If by now goose fat and cheese are beginning to feel like dirty words and you are looking for an antidote to the rich Christmas eating, look no further than these delicious winter salads. There are easy, quick and healthy dinner ideas, delicious healthy sides or light lunches to help restore normality to your mealtimes and awaken even the most jaded of taste buds.

winter-saladsAdd a grilled salmon fillet to this crisp, crunchy salad of fennel and oranges in a fruity vinaigrette for a light and healthy dinner.

This bright beetroot, apple and almond salad rich in antioxidants, vitamins and mineral makes a healthy addition to any lunchbox.

Make a big batch of this Brussels sprouts, kale and lentil salad at the weekend and keep in the fridge to use during the week. There is no need to massage kale, let the citrus, mustardy dressing work its magic on the ribbons of crunchy veggies. It makes a delicious light supper on its own or a substantial side to pork or salmon.

This super-healthy salad of pink grapefruit and avocado is a feast for the eyes and the palate and a great source of antioxidants, vitamins, fibre and healthy fats. Add some soft boiled eggs to turn it into a delicious brunch.