Salads are a great way to incorporate vegetables into your diet. They also serve as a nice balance during the holidays as we find ourselves eating lots of sweets, hearty meals, and baked goods. Salads span the food interests of almost anyone, and there is no reason to think of salad as a bowl of soggy greens. Salads help vegetarians and vegans get protein, and also help carnivores balance their meat consumption with fresh, healthy veggies.
Contrary to popular belief, salads are not just a summer food. Adding warmed beans, veggies, and toppings make them just as hearty and satisfying in the winter as other dinner options. Explore your salad options and branch out this holiday season. Adding more vegetables to your diet is an easy way to enjoy holiday treats a little more, knowing you’re balancing the sweets with nutrition: