A delicious selection of our favorite fall salads for your autumn menus, all bursting with fresh, healthy, seasonal ingredients!
If you’re like me, you’re starting to see glimpses of fall produce at the farmer’s market and grocery store. Each time I go, it seems there’s something new. I’ve been picking up butternut and acorn squash, sweet potatoes, pears and early season apples. All these wonderful autumn specialties have got me thinking about new recipes. I have tons of ideas for fun fall posts, but I thought that I’d get you in the mood too, by sharing some of our favorite fall salads.
I love that salads can be a beginning, a side or the whole meal. Many of these selections pair nicely with grilled, roasted or pan-seared entrees. They’re perfect for weekday lunches or dinners but are also impressive for entertaining. I know you’ll be sure to find something here that strikes your fancy!
Arugula Roasted Grape Salad – delicious and healthy! It makes a wonderful side or a fabulous main dish served with chicken, shrimp or salmon.
Pomegranate Parsley Couscous Salad – This colorful and delicious salad is super easy to prepare and it’s the perfect healthy side dish for everyday or special occasions!
Asian Glazed Salmon Salad – It’s both delicious and beautiful! And it makes a fabulous dinner party entree!
I’ve gotten emails from people all over the place who have fallen in love with this Roasted Butternut Salad with Barley and Candied Bacon. I think everyone loves it because it’s loaded with really healthy ingredients, but has an unbelievably delicious splurge – check it out!
Arugula, Pomegranate and Pear Salad – perfect for fall with pears, poms, red grapes and a delicious poppy seed apple cider dressing.
So there you have it, our favorite fall salads! Go ahead and pin your favorites and enjoy healthy and delicious eating in the months ahead. And you know what to do now next time you’re at the grocery store, farmers market or local farm stand, right? Just pick a bunch of that beautiful fall produce and have fun putting together healthy, delicious meals for family and friends.
Bon appétit avec ces délicieuses salades!