Ready for an awesome dish to feature at your next potluck? This broccoli salad is perfect for all things dinner party and your typical work-day lunch. Munch on this delicious salad as part of your dinner, lunch, or snack, and it will leave you feeling full and happy, with some great nutrition to boot.
3 large broccoli crowns, washed and chopped
3/4 cup raisins
3/4 cup diced red onion
3/4 cup salted sunflower seed kernels
One 8-oz can sliced water chestnuts
Optional: 6 slices of bacon, cooked crisp and chopped (The salad is delicious even without the bacon)
Make the dressing by combining all the ingredients in a container with a tight lid and shake well until fully mixed. You can also mix the ingredients by using a blender.
Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl.
Top salad with dressing. Stir to coat.
Depending on how much broccoli you use in your salad, you may want to make a little extra dressing.
Serve and Enjoy!
*Recipe can be made vegan by simply using vegenaise and avoiding the bacon.*
Recipe modified from The Healthy Gluten-Free Life by Tammy Credicott: a gem of a cookbook, especially for anyone who is gluten free, dairy free, and/or soy free.