Adding more vegetables to your diet is part of a healthy lifestyle. This quick and easy recipe for a broccoli-cauliflower salad recipe includes dried cranberries, cheddar cheese, bacon bits, red onion and a homemade dressing.


Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 6


3 cups raw cauliflower, small florets

3 cups raw broccoli, small florets

1/2 medium red onion, finely chopped

1 cup mild cheddar, grated

1/2 pack bacon, chopped & cooked (8 oz) (or try turkey bacon)

1/4 cup sunflower seeds

1/3 cup craisins (dried cranberries)


1 cup mayonnaise (try light mayo or plain Greek yogurt for something healthier!)

1/3 cup granulated sugar (or try Stevia for your sweetener, but make sure to look up the conversion!)

1/4 cup white vinegar


1. Cook bacon pieces, set onto a paper towel to cool.

2. Cut broccoli and cauliflower into small florets. Finely chop onion.

3. Prepare the homemade salad dressing. Combine the mayo, sugar, and vinegar.

4. In a bowl add the broccoli, cauliflower, cheese, sunflower seeds, cranberries, bacon and red onion. Add dressing. Combine well and enjoy!

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