Colorful Green Salads

Pear and Toasted Walnut Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Pear, Walnut, and Cranberry Salad

This salad has flavors that speak fall to me—pears, walnuts, bitter greens and cranberries. You can substitute other dried fruit if you like. Contributed by Jill Nussinow, MS, RD from The Veggie Queen™: Vegetables Get the Royal Treatment.* more→

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Kale Salad with Cherries and Lime Dressing

Fresh cherries in a bowl

Yearning for something a little different for dinner tonight? Try using kale instead of lettuce for a salad. A garlicky dressing and bits of sweet cherry add surprising flavor twists. more→

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Mixed Greens with Apples, Carrots, and Pickled Beets

Mixed baby greens

Here’s a simple, colorful salad of mixed greens with crunchy carrots, tart apples, and pickled beets that harmonizes well with everyday or holiday meals and adds little hands-on prep time. more→

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Mixed Greens Salad with Beets and Walnuts

Fresh carrots and beets

Marinated beets are an appetizing addition to this simple salad of mixed green and carrots. Walnuts add a nice flavor. If time is of the essence, I’ve included a shortcut of using pickled beets from a jar, but the homemade kind are best!  more→

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Spring Greens Salad with Endives and Oranges

Belgian endive

Here’s a lovely and refreshing salad with tender greens, Belgian endives, and tiny oranges. A hint of citrus and toasted almonds add to the fresh flavor.  more→

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Hearty Seitan Salad

Homemade seitan recipe

Here’s a delectable main-dish salad featuring strips of high-protein seitan, embellished with avocado and olives. This salad is also delicious served in wraps. Accompany with a potato salad or a pureed soup. more→

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Mixed Greens Salad with an Asian Spin

Mixed baby greens

This makes a lively accompaniment to many types of Asian-style dishes; however, you don’t necessarily need to serve it with Asian-themed meals; it’s a simple, offbeat accompaniment to many types of dishes. more→

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