I would try this ONLY because it mentions sweet potatoes! Whole-wheat Couscous Salad with Haloumi & Roasted Sweet Potato by simplydelicious: (Haloumi is a brined cheese similar in taste to a salty mozzarella.
Asian Chicken Salad with honey sesame dressing. Don't skip the chicken on this one. It adds a lot to the dish. I added a lot more honey to the dressing. It didn't have much flavor as the recipe was written.
Autumn Arugula Salad with Caramelized Squash, Spiced Pecans and Pomegranate Ginger Vinaigrette . The caramelized squash and pecans would make a wonderful fall side dish, too. I did use spinach in place of arugula.