Salad doesn’t always mean lettuce.  Try this nutritious, twist on the traditional Broccoli, Cauliflower salad and take to your next outdoor picnic or BBQ.  Then you know you will have a healthy option to keep your intake balanced.


1 bunch broccoli, florets trimmed

1 bunch cauliflower, florets trimmed

2c shredded carrots

1 medium red onion (optional)

1/2c shelled sunflower seeds (optional)


1c Greek yogurt

1T Dijon mustard

1/3c vinegar

1/2c sugar




Whisk together in medium bowl yogurt, mustard, vinegar and sugar. Set aside.


In Large bowl, combine broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, onion and sunflower seeds.


Mix together dressing with broccoli mixture.


Chill 1 hour and serve.  (If you prefer the vegetables to stay crisp, keep dressing and broccoli mixture separate until serve.)


Nutrition content: 1/2c

Calories: 102

Fat: 3g

Carb: 15.8g

Fiber: 3g

Protein: 5g

Sodium: 58mg