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Healthy Broccoli Salad

Written by COA Nutrition Team On June 5, 2020

The perfect potluck recipe for a backyard barbecue! This crunchy and refreshing broccoli salad is full of nutritious add-ins like seeds, craisins, cheese, Greek yogurt and fruit.


For the Salad

  • 4 cup of broccoli florets
  • ¼ cup of dried cranberries (craisins)
  • ¼ cup of chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup pieces of turkey bacon
  • ¼ diced green apples
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds

For the Dressing

  • ¼ cup of plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup of light mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon of cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of honey


  1. Whisk in a bowl, yogurt, mayonnaise, vinegar, and honey together.
  2. Add to broccoli and one cup of the other ingredients.
  3. Stir together and serve.

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Build time-saving habits

There are plenty of little habits you can build while cooking that will make you more efficient. For example, rinse prep dishes as you go to make washing them easier or move them into the dishwasher as you’re working. You can also create a scrap bag or bowl where you discard skins, odd bits, or anything else you might throw away while cooking – this way you don’t have to lose your flow walking over to the trash can. A huge time-saver: prep bowls. Measure out your ingredients beforehand and set them out in prep bowls. That way, once it’s time to use them, you can just grab the bowl and pour.

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