Once the holiday season is over, its time to return back to eating healthier meals. Some may call it a cleanse but for most people, it’s just a basic need to get back to eating more fruits and vegetables so you can feel better. Winter salads are a great way to incorporate fruit and vegetables back into your diet. Here are a few great examples of healthy winter salads to enjoy.
Apple Pear Salad
This Apple Pear Salad is a great way to use up apples and the incorporation of pears and lemon poppy seed dressing make this so good, you might even forget you’re eating a salad!
Apple Brussel Sprout Salad
Apple and Brussel Sprouts go together beautifully and this salad adds walnut as well for that extra crunch.
Lemon Lentil Salad
Not all salads use lettuce and greens. Some incorporate beans and legumes such as lentils and this one is no exception. The combination of lemon and lentils makes it refreshing and crunchy. You can also adjust the amount of lemon to increase or decrease the tartness as needed.
Root Vegetable and Quinoa Salad with Pickled Sunchokes
If you want to really amp up your salad game and get fancy, this root vegetable and quinoa salad is a great place to start. Long in ingredients but great in flavour, this salad brings together a host of great flavours to make a powerhouse health salad for winter.
Roasted Cranberry, Squash and Cauliflower Salad
Cranberries are undoubtedly the fruit of winter but when you combine them with squash and cauliflower, they are taken to a whole new level. This salad comes out high on the health scale and is one heck of a delicious way to kick off the new year.
There you have it. Five great healthy winter salads to kick off the new year and a new you! These salads will bring you back to feeling better after a holiday season filled with indulgence.