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Fresh Fall Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This Fresh Fall Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette will be the dish on your holiday table that will make you feel less guilty for eating gravy, mashed potatoes, and dessert.


Just like my other spinach salad recipes, this one comes with simple ingredients, but is loaded with flavor!

You will love this salad because…

  • Tastes great!
  • Perfect as a side dish to any protein
  • it has seasonal ingredients
  • Make it ahead of time (just put the vinaigrette to the side, and toss before serving)
  • It won’t occupy any space on your stovetop or oven
  • It’s loaded with super healthy ingredients

What do you need to make a simple Winter Pomegranate Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Green: Spinach (great for iron)

Winter fruit: pomegranate, orange

Crunchy: Pecans

Herbs: Parsley

Veggies: shallots

Dairy: parmesan (optional)

the dressing makes all the difference

Apple Cider Vinaigrette, olive oil, honey, dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, and salt and pepper to taste.

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Other great recipes to put together this season:

Gluten Free Coconut Macaroons are sweet and simple!

Simple Crepes with Cheese Filling and Berry Sauce are a family favorite in my home. We have them very often!


Fresh Fall Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

A beautiful spinach salad with seasonal winter toppings including pomegranate, orange, and pecans complete with an apple cider vinaigrette.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Allergy: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Total Time: 10 minutes
Calories: 607kcal



  • 5 cups spinach
  • 1 cup pomegranate, seeded
  • 1 orange, supremed
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup pecans, chopped & toasted
  • parsley, chopped

Apple Cider Vinaigrette:

  • cup olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste


  • Mix dressing ingredients (olive oil, honey, Dijon mustard, apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, salt, & pepper) in a small bowl and set aside.
    ⅓ cup olive oil, 1 Tbsp honey, ½ tsp Dijon mustard, ½ cup apple cider vinegar, ½ tsp garlic powder, salt,, black pepper,
  • In a new bowl, add spinach, pomegranate seeds, avocado, shallots, pecans, parmesan, parsley, and top with dressing.
    5 cups spinach, 1 cup pomegranate,, 1 shallot,, ¼ cup pecans,, parsley,
  • Serve with a little extra cheese and parsley on top.


Calories: 607kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 31g | Sodium: 83mg | Potassium: 969mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 7188IU | Vitamin C: 69mg | Calcium: 132mg | Iron: 3mg
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