We’re a big fan of salads — clearly. Anything that gives us the green light to feel healthy and energized in cold weather is a win in our books. From tuna and white bean salad to chana chaat, these deliciously green and grainy bowls of goodness are exactly what you need to keep you moving throughout the year. Read on for our favourite hearty salads.
Middle Eastern Bulgur, Pomegranate and Almond Salad
Bulgur wheat is one of the most underrated grains. It’s incredibly versatile and packed with loads of fibre — perfect for any hearty salad. Add some flavourful pomegranate seeds, almonds and herbs and you got one seriously hearty meal.
Rainbow Wellness Salad
Fresh greens and radish give this salad tons of life and fibre to support your gut health. Hemp seeds, almonds and avocado will provide your body with all the nourishing, healthy fats to support your day-to-day routine.
Plum and Radicchio Salad With Tahini Yogurt Dressing
Plunge into the Mediterranean with this flavour packed bowl of sunshine. This combo of bitter greens and mint are a great way to curb that sweets craving with something hearty and healthy. The slightly spicy yet tropical dressing is truly the cherry on top.
Chana Chaat (Spiced Chickpea Salad)
Originating from Uttar Pradesh, India, this popular dish is made with hearty ingredients that result in spicy, sweet, tangy, creamy and crunchy flavours in each bite. If you’re looking for a fun way to switch up your salad game, this is it.
Korean Sweet and Sour Seaweed Salad
We see(weed) something very green in your future. This sweet and sour seaweed salad is a fresh and flavourful way to bring cold flavours back into your dinner routine. Pair with any protein to make this a complete and nutritional meal.
Tuna and White Bean Salad With Pickled Onions and Jammy Eggs
If you’re looking for a fibre-rich salad to fight off the winter blues, this is the one. Topped with delicious jammy eggs, this salad is perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Related: Garlicky Tuna Chickpea Salad
Charred Okra, Tomato and Steak Salad
Never cooked with okra before? Well, you’re missing out. This super delicious veggie is grilled to perfection alongside some flavourful proteins and charred tomatoes — perfect for a hot summer day, or cozying up by the fire.
Looking for an outdoor winter escape meal? This nutrient-rich quinoa, white beans and a zesty vinaigrette is the perfect grain salad to keep you energized. Not too heavy, yet hearty enough for a long hike or city adventure.