Home Made Broccoli Salad Recipe

Homemade, Sugar-Free Broccoli Salad Recipe for Summer

This recipe will be your new favorite for summertime. It is broccoli salad made my way.

Most store-bought salads have a surprising amount of added sugars hidden in their dressings, so why not create it home with this sugar-free recipe that is the perfect mix of sweet, salty, and crunchy!

It's packed with healthy fats, fiber, greens, and protein, making for a quick and nutritious dish. The double chop method is key at the end to get a taste of all the ingredients with every bite. This salad is a staple summertime lunch for my family and me and a great meal prep option for a busy week ahead. Just add your protein of choice and you've a complete Fab Four dish.

  • Prep Time

    10 minutes

  • Total Time

    30 minutes

  • Servings


  • Freezer Friendly




  • 2 heads of broccoli
  • 1/4 cup red onion
  • 2 tbsp hemp hearts
  • 2 tbsp sprouted pumpkin seeds
  • 4 pieces of bacon


  • 1/2 cup Primal Kitchen Foods mayo
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2- 1 tbsp maple syrup (taste the dressing - if you need a little sweet this is all you need and is way less sugar than the original recipe)


  1. Combine mayo, white wine vinegar, olive oil, and salt and pepper in a bowl to create your dressing mixture.
  2. Next, heat your bacon strips in the oven at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.
  3. While your bacon cooks, finely chop your broccoli and dice your onions. Place into a large salad bowl.
  4. Place diced onions into ice water to dilute the strong taste before adding them into the dressing mixture. Then add the onions and 1/4 cup raisins to the dressing.
  5. Once the bacon is ready, chop it into small pieces. Add chopped bacon, sprouted pumpkin seeds, and hemp seeds to the salad bowl. Drizzle with dressing.
  6. Throw in one final chop at the end, and you’re ready to go!