Zippy Broccoli Salad

  • 15 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 0 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 8


  • 214


  • 15g


  • 12g


  • 4g




  • 1 lb. Broccoli Florets (approximately 2 lbs. broccoli stalks), roughly chopped
  • ½ Cup Roasted Sunflower Seeds
  • ½ Cup Sharp Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • ⅓ Cup Dried Cherries
  • - Honey Mustard Dressing -
  • ⅓ Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 3 Tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tbsp Honey
  • Salt, to taste
  • DDairy :

    Use a dairy-free cheese or omit.


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Add Ingredients to Bowl To a large bowl, add the chopped broccoli florets, roasted sunflower seeds, cheese and dried cherries.

  • 3.

    Whisk Together Dressing In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, apple cider vinegar, Dijon mustard and honey.

  • 4.

    Drizzle Dressing Over Salad Drizzle the dressing over the salad and mix thoroughly. Add salt, to taste.

  • 5.

    Marinate & Serve Let salad marinate for at least 20 minutes, or overnight in the refrigerator. Serve and enjoy!

  • 6.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from

Nourishment Notes


Cherries are a great source of anthocyanins and quercetin. These antioxidants may help to protect the heart and lower inflammation within the body.

Sunflower Seeds

Sunflower seeds are rich in vitamin E. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant and may reduce chronic inflammation.


Broccoli is rich in disease-fighting compounds. It’s packed with vitamins and minerals, fiber to aid in gut health, vitamin C to help with skin health and immune function and folate to promote new cell growth.

Fatigue Buster

  • Broccoli

    Purchase pre-chopped broccoli.

  • Cheese

    Purchase grated cheddar cheese.

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