December 3, 2023

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Welcome the Season with Hearty, Healthy Fall Salads!

Welcome the Season with Hearty, Healthy Fall Salads!

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Fall is almost here! Welcome the new season with these healthy and delicious salads full of fresh ingredients.

One of our favorite ways to celebrate a season is with a beautiful, fresh salad. We love combining the best seasonal ingredients and flavors into one delicious dish. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite fall salads for you today. They are a wonderful addition to the main course entree or served all on their own as a light lunch or dinner. These salads are full of fall flavors including apple, butternut squash, pumpkin, maple and more. Be sure to pin them so you can make them all season long. Enjoy!


Vertical picture of Harvest Apple Arugula Salad in a wooden bowl with a black background.

Harvest Apple Arugula Salad

If you enjoy the flavors of Fall, you’re going to LOVE this new salad. It’s fresh, healthy, beautiful, and oh… SO delicious!

Vertical overhead picture of Roasted Carrot Salad on a white oval platter with salad tongs and toppings.

Roasted Carrot Salad with Honey Cider Poppy Seed Dressing

This delicious Roasted Carrot Salad with Honey Cider Dressing is a perfect (and gorgeous) side for just about any entree. It also makes a fabulous vegetarian meal on its own!

Vertical picture of Butternut Squash and Black Rice Salad on a white oval platter.

Butternut Squash Black Rice Salad

Craving something delicious yet healthy and hearty? This Butternut Squash Black Rice Salad is all that and much more. It can be made ahead and enjoyed now, later, and/or in between. It’s one of those salads you’ll get requests for again and again!

Vertical picture of Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad in a silver bowl being tossed with salad servers.

Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad

Apple Cranberry Spinach Salad with Honey Cider Dressing – an insanely delicious and super healthy salad – perfect for any get-together with family and friends!

Vertical picture of Roasted Butternut Farro Salad in a black bowl on a wooden table with cheese, nuts and dressing in small bowls surrounding it.

Roasted Butternut Farro Salad

This hearty, healthy Butternut Farro Salad includes roasted grapes and lots of fresh herbs. It makes an incredibly delicious side for grilled or roasted entrees and a lovely light meal for fall and winter!

Vertical picture of Caramelized Pear Arugula Salad in a white serving dish.

Caramelized Pear Arugula Salad

This Caramelized Pear Arugula Salad is a show-stopper with fresh greens, pan-roasted pears, ruby red pomegranates, thin slivers of sweet white onion and butter-roasted pecans. The delicious honey cider dressing ties it all together.

Close up vertical picture of Fall Salad with Pumpkin Vinaigrette.

Fall Salad with Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette

This vibrant fall salad is the perfect way to embrace autumn. It’s with loaded healthy, seasonal ingredients and a fabulous pumpkin dressing.

Vertical overhead picture of Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad in a white bowl.

Sweet Potato Quinoa Salad

With a delicious honey-lime dressing, this healthy, hearty salad is a perfect side for chicken, shrimp, pork, steak, etc. It also makes a fabulous (and beautiful) vegetarian meal.

Vertical picture of Kale and Apple Salad in a glass bowl with Honey Ginger Dressing poured from a glass pitcher over the top.

Kale and Apple Salad with Honey Ginger Dressing

This salad is healthy, fresh and utterly delicious. If you look those words up in the dictionary, you’d see a picture of this salad!

Vertical overhead picture of Arugula Roasted Grape Salad in a  blue bowl.

Arugula Roasted Grape Salad

A delicious, beautiful fall salad that’s also loaded with great nutrition. Serve this Arugula Roasted Grape Salad with Maple Poppyseed Dressing with chicken, shrimp, salmon for a fabulous, healthy dinner!

Thought for the  day:

Fear not, for I am with you;
do not be dismayed,
for I am your God;
I will strengthen you,
I will help you,
I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Isaiah 1:10

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Welcome the Season with Hearty, Healthy Fall Salads!

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