Just because winter is coming does not mean that you have to give up delicious salads. Although summer salads are popular because their ingredients are typically in season during the warmer months, there is no reason at all why you shouldn’t enjoy a good salad during the colder months.
Winter fruit salads are chocked full of delicious fruits that are healthy and will certainly help to drive away those winter blues. Whether you prefer the tangy zest of citrus or you like salad ingredients that are a bit more traditional, we have just the collection of vitamin filled winter fruit salads for you.
These fruit salads are easy to make, use ingredients that you can readily find during the winter months and are heavenly. Use them for a quick and healthy lunch or just anytime you want something wholesome and nutritious to eat. We bet there is at least one in the collection that will become your favorite go-to salad during cold weather.
Citrus and Pomegranate Salad
Citrus is delicious and easy to find during winter months. Adding oranges and grapefruits to pomegranate seeds makes a great tasting salad that is very low in calories and absolutely delicious. The salad only has three ingredients although you could substitute tangerines for the oranges if you like. Pomegranates are filled with healthy antioxidants and loads of vitamin C so this is the perfect salad to help you ward off those winter sniffles.
Recipe and Instructions – Onceuponachef
Winter Fruit Salad
A fruit salad filled with pomegranate seeds, oranges, pineapple, kiwi and grapefruit will be filled with vitamins and nutrients that will help you to avoid colds and flus this winter. This delicious salad offers loads of Vitamin C and pomegranate which is full of antioxidants. You should be able to find kiwi at your local grocery store and grapefruits and oranges are always easy to find during winter.
Recipe and Instructions – Myrecipes
Mandarin Orange and Cranberry Salad
Cranberries and winter seem to go hand in hand and a salad made with cranberries, pineapple chunks, mandarin oranges and mint will be the perfect salad to fight off those winter blues. Who can possibly feel moody when they have such a delicious fruit salad to enjoy? You can also add kiwi and star fruit if you want to really make this salad extra special.
Recipe and Instructions – Vegetariantimes
Fruit Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Poppy seeds mixed with lemon have a wonderful flavor and you can create a delicious fruit salad with a dressing made from lemon juice and poppy seeds. Bananas, pomegranate and clementine oranges make up a yummy fruit salad and when you top it with a light dressing, it is a very healthy and delicious dessert. The pomegranate and citrus in this salad offer loads of vitamin C for curing winter colds.
Recipe and Instructions – Wholelifestylenutrition
Apple, Pear and Pomegranate Salad
Pomegranates are the perfect winter fruit because they are filled with healthy vitamins that can help you to avoid colds and flu. They also complement other fruits perfectly. Adding them to a fruit salad filled with apples, pears and citrus fruits will produce a wonderful flavor and a salad that is very low in fat and calories and filled with healthy vitamins and minerals.
Recipe and Instructions – Seriouseats
Kumquat and Ginger Fruit Salad
Kumquats are delicious, particularly when they are mixed with navel oranges, mangoes and bananas. You can add these along with bananas, kiwis and pomegranates to make a delicious salad. A little ginger and a vanilla bean really give the salad a wonderful flavor and there are so many fruits included that you can count on loads of vitamins and nutrients that will help you to stave off those winter blues.
Recipe and Instructions – Foodnetwork
Key Lime and Honey Winter Salad
With some oranges, pineapple, kiwi and a yummy poppy seed dressing with key limes, you can quickly and easily make a winter salad that your entire family will love. The pineapple and kiwi give this salad an almost tropical taste and the dressing is light and very low in calories. You can substitute any fruits that you want or add different ones with these to create your own version of this tasty winter salad.
Recipe and Instructions – Barefeetinthekitchen
Apricot and Fig Winter Salad
Apricots are a yummy winter fruit and when you combine them with figs, pomegranates, apples and pears, you get a fruit salad that is perfect for any season. This winter salad has loads of good for you vitamins and the figs and vanilla bean give it a very wholesome taste. If you love comfort foods, this is a great salad to try out during those snowy days.
Recipe and Instructions – Smittenkitchen