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white plate with crisp fresh broccoli, slivered almonds, red onion, bacon in dressing

Healthy Broccoli Cranberry Almond Salad


  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Total Time: 15 min
  • Yield: 6 Servings 1x

Description

A lightened up version of a fun and brightly colored summer broccoli salad with Greek yogurt, mayo, honey as a sweetener, almonds, red onions and dried cranberries.


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Ingredients

FOR THE DRESSING:

  • 3 Tablespoons Whole Greek Yogurt
  • 1/3 Cup Mayonaise
  • 1 Tablespoon Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

FOR THE SALAD:

  • 4 Cups Broccoli Florets (I got mine at Costco)
  • 1/4 Cup Red Onion, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup Slivered Almonds, (toasted for 34 min at 350 if possible)
  • 1/3 Cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1/4 Cup Unsalted Sunflower Seeds
  • 4 center-cut bacon slices, cooked and crumbled

Instructions

  1. Chop up the red onion and then place in a small bowl of cold water for 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine the ingredients to make the dressing and stir using a whisk and set aside
  3. In a larger bowl, combine the ingredients for the salad. Drain the onion and add. Pour the dressing on top
  4. Cover and chill at least 1 hour before serving, although overnight is best

Notes

Calories- 154;  Sugar 9.8 mg;  Sodium 125 mg;  Fat 10 gr;  Carbs 12 gr;  Fiber 2.3 gr; Protein 3.8 gr