12 Swoon-Worthy Spiralized Salads for Fall
Summer produce like zucchinis, carrots and cucumbers are delicious spiralized into crisp, colorful and tasty salads, but fall produce like beets, sweet potatoes and butternut squash can be turned into veggie noodles as well. Whether you want to eat gluten-free, have an extra serving of veggies in your lunch or save room for that extra slice of pumpkin pie, these spiralized salads deserve a spot on your meal plan this coming week. Spiralized salads also travel well and take practically no time to make, so you can bring one to your Friendsgiving potluck or office party.
1. Kohlrabi and Green Apple Noodle Arugula Salad: A low-carb and gluten-free recipe, this salad is filling enough to keep you satisfied and light enough to leave room for another cup of hot chocolate for dessert. (via Inspiralized)
2. Garlic-Lemon Kale Salad With Roasted Spiralized Golden Beets: Worried about your hands turning red spiraizing beets? The fear is real. Pick up some golden beets at the store for all the flavor and half the mess in this super cheesy salad. (via Kale Me Maybe)
3. Paleo & Vegan Curried Maple Spiralized Apple and Butternut Squash Salad: This salad is full of apples, dates and pecans. It has a spicy-sweet flavor and is a healthy, paleo and vegan-friendly side dish. It’s perfect for Thanksgiving! (via Food Faith Fitness)
4. Waldorf Salad With Apples, Grapes, Celery & Candied Walnuts: Traditional Waldorf Salad is loaded with mayo, but this lightened-up version is a great lunch or light dinner before your holiday parties. (via I’m Bored, Let’s Go)
5. Pear, Pomegranate and Roasted Butternut Squash Salad With Maple Sesame Vinaigrette: This salad is so beautiful that you may want to make it your phone background. The walnuts and pomegranates make this winter friendly and add even more color, texture, flavor and nutrients. (via Inspiralized)
6. Spicy Beet Noodle Salad: Spicy food will warm you from the inside out when you’ve spent all day outside skiing or shopping in the cold. This salad bowl is filled to the brim with fiber, prebiotics + probiotics and ultra-healthy fats that will boost your immune system too. (via Kiss My Bowl)
7. Beet Goat Cheese Cherry Salad: Golden beets, crispy panko-coated goat cheese, sweet cherries and peppery arugula topped with a delicious cherry balsamic reduction and sliced almonds all make an incredibly delicious combination that can’t be beat. This salad is beautiful and impressive enough for date night. (via I’m Bored, Let’s Go)
8. Shredded Kale, Pear Noodle and Brussels Sprouts Salad: Your new go-to potluck dish this holiday season is this hearty but healthy salad. Brussels and pears are both in season and not typically seen in cold dishes this time of year, so it will be a nice surprise. (via Inspiralized)
9. Spiralized Beet Salad: Most beet salads are loaded with dairy, so if you’re looking for a Paleo or vegan recipe, this should be your new go-to. It’s also raw and fuss-free for those nights when you can’t be bothered to turn on the stove. (via Fashionable Foods)
10. Kale Salad With Spicy Cannelloni Beans and Lemon Chia Seed Dressing: When colder months roll around, it’s easy to trade in salads for warmer and sometimes less-healthy options, but this kale salad is the perfect cool-weather dish. To make it a full meal, top with a protein of your choice. (via Our Four Forks)
11. Beet Noodle Salad With Feta and Sugared Cumin Walnuts: Go sweet and salty with candied nuts and tangy feta cheese. Serve with roast chicken for a Sunday dinner that’s sure to please. (via The Foodie Corner)
12. Spiralized Carrot and Cucumber Kale Salad With Peanut Sauce: If you haven’t tried kale with a peanut sauce or dressing, now’s your chance. Like peanut butter, peanut sauce is good on just about anything, but it’s particularly delicious on these leafy greens. (via Eating Bird Food)
Do you make spiralized recipes in the fall? Let us know your favorite recipes in the comments!