In the second part of our Lighten Up salad recipes for January, we have 15 more healthy and hearty salads from talented FBC members! This time around, quinoa is definitely a theme. Enjoy!
Dana from Talking in All Caps will have you forgetting winter and thinking about spring with her Salmon Salad with Asparagus and Baby Potatoes.
Apples and cabbage are still plentiful this time of year - perfect for Dorothy's Cabbage Apple Coleslaw at YOU Next Year.
This pretty Quinoa Salad with Preserved Lemons comes to us from Redawna at Nutmeg Disrupted.
Strawberries and peppers make this Strawberry Edamame Salad from Fareen at Food Mamma look bright and colourful.
Jeanne at The Lovin' Forkful combined roasted vegetables with Quinoa for this Roasted Vegetable Quinoa Salad.
Beans add great bulk to a salad. Bernice at Dish 'n' the Kitchen combined them with lentils for this hearty Warm Lentil and White Bean Salad with Bacon and Roasted Grape Tomatoes. Plus... it's got bacon!
A great way to use up turkey or chicken leftovers is with this Chicken or Turkey Salad with Pears from Phyllis at Oracibo.
Adrian at Berg's Bites shared his take on the classic Waldorf Salad by mixing it up with kale!
Sarah at (Cooking for) Kiwi & Bean also went with kale for her leafy green in this Kale Salad with Apple, Avocado, Parmesan & Honey Mustard Vinaigrette.
Quinoa is also the base for this colourful Quinoa Kale Carrot and Beet Salad from Jessica and Shawn at North and South Nomads.
Roasted Chickpea Pomegranate Salad creates a great combo of flavours, thanks to Karen at Lushious Eats.
Here is one of our more unusual salads - Fregola Salad with Roasted Red Peppers from Maria at She Loves Biscotti.
Wanda at Bakersbeans also used quinoa in this pretty Green Quinoa Salad.
Denise at Urb'n'Spice went with salmon for the protein in this Glazed Roasted Salmon with Orange and Fennel Salad.
And to wrap it all up... want to create your own salad? Jennifer at Ricotta and Radishes has a primer for you on how to build a healthy meal-sized salad.