. WIAW … fall steam ahead! .

by Amanda @ .running with spoons. on September 25, 2013

Get it? Full steam, fall steam? Har har! Oh, I’m corny and I know it ;)

But, corniness aside, I know you guys are just as excited as I am over the fact that it’s officially fall. Even though most of us started enjoying pumpkin and kabocha preeeeetty much as soon as September hit, it’s nice to feel less obsessed finally have things feeling a bit more legit, no?

Fall foods are some of my favourite… Warming spices, comforting dishes, soothing teas. Apple, pumpkin, cinnamon, maple, kabocha. Swoooon. Needless to say, I’ve been doing some serious fawning over fall flavours lately, and since today is a day that’s dedicated to food (aka: What I Ate Wednesday), I thought it’d be the perfect opportunity to profess my love publicly and share some of the fall-inspired eats that I’ve been enjoying as of late.

WIAW

Breakfast… [pumpkin]

Pumpkin Oats

Confession: I’m not the biggest fan of pumpkin oats and rarely make them more than once or twice a year, but I figured… well… ’tis the season and all the cool kids are doing it, so pumpkin oats it was. Verdict? I still prefer my oats plain and topped with almond butter and honey, but these were a pleasant enough change.

In the bowl: 1/2 cup quick oats cooked in 1 cup of pumpkin chai tea, with 2 Tbsp. pumpkin puree, 1 Tbsp. ground flax, and 1 Tbsp. maple syrup stirred in near the end of cooking. Finished off with a healthy sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg, then topped with melted coconut butter.

Morning snack… [figs]

Fig Muffin and Coffee

Confession: I have no problem eating the last muffin/cookie/chocolate/whatever it may be. We’re going to conveniently overlook the fact that I live alone and don’t exactly have to worry about sharing my food with anyone else (aside from the baked goodies I give away), but regardless of logistics, this last fig and goat cheese honey muffin tasted exceptionally good… especially accompanied by coffee.

Lunch… [pumpkin]

Pumpkin Chilli

Confession: In my mind, throwing salsa on something instantly makes it a Mexican dish. And adding avocado? Even better! This pumpkin chili Mexican scramble, for example? I’m pretty sure that die-hard Mexican fans would cringe at my flippant use of the label, but let’s not get caught up in semantics… let’s just call it delicious and leave it at that.

Afternoon snack… [caramel and kabocha]

Caramel Pudding

Roasted Kabocha

Confession: I’m kicking myself over this snack. Why? Because although it looks like I ate these two wonderful foods together, the reality is that it was actually a snack in two parts. The problem with that? Hellooooo! Am I the only one tho thinks that kabocha dipped IN caramel pudding would be an out-of-this-world combination!? Mental note: next time, dip kabocha into caramel pudding.

Dinner… […*crickets*…]

Chicken Stir Fry

Confession: I realize that nothing about this meal is inspired by fall. I also realize that it’s the third WIAW in a row that I’ve shown a stir fry dinner. Blogger fail. I promise that I do eat other things (at least I think I do), but apparently I just don’t photograph them. And I pinky promise that I’ll show you something different next week. Now just watch me forget…

Evening snack… [maple]

Almond Butter and Chocolate

Confession: I’m completely smitten with Justin’s maple almond butter. Yup. That’s really all I have to say about that…

AB and Chocolate Chips

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So my snack bag [and suitcase] is packed and I’m about to head out the door on my trip, but I’ll be doing my best to check in with you guys while I’m gone, so make sure to follow me on Twitter and Instagram if you want to see scenes from the road.

Happy Wednesday, peeps! See you guys tomorrow! :D

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What fall-inspired meal have you eaten lately?
Do you like the flavour of plain oats?
What’s your favourite Mexican meal?

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1 MIZ September 25, 2013 at 5:58 am

I need to make pumpkin oats and remember just cuz I AM NOT A FAN doesnt mean the child wouldnt love :-0
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2 Ashley @ Eat Run Live Happy September 25, 2013 at 5:59 am

I know everyone is going crazy for pumpkin in the fall but I look forward to the apples more! Apple pie! mmm.
My favorite Mexican dish is fajitas. I always order them and could eat them every day!

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3 Annie September 25, 2013 at 6:01 am

Oh my.. I am in love with fall foods, no scratch that. I am o.b.s.e.s.s.e.d and I was just talking about it with my dad yesterday. Hokkaido squash, figs, crumble, apples, cinnamon, parsnips, quince, mushrooms. This time of year I feel that there’s too much food and not enough time lol!

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4 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 6:54 am

Couldn’t agree more! Actually, I think I end up eating fall foods throughout the majority of the year… but they’re just so much more comforting at this time :)

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5 Kelly @ Kelly Runs for Food September 25, 2013 at 6:06 am

Fall foods are my favorite! They’re just so comforting. I can’t eat oats by themselves, I have to have toppings! I’ve never tried pumpkin oats before so I may have to sample it and see if I like them!
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6 Lisa September 25, 2013 at 6:06 am

Haha, I adore the name of your post. I’m actually not a huge pumpkin oat fan either…well, let me rephrase that I love pumpkin oats ONLY when they are cold. Not sure why this is, but they taste weird hot to me.
And of course I adore the kabocha happening in this post. I swear I can’t go a day without it.
Favorite mexican meal is a taco salad…I know, I’m boring.
Hope to see you soon!!!
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7 Tiff @ Love Sweat and Beers September 25, 2013 at 6:11 am

Mmmm, so much yum! I really like McDonald’s coffee. I love Starbucks espresso, but when I just want a good ole’ fashioned drip coffee, McCafe’s where it’s at.
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8 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 6:56 am

Right!? I was super surprised the first time I tried coffee at McD’s. I imagine it’s going to be a pretty common thing on this road trip, since the golden arches are basically… everywhere.

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9 Nikki @ The Road to Less Cake September 25, 2013 at 6:11 am

Almond butter and chocolate chips, yes please!

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10 Charlotte @ Commitness to Fitness September 25, 2013 at 6:12 am

hmm ive never tried pumpkin oats. i think im going to have to try them before the season is over though. and that mexican pumpkin chili looks amazing! even though its not fall themed- i’ve been so in the mood for stir fry lately so seeing that pic just helped me decide what im having for dinner tonight :) safe travels!!
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11 Ashley {Whole Foods New Body} September 25, 2013 at 6:12 am

Confession: I have never had Kabocha squash and I am slightly embarrassed by that fact considering that I am seeing it EVERYWHERE!! It is like I live under a rock or something! Oh and while I am confessing….I have been known to have a spoon of Justin’s Maple Almond Butter with dark chocolate chips as a snack! :)

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12 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 6:57 am

Oh girl, you NEED to give it a try! It’s a killer to cut, but so.very worth it. There’s a reason it’s basically taken over the blog world ;)

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13 Meredith @ The Cookie ChRUNicles September 25, 2013 at 6:14 am

I actually do like my oats plain. When I cook them, I have noticed that I can eat them straight out of the pot with nothing added, nothing mixed in, not a drop of cinnamon or sweetener (never add sweetener!). However, I always seem to add in berries and often eat them cold mixed with greek yogurt, pb and fruit. I love pumpkin mixed in too!
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14 Ksenija @ Health Ninja September 25, 2013 at 6:15 am

Haha, how fun that you made a confessions-style-WIAW too! Love your confessions, especially the finishing almond butter spoon with chocolate chips looks amazing. Hope you have a wonderful time travelling with your parents and enjoy a hike in the mountains right now.
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15 Davida @ The Healthy Maven September 25, 2013 at 6:15 am

My daily oats have been steel cut oats cooked in pumpkin chai with cinnamon, a giant dollop of almond butter and a banana. Seriously heavenly!
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16 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 6:58 am

I think I’m going to have to nix the caned pumpkin and just stick to cooking my oats in tea instead… Love the spice, but not so much the pumpkin.

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17 Pickyrunner September 25, 2013 at 6:17 am

So I’m probably the only blogger that doesn’t eat by the season. And isn’t a huge pumpkin fan, unless you count the roasted seeds. Oh well. What you DID remind me of is the fact that I have caramel pudding in my fridge waiting to be eaten. I bet it would be good dip for apples…
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18 Miss Polkadot September 25, 2013 at 6:20 am

Yes to dipping kabocha into caramel [or dark chocolate!] pudding. I promise you it’s good – at least I can vouch for the chocolate.
Black beans in mole sauce [homemade] and burrito bowls [eating at Germany’s equivalent to Chipotle – sadly just in Berlin] would have to be my favourite Mexican meals. Though I’ll admit I didn’t have too many Mexican meals yet. It has to change and I’ve been meaning to finally try enchiladas for aaaages.
Does plain steamed kabocha count as a meal? If yes then that’d be my favourite fall-inspired meal as of late. If not then anything containing kabocha ;) – or the cauliflower risotto I had yesterday. The added thyme totally made it feel fall-ish for me.
Happy Wednesday and have a great trip!
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19 Parita @ myinnershakti September 25, 2013 at 6:20 am

When it starts to get cold (or cooler in our case), I love making chilli. There’s nothing like it! And girl, Mexican is one of my favorite cuisines, and I especially love bean and cheese enchiladas with a side of guac. YUM!

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20 Jo @ Living Mint Green September 25, 2013 at 6:26 am

I need that pumpkin chili Mexican scramble immediately. It looks soooo good! I love how colorful all of your meals are – rainbow plates make me happy!
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21 Ashley @ Life and Fitness September 25, 2013 at 6:26 am

I’ve been adding pumpkin into lots of fall foods recently. But just being back in the kitchen baking and it’s not 100 degrees is my favorite part about fall. I miss baking and cooking during the summer but it’s just too hot for me to get creative.
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22 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 7:04 am

That really is one of the best things about fall. There’s nothing quite like being in a warm kitchen when it starts to get cold and dark outside. So very cozy… and the stuff that comes out of the kitchen doesn’t hurt either ;)

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23 Hollie September 25, 2013 at 6:29 am

Fall flavors are some of my favorite as well. I could seriously eat them all the time. As with most bloggers pumpkin is one of the best. I remember a few years ago I bought something like 16-17 cans because they didn’t have them anywhere close to me.
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24 Shashi @ http://runninsrilankan.com September 25, 2013 at 6:34 am

Gawwwsh – that pumpkin chili mexican scramble …it sure gets the drool flowing :) !!!
Haha – love the AB and choc chips! I have been dunking in PB and dipping in chocolate way too many times this week!
I know I haven’t been reading your blog for too long, but have been faithful since I started…so finding out that you give away baked goodies had me swooning!!!! Waaaaaaat?????? When??????

I had some roasted butternut squash last night and almost burnt my tongue trying to lick off the roasted, caramelized bits off the baking tray! I cannot seem to find Kambocha yet :( I love oats – but ALWAYS sprinkle cinnamon on them – does that count as plain oats? I did drizzle PB on my pumpkin oats and the flavors mushed well – just saying
And Mexican – hmmm…salsa…CHIPS…fajitas…CHIPS…guac…CHIPS …are some of my favs.
Safe travels lady
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25 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 7:07 am

Awwr I meant giving them away to family, friends, and co-workers. I wouldn’t mind doing it on the blog, but I usually just share the recipes instead :lol:

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26 Carly @ Snack Therapy September 25, 2013 at 6:46 am

I’m not a huge fan of fall food, other than the comforting aspect of it. Pumpkin, maple, kabocha… I could take ‘em or leave ‘em. Except the pumpkin, which I would definitely leave. I know, I’m such a blogger anomaly. I can get on board with roasted veggies, though. Does that make up for anything?!
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27 Alex @ Kenzie Life September 25, 2013 at 6:47 am

I’m also not a big fan of pumpkin oats. I really like pumpkin but I’m discovering that the only things I really love that are pumpkin flavored are pumpkin pie and this pumpkin ice cream one of my friend’s makes. Hope you have a fantastic trip!
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28 Angela @ Health's Angel September 25, 2013 at 6:51 am

I must find kabocha soon! You are convincing me more and more of this every time I read your blog.
I’m almost certain that I have some kind of stir fry at least three times a week. No shame. They’re just so easy! And your dessert = perfect.
Safe travels!
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29 Katherine September 25, 2013 at 6:53 am

Amanda- your pictures seriously always blow my mind! They are SO gorgeous. I just wanted to tell you how pretty your blog is to look at to me! I always look forward to seeing your gorgeous pictures. You take the simplest thing and make it look so gorgeous, appetizing, and artful! You have a real eye for the beauty in the world!

What fall-inspired meal have you eaten lately? I had pumpkin oats this morning. I’m not going to lie, I’m not the biggest fan, but I figured I needed to join the blog world and add some more pumpkin to my life in honor of the season!

Do you like the flavour of plain oats? YES! I’m that weird person that can have oatmeal plain. It’s good to me!

What’s your favourite Mexican meal? Oh lord. Living right near Mexico, this question is nearly impossible to answer. I like classic fajitas, enchiladas, empanadas, etc, but I also like arroz con pollo, carne asada, and all the great rices! There are just way too many options to pinpoint my fav!
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30 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 8:10 pm

Awwwr well thanks so much, Katherine :) And that was pretty much my exact justification for having pumpkin oats… and now that I’ve had ‘em, I’m good till next year ;)

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31 Beth @ Mangoes and Miles September 25, 2013 at 6:58 am

Caramel pudding and kabocha together would be SO FANTASTIC. Too bad I don’t have easy access to either of them at school…sigh. On a different note, I once saw caramel Greek yogurt and looking back, I probably should have gotten it. It looked delicious.
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32 Amy @ The Little Honey Bee September 25, 2013 at 6:59 am

Loving all these fall flavors girly! Yes I am a huge fan of plain oats, but a little cinnamon, AB and banana is also great. Yum –> pumpkin chili Mexican scramble
Safe travels, I will certainly be keeping up xo
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33 Khushboo September 25, 2013 at 7:37 am

YES about loving the taste of oats plain…sometimes less truly is more! I am yet to “fall” in love with canned pumpkin but that scramble is making me think otherwise. Then again, that could be due to inclusion of salsa & avocado! You are absolutely right about the 2 making everything better. I can’t even remember the last time I had eggs sans salsa! Even though I eat it all year round, does applesauce count as a fall food? For what it’s worth, I add a loooooot of cinnamon ;)!
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34 Natalie @ Lift,Sleep, Eat September 25, 2013 at 7:49 am

Ahhh when I saw the caramel pudding + the picture of the kabocha I thought you were going to have dipped it in too! That would be incredibly amazing! You’re definitely going to have to do that next time yummmm!!
I agree pretty much anything with salsa on and I immediately think its mexican! I love oats flavoured but I love them plain too; I like making a big sticky bowl full and then just topping them with a few raisins..my favourite way to eat plain oats!
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35 Ang @ Nutty for Life September 25, 2013 at 7:49 am

Sometimes I forget about pudding and I really shouldn’t because it is so good!! I love chocolate pudding but also in the past few years I got into pistachio pudding. Yum.
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36 Ashley @ My Food N Fitness Diaries September 25, 2013 at 8:12 am

I love plain oats too! I’m wondering after my attempted pumpkin oats yesterday if I don’t like pumpkin in my oatmeal as much as I used to? Ohhh well.

Nut butter + choc chips = one of my faves! I probably do it almost every day.

And avocado totally makes everything better. Good choice on that addition. ;)
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37 Ashley @ My Food N Fitness Diaries September 25, 2013 at 8:17 am

P.S. Would still love to chat re: blog improvement stuff… Email me if you have a chance!
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38 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 8:12 pm

I definitely will! It’ll probably be some time after I get back though, so early next week :)

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39 Holly @ EatGreatBEGreat September 25, 2013 at 8:16 am

Oh man, I have got to try out that pumpkin Mexican scramble! It looks soooooo good! My favorite Mexican meal is a burrito and I always order the fried plantains.

I just had pumpkin oatmeal this morning and I actually liked it! I’ve also been making pumpkin soup and pumpkin smoothies. Tis the season for pumpkin! ;-)
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40 sara @ fitcupcaker September 25, 2013 at 8:27 am

Yum to that dessert, I could eat that every night! I am also not a huge fan of pumpkin in oats but I will eat it every once in a while, no pumpkin muffins, or pumpkin cupcake yes!
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41 Kim @ Hungry Healthy Girl September 25, 2013 at 8:31 am

I like plain oats, but I love pumpkin oats! I actually had them for dinner Monday night. ;) I just pinned the pumpkin chili scramble. I need to get a few things before I make it, but next week I will be trying it out for sure. Have a blast on your road trip!
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42 Christine@ Apple of My Eye September 25, 2013 at 9:10 am

Can we please discuss how DELICIOUS all of your meals look? Seriously! You have the best lighting (haha fellow photographer here!). Diggin’ your kabocha. I just ate the last of mine last night and am feeling a bit down :(. Need to grab another one at the store today!

Have a great Wednesday! Love ya girlie <3

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43 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 8:13 pm

I’ve actually been fighting with lighting like -crazy.- I’m definitely not looking forward to the winter when lighting is going to become a pain in the butt :?

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44 Juli @ 1000lovelythings September 25, 2013 at 9:16 am

Your meals look so good. Especially lunch and dinner :-)
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45 Hannah @ CleanEatingVeggieGirl September 25, 2013 at 9:23 am

I am obsessed with the maple AB right now, too!! I take any excuse to put it on pretty much everything ;).
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46 Lauren September 25, 2013 at 9:35 am

My favorite way to enjoy nut butter is on a spoon dipped into a bag of chocolate chips. I think I love you a little more right now! I’m a big fan of pumpkin oats. I usually use half a banana and pumpkin in mine, so maybe you’d like it too? Maybe not. I don’t know. ALL THE PUMPKIN. Okay, I’m done.

Chipotle is my favorite Mexican. Does it count? I hope so. I had too much coffee this morning.
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47 Danica @ It's Progression September 25, 2013 at 10:18 am

That pumpkin chili mexican scramble looks fantastic!
I’m in love with Fall foods right now too – every single one of them!
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48 Cat September 25, 2013 at 10:54 am

Haha I’m so happy with that title! Um is it ok for me to use that IRL? I’m not sure how I’ll work it into a convo but I’ll try danggit… I’m a massive fan of heuvos rancheros (though I’m not sure I can spell it let alone pronounce it?)

Oh and this post has made me drool twice. I thank you… I think?!
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49 Maria @ Pappa Don't Preach September 25, 2013 at 11:34 am

I’ve been on such a squash kick (aren’t you proud) and even made my parents try the roasted kabocha I made! HAHA! I think this week I’ll go for the butternut squash. You have to embrace it this time of year since it’s everywhere!!
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50 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 8:16 pm

:lol: I even managed to convince MY parents to try out kabocha. I was over at their place last weekend and saw a squash sitting on the counter… was so proud ;)

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51 Nicole @ FruitnFitness September 25, 2013 at 11:47 am

Everything looks good, especially dessert! Thats probably my all time favorite nut butter. Maple and almond just go so well together. I eat the same things almost daily so I understand the whole constant oatmeal for breakfast and then lots of stir frys for dinner. I mean who doenst love stir frys? quick, easy and delicious!
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52 Sam @ Better With Sprinkles September 25, 2013 at 12:17 pm

First of all, your opening – so corny, so cute :-p And while I like pumpkin oats, it’s not my favourite way to eat pumpkin. I prefer breads, muffins and pancakes…and pie is pretty decent too, as long as I have vanilla ice cream or whipped cream.
Eric has recently announced (well…has been telling me for the last several months) that stirfry is his favourite meal and I’m a big fan too, so it’s been coming out a lot frequently over here too. At least stirfries are versatile, so your last three have at least all looked a little different ;-)
And I’m officially hooked on kabocha along with you – I had a sad moment when I finished off the one I roasted yesterday. I’ll be buying a lot more of them! And Honeycrisp apples are starting to come out, which is another one of my favourite things about fall.
Oh, and anything I make is instantly deemed Mexican if it contains one or more of the following: salsa, guacamole/mashed avocado, and a black bean/corn combo. If it contains all of them, then it absolutely must be Mexican, so questions asked ;-)
Safe travels love! <3
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53 Lauren @ Sweat The Sweet Stuff September 25, 2013 at 1:21 pm

That Mexican pumpkin chili looks great! My favorite Mexican meal is probably a rice bowl with all the fixins! I made a pumpkin pizza last week that was bomb!

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54 Kate @ Trekking Kate September 25, 2013 at 2:01 pm

I love Justin’s almond butter! The packets of their nut butter makes for a perfect take and go snack!
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55 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 8:33 pm

I still have to avoid those individual packets because they may contain traces of peanuts (allergic), so I just bring the whole jar with me ;)

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56 Ellie@Fit for the soul September 25, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Amandaaaaa your pictures are making me drool and if I were a cartoon I would look super funny. You get the imagery I’m sure. :) And just like you, this morning I had pumpkin oats….but in a jar of PB! I know it’s not your favorite but man oh man, was it delicious. Have a super safe+blessed trip and take care okay?? <3
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57 Liz @ The Girl on Fire Now September 25, 2013 at 3:49 pm

I love Pumpkin Coffee – does that count as a fall meal?
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58 Floey September 25, 2013 at 5:17 pm

What kinda noodles are those? Looks very asian!
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59 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 8:35 pm

I think they were mung bean? Leftovers from when I went over to my parents’ for dinner over the weekend.

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60 Emily September 25, 2013 at 5:33 pm

Please share your photography secrets with me. No joke. Your pictures are always perfect!
I actually haven’t busted out many Fall foods yet since it still feels like Summer here. But, I’m mainly looking forward to chili and cornbread, roasted veggies/sweet potatoes, and cinnamon EVERYTHING. haha (:
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61 Rebecca September 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm

Lots of delicious eats AND a spoonful of Peanut butter with chocolate chips. I’ve been doing a lot of fall baking and cooking (Pumpkin coffee cake, Pumpkin cinnamon scones and apple oatmeal). I need to cook with pumpkin still-I just haven’t made the jump yet.
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62 Arman @ thebigmansworld September 25, 2013 at 5:59 pm

Punny, sorry, funny girl you are. The fact that you used ‘corny’ aswell which is considered a ‘Fall’ vegetable here- ahh step back Jimmy Kimmel.

I must say, I was completely shocked to see a change in the oats- and NOT with almond butter on top- I feel like I don’t know you anymore :p Chuck salsa and avocado on anything and it is indeed Mexican. Its an unstated rule somewhere.

Have a blast of a road trip buddy- Canada has, hands down, the most beautiful mountains so I expect to see some epic scenes!
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63 Cassie September 25, 2013 at 7:52 pm

I’ve been eating a TON of fall foods lately… the cheat-day pumpkin spice chai, pumpkin oatmeal, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin anything… I eat it year-round though!
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64 Chelsea @ Chelsea's Healthy Kitchen September 25, 2013 at 7:59 pm

I love fall flavours too. The last fall inspired meal I had was probably pumpkin oatmeal. I love it! But I like the flavour of plain oats too… as long as there is stuff mixed into them. A bowl of just plain oatmeal would be way too boring!

And my favourite Mexican meal would probably be copycat Chipotle bowls. I make them all the time and now I’ve got my mom hooked on them too. :D But really, any Mexican meal is good in my books.

Hope you have an awesome trip! I can’t wait to hear about it when you get back. :)
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65 Amanda @ .running with spoons. September 25, 2013 at 8:37 pm

I’ve been missing Chipotle since leaving Minneapolis! I’m going to have to actually commit to making mock bowls when I get back home.

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66 Amie September 25, 2013 at 8:45 pm

I have been putting cinnamon on EVERYTHING !! Which isn’t really fall-specific since I do it pretty much year round. Hah. My favorite Mexican dish is a Barbacoa burrito bowl from chipotle!
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67 Robyn @ thereallife_RD September 25, 2013 at 8:47 pm

ohhh Justin’s, best thing to cross my lips these days and all you need is a spoon.
No shame in carrying a jar around in your purse- have a great trip!!

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68 Laura Agar Wilson (@lauraagarwilson) September 26, 2013 at 5:57 am

As soon as it was the 1st September I busted out the pumpkin! I don’t need any excuse for my pumpkin scrambles with nut butter on top! I’ve also started buying butternut squash (until I can find some kabocha!)

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69 Eating 4 Balance September 26, 2013 at 8:41 am

You should totally try to sell of your breakfast muffin recipes to McDonalds. They look so fitting with the coffee cup :)

Coconut butter looks like icing. Thus your oatmeal looks like dessert and I want a bite right now. haha.
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70 Meghan@CleanEatsFastFeets September 26, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Even though I’m not a huge fan of pumpkin (gasp), your first breakfast picture is amazing. The colors, the crispness; you made me almost want to eat pumpkin and that’s saying an awful lot.
Your evening dessert is right up my alley though. I’ll take two spoonfuls…maybe three.

Lately, I’ve been making lots of soups (thai inspired veggie, potato, tomato). If it’s hot and in a bowl, I’m going in.
Have a great trip. Safe travels.
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71 Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli September 29, 2013 at 3:46 am

Kabocha and caramel pudding?!! *swoon* Genius m’dear…sheer genius!

I haven’t yet been bitten by the fall bug just yet, but I can feel it coming! Something about the way the air smelled tonight…and the fact that it was a CRISP 60-some odd degrees out!

I LOVE the flavor of plain oats and actually rarely ever sweeten them in any way…though I kinda feel like I’m the only weirdo out there who doesn’t load down her bowl with stevia! Ha!

Favorite Mexican meal: You’ve got it right there…anything with salsa and avocado is fine by ME! ;)
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