So, salad is only for summer? Well, I think right now it is time to change your mind. I have found good salad recipes for winter. They are juicy and delicious. Don’t worry, the ingredients are still available during the winter season. It just needs some modification.
What I find interesting is winter fruit salads are certainly healthy which improve your immune system too, so you can fight the winter blues. You can eat salad during lunch or anytime you want to eat. Let’s check them out!
Citrus and Pomegranate Salad
One of the easiest fruit to find during the winter season is citrus. Combine it with grapefruits and oranges to add more taste. This great mixture consists of low calories and tastes very good in your mouth. It is surprising that I only need 3 ingredients. I can substitute tangerines for oranges. The interesting fact here is the pomegranate that consists of vitamin C and antioxidants. This combination is perfect to beat the winter blues.
Recipe in Onceuponachef
Winter Fruit Salad
Another pomegranate salad you can try is by combining it with pineapple, kiwi, oranges, and grapefruit. This salad is full of nutrients like vitamin C and antioxidants to beat the cold and flu. The ingredients are easy to find too. If you like to make an ingredient substitute, of course, you are allowed.
Recipe in Myrecipes
Mandarin Orange and Cranberry Salad
Do you love Mandarin orange? Well, try to mix them with the cranberries, mints and pineapple chunks to fight winter blues. This salad is a perfect recipe to boost your mood. Adding some fruits like star fruit and kiwi can give excellent taste.
Recipe in Vegetariantimes
Winter Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Combining poppy seeds with lemon can result a super nice taste. I use it for dressing and add bananas, clementine oranges, and pomegranate. It is so yummy as I taste them with the light dressing. I cannot stop eating them. Just like I always mention from the start, the pomegranate and citrus a perfect combination for winter colds because they are rich vitamin C and antioxidants.
Recipe in Wholelifestylenutrition
Apple, Pomegranate and Pear Salad
So, yeah! Almost all of the recipes I have collected consist of pomegranate. I cannot resist its benefits and vitamins properties which truly work for beating flu and colds. Besides, the pomegranate always adds good taste to any kind of salad recipes. You even can combine it with pears, apples, and citrus to make a super juicy flavor. They are low calories and of course fat. Who can resist this taste?
Recipe in Seriouseats
Kumquat and Ginger Fruit Salad
So, I find the mixture of mangoes, navel oranges, and bananas with the kumquats so delicious. I also like combining it with kiwis and pomegranates too. Oh yeah! Adding ginger with vanilla bean is wonderful as well. Well, this makes my tummy literally full but I cannot stop eating them because I don’t need to worry about it.
Recipe in Foodnetwork
Key Lime and Honey Winter Salad
Key limes combined with kiwis, pineapples, oranges and also poppy seed dressing bring a joyful taste. You can make it very quick. I love the tropical taste combined with a light dressing. Besides, you can substitute your favorite fruit inside.
Recipe in Barefeetintekitchen
Apricot and Fig Winter Salad
Apricots with figs? Wow! This is the most perfect combination I like. I also add some juicy fruits such as pears, apples, and pomegranates too and the taste doesn’t change. I love it. It is rich in vitamins with the wholesome taste. It is very comfortable for winter. I bet you will like it!
Recipe in Smittenkitchen
So, what do you think? If you like, you can make some modification with those recipes. Sometimes I also like adding certain things like yogurt or cheese. Well, I am a person who loves breaking the rules sometimes. Just to know how the taste of my salad if I add different dressing and fruits.
I always make salad as my snack time. It boosts my mood and give me good nutrients that I need. Besides, it is also to make as well and my family also love it.