Northern Michigan Recipes: In the peak of hearty holiday food season, it's easy to crave a few light alternatives. Mix up your menu with these 12 fresh and fabulous salad recipes from The Intentional Minimalist blogger Kristin Celeste Shroeger! Combining local greens, winter root veggies, and homemade vinaigrettes, these dishes pair well with any entree but are sure to satisfy all on their own. 

Asparagus, Collard & Swiss Chard Salad

Baby Swiss Chard, Baby Bordeaux Spinach & Baby Pea Shoots Salad

Beet Salad with Verjus Maple Vinaigrette

Beet Toss

Cauliflower Couscous Salad

Chipotle Corn, Cucumber and Squash Ribbon Salad

Cucumber and Mustard Greens Salad

Cucumber Radish Ribbon Salad

Cucumber Ribbons and Green Bean Salad

Fava Bean and Turnip Greens Salad

Fried Green Tomato Salad

Garden's Bounty Salad with Verjus Honey Mustard Dressing

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Photo(s) by Kristin Celeste Shroeger