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.

Ingredients

1 bunch broccoli, florets trimmed

1 bunch cauliflower, florets trimmed

2c shredded carrots

1 medium red onion (optional)

1/2c shelled sunflower seeds (optional)

Dressing

1c Greek yogurt

1T Dijon mustard

1/3c vinegar

1/2c sugar

 

Directions:

 

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