winter salads

The weather is getting colder and whilst I do love soups and stews, I also love warm salads. These salads are a great addition to any lunch or dinner meal. For an easy and delicious option- you can simply serve these salads with a piece of meat, fish or egg.

Here are my top five recipes from the Foost website:

1. Sweet Potato and Haloumi Salad

This is my kids’ favourite winter salad! The warm sweet potato with it’s coconut flavour, salty haloumi, fresh apple and crunchy cooked cranberries. Recipe here: sweet potato and haloumi salad

2. Warmed Pear Salad

Years ago I remember making this recipe after eating a delicious pear salad in the middle of Winter in a lovely restaurant. Pears are best in winter so this recipe ticks both the warm and season boxes! Recipe here: warm pear salad

3. Roast Pumpkin Salad

This recipe is super easy and super impressive. It is my go to recipe when asked to bring a salad! Try keeping the skin on when roasting it as roasted pumpkin skin is delicious. Recipe here: roast pumpkin salad

4. Buckwheat Salad

Roast veggies and Persian Feta – yes please! This is an amazing and colourful salad makes a great side and is also filling enough to make a main meal. Leftovers make a perfect lunch. Recipe here: buckwheat salad with roast veg and Perisan feta

5. Courtney’s Baby Beets Salad

A salad with some delicious and different flavours. If you haven’t tried Brussel sprouts in a while…give this recipe a try! Recipe here: Courtney’s baby beets salad

And now for some of my favourite warm salad recipes from other sites:

6. Warm Broccoli Salad

From none other than the great Jamie Oliver comes a simple and fresh warm salad for Winter. Easy and quick to make. Recipe here: Jamie’s warm broccoli salad 

7. Roasted Beet and Orange Salad

For me oranges says winter. So this salad was a must try for me from Baked Bree.  Roasted veg, crunchy nuts and soft, juicy citrus – what’s not to love! Recipe here: roasted beet and orange salad

8. Warm Cauliflower Salad

Cauliflower is one of my favourite vegetables, especially toasted. From the BBC good food page comes this yummy salad full of simple yet delicious flavours. Recipe here: warm cauliflower salad

9. Warm Chickpea Salad

If you like a little chili spice in your life, then try this Winter recipe from Kitchn. This one is great for lunch or dinner! Recipe here: warm chickpea salad

10. Warm Bean Salad

From one of my favourite recipe websites,, comes a quick and warm salad featuring beans. Beans are great for heart health, full of fibre and protein. So be sure to give this recipe a try! Recipe here: warm bean salad

We hope you enjoy these Winter Salad inspiration and would love to hear your recipes. Please comment below.

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