September 20 to 24, 2021: Recipes to Ring in the Fall Season

Soft blankets, cocooning and comforting meals...autumn is finally upon us! This week, we’re welcoming the changing of the seasons with the help of these delightful recipes rich in fall flavour.

Monday: Barley, Squash and Broccoli Soup

The arrival of fall makes us crave feel-good foods, like this barley and broccoli soup. It’s a comforting and nourishing meal the whole family will love.

Tuesday: Curried Pork Chops with Roasted Squash

For a quick, affordable and delicious weekday dinner, this recipe for curried pork chops ticks all the boxes. In addition to being simple to cook, it is a healthful, balanced meal idea.

Wednesday: Slow Cooker Vegetables and Meatballs

Tonight, dust off the slow cooker, as it is an essential small appliance for cooking cozy autumn dishes. Add rutabaga, carrots, potatoes, onions and mushrooms and let it simmer all day. Add sausage meatballs near the very end for a simple and efficient recipe!

Thursday: Indian-Spiced Chili

Ring in the comfort food season with Indian-spiced chili cooked in the largest pot you’ve got. This recipe was designed as a quick dinner idea, but it also makes for a great lunch option the following day.

Friday: Ravioli in Tomato and Eggplant Sauce

Take advantage of the last of your garden eggplants and cook them in this ravioli dish. It’s the return of pasta, our favourite ingredient come autumn.

Dessert: One Layer Carrot Cake

Available at IGA stores across Quebec, this carrot cake is the perfect weeknight dessert to ring in fall. Buy it from the store to save time, or spend some quality time with the kids and bake it together.