If you’re feeling like you need a break from all the holiday eating, here are ten of our favorite fresh, seasonal salads to keep things light and healthy.
We definitely love all the holiday treats this time of year. But we also need some fresh, healthy food in the mix. These healthy winter salads are made with seasonal produce and flavors. Delicious and full of flavor, you won’t even miss the treats! We’ve rounded up entree salads and side salads, depending on what you’re looking for. Add a protein (rotisserie chicken keeps it super simple!) to any of the side salads for a complete meal.
This Cranberry Clementine Arugula Salad also includes butter-toasted pecans, candied bacon, ruby-red pomegranate seeds, and a delicious Honey-Cider Poppy Seed Dressing.
This healthy Roasted Veggie and Crispy Chickpea Salad combines crispy, spicy chickpeas, caramelized veggies, Israeli couscous, buttery, toasted pine nuts and a generous shower of fresh herbs. It makes a delicious side or a fabulous main course!
This Orange Fennel Watercress Salad with Lemon Ginger Poppyseed Dressing is a heavenly combination of fresh, beautiful, seasonal ingredients!
A fresh, yet hearty entree, this Steak and Potato Arugula Salad is easy enough for every day, elegant enough for a dinner party!
This delicious Pomegranate Pear Kale Salad is loaded with fresh, healthy ingredients. The simple, vibrant lemon dressing ties it all together.
A delicious twist on broccoli salad that’s wonderful all year round! This Watercress (or Arugula) Grape Broccoli Salad is perfect alongside any entree, burgers, grilled sandwiches or on its own!
This Warm Chicken and Roasted Potato Salad is fresh, healthy and loaded with delicious seasonal flavor!
Granny Smith and Fennel Arugula Salad– A beautiful, delicious, seasonal salad – the perfect way to add a fresh touch to all those winter, comfort meals!
This Provencal Roasted Chicken Salad has a wonderful Mango Curry Dressing. It’s fresh, healthy and loaded with delicious flavor!
Fresh, healthy and loaded with fabulous flavor, this Clementine Avocado Spinach Salad is a delicious way to celebrate the season!
So have at it! Pin one or more of these wonderful winter salads and put them on your menus for the next few weeks. Your body (and your scale) will be thanking you!