When preparing a full course Thanksgiving dinner menu, we pay attention to the first course, which is usually soup, the main course (the Thanksgiving turkey) and the dessert. But, we don’t pay much attention to the salad that we serve, not realizing that if we want to avoid stomach cramps after the dinner, we need a light snack, and the salad is perfect for that or for breakfast the morning after. Many people make the mistake by preparing rich and heavy salads with meat, cheese and various dressings. Don’t make the same mistake. Instead, try out these top 10 vegan and healthy Thanksgiving salad recipes.

Roasted Spiced Pear Salad

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Recipe via sensationallyseasonal.com

Shaved Carrot Salad

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Recipe via theforestfeast.com

Winter Green Salad With Butternut Squash And Beets

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Recipe via whatwouldcathyeat.com

Kale Salad With Brussels Sprouts And Toasted Almonds

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Recipe via marinmamacooks.com

Easy Thanksgiving Meals: Cranberry Orange Quinoa Salad

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Recipe via familyspice.com

Recipe for Arugula, Red Grape, and Shaved Manchego Salad (and 10 More Salad Ideas for Thanksgiving)

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Recipe via kalynskitchen.com

Sweet Potato Salad With Cranberries And Pecans

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Recipe via homesicktexan.com

Green Salad With Pomegranates And Persimmons

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Recipe via brooklynsupper.net

Recipe for Ottolenghi’s Perfect Lettuce Salad with Radicchio, Radishes, Tomatoes, and Capers

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Recipe via kalynskitchen.com

Roasted Butternut Squash, Radicchio And Onion

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Recipe via dieplicious.com