Photo: Barbara/Gluten Free Homestead
When fall comes around, everyone breaks out their flannel shirts, scarves, and boots. But let’s not forget the beautiful foods that become available when the season (and the leaves) change! During the fall lovely squash become abundant, pumpkins are a ripe for picking, pomegranates are at their ultimate juicy level, and dark leafy greens are sprouting. With all these amazing produce available, it makes for the perfect seasonal fall salad! Here are some great recipes to inspire you to cook seasonally and get some more greens into your diet!
Persimmon Arugula Salad with Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette
Never had a persimmon? Then this is the perfect recipe to try them in! Emily from Half Galley Kitchen creates this delicious salad by mixing arugula, freshly sliced persimmons, avocado, goat cheese, and pecans, all mixed with a zingy lemon dressing. Try this out for a perfect autumn bite!
Wild Rice with Kale, Apples, and Cider Vinaigrette
Looking for a hearty salad to keep you full all afternoon? Emily of Oat and Sesame adds a healthy dose of wild rice to her delicious kale filled salad! With apples, pecans, roasted sweet potatoes, and an apple cider dressing, this has fall written all over it!
Fall Slaw with Miso Ginger Dressing and Tamari Pumpkin Seeds
For a beautiful autumn bite, Sophie from The Green Life adds a bit of Asian flare. Her slaw mixes beets, sweet potatoes, cabbage, and apples that are tossed in a perfectly umami miso and ginger dressing. To finish it off with a crunchy bite, she makes savory pumpkin seeds that are roasted in a tangy tamari sauce. Yum!
Kale Brussel Sprouts Salad with Apples and Bacon
If you never liked brussel sprouts then this is the salad to get you to love them! Michelle from Blackberry Babe makes a delicious brussel sprout recipe filled with kale, onions, apples, and of course, bacon. Tossed in a tangy dressing, this salad will have you doing a happy dance.
Turkey Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Carrots
No sad desk lunch here! Try this amazing salad filled with fall foods from Barbara and Nicole of The Gluten Free Homestead. Filled with protein from turkey and delicious roasted sweet potatoes and carrots, this gluten free salad will have you feeling satisfied and great!