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Holiday Salads for Thanksgiving Feast

These Thanksgiving Salads will bring color and crunch to festive meal.
Holiday Salads for Thanksgiving Feast

A salad brings freshness, color to any dinner spread beautifully. Don't you think?

Sharing today, 30 of my top seasonal salads to accompany with  Thanksgiving Feast. These Thanksgiving Salads will bring color and crunch to your festive meal.

With everybody's favorite dishes on the Thanksgiving menu: all those rich, childhood favorite nostalgic must haves. Often we forget to factor in color, freshness, and crunch. Thanksgiving food is so rich that it should always have some zesty salads to balance those mashed potatoes, gravy, turkey, pies and gratins. Plus the color a salad will add to dinner spread is unbeatable.

Oh, and not just color and freshness, a salad also contributes to health and better digestion of rich food. Score!

So, check out these 30 holiday salad recipes that will bring flavor of fall and color to holiday dinner feast. 

Enjoy!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Crunchy and fresh, this colorful salad is my autumn favorite. Delicious Kale with apple, cranberries, crispy parmesan roasted Burssel Sprouts and creamy honey-mustard dressing.

Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad

Kale and Brussel Sprout Salad

Kale Brussel Sprout Salad - A Recipe to Celebrate the Season. Stores are loaded with fresh brussel sprouts and I could not resist bringing a few pound home. After all, it is That time of the year.. Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Stuffed Turkey, Mashed Potatoes and gorgeous cranberries..To help you prepare for th...

Make-ahead dressing. Grill romaine indoor in grilling pan or broil just before serving.

Grilled Romaine Wedge Salad

Grilled Romaine Wedge Salad

Starting March with this refreshing Grilled Wedge Salad. This Wedge Salad is made of grilled romaine topped with marinated cucumber, tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese, a drizzle of hot sauce, and homemade creamy ranch dressing. With perfect charred smoky flavor, this Wedge Salad is way more than just-a-lettu...

The chewy, nutty bulgur and fresh parsley are the base of this salad. A filling fresh salad tastes just like served in restaurants.

Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh

Traditional Tabbouleh Salad recipe, made with bulgur (whole grain cracked wheat), tomatoes, herbs, and olive. With delicious distinct flavor of parsley, this Greek Restaurant staple is must-try once in lifetime. Bring to potluck, pack for lunch, or serve on side with favorite Mediterranean Meal.. This sala...

Rainbow of fresh colors and crunch makes this salad, a green-forward healthy addition to any dinner menu.

Rainbow Garden Quinoa Salad

Rainbow Garden Quinoa Salad

Full of nutrients, clean, and delicious Quinoa Salad with rainbow of veggies such as beets, kale, broccoli, and fruits like strawberries, mangoes and a creamy Almond Sriracha Dressing. I even often call this healthy Life Salad. A serving or 2 of this salad every day is like eating nutrition supplement, (a...

A Romaine Salad with citrus-y refreshing pomegranate dressing.

Fattoush Salad

Fattoush Salad

Fattoush Salad, a zesty, citrusy Mediterranean green salad with cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, with a sweet, tangy and refreshing Fattoush dressing. If you like crunchy salads with savory notes, this salad will become regular in your menu. Served with baked or fried pita chips for crunch, it a delicious sa...

A mighty nutrient rich, delicious and crunchy raw brussel sprout salad with sweet and tangy green apple, pomegranate seeds, parmesan. You will love the flavors.

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad

Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad, a mighty nutrient rich, delicious and crunchy raw brussel sprout salad with sweet and tangy green apple, pomegranate seeds, parmesan, and sea salted pecans. Every ingredient in this salad compliments each other. You will LOVE the flavors. Shaved or Shredded Brussel Sprout Salad...

The herb and shallot dressing adds ton of flavor to this earthy chickpea salad. Spinach add flavor and green color. You can skip quinoa or replace it with cooked nutty farro.

Earthy and Flavorful Quinoa and Chickpea Salad

Earthy and Flavorful Quinoa and Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad with flavorful oregano-garlic dressing, greens, cucumber, sweet cherry tomatoes, and amazing quinoa. Vegan, Gluten free. I call this my loaded dinner salad with all-you-can-eat-healthy ingredients. This quinoa and chickpea salad is often on our weekday menu, with or without side of protein....

Emerald Kale Broccoli Salad

Emerald Kale Broccoli Salad

This Emerald Kale and Broccoli Salad is refreshing, sweet and sour, with crunch of superfood kale, broccoli, blanched almonds and sweet cranberries. Gluten free, vegan, dairy free, and refined sugar free. Also, sharing two ways you can prepare and serve this Kale Broccoli Salad. Plus a mighty versatile Sal...

This Caesar Salad can steal the show. It is crunchy and delicious with not too-much greens.

Caesar Pasta Salad

Caesar Pasta Salad

Caesar Pasta Salad, a creamy summer pasta salad inspired from Caesar Salad with crunchy romaine lettuce, bow-tie pasta, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, and a delicious Caesar salad dressing. With crunch of croutons and buttery parmesan cheese.. this summer pasta salad is dream-come-true for Caesar salad and sum...

A 10 minute green salad to accompany any dinner.

Fresco Salad

Fresco Salad

Chili's Fresco Salad - A crisp spring greens salad topped with queso fresco and lite coated in honey-lemon dressing! This is, THE simplest 6 ingredients salad recipe ever! It will brighten up any plate of food, bring some vitamin C, and calcium to the meal, and crunchy greens and lemon flavors will make me...

Tuscan Panzanella Bread Salad

Tuscan Panzanella Bread Salad

Panzanella, a combination of crunchy cucumbers, juicy tomatoes, flavor-bomb dressing and rustic bread to soak in all savoury flavors!!Oh Panzanella, I love you! You guys, this bread salad.. I mean, Tuscan Panzanella, is a flavor bomb! I just can't stop, won't stop eating it whole spring-summer season. Sala...

Spicy Chickpeas and Sweet Potato Salad Bowl

Spicy Chickpeas and Sweet Potato Salad Bowl

Starting Monday with meatless mighty spicy Chickpea and Sweet Potato Salad Bowl which will make you eat healthy, close to nature without much effort.This sweet, spicy and savory Chickpea and Sweet Potato Bowl has everything you need for a delicious and nutritious lite winter meal. Veggie protein of chickpe...

Mediterranean Warm Quinoa Salad with Squash and Cauliflower

Mediterranean Warm Quinoa Salad with Squash and Cauliflower

Today, I'm here to share this Mediterranean warm quinoa salad which is loaded with winter vegetables such as butternut squash, cauliflower, bell peppers, and has delicious sweet and salty notes of honey, raisins, and feta cheese. I'm calling it a quinoa salad but really it is a complete nutrient-packed min...

Classic Holiday Fruit salad with seasonal fruits, cream and marshmallow.

Ambrosia Salad

Ambrosia Salad

One of my favorite, Ambrosia Salad is a fruit salad that can be served as side or as dessert. Ready in just 10 minutes, this creamy salad makes beautiful presentation on a holiday platter and is special favorite among kids. For me, best about of ambrosia salad is creamy sour cream and sweet cream dressing....

Apple Chickpea Salad

Apple Chickpea Salad

Every bite of this salad has something to offer - sweet apples, earthy chickpeas, crunchy celery, and mouthwatering sweet and sour honey-mustard dressing.This salad rocks the salad bowl for one reason: chickpeas can absorb any flavor you add to them. Specially, sweet and sour pairs exceptionally well with...

Brown Rice Salad with Mushroom and Lemony Dressing

Brown Rice Salad with Mushroom and Lemony Dressing

A brown rice salad like this vegan, fiber-rich salad with earthy mushrooms, sweet corn, crunchy almonds, and sweet cranberries is what makes me look froward to meatless diet days such as for Meatless Monday. Since we have more than one days in week when we don't eat meat and stick to vegetarian diet... Tho...

Mexican Street Corn Quinoa Salad

Mexican Street Corn Quinoa Salad

Mexican Street Corn Quinoa Salad - this scrumptious corn salad is two-salad-flavors-in-one. In this, I have combined fresh flavors of California cuisine with sweet and spicy flavors of Mexican Street Corn to make a yummy lite summer dinner salad!One thing is sure, every fork of this salad has something del...

Cauliflower and Broccoli Detox Salad

Cauliflower and Broccoli Detox Salad

Paleo carb-free broccoli detox salad loaded with crunchy broccoli, cauliflower, kale, and carrots, coated in a lemony ginger-oregano dressing. Every ingredient in this salad is so refreshing, crunchy and delicious that you won't believe your are on a salad detox diet!Starting Monday with this healthy salad...

Vegetarian Kale Caesar Salad

Vegetarian Kale Caesar Salad

Starting Monday with healthy and crisp Vegetarian Kale Caesar Salad with crunchy radicchio, sweet raisins and a vegetarian eggs-free, mayo-free Caesar dressing (without anchovies). Oh, and crunch bomb in this Kale Caesar salad is 10-min easy 2-step Parmesan Crisp croutons which are also gluten free.This is...

Kale and Carrots Salad with Chili Lime Peanut Dressing

Kale and Carrots Salad with Chili Lime Peanut Dressing

Crunchy kale, carrots and peanuts salad coated in tangy, sweet and spicy chili-lime Peanut Dressing! A vegan and healthy way to enjoy your daily servings of green with scrumptious touch of favorite peanut butter! Actually today's Kale and Carrots Salad is more than a just-a-salad. It is Creamy Peanut-y Ve...

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese

Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese

Beets are my favorite side at farm fresh or organic restaurants. I often boil beets in chicken stock and then sauté with shallots and serve with melted goat cheese for a perfect sweet and sour bite. Few months back, I tried pasta served with roasted beets and goat cheese puree, topped with roasted Golden B...

Roasted Fennel and Artichoke Pasta Salad

Roasted Fennel and Artichoke Pasta Salad

Roasted Fennel and Artichoke Pasta Salad - Sweet roasted buttery fennels coated parmesan cheese, with meaty artichokes, and orecchiette pasta dressed in a lite and lemony thyme dressing! This festive salad is perfect side for a festive Holiday Family dinner Or a weekday dinner with some protein on the side...

Green Beans Salad with Apples and Orange Dressing

Green Beans Salad with Apples and Orange Dressing

This whole week I have been on mission to not stand in kitchen for long and share only easy recipes. Trust me, friends, this whole week temperature has been above 90s. Wednesday was official first day of fall and it feels like peak summers here.So I thought to continue my theme of easy recipes. Like this G...

Mediterranean Chickpeas Salad with Herb-Citrus Vinaigrette

Mediterranean Chickpeas Salad with Herb-Citrus Vinaigrette

A 10 minute hearty dinner salad packed with proteins, vitamins, anti-oxidants, and a flavorful herb-citrus dressing! Wherever I'm time-pressed, this superfast and filling salad is my easy fix, for a lite and healthy summer dinner or even a lunch! Past few weeks, my schedule has kept me very busy..... feels...

Apple and Goat Cheese Salad with White Balsamic-Herb Dressing | Boudin Bakery Copycat

Apple and Goat Cheese Salad with White Balsamic-Herb Dressing | Boudin Bakery Copycat

Every texture, every component of this salad plays a roll to make it refreshing, and keep-going-for-next-bite-while-you-talk kinda delicious! well... you can stop talking, but you won't stop digging into this salad! I promise!I was hooked to this salad since I tasted it first-time in Boudin Bakery. Very re...

Citrus Kiwi Fruit Salad with Pistachio Minted Sugar

Citrus Kiwi Fruit Salad with Pistachio Minted Sugar

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Roasted Acorn Squash, Microgreens and Quinoa Salad

Roasted Acorn Squash, Microgreens and Quinoa Salad

Every year, during peak squash season, we get a healthy supply of squash, and a few acorn squash too! All squash are consumed fast.... what remains behind is Acorns! I'm not acorn squash hater, but I don't know why I'm always lazy to finish acorn squash. This year too, story repeated itself, and dark gree...

A healthy version of grape and apple salad with lite dressing and crunch of romaine.

Healthy Waldorf Salad with Lite Dressing

Healthy Waldorf Salad with Lite Dressing

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Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad with Olives and Tomatoes

Lemon Orzo Pasta Salad with Olives and Tomatoes

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Festive Red, Green and White color of this salad will make your dinner spread full of festivity.

Avocado Tomato Mozzarella Salad

Avocado Tomato Mozzarella Salad

Modern day Caprese Salad with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, avocado and zesty Mozzarella Salad seasoning. This salad is as delicious as looks. Also sharing recipe to marinate red onions for more flavor, and a delicious Balsamic Dressing which you can prepare 3 months in advance.So, let's make some A...

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