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Autumn is almost here and what better way to start the season off then with healthy autumn salads full of organic goodness. Salads are the perfect light snack or a great side dish to your delicious meal. Full of nutrition and flavour, salads are one of the easiest meals to prepare.
So if you’re after some inspiration for some healthy autumn salads recipes, look no further, we’ve collected some goodies for you to try.
Top 10 Favourite Autumn Salad Recipes to Try
Here are our top 10 favourite autumn salads recommended by the lovely cook, Rhonda from The Almost Vegan Cookbook.
Butternut squash and beet harvest salad
The perfect autumn salad is here!! You’ll love this Butternut Squash and Beet Harvest Salad with sweet pecan balsamic dressing! Visit the toasted pine nut for the recipe.
Mushroom and Lime Salad
Are you a fan of mushrooms? Then this recipe is especially for you. You sauté thinly sliced mushrooms in a splash of olive oil and cook them until they’re super golden and beautiful. Then you toss them in a bowl with fresh herbs, peanuts, freshly chopped herbs, serrano chile, a good amount of lime juice, and soy sauce. Visit 101 cookbooks for the recipe.
Roasted pumpkin and quinoa salad
For all you pumpkin eaters, here’s a recipe you’re going to love. It starts with roasted pumpkin, then add red onion, cumin, coriander, fennel seeds and maple, its delicious and you could totally eat it like that as a side dish. The quinoa is dressed with are lots of herbs and spices; mint, coriander, sumac, lemon and its all topped with pomegranates, peppitas and hazelnuts. Visit the little big h for the recipe.
Autumn harvest quinoa salad
All you have to do is make a big batch of the quinoa, chop and massage your kale, blend your tahini cashew cheese and pickle your cabbage. Then when you are ready to assemble you can throw each element, chop apples and tomatoes, and then sprinkle with seeds. It makes a very filling meal in a short amount of time. Visit brewing happiness for the recipe.
Arugula salad with grapes and black pepper vingarette
Start with grapes and toss them in a big bowl with farro, cashews, arugula, pickled red onions and basil. We are capping off this epic combo by drizzling a black pepper vinaigrette over the whole thing. Makes for a deliciously healthy TV Snack. Visit pinch of yum for the recipe.
Chickpea and quinoa salad
Chickpea quinoa salad with spinach, cucumber, red onions, and pomegranate arils is hot on the menu this week. It’s a hearty protein-rich salad that’s perfect for lunch or served with soup and a chunk of crusty bread for dinner. Visit yummy mummy kitchen for this recipe.
Lentil tabouli salad
This simple lentil tabouli Salad is full of Middle Eastern flavor! Filling lentils are paired with summer tomatoes, lemon, mint and parsley and a unique combination of spices, and keeps for several days, perfect for midweek lunches or potlucks. Visit feasting at home for the recipe.
Autumn harvest spinach salad
A very simple yet delicious salad. Grab some butternut squash, apples and greens. Easy to prepare and just too good to share. Visit eating bird food for the recipe.
Avocado black bean corn salad
It’s light and refreshing, yet completely satisfying! Plus, this Avocado Black Bean Corn Salad topped with cilantro lime dressing, is good for you, too! It’s packed with healthy fats, protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals! Visit vegan huggs for the recipe.
Kale detox salad
Enter this kale detox salad. The overarching principle behind this salad being a “detox” salad is that it’s super green, which means chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is a detoxifying agent because it’s one of the best things you can have for your liver. So basically, eat green and help your liver. Visit well and full for the recipe.
So there you have it, the top 10 yummy autumn salads you can try right now, recommended by Rhonda from the Almost Vegan Cookbook. Make sure you head over to the almost vegan cookbook facebook page and give it a like and follow to stay tuned for the release of her upcoming cook book, The almost vegan cookbook: Comfort Food edition.
Do you have a favourite autumn salad that you would like to share? Please share in the comments below.