Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Ten Favorite Deliciously Healthy Salads that are Perfect for Thanksgiving

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All these deliciously healthy favorite salads would be perfect for Thanksgiving!

The annual food lover's countdown to Thanksgiving has officially begun!  I know there are people who would be happy with just turkey, stuffing, rolls, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie every year for Thanksgiving dinner, but those people are probably not reading food blogs.  For those of you who love to try just one or two interesting new dishes every year, I've started sharing Thanksgiving suggestions on Facebook (are you following me there?)  I think every Thanksgiving dinner needs a special salad that's just a little bit unusual, so here are ten of my favorites.  (And if you're really in the mood to start planning the menu, take a look at all the Thanksgiving Recipes.)

What's your family's favorite salad to serve for Thanksgiving dinner?   I'd love to hear about it in the comments.
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  1. I am all about adding new dishes into the mix! All of these salads look scrumptious!

  2. These all look fabulous, Kalyn. I have to say that the last one with the broccoli and fried almonds is getting most of my attention this morning! ;-) I think it's really important to include a terrific salad and really tasty fresh veggies in general for the Thanksgiving meal because they so often get overlooked for all that other stuff served at Thanksgiving. I make the "great salad" on my blog, but it keeps getting healthier every year. :-) We hardly put any dressing on it now and very few dried cranberries either. Thanks for this roundup!


  3. Joanne, that's just how I am, but I do have a few people in my family who only want the old faves. Sigh.

    Shirley, will have to check out your great salad!

  4. My family holiday dinners used to be overwhelmingly brown, until I started adding several salads with each meal. Now the whole dinner looks more exciting, even though some people skip the salads altogether!

  5. Lydia, you know I am ALL about the salads! I'd never skip them.


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