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This Live Well Alabama recipe is for the vegetable lover who also has a sweet tooth. Combining broccoli, bacon, low-fat yogurt and honey, this Everyday Broccoli Salad has something for everybody! It only takes a couple of minutes to put together, and soon there’s a delicious salad for all to enjoy.
For more tartness, use cranberries instead of raisins. Try with your favorite nuts instead of sunflower seeds.
6 cups broccoli, chopped
½ cup raisins
¼ cup red onion, chopped
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup bacon bits
½ cup plain low fat yogurt
¼ cup honey
In large bowl, combine broccoli, raisins, red onion, sunflower seeds and bacon bits.
In small bowl, combine plain yogurt and honey.
Stir yogurt and honey mixture into large bowl. Serve immediately or chill.
“Cooking at home on a regular basis is a key ingredient to overall health, and it doesn’t have to be difficult or break the bank,” said Katie Funderburk, Alabama Extension’s SNAP-Ed coordinator. “Our recipes are inexpensive, easy to prepare and don’t require fancy kitchen equipment.”
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Live Well Alabama provides numerous recipes that are simple and budget-friendly.
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LIVE WELL ALABAMA
Live Well Alabama is a Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) initiative developed by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University. This initiative reaches residents across the state with research-based education.
ABOUT ALABAMA COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SYSTEM
Alabama Extension is the primary outreach organization for the land grant mission of Alabama A&M and Auburn Universities. Its educational programs grow from these two land grant university campuses to serve the people of Alabama. Science-based educational programs are delivered that enable people to improve their quality of life and economic well-being.