18Winter Salads You’ll Actually Want To Eat

Don’t let the frosty temperatures knock salad off the menu — just change your salad game, starting with these recipes.

Mix up your greens (a little bit more) this month with mouth-watering ingredients that elevate that ho-hum plate of salad you know you should eat. With crisp slices of fennel to earthy sautéed mushrooms and colorful, fresh citrus segments, with these recipes, salad becomes something to look forward to.

Thai citrus salad

Add some refreshing, in-season citrus to your greens to wake up the dinner table this winter. Get the recipe.

Mushroom salad with fennel and goat cheese

Fennel, sauteed mushrooms, goat cheese, walnuts and crisp chunks of toasted bread turn this arugula salad into a hearty weeknight meal you can look forward to.Get the recipe.

Kale salad with creamy cashew dressing

This salad is a no-cook summer classic, but since it uses apples, carrots and kale, it’s an easy one to make during the winter months as well. But be prepared, you need 24 hours to make the dressing.Get the recipe.

Supper salad with roasted fruit

At this time of year, fresh fruit is in short supply, except for hardy apples and pears. Reinvent these fruit-bowl staples with just 15 minutes in a 425F oven, then add to a green salad.Get the recipe.

Kale salad with cranberries and Brussels sprouts

Stacked with roasted chestnuts and Brussels sprouts, this savory kale salad with cranberries is the perfect hearty side or light lunch. Get the recipe.

fried goat cheese salad

Crisp golden rounds of goat cheese top a healthy serving of spinach, making this dish a cozy lunch or salad dish.Get the recipe.

Beet and kale salad (with nordic meatballs)

Dark greens and colourful beets pair perfectly with these Nordic meatballs for a dinner salad you can’t wait to eat.Get the recipe.

Sweet and sour red cabbage salad with pears

 This sautéed cabbage salad with pears and pancetta is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.Get the recipe.

Spiced cauliflower and chickpea salad

This is one of favorite suppers, although there’s nothing that says you can’t serve this as a vegetable side as part of a more conventional meal. And you could also bolster it further by crumbling in some feta.Get the recipe.

Kale Caesar salad with tofu croutons

A creamy Caesar is heavy on calories and low on nutrition. Our version dresses super foods kale and cherries in a tangy, creamy vinaigrette (shhh, it’s tofu!) that’s outrageously good. Baked tofu croutons add a fabulous 27 g of protein to each plate.Get the recipe.

Warm chicken and apple salad

A hearty salad that holds its own at dinner. Pour out a few glasses of juice for guests, and sit down to enjoy a fresh, harvest-inspired meal.Get the recipe.

Warm mushroom and arugula salad

Peppery arugula and baked, golden mushrooms give salad an earthy, savory makeover. Top with shaved Parmesan, and serve.Get the recipe.

Wild rice salad

The firm texture and nutty taste of this wild rice salad pairs perfectly with our hearty bison stew.Get the recipe.

Cloudburst citrus chicken salad

Made with only a handful of fresh ingredients (chicken, arugula, avocado, and beets), wow your family and their taste buds, with this easy dish tonight.Get the recipe.

Delicious beet salad

Served with our crispy citrus fish, beets make this one incredibly healthy (and delicious) side salad.Get the recipe.

Roasted squash salad with cranberries

Don’t let a dip in temperatures knock salad off the menu – start adding hearty ingredients for a satisfying blend of wintry flavors.Get the recipe.

Wheat-berry, kale and cranberry salad

This quick dish — tossed with pesto, lemon and Parmesan — is a go-to favorite in our kitchen. It’s also packed with loads of fiber and vitamins (all the good stuff).Get the recipe.

Fennel and feta salad with pomegranate

This salad is full of flavor and color, and in three simple steps, ready to eat.Get the recipe.

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