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4 Winter Salad Ideas

A woman's hand using a chef knife's to slice a head of broccoli on a kitchen counter.

Even in the depths of winter, sometimes all you crave is something fresh and green—especially right after the holiday daze of heavy meals. 

It's just as important over the winter months to aim for five to eight daily servings of fruits and vegetables, notes Troy Mueller, registered dietitian with Carilion Clinic

"Find out what's in-season in your region—in-season winter produce can include greens, grapes, mushrooms and root vegetables—and stock up on those," suggests Troy. "You can always freeze the extra."

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Resolution-Friendly Winter Comfort Foods

A woman's hand stirs a spoon in a steaming stainless steel stockpot.

It's that time of year when we're all extra motivated to meet our freshly made New Year's resolutions. 

But it's also that time of year when the cold, dreary weather calls for especially satisfying comfort foods. 

Thankfully, we were able to find these healthy winter comfort food ideas in the Carilion Living recipe files. Each one is equally health-concious and comforting.  

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