn recipes »


Beautiful Greek salad made with wedges of romaine lettuce, fresh tomatoes, olives and herbs piled on top, and a lemon tahini dressing. Easily vegan.

Greek Wedge Salad

Gluten free and simply vegan

“I made this final night time and it was SO good- liked the dressing particularly. I skipped the shallot and marinating half as a result of I used to be brief on time and it was positive with out. Used recent tomatoes and cucumber from my deck pots. You give The Mixx a run for his or her cash. Undoubtedly will likely be making once more :)” – Emily

Extra cucumber recipes »


Roasted Eggplant and Tomato Orzo Pasta

Roasted Eggplant & Tomato Orzo Pasta

Simply gluten free and simply vegan

“I made the vegan model of this recipe the day you posted it. I didn’t have orzo so I used small penne. It was scrumptious! I will likely be roasting eggplant once more! And the roasted tomatoes have been additionally superb–roasting enhances their taste. The lemony dressing is superb and compliments all the tastes within the dish. We have been mmmm-ing and wow–ing as we ate. Thanks! I do know I’ll make this repeatedly.” – Julie

Extra eggplant recipes »


Fennel, apple and kale salad

Autumn Kale Salad with Fennel and Honeycrisp

Gluten free

“Unsure why I waited so lengthy to do this one – simply distinctive. Made it for a supper membership final night time and it was such successful. The fennel is such an ideal contact – can’t wait to make use of it extra typically. Fortunately, I’ve sufficient components to proceed whipping this up all through the week. Can kale salads please be your largest chapter within the upcoming ebook? My absolute favorite!” – Emily

Extra fennel recipes »


Jammy roasted grapes on brie and toast make a simple, seasonal appetizer!

Roasted Grape Crostini with Brie and Contemporary Thyme

Simply vegetarian

I would like you to strive these crostini and let me know the way you want them!

That’s my solely recipe with grapes to date. Extra to come back.

Inexperienced Beans

Blackened Green Bean and Quinoa Salad

Blackened Inexperienced Bean and Quinoa Salad

Gluten free and simply vegan

“This would possibly truly be my favorite grain salad ever. The mixture of textures is phenomenal– undoubtedly don’t skip the toasted almonds! It’s a bit of bit concerned however when you multitask it comes collectively pretty rapidly. I’ve made it a number of occasions now and will certainly proceed to take action so long as I can get recent candy corn!” – Elinor

That’s my solely inexperienced bean recipe! Listed here are some nice inexperienced bean recipes at Love and Lemons »


This Greek lentil salad packs great for tomorrow's lunch!

Greek Lentil Salad

Gluten free and vegan

“I made the Lentil salad tonight for my husband and I and we each liked it. I used inexperienced lentils because the black weren’t obtainable. The dressing was nice – I might use that once more in a wide range of issues. My youngsters sampled it too (ages 10 and 9) and declared they might deliver it to high school of their lunches. Total successful with my household.” – Lisa

Extra salad recipes »


watermelon salad recipe with herbed yogurt sauce cucumber and shallot

Watermelon Salad with Herbed Yogurt Sauce

Gluten free and simply vegan

This recipe is model new. Please make it and report again!

Extra basil recipes » (additionally cilantro and dill)


kale pesto recipe with pecans

Kale Pecan Pesto

Gluten free and simply vegan

“You’re in all probability bored with listening to this, however OMG, this recipe is sooo good. I’m not a fan of most pestos, however that is recent, herby, and wealthy. I might eat this straight out of the meals processor bowl even when I didn’t have a spoon! Thanks for one more excellent recipe.” – Patricia

Extra kale recipes »


Sweet and savory arugula watermelon salad recipe with tangy feta -

Arugula & Watermelon Salad

Gluten free

“I added pine nuts and pickled onion…..yum yum. Didn’t want the dressing. Love your website as I’m making an attempt to scrub up my consuming however love meals so it has to style nice! Your recipes match the invoice!” – Karen

Extra watermelon recipes » (additionally cantaloupe and these honeydew margaritas)


Simple Peach, Basil and Ricotta Flatbread

Easy Peach, Basil and Ricotta Flatbread

Vegetarian and scrumptious

“Kate, I really like this recipe! It’s such a great, fast, summery dinner. I popped it within the oven after a late night time at work final week (after I was ravenous!) and the timer went off simply after I had turned into some cozy garments.

Everybody: when you’re having a “sweets” craving, making an attempt drizzling a bit of honey over the complete assembled dish. NOM.” – Jennifer

Extra peach recipes »


Pear, Raspberry and Goat Cheese Crostini

Pear, Raspberry and Goat Cheese Crostini

Simply vegetarian

“This morning I used to be frantically working across the kitchen in determined seek for a wholesome lunch to pack. So that you saved me! It took me 4 minutes to prep all of this and take it to-go. Now I’m sitting quietly at my desk ready for lunch time. Is it right here but?” – Sylvia

Extra pear recipes »


This vibrant vegetable paella recipe is so easy to make in the oven! #vegetarian #vegan

Vegetable Paella

Gluten free and vegan

“Wow – This dish is superb! The smoky rice and colourful veggies make this recipe pop each in taste and aesthetically. My first time making Paella and it got here collectively simply. I used to be even profitable with the socarrat. Thanks for one more scrumptious recipe :-)” – Dani

Extra bell pepper recipes » (additionally jalapeños)


Simple, gluten-free plum crisp with a pistachio, oat and almond meal topping

Plum Crisp

Gluten-free and simply vegan (see notes)

“I made this as a dessert for a girls group dinner and everybody LOVED it! Thanks.” – Daniela

Extra plum recipes »


Healthy pumpkin muffins

Wholesome Pumpkin Muffins

Simply gluten free and simply vegan

“I simply made these and I can’t imagine how superb they turned out! Till now most of my wholesome baking attemps have been kind of a failure.. These little guys nevertheless are tremendous fluffy, not too candy and the warming spices are excellent for wet days. Thanks, I like it!
I’m excited to check out your zucchini bread which is gonna ne subsequent :)” – Janina

Extra pumpkin recipes »


crispy baked smashed potatoes

Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Gluten-free and vegan

“I made these precisely by the recipe and so they turned out nice. I used a heavy bottomed glass to smash them and it was straightforward. I sprinkled with recent rosemary and thyme and so they have been mmm.” – Becky

Extra potato recipes »


best avocado salad recipe

Contemporary Herbed Avocado Salad

Gluten free and vegan

“I made this tonight and it was so scrumptious! The flavors have been simply the right combination. Undoubtedly including it as a daily dish I make. Thanks!” – Nicole

Extra radish recipes »

Summer time Squash

Seriously the best vegetable lasagna recipe! This vegetarian lasagna is packed with fresh veggies and spinach. #vegetarian #lasagna #veggies

Finest Vegetable Lasagna

Simply gluten free and simply vegan (see notes)

“Hello Kate, Thanks for all of your great recipes. That is one among my favorites, and make it in all probability approach too typically, not that anybody complains. I all the time used Ricotta till this recipe and actually just like the cottage cheese as a substitute. More healthy and it actually does add taste. That is my go to website at any time when I would like a recipe” – Jennifer

Extra zucchini recipes » (additionally yellow squash)


best caprese salad recipe

Heirloom Caprese Salad

Gluten free

“I made this scrumptious and delightful salad. I normally make little towers with the tomatoes, cheese and basil however this was so a lot better and the flavors married higher. Utilizing the heirloom tomatoes was a beautiful new component and added extra taste and naturally the presentation was virtually too fairly to eat! Thank for a brand new twist on an outdated favourite.” – Gayle

Extra tomato recipes »

Don’t overlook to tag your Instagram recipe images #cookieandkate so we are able to all see them! In the event you’re on the lookout for an ingredient that didn’t make the checklist, examine my ingredient index for related recipes.

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