Best Winter Salads That Will Fill You Up
Salads have always been a summer staple but did you know that it can also be perfect for the winter season too? I am pretty sure that when someone says winter comfort food, you will automatically think of warm dishes like soups and stews, but the beauty of eating salads in the winter is that they fill you up without the guilt.
With that in mind, here are the best winter salads that will fill you up for the cold days to come!
Steak Salad With Buttered Mushroom
Yes, it may be a steak but rest assured; this one’s low carb. And this one’s filled with the good stuff—steak, sage leaves, and baby spinach poured with buttered mushrooms on top. How’s that for a salad?
Kale Power Salad
Kale is not known for as a power food for nothing! Add in chickpeas, avocado, pomegranate seeds, and goat cheese, and you will have a salad packed with not only nutrients but flavors as well. Make this salad taste richer yet stay healthy by using Greek yogurt as dressing.
Vegan Taco Salad
Enjoy the Mexican flavors without the meaty guilt! This salad is packed with everything a taco has—lots of veggies, hot salsa sauce, and an avocado mash to add not just nutrients but flavor too!
Kale and Apple Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette
If you are already missing your favorite comfort food, then this salad can help you have a taste of it without having to go beyond your balanced diet. Enjoy the best of both worlds (sweet and savory) with this salad that features, apple, kale, lettuce, toasted pecans, craisins, shaved cheese, white wine vinegar, maple syrup, and bacon.
Greens and Citrus Salad
Do you wish to feel a bit of sunshine during the winter days? Here’s the salad for you. Featuring all the citrus goodness (grapefruits and oranges) and vegetable loveliness (sliced fennel and radicchio), this salad will satisfy your nutritional needs and taste buds!
Curry Chicken Salad
You do not have to dismiss your curry cravings this winter season! That’s because here is one salad that will satisfy your cravings in the healthiest way possible! This salad has all the Thai curry flavors you are looking for—curry powder, onion powder, crushed red pepper flakes, dried parsley, red bell pepper, cucumber, spring mix, red onion, and boneless chicken topped off with a creamy Dijon dressing.
Sweet and Sour Winter Salad
This salad gives you the perfect blend of tangy and tasty as it contains lemon, cider vinegar, mustard, sugar, dried sour cherries, raisins, winter veggies, and capers.
Sweet Potato and Egg Quinoa Salad
If you think that veggie salads can’t fill you up, here’s a salad that will ease all your worries! Get your protein needs without the meat with this salad that contains quinoa, sweet potato, onion, fresh rosemary, lettuce, gorgonzola, sunflower seeds, and eggs.
Incorporate these best winter salads and rest assured; you can stay healthy, filled and happy this cold season!