10 Healthy Winter Salads to Kick Off 2015

10 Healthy Winter Salads

H A P P Y   N E W   Y E A R!!

Can you believe it’s already 2015? It feels like the last two years didn’t even happen they went by so fast. AmIright?

Andrew and I rang in the New Year by eating our weight in a delicious crackling pork roast made by our Danish brother-in-law, followed by a party with even MORE food that we couldn’t pass up. Fourth meal anyone? I CAN’T STOP EATING. So nowwww that we’ve entered the New Year, and are all about a good detox, let’s kick things off with 10 yummy, healthy, winter salads I’ve rounded up from some of my favorite blogs!

Herewego.

1. BLT CHOPPED SALAD WITH CORN, FETA, AND AVOCADO – By How Sweet Eats 

BLT SALAD

I LOVE this salad. Like would it eat once or twice a week love. I like to add black beans and quinoa to make it a little more filling!

 

2. GOLDEN BEET + BARLEY SALAD WITH SWISS CHARD – by The Kitchn

Beet and Barley Salad

Two words, Golden. Beets. I love those yellow little yummies! Also, ribboned swiss chard is my new favorite way to sneak it into dishes.

 

3. ALL THE CITRUS AND SOME OF THE GREENS SALAD – by Joy the Baker

All-The-Citrus-and-Some-of-the-Greens-Salad-5-e1419892758313

Citrus is SO juicy and delicious in the Winter and this is the perfect salad to celebrate it!

 

4. THAI SHRIMP SALAD – by Bev Cooks

Thai Shrimp Salad by Bev Cooks

Gimme all the shrimpsssss.

 

5. LEMON AIOLI CHICKEN SALAD – by Dessert for Two

Lemon Aioli Chicken Salad by Dessert for Two

Christina over at Dessert for Two NEVER DISAPPOINTS. This chicken salad is an absolute staple in my lunch repertoire.

 

6. AVOCADO TANGERINE SALAD – by Bon Appetit Mag

Avocado and Tangerine Salad

This recipe includes purslane, which grows in your backyard, the cracks of sidewalks, etc. It’s basically a common weed that we all pull. Little did we know we should be tossing it with avocado and tangerines in a jalapeño vinaigrette!

 

7. RED RICE SALAD WITH PECANS AND FENNEL – by Bon Appetit Mag  

Red Rice Salad with Pecans and Fennel

This recipe really satisfies my rice obsession.

 

8. ROASTED WINTER SQUASH SALAD WITH GOAT CHEESE AND PINE NUTS – by Gourmande in the Kitchen

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The cutest little acorn squash boat of ALL TIME. But really let’s all eat squash while it’s still wintery and cold out.

 

9. SQUASH KALE AUTUMN SALAD – by The Faux Martha

Squash and Kale Salad

Again, we love squash.

 

10. CHOPPED BRUSSELS SPROUTS SALAD WITH CHICKEN AND WALNUTS

Chopped Brussels Sprouts Salad with Chicken and Walnuts

Pinch of Yum is my go to blog for 85% of what I cook these days. I love her use of brussels in this chicken salad!

 

And that my friends was ten winter salads that are going to kick off your 2015 with a healthy start.

xoxo

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