Broccoli Salad - The Crowd Pleaser

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If you are hungry but don’t want to feel overfull then give this broccoli salad a try and you will soon appreciate all the facts about broccoli that give this green vegetable a leg up on some other veggies. Any recipe that can be part of easy delicious salads is one that you should consider. The best healthy salads usually start with fresh and nutritious ingredients. Christy brings us a broccoli salad that might meet your health and nutrition values and even if it does not it will be easy for you to make it fit into your needs by simply taking out any ingredients that you are not happy with and adding ones that make it healthier and more nutritionally sound. There in lies the beauty of recipes. They can guide you to make a great meal and they also allow for your own creativity to make the recipe your own personal favorite.

If you consider the many different recipes for salads and then you consider the healthier ones you will easily find that any salad recipe you come across can be suited to your own health and taste wishes. The facts about broccoli are that it is a great vegetable that is high on many people’s list of nutritious and delicious foods. This can be one of your best healthy salads and can be listed in your easy delicious salads folder if you want. Changing recipes is always possible just make sure if you are changing them then try to change them for the better.

Broccoli is now grown in many parts of the world and they can range in colors and in the way they look but one thing that never changes with any variety is the fact that they are high in vitamins and great additions to your healthy eating attitude. If you are making broccoli to be aside dish and you want to try to retain as much of the vitamins in the broccoli then when you are boiling or steaming them then always make sure you don’t over boil or steam them. If you over boil broccoli you will be losing out on many of those nutrients since boiling will eventually take them out of the vegetable and you will be throwing all the great vitamins out with the water.There are many raw veggie diets out there and this has to do with trying to keep the nutrients and vitamins in the vegetable so that you can get them all into your system when you are eating them. Boiling or steaming is not a bad thing just try not to overdue it and you should be able to soften them up a bit without losing all the nutritious goodness.This recipe form Christy is a great recipe since you have broccoli in the recipe and you have any other veggie you want. Recipes are made to be flexible. Thanks to Christy of The Girl Who Ate Everything Blog for this yummy Broccoli Salad-The Crowd Pleaser Recipe and bon apetit.**

Nutrition Facts for: Broccoli Salad - The Crowd Pleaser From The Girl Who Ate Everything
Ingredients: Broccoli, red onion, bacon, raisins or craisins, almonds, mayonnaise, white sugar, red wine vinegar, salt, pepper.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 147, Calories from Fat 91, Total Fat 10.1g 16%, Saturated Fat 1.4g 7%, Cholesterol 8mg 3%, Sodium 239mg 10%, Potassium 295mg 8%, Carbohydrates 13.1g 4%, Dietary Fiber 2.4g 10%, Sugars 3.5g, Protein 2.8g, Vitamin A 13%, Vitamin C 135%, Calcium 5%, Iron 4%

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