Paleo Veggie Crunch Salad

So, I have mentioned that I am NOT a foodie. šŸ™‚ I don’t even have foodie quality photos! haha! And I will not be the one to post recipe after recipe, because usually I am fallowing someone else’s recipe anyway. Today is a slight exception however.

I have eaten broccoli crunch salad before and I really wanted to have something similar, but I wanted even MORE bite out of it. I happen to like cauliflower as well, and since Michael doesn’t, I figured I should use it while he is out trucking.

I started eating paleo (again) a few days ago. In fact,Ā this is day 4 eating mostly paleo and I wanted a paleo version of this salad to have for dinner. Here is what I came up with.

I found the dressing recipe and inspirationĀ here.


  • 1 largeĀ head of broccoli, chopped (approx 2 cups chopped)
  • Ā½ small head cauliflower, chopped (approx 2 cups chopped)
  • 1 large carrot, grated
  • 1 apple, cored and finely chopped
  • Ā¼ cup red onion, finely chopped
  • Ā½ cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  • Ā¼ cup dried cranberries
  • Ā¼ cup sunflower seeds already shelled
  • Ā¼ cup flax seeds

Ingredients for the dressing

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp. raw honey; (optional)
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Mix all dressing ingredients. Add all other ingredients and mix thoroughly.


Hope you enjoy it as much as I am!

If you have any good paleo salad recipes, let me know in the comments below!


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