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AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Step into Live Well Alabama’s kitchen for a veggie-packed salad that is sweet, savory and easy to make. Live Well Alabama’s Everyday Broccoli Salad combines broccoli, bacon, low-fat yogurt and honey to make a salad that everybody will love.

“Try our lighter version of a popular side dish. It’s lower in fat, sugar and calories than typical versions, so go ahead and enjoy it every day if you like!”

-Katie Funderburk, Alabama SNAP-Ed Coordinator  


  • 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

Pro Tips

Looking for more tartness in your salad? Use cranberries instead of raisins. Also, if you’re looking for a different spin, try throwing in your favorite nut instead of sunflower seeds.


  1. Mix broccoli, raisins, red onion, sunflower seeds and bacon bits in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the plain low-fat yogurt and honey.
  3. Stir the yogurt and honey mixture into the large bowl.
  4. Serve immediately or chill in the refrigerator.


Want to learn more? Step-by-step instructions for the Everyday Broccoli Salad recipe and an instructional video are available at LiveWellAlabama.com.

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.

“Live Well Alabama recipes are all about trying fruits and veggies in tasty, easy and budget-friendly ways,” Funderburk said. “Our recipes are 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.

For more information about Live Well Alabama and to find more Live Well Alabama recipes, visit www.LiveWellAlabama.com. Also, check out more Live Well Alabama tips and recipes on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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