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Creamy Bacon and Broccoli Salad

A lightened version of Creamy Bacon and Broccoli Salad, lower in fat, sugar and calories.


  • 1 head broccoli cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup red or other sweet onion chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts almonds or pecans or raw sunflower seeds (unchopped)
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 3 pieces turkey bacon or other lean bacon cooked and crumbled


  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt low or non fat
  • 2 tablespoons stevia or sugar or other sweetener
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar


  1. Combine salad ingredients.

  2. In a separate bowl, combine dressing ingredients.

  3. Mix dressing with salad, let chill for at least 1 hour before serving.