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 this second installment of salads 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. 

Grilled Asparagus Salad with Salsa Verde Vinaigrette

Grilled Bacon and Apricot Salad 

Grilled Pear and Mizuna Salad with Pear Brandy Dressing    

On a veggie kick? Don't miss these other 12 Salads From the Intentional Minimalist.