Salads offer an easy way to include a variety of nutrients and minerals into a single meal. While your idea of a salad might scream summer, autumn inspires some delicious salads that can rival any July 4th staple. Fall recipes that include more fall or winter produce can pack in the same vitamins, minerals, and water as your typical lettuce style salad. Grain-based salads, for instance, still prepare easily and offer great variety. Jamie Geller offers ups a three ingredient couscous salad that can be made once and used for multiple purposes. For example, it might be the main event at dinner one night, then packed for your lunch at work the next day. In “Gimme Some Oven’s Mediterranean Farro Salad,” try replacing the cucumber with zucchini for a more fall like feel.
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