Healthy Broccoli Salad

Healthy Broccoli Salad is one of my go-to lunch recipes year-round. I love how delicious and crunchy it is – I don’t even feel like I am eating healthy. Which is a win-win for me! It is so easy to make and so amazingly delicious!

What is in this delicious recipe?

Healthy broccoli salad is so quick and easy!

  • Bacon
  • Broccoli
  • Red Onion
  • Dried Cranberries
  • Sunflower Seeds
  • Cheese
  • Mayo
  • Yogurt

How to Make Healthy Broccoli Salad

Chop the broccoli up, throw everything together and let it sit in the fridge. All done.


  • Dried fruits. Tried dried cherries or raisins for a twist.
  • Onions. This is delicious with green onions or scallions, as well as yellow, white, or Vidalia onions
  • Bacon. Save time and buy pre-cooked and pre-crumbled bacon. I won’t tell.

What to eat Healthy Broccoli Salad with?

Great as a side dish, or a potluck dish. This is also delicious just by itself!

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Healthy Broccoli Salad

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time20 minutes


  • 8 slices bacon
  • 5 cups broccoli florets from one large head broccoli
  • 1/3 cup red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cranberries
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt


  • Preheat the oven to 400℉. Place the bacon slices on a parchment-lined baking sheet and cook for 15-17 minutes, or until crispy. Remove the bacon from the oven and drain on a paper-towel lined plate until cool. Crumble.
  • Add the broccoli, onions, bacon, cranberries, sunflower seeds, and cheese to a large bowl. Stir to combine.
  • In a small bowl, add the mayo and yogurt and whisk together. Season with salt and pepper, if desired.
  • Pour dressing over broccoli mix. Stir to incorporate.
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