Sick of Soup? Try Healthy Winter Salads For a Refreshing Change!
If your weight-loss trick involves a salad a day| you’re probably always on the lookout for new delicious combinations. And what’s better than salads to showcase the offerings at Winter farmers markets? Check out 17 amazing salad combos that make in-season fruits and vegetables the stars!
u2014 Additional reporting by Leta Shy
| Little Gems| Kale| and Farro Salad
Featuring two types of lettuce| creamy green goddess dressing| detoxifying radishes| fiber-rich farro| and fresh avocado| this San Francisco-inspired salad will quickly become one of your favorites.
| Apple and Cabbage Salad
After an indulgent weekend| this apple and cabbage salad is our go-to detox fix.
| Lemony Toasted Quinoa and Cabbage Salad
The ingredients in this quinoa and cabbage salad promote healthy digestion and contain detoxifying elements| so it’s the perfect dish for eating clean.
| Edible Flower Salad With Grapefruit and Watermelon Radish
While flowers and brightly colored ingredients may not scream “”Winter|”” this floral salad is perfect for the cold-weather season. From watermelon radishes to tart grapefruit| each aspect of the dish is seasonal and fresh.
| Fall Mason Jar Salad
Despite its name| this Fall mason jar salad contains produce that is seasonal all through Winter!
| Quinoa Chickpea Salad
Unlike many ultralight salads| this quinoa and chickpea option will definitely fill you up at dinnertime.
| Kale| Edamame| and Chickpea Salad
If you love Trader Joe’s Bistro Salad| you’ll love this homemade version from a FitSugar reader.
| Cranberry| Kale| and Squash Salad
Hearty enough to serve as a Winter dinner main| this vegan| grain-free| and dairy-free cranberry| kale| squash| and cauliflower “”rice”” salad from blogger Healthful Pursuit makes a quick| warm weeknight dinner.
| Kale and Quinoa Superfood Salad
Blueberries| tomatoes| and carrots lend sweetness to this crunchy superfood salad. Thaw frozen blueberries before you throw them in your salad| or omit them if you’re eating seasonally.
| Quinoa| Chicken| and Kale Pesto Bowl
This recipe yields leftover kale pesto| so you can add it to eggs| sandwiches| or even pasta once you finish your salad!
| Sweet Potato| Lentil| and Kale Detox Salad
Most detox dishes steer clear of textured ingredients like lentils| but this rich sweet potato and kale salad is a spicy exception to the unwritten rule.
| Shredded Brussels Sprouts| Kale| and Kumquat Salad
If you’ve ever wondered how to introduce Winter-ripe kumquats into your diet| this citrusy salad is a perfect starting point!
| Brussels Sprout| Beluga Lentil| and Cranberry Salad
This festive Winter salad can be prepared a day or two in advance for any big event| so it’s perfect for cold-weather entertaining!
| Roasted Pumpkin| Beet| Chickpea| and Barley Salad
If you’ve had your fill of leafy greens| try switching things up with a pumpkin salad. Not every healthy lunch needs to include kale!
| Watermelon Radish| Orange| and Goat Cheese Salad
To those who are unfamiliar with watermelon radishes| this colorful cold-weather salad will be a gorgeous surprise! Trust us| you have to try it.
| Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad With Walnuts and Apples
To adapt this salad recipe to different seasons| simply switch up the type of apple included in the salad. While Winter is the season of Pink Lady| Granny Smith is a tangy Summer option.
| Quinoa Salad With Pomegranates and Arugula
The pomegranate seeds included in this quinoa and arugula mix are like tiny| flavorful gems. Yum!