Feel a little less guilty this holiday with these Thanksgiving salad recipes.
As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, we constantly find ourselves mesmerizing about the perfectly golden turkey, cornbread dressing to die for, and the irresistible pound cake. We all know too well that the “one plate limit” quickly goes out the door once that holiday aroma hits us, and we immediately find ourselves much more hungry than we originally thought the second we step into the kitchen. However, those feelings can be combated with a delicious and hearty Thanksgiving salad recipe that will leave you satisfied without all the guilt. There’s no need to pass on the ingredients we crave all year to eat a boring salad that will quickly turn the holiday drab. Use cranberries, sweet potatoes, apples, and other favorite holiday ingredients to make a dazzling salad that won’t give you the holiday blues. Our best Thanksgiving salad recipes will have you feeling just as satisfied as you would with the traditional dishes, but with much less guilt and bloating.
Good news: There’s no need to wear the stretchy pants this year, and these salads are so good you’ll be craving more. Second helping, here we come!
Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Apples
Recipe: Citrus-Kale Salad
Roasted Vegetable Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette
Fresh Pear-and-Green Bean Salad with Sorghum Vinaigrette
Bloody Mary Green Bean Salad
Recipe: Bloody Mary Green Bean Salad
Brussels Sprouts Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing
Green Bean Salad with Hearts of Palm
Recipe: Kale-and-Collards Salad
Recipe: Fennel-Apple Slaw
Ambrosia with Apples
Recipe: Ambrosia with Apples
Green Beans with Citrus and Pecans
Grilled Sweet Potato-Poblano Salad
Recipe: New Ambrosia
Cobb Potato Salad
Recipe: Cobb Potato Salad