I promise this healthy broccoli salad with cranberries and salty sunflower seeds will leave you with broccoli salad cravings.
The best bit about this easy broccoli salad is it comes together in no time. While I love broccoli salad with bacon, it is just too time-consuming and messy. You can make this broccoli salad recipe in no time.
I purposely left out the red onion to make this a fodmap friendly broccoli salad for people with IBS or SIBO. The dried cranberries are medium fodmap, so you can reduce the cranberries if necessary in this low fodmap broccoli salad.
This broccoli salad and homemade dressing do not contain the most problematic high fodmaps foods such as onion and garlic that many people are intolerant too.
There is something pleasant about not being left with garlic or onion breath as well. At least your partner will be happy.
The homemade broccoli salad dressing with yogurt is healthy, delicious, and perfectly creamy.
The creamy broccoli salad dressing is made with low-fat plain yogurt for a healthy broccoli salad that is fantastic for weight loss. Check out these seven healthy salads for weight loss as well!
Broccoli is one of the best superfoods for liver detox, is low in calories yet packed full of nutrition. Broccoli is also surprisingly high in plant-based protein for all the vegetarian food lovers out there.
This broccoli salad recipe makes approximately four servings to feed a small family. If your single or a family of two, then I highly suggest meal prepping the extra salad for healthy follow-up lunches. Pop the leftovers into glass storage containers then store in the fridge for a cold broccoli salad.
One of my favorite ways to serve this broccoli salad is with Patagonia’s smoked salmon with basmati rice and butter. Such a delicious and healthy dinner!
Patagonia’s wild-caught smoked salmon is so tasty! And pre-cooked, which makes dinner extremely quick and easy. You can also use fresh salmon baked with lemon juice to serve with this veggie broccoli salad.
Vegetarian Broccoli Salad Recipe
Broccoli Salad Dressing with yogurt
2 tbsp mayo
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp nutritional yeast
1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 tbsp coconut sugar
1 tsp mustard
1 tsp parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Finely chop six cups of raw broccoli.
Line a baking sheet with baking paper then evenly spread out sunflower seeds mixed with tamari on top of the baking paper. Bake for the sunflower seeds for 10 minutes.
Combine broccoli, toasted sunflower seeds all together in a medium-sized bowl.
To make the broccoli salad dressing, measure all the ingredients into a mixing jar, then stir with a spoon.
Drizzle the homemade broccoli salad dressing recipe over the vegetarian broccoli salad and enjoy it!