Though a warm, cheesy bowl of mash potatoes might sound like all you need as your holiday sides, these salads are a delicious and healthy way to give your holiday dinner more nutrients, protein and less calories. These salads are so good, you will love making them year-round, too.
Fall Detox Salad
Recipe and photo courtesy of Oh She Glows
Not only is this fresh salad packed with tons of delicious veggies and nutrients, it’s the perfect salad to start off a healthy detox.
Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad
Recipe and photo courtesy of Family Spice
This salad pairs perfectly with Thanksgiving dinner or serve on a brisk, fall night. It’s full of protein and the cranberry orange combo makes for a tasty fall pairing.
Roasted Acorn Squash and Apples with Quinoa, Kale and Tahini Maple Dressing
Recipe and photo courtesy of Edible Perspective
This is what we call the ultimate fresh fall salad. There’s so many fall flavors with each bite that you’ll love making this during the brisk fall months and even into winter.
Autumn Cobb Salad With Smoky Pumpkin Dressing
Recipe and photo courtesy of Heather Cristo
Trade in your usual cobb salad with this ultra healthy and flavorful autumn cobb salad. It features some fall favorites like pumpkin and squash. It’s everything you love about your usual cobb and more.
Roasted Turmeric Chili Chickpeas and Pear Salad
Recipe and photo courtesy of Dolly and Oatmeal
This warm salad still feels fresh when digested and the interesting mix of flavors is enough to keep you wanting more. Definitely a must-try fall salad.