1. Persimmon, Blood Orange, and Pomegranate Salad
Bold, vibrant, and capturing the essence of fall produce, this salad is equally flavorful and beautiful. With three of the most recognizable fall fruits nestled in a bed of arugula, this sweet and peppery salad is perfect on its own. Or you can add freshly grilled chicken breast to turn it into a midweek meal. Get the recipe here.
2. Caramelized Squash Salad with Pistachios and Goat Cheese
When you need a filling salad that blends both sour, savory, and sweet flavors, turn to this Caramelized Squash Salad with Pistachios and Goat Cheese. It is both soft and crunchy with a hint of heat from the ginger that seasons the marinade -- crave-worthy from the second you toss it in a bowl. Get the recipe here.
3. Kalettes and Mixed Grain SaladKalettes and Mixed Grain Salad
Fresh off the skillet, this warm seasonal salad is the perfect midweek or midafternoon dish. Packed with crunchy walnuts, pan-seared Kalettes, and a rainbow of grains, this fall salad captures everything earthy about the season and dishes it up on a salad plate. Coryanne Ettiene shares the recipe here.
4. Grilled Hearts of RomaineGrilled Hearts of Romaine
Admittedly a Caesar salad is a favorite summer salad. But when you grill the hearts of romaine and add freshly baked croutons to the top, you give it a fall twist that warms up this classic cold salad to create something fitting for an autumn day. Get the recipe from Dang That's Delicious here.
5. Winter Slaw with Kale and Cabbage
Kale continues to top the food trends this fall, and there's no better way to embrace this trend than in this Winter Slaw with Kale and Cabbage Salad. The pan-seared pumpkin seeds make this even more seasonal, adding crunch in every bite. Get the recipe here.
6. Roasted Acorn Squash and Beet Salad
A blend of vibrant orange, mellow yellow, and bold ruby red, this is one harvest combo that will cure your craving for autumn in a bowl. It blends nutty and sweet in a single dish and, with only 30 minutes of prep time, it makes the perfect side dish to a dinner party or a stunning evening meal. Grab the recipe here.
7. Forelle Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple VinaigretteForelle Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Vinaigrette
For many autumn salads, there is a hint of cinnamon or maple syrup that brings forward that unmistakable taste of fall, and this salad by Caroline Hurley from Taste Love Nourish is the perfect example. Not too sweet and stunningly rich, this Forelle Pear and Blue Cheese Salad with Maple Vinaigrette blends sweet, savory, and sour in every bite. Get the recipe here.
8. Spinach and Steak SaladSpinach and Steak Salad
For a bold taste and a filling bite, this Spinach and Steak Salad from Kita Roberts on Pass The Sushi is a salad for beef lovers looking to add a little green to their plate. Peppery, woody, and aromatic, this fall salad is a meal unto itself. Get the recipe here.
10. Sweet Potato, Apple, and Avocado SaladSweet Potato, Apple, and Avocado Salad
If what you are after is something raw and more resembling of a cold salad packed with seasonal ingredients, then this salad from Jennifer Farley of Savory Simple should be on your menu this week. Crunchy, sweet, creamy, and nutty, this is a salad that captures the essence of fall one crunchy bite at a time. Get the recipe here.