The holidays are here in full force. Mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, and all types of pie come out to play, but we often forget our greens.
Although steamed broccoli can be served at the table, sometimes we want a little something more enticing. Below is a recipe for a winter salad which you can add chicken or any sort of protein to spice it up.
Kick your feet up, throw all these ingredients together, and enjoy an easy, winter salad recipe. Let’s get mixing!
The Best Winter Salad Recipe | Yields 6-8 Servings Ingredients
1/4 cup honey Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
3 tablespoons minced garlic
2 teaspoons coconut sugar
1/2 cup vegetable or grape seed oil
10-12 oz spring mix salad greens
4 oz of freshly washed kale
2 medium green apples, thinly sliced
1 cup dried cherries or cranberries, no sugar
1 cup pecan halves
1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/2 cup feta cheese
Mix together mustard, white wine vinegar, garlic, sugar, and oil together. Set to the side.
Toss together salad greens, kale, apples, dried cherries or cranberries, pecan halves, red onion, and feta cheese. Once well-mixed, pour on the dressing and toss.
Serve and enjoy!
*recipe inspired by tasteofhome.com and photo from tasteofhome.com
*Credit Nikita Tiffany. Follow @niki.eats for more cool food action!