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Mama's Broccoli Salad


When I was growing up I remember my mama making this delicious broccoli salad, it's the perfect summer salad, I will always remember her in the kitchen sneaking some turkey bacon, then putting some in the salad! It's the perfect picnic salad for parties healthy and delicious

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  • 4 1/2 cups fresh broccoli florets, chopped into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6-8 turkey bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp. minced red onion {to taste}
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 3 tbs. vinegar
  • 2 tbs. sugar or Splenda


Level of difficulty Easy
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

1. In a bowl, combine broccoli, cheese, bacon and raisins.

Step 2

2. In a separate bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, onion, vinegar and sugar.

Step 3

3. Pour dressing over broccoli mixture and toss to coat.

Step 4

Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.Toss before serving.enjoy


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Dive into summer with this fresh, light and healthy mango salad!


  • Peanuts
  • Carrot
  • Mango
  • Rocket
  • 2 limes
  • Olive oil
  • Soy sauce
  • Red onion, minced
  • Salt
  • Pepper



  1. Lightly sautée the peanuts until golden.
  2. Take the carrots and cut into thin slices.
  3. Peel the mango and slice into thin strips.
  4. Squeeze the juice from 2 limes into a bowl, and add olive oil, soy sauce, minced onion, salt and pepper.
  5. In a bowl, toss together the mango, carrot, rocket, and lime-soy dressing.
  6. Enjoy!

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