24 Fall Salads You'll Be Craving All Season Long

Eating healthy has never been so delicious.

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Forget boring and bland—these fall salads are bursting with the best autumn flavors, such as butternut squash, dried cranberries, and sliced apples. Serve these healthy recipes as a side dish or the main meal for a seasonally delicious dinner.

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Half Baked Harvest
Fall Harvest Honeycrisp Apple and Kale Salad

Visit the apple orchard recently? Put your freshly picked fruit to good use in this mixture loaded with pumpkin seeds, prosciutto, and a caramelized shallot vinaigrette.

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The View from Great Island
Pear Salad With Creamy Walnut

This stunning salad is almost too beautiful to eat! Try it at your next fall dinner party.

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Recipe Runner
Harvest Quinoa Salad

This blogger recommends adding her flavorful salad to your Thanksgiving side dish list for a healthy—and delicious—option.

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The Recipe Critic
Bacon Pear Gorgonzola Salad

Bacon makes everything better, especially when it's tossed with cranberries, pecans, and cheese.

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Two Peas and Their Pod
Fall Panzanella Salad

Use your favorite bread loaf in this recipe. Just cut it into cubes, toast it up, and toss it with the rest of the fresh ingredients.

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Gimme Some Oven
Autumn Kale Salad With Sweet Potatoes, Broccoli, and Brown Rice

This hearty dish might convince everyone to go vegan.

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Damn Delicious
Apple Cranberry Pecan Salad

This light recipe makes for a perfect side dish.

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The Suburban Soapbox
Bourbon Roasted Pear Salad With Gorgonzola and Candied Walnuts

You'll find this salad sweetly satisfying thanks to a combination of pomegranate seeds, candied walnuts, and bourbon and brown sugar roasted pears.

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Chelsea's Messy Apron
Candied Pecan, Pear, and Pomegranate Salad

A homemade raspberry poppyseed dressing adds a refreshing finish to this recipe.

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Cooking Classy
Butternut Squash, Pomegranate, and Goat Cheese Spinach Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette

A heaping portion of butternut squash ensures this salad is filling enough to be served as an entrée.

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Brian Woodcock
Kale and Chicken Pita Salad

Pita chips and slice radishes give this Mediterranean-inspired salad some crunch.

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Courtesy of Cooking Classy
Apple Pecan Feta Spinach Salad with Maple Cider Vinaigrette

To really amp up the fall flavors of this salad, add a good amount of maple cider vinaigrette.

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Courtesy of Chelsea's Messy Apron
Easy Almond Apple Quinoa Salad

If you want to boost the protein in your dinner, grilled chicken is the perfect addition to a salad filled with sunflower seeds, chopped apples, and dried cranberries.

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Courtesy of Creme De La Crumb
Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

Serve as a fresh, fall meal or as a dinner side.

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Courtesy of Little Spice Jar
Autumn Pearl Couscous Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash

If roasted butternut squash is your favorite fall ingredient, add it to spinach, pecans, cranberries, and couscous for a next-level combination.

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Courtesy of Chelsea's Messy Apron
Autumn Crunch Pasta Salad

Pasta and spinach are paired with apples, pecans, and sweet mandarin oranges in this recipe that's the perfect opener to your fall harvest celebration.

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Courtesy of How Sweet It Is
Autumn Arugula Salad

Toss caramelized squash into your salad bowl as a base, and finish with a sweet pomegranate ginger vinaigrette.

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Courtesy of Foodie Crush
Autumn Cobb Salad

Make an ordinary salad acceptable for fall by adding crisp apples and chewy dried cherries with butternut and acorn squash.

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Courtesy of With Salt and Wit
Fall Harvest Salad

Wild rice is used as a grain in this kale salad that's topped with butternut squash and chopped apples.

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Courtesy of Iowa Girl Eats
Fall Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

The secret ingredient that makes this brussels sprout salad extra amazing? Maple-balsamic vinaigrette.

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Courtesy of Carlsbad Cravings
Blackberry Honey Walnut Salad

Blackberries, apples, and mangoes topped with blackberry balsamic dressing make this fall salad a refreshing treat.

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Pear, Raspberry, and Pistachio Salad

Top this fruity salad with a creamy poppyseed dressing to cure a sweet tooth long before dessert.

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Courtesy of Layers of Happiness
Sweet Pineapple Chicken Quinoa Salad

This healthy quinoa salad gets a sweet and spicy kick from dried pineapple and ginger.

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Courtesy of The Seasoned Mom
Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Goddess Dressing

Topped with a healthy yet creamy dressing, this salad is infused with fall pumpkin flavor.

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