01/31/2016 08:32 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

5 Crave-Worthy Winter Salads

Jennifer Segal

Summer isn't the only season we crave healthy, delicious salads. In fact, you'll want to make these winter salads over and over again.

1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese


I make this hearty salad when I get fed up with on-the-go lunches and am craving something wholesome. It's made with French green lentils, which are ideal for salads because they hold their shape when cooked. GET THE RECIPE

2. Kale & Brussels Sprouts Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing


Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy Caesar. Be prepared to love it, even if you're not a kale or brussels sprouts person. GET THE RECIPE

3. Moroccan Carrot & Chickpea Salad


Fragrant spices, bright colors, sweet and savory flavors -- this Moroccan salad is a feast for the senses. GET THE RECIPE

4. Creamy Broccoli Salad with Bacon, Cheddar & Almonds


Raw broccoli soaks up a creamy dressing -- softening a bit but remaining crisp -- and marries beautifully with bits of salty bacon, tangy cheddar cheese and crunchy almonds. GET THE RECIPE

5. Bulgur Salad with Chickpeas, Cucumbers, Red Peppers, Lemon & Dill


Made with bulgur, fresh herbs, chopped vegetables and buttery chickpeas, this Middle Eastern-style salad is like a bulked-up tabbouleh. Make it over the weekend and keep it in the fridge all week long for healthy lunches. GET THE RECIPE