In the summer, eating salad's a given. It's hot. You don't want to cook. You hardly even want to eat. Summer salads help us get through the heat. But as soon as the temperature lowers, most people drop salads from their food vocabulary. But don't you know, salads -- since they're so versatile -- only get better in the fall?

So even though the weather makes you want to stick your face in a big bowl of mac and cheese, hold back. Fight those wintery cravings with these healthy fall salads, inspired by the most beautiful seasonal produce. We've included three of our favorites below, but make sure to scroll all the way down to see all 28 incredible recipes.

Autumn Arugula Salad
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Get the Autumn Arugula Salad Recipe by How Sweet It Is

There are few things that scream fall quite like squash and pomegranate -- this recipe perfectly combines both.

Escarole And Roasted Broccoli Salad With Anchovy Dressing
fall salad
Get the Escarole and Roasted Broccoli Salad with Anchovy Dressing Recipe

This vegetable salad is served warm -- a delicious nod to the fall season.

Roasted Butternut Squash, Artichoke & Goat Cheese Salad
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Get the Roasted Butternut Squash, Artichoke & Goat Cheese Salad Recipe by Delicieux

Butternut squash, artichoke and goat cheese -- what more could we really ask for?

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  • Autumn Arugula Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2013/10/autumn-arugula-salad/" target="_blank">Autumn Arugula Salad Recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Kale And Apple Salad With Pancetta And Candied Pecans

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/kale-38-apple-salad-wi_n_1059612.html" target="_hplink">Kale and Apple Salad with Pancetta and Candied Pecans Recipe</a></strong>

  • Pomegranate Salad With Honey-Cider Vinaigrette

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.gimmesomeoven.com/pomegranate-salad-with-honey-cider-vinaigrette/" target="_blank">Pomegranate Salad With Honey-Cider Vinaigrette Recipe</a> by Gimme Some Oven</strong>

  • Roast Carrot, Lentil & Avocado Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.versesfrommykitchen.com/2012/09/year-2-and-a-roast-carrot-lentil-avocado-salad.html" target="_blank">Roast Carrot, Lentil & Avocado Salad Recipe</a> by Verses from my Kitchen</strong>

  • Saffron Fingerling Potato Salad With Mixed Greens And Tomatoes

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/saffron-fingerling-potato_n_1058656.html">Saffron Fingerling Potato Salad with Mixed Greens and Tomatoes Recipe </a></strong>

  • Fall Salad with Prosciutto, Pear and Roasted Endive. And Candied Walnuts

    <strong>Get the Fall Salad with <a href="http://bevcooks.com/2011/09/fall-salad-with-prosciutto-pear-and-roasted-endive-and-candied-walnuts/" target="_blank">Prosciutto, Pear and Roasted Endive. And Candied Walnuts Recipe</a> by Bev Cooks, adapted from <a href="http://www.cookinglight.com/" target="_blank">Cooking Light</a></strong>

  • Roasted Butternut Pumpkin and Red Quinoa Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.ledelicieux.com/recipes/roasted-butternut-pumpkin-and-red-quinoa-salad/" target="_blank">Roasted Butternut Pumpkin and Red Quinoa Salad Recipe </a>by Delicieux</strong>

  • Escarole And Roasted Broccoli Salad With Anchovy Dressing

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/escarole-and-roasted-broc_n_1058378.html">Escarole and Roasted Broccoli Salad with Anchovy Dressing Recipe</a></strong>

  • Garlicky Caesar Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/garlicky-caesar-salad_n_1058404.html">Garlicky Caesar Salad Recipe</a></strong>

  • Winter Salad of Roasted Golden Beets and Butternut Squash

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.versesfrommykitchen.com/2012/12/winter-salad-of-roasted-golden-beets-butternut-squash-salad.html" target="_blank">Winter Salad of Roasted Golden Beets and Butternut Squash Recipe </a>by Verses from my Kitchen</strong>

  • Hearty Kale Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/hearty-kale-salad_n_1062564.html" target="_hplink">Hearty Kale Salad Recipe</a></strong>

  • Autumn Chopped Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://iowagirleats.com/2012/09/24/autumn-chopped-salad/">Autumn Chopped Salad Recipe</a> by Iowa Girl Eats</strong>

  • Duck Confit Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.aspicyperspective.com/2013/01/duck-confit-salad.html" target="_blank">Duck Confit Salad Recipe</a> by A Spicy Perspective</strong>

  • Spinach Salad With Citrus And Roasted Beets

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/spinach-salad-with-citrus_n_1061068.html">Spinach Salad with Citrus and Roasted Beets Recipe</a></strong>

  • Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2011/11/04/roasted-butternut-squash-salad-with-warm-cider-vinaigrette/" target="_blank">Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette Recipe</a> by Brown Eyed Baker</strong>

  • Celery-And-Celery-Root Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/celery-and-celery-root-sa_n_1058278.html">Celery-and-Celery-Root Salad Recipe </a></strong>

  • Endive Salad with Walnuts, Pears, and Gorgonzola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/endive_salad_with_walnuts_pears_and_gorgonzola/" target="_blank">Endive Salad with Walnuts, Pears, and Gorgonzola Recipe</a> by Simply Recipes</strong>

  • Roasted Butternut Squash, Artichoke & Goat Cheese Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.ledelicieux.com/recipes/roasted-butternut-squash-artichoke-goats-cheese-salad/" target="_blank">Roasted Butternut Squash, Artichoke & Goat Cheese Salad Recipe</a> by Delicieux</strong>

  • Spinach Quinoa Salad with Roasted Grapes, Pears, & Almonds

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/spinach-quinoa-salad-with-roasted-grapes-pears-almonds/" target="_blank">Spinach Quinoa Salad with Roasted Grapes, Pears, & Almonds Recipe </a>by Two Peas & Their Pod</strong>

  • Warm Bourbon Spinach Salad Recipe with Bacon & Avocado

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.cookincanuck.com/2013/02/bourbon-spinach-salad-recipe-bacon-avocado/" target="_blank">Warm Bourbon Spinach Salad Recipe with Bacon & Avocado Recipe</a> by Cookin' Canuck</strong>

  • Butternut Squash Salad With Hazelnuts

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/butternut-squash-salad-wi_n_1058261.html">Butternut Squash Salad with Hazelnuts Recipe</a></strong>

  • Apple & Stilton Harvest Salad

    <strong>Get the<a href="http://camillestyles.com/tuesday-tastings/tuesday-tastings-apple-stilton-harvest-salad/"> Apple & Stilton Harvest Salad Recipe</a> by Camille Styles</strong>

  • Harvest Cobb Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.aspicyperspective.com/2013/09/cobb-salad.html" target="_blank">Harvest Cobb Salad Recipe</a> by A Spicy Perspective</strong>

  • Baby Spinach Salad with Honey Roasted Butternut Squash, Pumpkin Seeds, Gorgonzola and Dried Cherries

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.skinnytaste.com/2011/09/baby-spinach-salad-with-honey-roasted.html" target="_blank">Baby Spinach Salad with Honey Roasted Butternut Squash, Pumpkin Seeds, Gorgonzola and Dried Cherries Recipe</a> by Skinny Taste</strong>

  • Kale Salad With Carrots And Creamy Curry Dressing

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.choosingraw.com/seasons-best-kale-salad-with-carrots-apples-raisins-and-creamy-curry-dressing/">Kale Salad with Carrots and Creamy Curry Dressing Recipe</a> by Choosing Raw</strong>

  • Spinach Pomegranate Salad With Apples And Walnuts

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://pinchmysalt.com/fall-fest-spinach-pomegranate-salad-with-apples-and-walnuts/">Spinach Pomegranate Salad with Apples and Walnuts Recipe</a> by Pinch My Salt</strong>

  • Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.skinnytaste.com/2008/10/autumn-salad-with-pears-and-gorgonzola.html" target="_blank">Autumn Salad with Pears and Gorgonzola Recipe</a> by Skinny Taste</strong>

  • Persimmon Fall Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/19607-persimmon-fall-salad" target="_blank">Persimmon Fall Salad Recipe</a> by QueenSashy/Food52</strong>