It’s officially Fall, albeit the scorching temps displayed on your weather app. The term Indian Summer has practically replaced autumn verbiage with a majority of your days being above the 70s temperature range. We too hold on to our summer vibes by embracing the produce that’s readily available with great weather. And we seriously can’t get enough of these fall-infused salads that are loaded with hearty vegetables that make you feel good. From roasted vegetables and toasted pepitas, you’ll never look at a bowl of lettuce the same again.
This recipe from Ciao Florentina might reinvent the way you think about salad. Made with roasted vegetables, black rice (yes, black) and a citrus vinaigrette, this recipe screams the season with it’s stimulating aromas and is super easy to make. Get the recipe here.
Salad: Roasted Vegetable Salad with Garlic Dressing and Toasted Peptias
We may not be able to wear our jackets in the middle of the day yet, but when we look down at this bowl of salad we know that moment is close. This recipe from Brooklyn Supper shows us how to embrace roasted errythang, featuring beautiful garden carrots, colorful chard, delicious beets and savory garlic. Get the recipe here.
Salad: A Warm Salad of Roasted Turmeric-Chili Chickpeas with Pear
This recipe from Dolly and Oatmeal is the perfect meal when it’s cold outside and you could use a little extra texture in live, because at this point you may very well be swimming in soup. This salad hits the spot with those beautifully toasted chick peas. Get the recipe here.
Salad: Harvest Quinoa Salad
If you signed up to bring the salad for your next holiday occasion, this is the golden ticket right here. This dish from Recipe Runner is bursting with colors just as much as it is in flavor and texture. The recipe features butternut squash, apples, dried cranberries, pepitas, toasted almonds and a whole lotta love. Move over stuffing, there’s a new dish in town, and it’s here to stay. Get the recipe here.
Salad: Apple Cranberry Bacon Candied Walnut Salad with Apple Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
You could say the name says it all. Literally, every ingredient might be listed in it. But you won’t know unless you check out Carlsbad Craving’s website to get the full recipe. You won’t be disappointed, we promise! From taking the kids to school to hitting the gym after work, this is the perfect fuel to keep you going. Get the recipe here.
Salad: Beetroot Salad with Persimmon, Kale and Goat Cheese
Depending at what point you are at in the season while reading this, you might be finished eating another pumpkin anything until next year, and persimmons are the perfect fix to meet your needs. Happy Kitchen shows us a fun way to incorporate them into your next salad. It’s not every day you find these delicious jewels incorporated into your meal. Get the recipe here.
Salad: Autumn Salad
From the Kitchen reminds you that you should buy up all the figs you can right now, before you have to wait until next year to truly enjoy them. Impress your friends with this salad, it looks so fancy, but really, it’s just a pile of gorgeous ingredients. Get the recipe (er, list of ingredients) here.
Salad: Roasted Butternut Squash Arugula Salad
Peppery arugula nestles roasted butternut squash in a beautiful presentation of candied nuts and thinly shaved cheese. This salad is as sexy as it sounds, and we have For the Love of Basil to thank for this moment. This salad holds up well and is the perfect meal to pack and bring to work. Get the recipe here.
Salad: Spiced Pumpkin, Lentil and Goat Cheese Salad
With the perfect balance of earthy, tangy, sweet and creamy we should have known that it was a recipe from Epicurious. Looking for an extra punch to this salad? Add some bacon fat! Get the recipe here.
Salad: Fall Harvest Salad With Roasted Brassicas, Fingerlings, and Radishes Recipe
We definitely recommend bringing this salad from Serious Eats to your next holiday soirée. This dish is sure to impress all of the grandmothers with its fancy, atypical ingredients. Roasted brassicas anyone? Get the recipe here.